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El Terado Terrace

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   230 Marilla Ave, PO Box 1295, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
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Ranked #8 of 20 Hotels in Avalon
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Tammy L Yucca Valley, California
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Yucca Valley, California
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34 reviews 34 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff was really friendly and helpful. The room was clean. Check in wasn't until 2pm, but they ended up getting us in our room within 30 minutes of us arriving at the hotel. (No extra charge). The room we had included a mini fridge, microwave and coffee maker. We took the free shuttle from the port. You can walk... More

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La Habra, California
16 reviews 16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed in this hotel through the Labor Day weekend. I had a great fun time staying in this nice hotel. The hotel is clean, comfortable, and very affordable on the price. The staff were all really friendly with me when I stayed there. The hotel is within walking distance to all of the bars, restaurants, shops, and the beach.... More

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San Bernardino, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a great 4th of July weekend. Booked 6 months ahead of time. Has small kitchen great view to the beach and fire works. Long walk from the beach and up hill was the only down fall other than that had a great time. Clean rooms and fully stocked kitchen plates, silverware, cups, pots, etc. Bad check out time 10... More

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Oceanside, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a wonderful time on Catalina Island. I have been here many times with my girlfriends for Jazz Fest. However, I had never stayed the night. Hubby had never been and we decided to go for a weekend. Did my research on Trip Advisor and Yelp, like I always do. Decided to go with El Terado Terrace Mini Suites.... More

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Corona, CA
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Been coming here my whole life. This place makes you feel welcome from minute one! The hotel Managers name is Ivan and he is a rock star! He always remembers my children and their names. It is like a diamond in the rough. I've heard some edgy stories about stays in Avalon. I always feel like I'm at a home... More

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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We had a nice stay at Inn El Terado Terrace in Avalon, but I have a complaint against Tripadvisor. The property is listed as 3 star, and therefore, I was willing to pay $300+ per night. As it turns out, the property does not offer most amenities I would expect in a 3 star hotel. There is no place to... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014 via mobile

My favorite place to stay in Catalina. The ocean side view is awesome. Perfect view of the Ocean from inside our room 109. We also had a view of deer every night in the backyard next to our hotel which was very entertaining as well. I love that they provide Starbucks coffee and creamer for free so I did not... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014 via mobile

El Terado Terrace was a great vacation spot on Catalina. The manager Ivan was great and very helpful when we had a problem. He accommodated all our needs. Staff was nice. The rooms were affordable with a kitchen. Quiet at nighttime. Perfect for a family.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

There is a little bit of a walk to get to El Terado Terrace but it is so nice to be away from the hustle of the main area and it definitely makes you venture deeper into Avalon which feels like a different country. We stayed in one of the non-kitchen rooms but it worked out great for us because... More

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Santa Barbara, California
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Mine was the only accommodation that has no kitchen - which was perfect, as I did not plan to do any cooking there. The room was quite basic: dresser, king bed, and TV. There was also a coffeemaker, small refrigerator, and microwave (which were lovely for morning coffee and using left-overs from restaurant meals). The hotel is uphill from the... More

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Address: 230 Marilla Ave, PO Box 1295, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
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Location: United States > California > Catalina Island > Avalon
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Hotel Class:3 star — El Terado Terrace 3*
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Also Known As:
El Terado Terrace Hotel Avalon
El Terado Terrace Mini Hotel
El Terado Terrace Catalina Island/Avalon, CA

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