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El Terado Terrace

#9 of 20 Hotels in Avalon
Certificate of Excellence
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230 Marilla Ave, PO Box 1295, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

Wonderful Hotel .Very clean Inside and out .Friendly Helpful Staff .Comfortable Beds . Looking Forward to Returning to this Awesome Hotel .Nice View of Harbor and Sunrises .5 minutes From boat dock .Excellent Hilltop Location .

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Me and my boyfriend stayed at El Terado Terrace over Memorial day weekend and we absolutely loved it. It had a full kitchen, which we were able to make breakfast. The place was within close proximity to the beach and shopping. We will return and stay here again. I also loved that we got complimentary taxi services to and from... More 

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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I picked this place based on it being the cheapest price at the time that I wanted to go to Catalina so I didn't expect much. to my surprise and delight I had a great room. Clean with all the amenities. I didn't use the stove or do much with the kitchen but I sure will next time! Very comfortable... More 

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Long Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Loved the french doors and view of the gully above the hotel. Everything was pristine, super clean and comfortable. The king bed was HUGE and we slept like babies. Would love to come back here for our next Avalon getaway.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very nice place and well kept by the staff and owners!! Quiet and a couple blocks up on the hill bring your walking shoes. The neighbors leave food and water out for the wildlife so Deer and Ravens are common and close by. We would definitely stay there again.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stayed there this past Friday and the experience couldn't have been better. Ivan, the manager, was super nice and made us feel welcome. Check in was 2:00 pm however they were nice enough to have our room ready by 11am. They even upgraded our room at no extra charge. I plan on coming back very soon. I highly recommend... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Very nice stay. Clean, spacious, friendly staff. The walk up the hill to this lodging was pretty steep and long. Once we arrived, all was well. We really liked the complete kitchen feature! Very comfortable.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

This hotel was just a block or two up from the center of town. Well within walking distance, although it was up a hill. The room nice spacious, big flat screen mounted on the wall. Great for relaxing after a long day of hiking. It has a kitchenette with full complement of appliances, refrigerator, full stove, microwave, cabinets. Nice for... More 

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Los Angeles, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

As a picking eater, having a kitchen while on vacation is a must for us. The kitchen and bedroom space were very nice and clean. The hotel is in walking distance from everything. Very reasonably priced hotel, will definitely use again.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Nice rooms, very spacious with comfortable beds and furnishings. Wish I could have stayed longer and seen more of the island. Would definitely recommend this hotel to couples who want a nice weekend getaway. Hotel close to shopping and restaurants.

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