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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 4 days ago
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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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Berkeley Heights, New Jersey
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I agree with the previous review that the quiet location was worth the short, easy climb. We didn't hear a peep all night. Impeccably clean room with a full updated kitchen. We will definitely stay there next time we come to Catalina. Friendly, gracious staff.

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Dallas, Texas
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Really enjoy this place! My wife and I stayed for a week, could have easily stayed for two. The room was equipped with a large flat screen, and there were free premium stations too. If your into cooking or morning cereal, there's a fridge and stove. Perfect location makes it easy to walk to the harbor, main street, and the... More

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Los Angeles, California
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I took my girlfriend here for her birthday and her first visit to the island. Booked direct with Tanya at the front desk who was very helpful, as was the rest of the staff including the manager Ivan. Catalina Vacations is somehow interwoven in the booking process and emails are generated by them confirming reservations, etc. A relatively short but... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Though it was an uphill climb to the hotel we were glad that we were not in the busy down town area. The building is well lit and maintained and truly non-smoking hotel. The room was very clean with one small exception. My husband could converse with the cleaning staff well enough to ask them to come back later when... More

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Yucca Valley, California
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34 reviews 34 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks 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
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks 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
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks 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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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 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
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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
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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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Address: 230 Marilla Ave, PO Box 1295, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
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Location: United States > California > Catalina Island > Avalon
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — El Terado Terrace 3*
Number of rooms: 18
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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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