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El Terado Terrace

#9 of 20 Hotels in Avalon
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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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Las Vegas, Nevada
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Spending a full 7 days on the island, this place is just what we wanted. Not fancy by any means, it is comfortable, has a kitchenette, bbq grills, is well kept, and you can tell the employees care and take pride in this place. Staff is very friendly and there is a real family vibe here. Yes....the walk from town... More 

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Irvine, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Had a great weekend staying here! We had some issues at check in but the front desk gal Tanya was amazing! She was nothing but helpful during our three day/two night stay at El Terado. She gave exceptional customer service, was friendly and professional and made our couples get away a very memorable one. The trip would've have been the... More 

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San Jose
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48 reviews 48 reviews
26 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The folks who run this place are very friendly. the room we had was right on the corner so we could not have had a better view of the harbor. The community BBQ was right outside we we used that and met some lovely people from the other side of the country. The market is out the back gate and... More 

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Grand Blanc, Mi
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Room was clean and nice. Was a good size and had a nice kitchenette (which we did not expect, but is included in all but one room). We got there about a half hour before check in time, but they were good enough to let us put our things in the room while the housekeeper was finishing it up. Rate... More 

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Long Beach, California
13 reviews 13 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

I chose this property based on reviews, photos and of course the package deal. The room came at a discounted rate, with free cab ride. I guess it wasn't clear when I booked however, the cab ride was to the hotel. Not from the hotel, just to the hotel. Go figure? We want you here but once you check-out, you're... More 

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Sheridan, Arkansas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

The room was very clean, well decorated, nice kitchenette, hallway with closet for your clothing leads to the very nice bath which had an etched glass shower door to the shower and we had a king size bed that was very comfy. The only thing that was not to my liking was that it was on a steep hill and... More 

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Westwood Los Angeles County, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

The Terrace is much better than we expected...and while the walk there was invigorating... the room and view made up for it. Service is minimal, but the room came fully loaded with everything we might need...or have left behind. Bed was huge and very comfortable.

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San Anselmo, California, United States
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6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

If you are coming to Catalina to enjoy the island and do not need a lot of atmosphere in your room and need a little kitchen space to save on meals, then this may be your place. The room is of good size and I believe all but one room of this hotel comes with a kitchen with a full... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Nice place, clean rooms, fully loaded kitchen, Partial ocean view. We stayed one night and manager was very kind to help us. Hotel is at uphill and you may face problem if it needs to wall you up. Thats the only problem we faced. But grocery store is nearby. It was an excellent experience and we will surely cone back... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

My husband and I stayed 2 nights here. We were very impressed with the complimentary taxi to the hotel and the size and cleanliness of the entire room. Staff were very accommodating. We could store our luggage in the room before it was ready, and they arranged baggage pickup at checkout so we only had to pick it up at... More 

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