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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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Los Angeles, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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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Alabaster
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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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Los Angeles, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a very nice place to stay, the room was very big for a hotel room on the island and it even had a mini kitchen. The bathroom came with the normal hotel amenities. The staff was nice and there is kind of a view when you come out of your front door. The only reason i wouldn't stay... More 

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san diego
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I brought my five-year-old son on a mommy and me vacation to Catalina during spring break. Terrado is perfect for families the kitchens are well-equipped for making simple meals, beds are comfy, very clean throughout, and very friendly staff. It felt like a very safe area, especially for kids, and a fairly easy walk about 5 to 10 minutes into... More 

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Santa Barbara, California, United States
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3 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very old hotel that has paper thin walls. You can hear several TV's from other rooms and follow the conversations of your neighbor. The staff is great though especially the maids. Pretty steep walk to the hotel from town. Really trashy homes next to the hotel make it a little strange to leave the room. Very expensive hotel for what... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Although the property is older, it was freshly redecorated and immaculate. It is slightly up the hill from the downtown area, not a bad walk. We had a full kitchen and a very European view of houses up the hill and the mountains -- we booked too late the get the sea view. The manager made a point of getting... More 

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Downers Grove, Illinois
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pleasant hotel. Uphill from ferry, but good exercise for our 70-yr.+ old legs. Tub area needed maintenance as water was getting between wall & tub. Pillows were all very thick & great for TV-watching or reading, but not comfortable for sleeping. Either bring your own or request a flatter pillow--just suffered for the one night we were there.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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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33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

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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