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Glenmore Plaza Hotel

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   120 Sumner Ave, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
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Ranked #18 of 20 Hotels in Avalon
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Petaluma, California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed at the Glenmore Plaza and were pleased with our stay. The first time we stayed here 3 years ago we stayed in the Clark Gable suite which was fabulous! I wasn't sure what to expect with a regular queen room but I was pleasantly surprised. Our room was a good size and had a nice... More

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Loma Linda, California
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36 reviews 36 reviews
24 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed overnight on September 25-26. It's an easy, 6-7 minute walk from the ferry terminal, the front desk staff were super friendly and helpful, the bed comfy, wifi fast and reliable, and the complimentary coffee in the morning was good. The only problem was the noise level. This is an 1891 wooden building with 1891 standards... More

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Los Angeles, California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 via mobile

We were really looking forward to our stay on Catalina Island at the Glenmore Hotel, particularly after seeing the photos on their website. They say first impressions are everything. Ours began after trying to catch the hotel shuttle from the boat dock. We had no problem waiting, but we had to call several times as we watched the shuttle come... More

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Lake Havasu City, Arizona, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We were picked up by their complimentary shuttle at the pier. Diane went beyond the normal to help us. Was able to check in early, had the best room on the very top of the Hotel. (They say the best view of the Bay). Clark Gable room. Our own private deck off the 360 view bedroom. The Glenmore is the... More

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Long Beach, California
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112 reviews 112 reviews
38 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Could not beat location. Walking block from the beach and all restaurants . The hotel is old, lobby has comfortable couches and worn out carpet. The first room we checked was #101. Motel 6 has better rooms. Old furniture, "antic" TV , closet that one could not use because of design of the sliding doors, old metal table and chairs,... More

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Livermore, California, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Booked a deluxe 2 queen beds room for 4 of us. Very friendly and helpful staff. Got to the island early, was able to leave our luggage in closet until our room was ready, which they called to let us know. Loved the closeness to the main part of Avalon. The room was nice, and the large refrigerator, microwave, and... More

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Long Beach, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

I never got the chance to stay in this Hotel due to the lack of professionalism of the staff. Well only one staff member. When I first called I spoke with Jimmy and he was actually very helpful with prices and accommodating me but when I called back to reserve my room on 08/04/2014 @ 9am I spoke with a... More

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James A, Manager at Glenmore Plaza Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your review. We are sorry the customer service you experienced when calling our hotel, did not meet your expectations. We hope that when you do actually stay with us that we can make your experience on Catalina Island a great one. Management, Glenmore Plaza Hotel More

Sacramento, CA
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47 reviews 47 reviews
16 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

We were not bothered by having to climb stairs, or that this was an older property. It was nice having a frig and microwave. But no coffee maker and you have to ask for a hair dryer. There were some hairs in the bed that were not ours, dirty tiles and from the spots afraid to guess when the pillow... More

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James A, Manager at Glenmore Plaza Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for staying with us on your trip to Catalina. Thank you for your constructive feedback as we continue to work towards improving our hotel. We are sorry that your stay didn't exceed your expectations and hope we can improve upon this the next time you stay with us! Management, Glenmore Plaza Hotel More

San Diego, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Stayed here June 24 & 25th 2014. Its an older hotel, so I didnt expect it to have all the bells & whistles of a modern hotel. We stayed in the Marilyn Monroe Suite. Very Spacious room, loved the chandelier and the fact that we could open the windows & get fresh air. One of the windows did not have... More

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James A, Manager at Glenmore Plaza Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for staying with us on your recent trip to Catalina Island. Your feedback is greatly appreciated as we continue to work towards improving our hotel. We hope that the next time you stay with us we can improve upon your experience. Thank you once again for your review Management, Glenmore Plaza Hotel More

Yuma
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

We came for our romantic anniversary, and between the constant construction going on right outside our room and windows, the mediocre continental breakfast and the price, we were not impressed. There is no clock in the room, probably so we wouldn't know what time it was when they started sawing right outside (it was 7am). When the housekeeper came to... More

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James A, Manager at Glenmore Plaza Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for staying with us on your trip to Avalon. The Glenmore Plaza Hotel aims to provide its guests with great service, and your feedback is appreciated as we continue to work towards improving our establishment. We are sorry that your stay didn't exceed your expectations. We hope we can improve this on your next visit! Thank... More

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Address: 120 Sumner Ave, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
Location: United States > California > Catalina Island > Avalon
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Glenmore Plaza Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 57
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Also Known As:
Hotel Glenmore Plaza
Glenmore Plaza Avalon
Glenmore Plaza Catalina
Glenmore Plaza Hotel Catalina Island/Avalon, CA

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