This was the first visit to Catalina for my wife and I. I spent a lot of time selecting the hotel, but since I knew no one to give me recommendations, I relied on internet reviews. While I was aware of a few not very high reviews, I was taken by how many high reviews were written. The price was a big factor, and the 10% internet discount was a deciding factor. I liked that it was off the main road because I appreciate quiet.
We stayed in a courtyard room with King bed. The headboard and footboard were so striking. The room was clean, well-appointed and equipped with a frig and coffee maker. And oh the water pressure. I don't have that much water pressure at home. Great for a nice hot shower after walking up and down all the hills Catalina has.
The staff were friendly and informative. In fact, I can't say enough about them. They went out of their way to be helpful and welcoming. I was able to find out some of what to expect on the zip line tour, which was our main purpose for being in Catalina. Words cannot express the warm, loving feeling my wife and I received from all our interactions with staff.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- When visiting beautiful Catalina Island, you will find a gem of a hotel called The Casa Marquita. Located a short walk from the bustling shops and restaurants on front street, Crescent Ave, the Casa Maraquita offers a quiet and comfortable place to stay. The staff are friendly and accommodating. Casa Mariquita boasts classic Spanish architecture keeping with the traditional charm of Avalon, Santa Catalina Island.Built in 1990, Casa Mariquita Hotel is among the newest built of all Catalina Island hotels. We offer a variety of Catalina Island hotel packages so that you can get the most out of your stay. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Casa Mariquita Avalon
- Casa Mariquita Hotel Avalon
- Casa Mariquita Hotel Catalina Island/Avalon, CA