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Banning House Lodge

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

Great place and they provide all the tea you can drink! We had a lovely time. We were a group of four artists and found spectacular views for our work. There is a communal energy at work there or you can elect to be very private and romantic.

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1 Thank Laura S
CatalinaSCICo, General Manager at Banning House Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Laura, Thank you for choosing the Banning House Lodge. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Sincerely, Andrew Allen Hotels Manager More 

Sierra Madre, California
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

My husband and I stayed here for three days at the beginning of June in celebration of our 35th wedding anniversary. It was a wonderful time! We enjoyed our visit so much. The breakfast was filling and delicious, and the terrace was our favorite place to sit, relax, read, nosh, and wind down. It was great to buy some favorite... More 

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CatalinaSCICo, General Manager at Banning House Lodge, responded to this review

Dear WMontecito, Thank you for choosing the Banning House Lodge as the spot to celebrate your 35th wedding anniversary. I'm glad to hear that you enjoyed your visit. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Sincerely, Andrew Allen Hotels Manager More 

Phoenix, Arizona
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

This place has everything you need. The lodge sits atop a small hill overlooking both harbors. The hospitality was amazing. We stayed here for 3 nights Memorial Day Weekend. If you want a hotel with all the amenities, this isn't it. If you want a hotel with amazing service, quiet, and a great nights sleep, then look no further. They... More 

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Thank Tone M
CatalinaSCICo, General Manager at Banning House Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Tone, Thank you for choosing the Banning House Lodge. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Sincerely, Andrew Allen Hotels Manager More 

Amherst, Massachusetts
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

Catalina Island is a fantastic destination and Two Harbors is the quintessential place to stay. Off-season it is truly a step back to an elegant time.When we walked through the common areas, guests were quietly reading against a dramatic backdrop; I felt like I was at a writer's retreat. A raven joined us for breakfast, or should I say, swooped... More 

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CatalinaSCICo, General Manager at Banning House Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Hesterpinky, Thanks for choosing the Banning House Lodge. I'm glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Sincerely, Roberto Perico General Manager More 

Seattle, Washington
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28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2016

I wish our 1 night could have been stretched into 2 or 3 nights. The atmosphere is conducive to peace, relaxation, and enjoyment of the scenery. The Lodge is located on the hill with views of both harbors. There are trails nearby to hike and the walk down to the restaurant/ferry can be an exercise in itself. Tyler, the manager,... More 

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CatalinaSCICo, General Manager at Banning House Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Jav9206, Thanks for choosing the Banning House Lodge. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Sincerely, Roberto Perico General Manager More 

Los Angeles, California
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2016

I'm almost afraid to post this review, as I don't want this place to get overrun during the off season. But it was truly a wonderful trip and an amazing place to stay. I do wish that they had more food options at the hotel, rather than the one restaurant and cafeteria in the harbor area, but I understand that... More 

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Thank Kim M
CatalinaSCICo, Manager at Banning House Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Kim, Thanks for staying with us at the Banning House Lodge. We appreciate your feedback regarding the dining options in Two Harbors. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Sincerely, Tyler Smith Manager More 

Simi Valley, California
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2016

Stayed here in January 2016. I came for the quietness of the off season to hike and write. It was the perfect location. Staff were friendly and accommodating. The views of the two harbors are stunning.

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Thank Tom J
CatalinaSCICo, Manager at Banning House Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Tom, Thanks for choosing the Banning House Lodge. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Sincerely, Tyler Smith Manager More 

Mojave California
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23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2016

What a great place to stay. The property itself was gorgeous and historic with wonderful public areas for watching the sun trace its shadow over the hills and the tide ebbing and flowing in Cat Harbor. It would be easy to just sit and watch the view and never leave the Banning House if the Island and Isthmus weren't so... More 

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CatalinaSCICo, Manager at Banning House Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Jerjon, Thanks for choosing the Banning House Lodge and for sharing your experience on TripAdvisor. I'm glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Sincerely, Tyler Smith Manager More 

Indianapolis
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16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015

Stayed here in December. I chose this spot because I wanted a quiet environment where I didn’t have to interact with many people, a place my wife and I could just relax and enjoy the scenery. There are really two areas on the entire island people can stay, unless of course you are visiting for camping and hiking only- Two... More 

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CatalinaSCICo, Owner at Banning House Lodge, responded to this review

Dear adcjones, Thanks for staying with us at the Banning House Lodge. I enjoyed reading your thorough review of your stay. It was a pleasure to meet you and your wife. We look forward to welcoming you back to the Banning House and Two Harbors again in the future. Sincerely, Tyler Smith Manager More 

San Dimas, California
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015

My Wife and I stayed here very recently ( Nov.18th - Nov.21,2015 ). I can only say that the Hotel and staff are Excellent . If you are looking for a "Beautiful", "Quiet" and "Perfect Getaway from Noise and Crowds" ..... This is the place . Between our room, or any other spot in the Hotel , there is a... More 

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CatalinaSCICo, Owner at Banning House Lodge, responded to this review

Dear NavyMarine1, Thanks for staying with us at the Banning House Lodge. I'm so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to welcoming you back to Two Harbors in the future. Sincerely, Tyler Smith Manager More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Beachfront
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Services
  • Free Breakfast
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located at the West End of the island, the Banning House Lodge was built in 1910 as the summer home for the pioneering Banning brothers, who owned Santa Catalina Island. Now a charming, Craftsman-style bed and breakfast, the Banning House Lodge offers sweeping views of the Isthmus of Catalina and Catalina Harbor from its romantic, hilltop perch above Two Harbors A complimentary continental breakfast is served daily in the charming dining room. Van shuttle service between the lodge and Two Harbors village is included. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Banning House Lodge

Address: 1 Banning House Road, Two Harbors, Catalina Island, CA 90704
Location: United States > California > Catalina Island > Two Harbors
Price Range: $222 - $371 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 12
Also Known As:
Banning House Hotel Two Harbors
Banning House Lodge Catalina Island/Two Harbors, CA
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