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Hotel Metropole

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Sydney
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We selected The Metropole off the internet. It did not disappoint. Location, prevention was great. Cheese and wine is a nice happy hour in the afternoon so you can meet other guests if you wish. Would also recommend Steves Seafood and Steakhouse for dinner. 10 out of 10 for both. Thank you. Gary and Mary.

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Las Vegas, NV
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28 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A friend and I were planning a "girls" weekend and this hotel was highly recommended to us, so we booked it for 2 nights in early September, 2016. The staff is great, the room was nice and clean, but it did not live up to its reputation. We paid $275 per night and there was no clock in the room... More 

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Temecula, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent Labor Day weekend again in Avalon on Catalina Island. It is fun when there are many people because of the festive atmosphere but you have to book in advance to get a hotel room. We did this online but are learning yet again that many hotels give better rooms if you call direct. We had requested a suite... More 

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Gregg M, Manager at Hotel Metropole, responded to this review

We agree, Catalina is fun when there are festivities! We also recommend coming when it's more quiet, as it feels like it's a private island made just for you! Our online bookings and rates are the same if you call our hotel. I'm not sure about the discrepancy, but sometimes rooms are sold out and then a few open up... More 

Los Angeles, California
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a very positive experience, beautiful hotel, good location, nice staff. Just amazing! There are a lot of nice Cafe's and restourants around and of coarse you can walk to anywhere. Very central. I simply loved it.

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San Diego, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Compared to the very limited hotel options in Avalon, Metropole is a very good choice. The location is perfect; right on the main boardwalk but not too close to the busiest (and loudest) part of the street. Our group booked two rooms: a deluxe and a suite in the 'newer' VIP wing. I highly recommend paying the extra money for... More 

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San Diego
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18 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I had a lovely get away to Catalina for a few days. After a lot of research to find the best hotel to stay at, I was very happy with the decision to stay at Hotel Metropole! Upon arrival, we were greeted by the friendly Lucy who was kind enough to give us an early check in!... More 

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Gregg M, Manager at Hotel Metropole, responded to this review

Lucy is an amazing Concierge, more like family to us! So glad you enjoyed all the perks at our property. We work hard to make our environment the best on the island for guests like you! More 

CALIFORNIA
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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Metropole is definitely our favorite hotel on the island. Once again, we loved our room, the complimentary breakfast, the location, the friendliness of staff, and especially Lucy!! Felt like we were visiting family when we arrived...Lucy greeted us with hugs and a genuine welcome which adds to our decision to stay at the Metropole. Lucy...you were right...the room was... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2016

The hotel is off the main street in a little pavilion, which means you are very close to all the shops and restaurants but are in a more quiet location (which is hard to find downtown!). We didn't get to stay in one of the newer rooms but it was still clean and a nice room. The bed was fairly... More 

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Gregg M, Manager at Hotel Metropole, responded to this review

We are fortunate to be in the perfect location on the island! Please come stay with us again soon, all our rooms have now been renovated, including new wood floors. We usually get compliments on all our beds, but perhaps you would enjoy our suites as they are extra comfortable. We are always adding new items to our breakfast, so... More 

Tagaytay, Philippines
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2016

Like most hotels in Avalon it's expensive, but there are deals out their so take you time. Not very happy with Metropole, although it's pretty and clean but we had some issues. The double bed that we reserved was not available that day, all they said was it was all taken and not available. The were kind enough to give... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016

Hotel Metropole is located just 1 block from the center of town and the ocean/beach. Our room was on the 3rd floor and had a balcony that overlooked the shopping courtyard. Live music played each of the 2 nights we stayed but they were done by 9pm each night. If you like to sleep in late, this might not be... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Beachfront
  • Free Breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Hot Tub
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Breakfast
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel Metropole is the finest beachfront hotel on the island. VIP Oceanfront suites, jacuzzi baths, balconies, fireplaces available, complimentary continental breakfast, 40" flat screen TV's, free wifi, L'Occitane products, Frette linens, slippers & robes, rooftop jacuzzi and sundeck, private 2-bedroom Beach House, A Touch of Heaven day spa. The Metropole Market Place is just downstairs: miniature bowling, XT theater and arcade, Metropole Cafe, Coney's famous eatery, M Restaurant by ZEST, full service beauty salon, jewelry, clothing, unique gifts, gallery, special coffees and freshly baked treats, natural products and holistic remedies. Our property has everything you need for an amazing vacating on Catalina island! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Metropole

Address: 205 Crescent Ave., P.O. Box 1900, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
Location: United States > California > Catalina Island > Avalon
Price Range: $216 - $346 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Metropole 3*
Number of rooms: 52
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Also Known As:
Metropole Hotel Avalon
Hotel Metropole Catalina Island/Avalon, CA
Hotel Style:
#4 Spa Hotel in Avalon
#8 Family Hotel in Avalon
#8 Romantic Hotel in Avalon
#9 On the Beach Hotel in Avalon
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