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Hotel Metropole

#10 of 20 Hotels in Avalon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Yea... the beach front room. This place is amazing, especially if you know some locals. This is our get away from LA and the hospitality, is bar none! Just remember, during the winter, everything closes when the sun goes down. Nuff said...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a Wonderful Property! If you know Catalina, you know everything is a bit smaller as space in Avalon is limited. I was Shocked at the size of the rooms! I was informed they had just been remodeled & we had a beautiful walk in shower. They have a rooftop/upper deck jacuzzi which was nice after a day of... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Not a big, flashy hotel, but a semi-hidden gem just steps away from the pier. We took the 4:00 Catalina Express ferry boat from Long Island and arrived in Avalon late in the afternoon. Check in was fast and easy. Check-in staff was pleasant enough. Our room on the 2nd floor was nice, clean, and we had a nice view... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel was expensive and the room was kind of small. One sink only. No coffee makers in room which was advertised on their website as an amenity. Decor was updated but the bottles of water that were given to you were the small baby sizes. That was ridiculous since this hotel is supposedly a luxury type hotel for this... More 

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Tustin, California, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went for a night before July 4th weekend. The website and the reviews on here made me super excited. Check In- Upon arrival, we didn't have to rent anything to get to the hotel, we walked from the Catalina Express boat dock to the hotel with our suitcases and it was super pleasing to see it was close to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wish I could give this beautiful Hotel 10 stars!!! Hotel Metropole is without a doubt the most desirable hotel on the island. We were treated like Kings and Queens and the service was immaculate. The employees and owner were so helpful, caring and down to earth-they almost felt like family. Customer Service A++ Rooms and decor A++ Rooftop Jacuzzi views... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My friend and I booked a three day excursion to Catalina to get away from the heat in Southern California. A friend recommended the Metropole. She said it was Catalina's best kept secret. It certainly is! I have nothing but positive feedback for this place! The staff was welcoming and accommodating. The room was impeccable and clean! We paid a... More 

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

Thank you so much for your stay and your review. I'm glad you also determined this is Catalina's BEST KEPT SECRET! We appreciate that your friend recommended our property and this review will help other people stay here in the future. Please mention your review on your next stay and we will have something special for you! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

My wife, daughter and I stayed for one night in Mid June. The hotel staff was very generous in giving us a free room upgrade for our wedding anniversary. We had room 301 which is at the end of the building overlooking the street. We had a peek a boo view of the harbor. The room had a king sized... More 

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

We love when guests stay with us for special occasions, especially wedding anniversaries! We try and upgrade everyone when possible and we are thankful to be centrally located right by the ocean, the finest restaurants, stores, and as you mentioned the best market in town. We work hard to make our complimentary breakfast delicious and your trip worthwhile! Mention your... More 

Leona Valley, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

Hotel is beautiful, clean and amazing views. Our room was ready way before check in time. Complimentary breakfast is better than most I've ever seen, actually food that counts as breakfast. Room was clean always and great decor. Staff is friendly and always around. A few downsides, our bathroom drainage was clogged so water didn't drain as fast, made showers... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

I surprised my husband with a last minute trip to Catalina (free round trip Catalina Express boat ticket for anyone on their birthday!!!) and chose the Metropole because of its beachfront location and the great reviews. Stayed here a long time ago before they remodeled and it was very nice but now it is very chic. We stayed in VIP... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Breakfast
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • 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: $249 - $360 (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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