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Redondo Beach, California
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23 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I decided to go to Catalina for our 15 year wedding anniversary and settled on the Hotel Catalina for accommodations. I called the hotel, booked the Premium King room. I also requested the hotel to send their shuttle to pick us up at the dock and they charged us an additional $10 each way. Upon our arrival,... More 

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Folsom, California
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22 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not a ton of amenities, but location was great. Staff was friendly. Free coffee at desk in morning. Bed was comfy. Quiet at night. Room was tight,but you shouldn't be in the room too much. Tv reception to watch bachelorette was great. Don't forget to use the 10% off locals restaurants

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Palm Springs, California
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43 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went on line to find a good hotel in Avalon and found most of this quaint little town booked.There were 5 of us and wanted 2 rooms mid week for 2 nights.n We had 2 children with us 10 and 12 years old with our daughter. So we booked a 2 room bungalow for her and the boys ,only to... More 

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HotCatMGR, Manager at Hotel Catalina, responded to this review

Hi PALMSPRINGSCOUPLE48, Thank you for the great review and we hope to see you again soon. More 

Camarillo, CA
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20 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had one of the one bedroom suites in the annex. Well appointed, updated bathroom and Jacuzzi tub. Outside was a beautiful patio with fire pit. They had breakfast including cereals, coffee and sweets. Location was perfect centrally located and an easy walk to everywhere, Overall it was a great experience and I would recommend it highly.

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HotCatMGR, Manager at Hotel Catalina, responded to this review

Hi Dr.DB, Congrats on getting Engaged and thank you for the great review! More 

Temecula, Ca.
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19 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My girlfriend and I spent 4 days on Catalina island in Avalon based at the Hotel Catalina. I was impressed with the help I got from Nancy from the time I made the reservation until we departed. She was accommodating, had a nice smile and made us feel welcomed as did the other staff. The room was on the small... More 

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HotCatMGR, Manager at Hotel Catalina, responded to this review

Hi RickTrippin, Thank you for the great review and I will make sure you give Nancy some kudos! More 

Phoenix, Arizona
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34 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

We got a good rate for an overnight stay....much cheaper than other hotels in the area, like $100 cheaper. Our room was clean but small with nice detail and lovely historic feel throughout the hotel. Almost feels like a bed and breakfast with the gorgeous decks out front. They have coffee and tea through the day and offer donuts for... More 

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HotCatMGR, Owner at Hotel Catalina, responded to this review

Hi maurmo, Thanks for the great review and we hope to see you again on the island soon. More 

Portland, Connecticut
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20 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

Hotel is in the center of everything. About a 2-3 minute walk to get to downtown area. Room was really tiny but it was worth it. Since the island is so great we only slept in the room and spent most of our time walking around.

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Thank kojikid832
HotCatMGR, Owner at Hotel Catalina, responded to this review

Hi kojikid832, Thanks for the great review. We do have larger suites available too FYI. More 

Los Angeles, California
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016 via mobile

I brought my daughter her with 3 of her friends to celebrate her birthday. I chose the this hotel because it was historic and had a Victorian look and feel. We absolutely enjoyed our visit. They stayed in a cottage while I had an interior room. The staff was friendly and accommodating. The hotel was quiet and peaceful ar night.... More 

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HotCatMGR, Owner at Hotel Catalina, responded to this review

Hi Yulonda , Thanks for the fantastic review. I am happy you enjoyed the Victorian look and feel of Hotel Catalina. More 

Nipomo, California
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13 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

This was our forth time on Catalina and hotel Catalina was so far the most charming, we got married on Catalina in 2000 and this was our 16th we took my son and his wife, we were on the secant floor next to the balcony where we found our self's every morning having coffee and most night's sitting and talking,... More 

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HotCatMGR, Owner at Hotel Catalina, responded to this review

Hi Ralph, Thanks for the awesome review. The balcony is one of my favorite places to relax too. More 

California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

We really enjoyed our stay here and would come back. Very charming old hotel that felt cozy and home like. We stayed in room 305 and had an awesome view of the water. It's located in the perfect spot, right in the middle of everything. Liked the patios and lounge area with free coffee, water, and juice. Donuts were served... More 

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HotCatMGR, Owner at Hotel Catalina, responded to this review

Hi raiello, Thank you for the great review. More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Internet
  • Beachfront
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The historic Hotel Catalina is decorated in the Victorian style. Hotel Catalina combines old world elegance and charm, with all the advantages of a modern establishment. Strolling along the balustrade verandas at the front of the establishment, from sunrise to sunset you'll enjoy the refreshing sea air and splendid panorama views of the picturesque harbor. Recently remodeled in Thomasville furnishings. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Catalina

Address: 129 Whittley Avenue, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
Location: United States > California > Catalina Island > Avalon
Price Range: $182 - $364 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hotel Catalina 2.5*
Number of rooms: 32
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Also Known As:
Catalina Hotel Avalon
Hotel Catalina Catalina Island/Avalon, CA
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#11 On the Beach Hotel in Avalon
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