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Hotel Catalina

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Richfield, MN
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed for 3 nights at the Hotel Catalina. It's a charming, cozy, old fashion Victorian Style place with all modern conveniences. It's a little off the main drag, but still within easy walking distance of the beach, restaurants, and even the pier where the ferry lands. Actually Avalon is so small that everything is within easy walking if you're... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed at the Hotel Catalina for one night. Staff were really friendly and very accommodating. Given the outrageous hotel prices Avalon has to offer, 130.00 for a Sunday night was not bad. The room was small but comfortable. Mine did not have air conditioning, but it did have a large and quite fan which was nice. My only gripe is... More 

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Ventura, California
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26 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Victorian Style hotel built in 1915, but updated nicely.Had 11 of us in 5 different rooms with most rooms holding queen bed. All rooms on smallish side, but adequate with refrigerator. No air conditioning, but each room had ceiling fans which cooled things off nicely. Hotel itself 1/2 block up from busy ocean front street, but conveniently located to get... More 

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Los Angeles
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in the Family Room at the Hotel Catalina. It was very spacious and located in a perfect location. Walking distance from many stores, restaurants and beach areas. 2 king beds, small kitchen and a good sized bathroom. We enjoyed our stay!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we recently went on a couples trip 7/29-7/31. it is at a great location and the Jacuzzi was wonderful after a long day of jet skiing. there was some issues at first but the manager and staff was very accommodating. the donuts and coffee were a plus in the morning. the donuts were fresh and so was the coffee. it... More 

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Pasadena, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a charming, older property. No A/C, not that you really need it with Catalina's beautiful breezes. No early check-in, but they did let you leave your luggage in the lobby in the meantime. Room was basic and clean. Bed was comfortable. The outdoor porches were very pleasant. A jacuzzi was a nice touch! Breakfast was drinkable coffee, (fake)... More 

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Redondo Beach, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

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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San Francisco, California
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

Hotel Catalina 129 Whittley Avenue, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA (Posted 20160501) Wonderful hotel built in 1893. Built on a residential street, off the ‘beaten path’ and the noise of the beachfront downtown area. A short walk up a slightly steep hill, far enough away from the main hub of town for quiet, yet close enough that you’ll be in your... More 

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HotCatMGR, Manager at Hotel Catalina, responded to this review

Hi DiRider, Thank you for a very well thought out and fantastic review! More 

Folsom, California
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22 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016 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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HotCatMGR, Manager at Hotel Catalina, responded to this review

Hi Jo, Thank you for the fantastic review More 

Palm Springs, California
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33 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016

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 

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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: $113 - $374 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Catalina 3*
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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