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Hotel Villa Portofino

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This beautiful hotel was excellent! The hotel room and the entire hotel was spotless.... Cleanest hotel. The staff was fabulous! The breakfast was yummy and healthy. Highly recommended. We will be back soon! Loved it and loved Catalina Island.

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Thank Cathy V
Eastvale, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

What a charmer! Such a cute place with wonderful staff and a nice little continental breakfast of pastries, fruit and coffee/tea. The highlight for us is the view of the harbor and the rooftop terrace for sunning or just to enjoy a cocktail. The room was small but updated and clean. They provided beach chairs and towels so you could... More 

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San Marcos, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I wanted a easy trip with my 2 kids and mom leaving from San Diego. I found this hotel online and booked it. It was the perfect trip for us. The location was prefect, central to Avalon. The staff were the most friendly staffers I have ever met at a hotel. I felt they wanted us to have to have... More 

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Thank CaraNoelle
Corvallis, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel staff are all amazingly friendly and helpful. Early arrival? No problem as they have a storage area for luggage and a clean restroom to use until your room is ready. You can also use this service if you are not ready to leave the island after check out. The rooms are cozy, but well maintained, clean and nicely... More 

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LA, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My first time to Catalina, and I was shocked by the hotel prices. We found this place thanks to Trip Advisor, and it was spot on. First, note the rooms are small, but more than adequate. I later learned unless you splurge on a suite, all standard rooms on Catalina are about the same size. One thing I loved was... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed for 2 nights, had a king bed courtyard room. Room was pretty small but we didn't really spend to much time in it anyway. Rooms looked like the were recently remodeled, they were very clean and had a small frig. We walked over to Von's and bought small snacks and cocktails and had out own"happy hour" on the... More 

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Thank Cheryl W
Corona, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Me and my young adult kids stayed in Hotel Villa Portofino for one night and 2 days. The hotel staff were amazing and of great help and with a smile on their faces the whole time. We arrived on Thursday morning and because our check in was at 2 pm we were so grateful that we could leave our luggage... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016 via mobile

My family of 5 reserved 2 rooms for a July weekend. The rooms were small but very clean and adequate for the short stay. The daily, free continental breakfast was ample which we enjoyed on the outside street cafe. The location was perfect for us. The European ambiance was delightful. It set the tone for our entire weekend. The hotel... More 

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Bakersfield, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016 via mobile

I financed this trip for my family so I was worried if my family will like it or not but the hotel staff made it a perfect trip! Each one of them were extremely sweet and gave useful information. My mom and I are coffee lovers so the coffee maker in the room was a perfect addition but it would... More 

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Rancho Santa Margarita, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016

This is the second time I've stayed at this hotel. The staff is friendly and you can get there by foot from the boat. They do not offer connecting rooms, but we needed two rooms together and they were able to accommodate us. Request an upper level room. Ours were on the ground floor and rude guests stood outside our... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
European elegance on the oceanfront. A non-smoking property. Offering FREE Wi-Fi, daily Continental breakfast, FREE use of beach chairs and beach towels ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Villa Portofino

Address: 111 Crescent Avenue, PO Box 127, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
Location: United States > California > Catalina Island > Avalon
Price Range: $95 - $550 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 34
Also Known As:
Portofino Hotel Avalon
Hotel Villa Portofino Catalina Island/Avalon, CA
Hotel Style:
#4 Family Hotel in Avalon
#6 On the Beach Hotel in Avalon
#7 Romantic Hotel in Avalon
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