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Hotel Villa Portofino

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Dallas, Texas
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18 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Hotel Villa Portofino was in a good location in this beautiful city of Avalon. You can walk to virtually everything! The staff was very friendly! The continental breakfast was very good - good pastries and fruit. My only "miff" was being on the ground floor. We could hear everybody coming and going. Ask for a high floor.

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Scottsdale
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3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We recently spent two nights at the Villa Portofino. Our room was clean with a king size bed. We overlooked the courtyard with a small glimpse of the ocean. The location was perfect. When you walked out the door, the beach was in front with the Avalon bus stop across the street. You could walk to the casino and all... More 

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Downers Grove, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Villa Portofino was a lovely experience in every way. Wonderful location on Crescent, close to everything. Very helpful and responsive staff, beautiful room overlooking the harbor - we stayed in Capri - luxurious bathroom, and perfectly relaxing moments on the rooftop. Biggest problem was our stay was too short. Thanks to everyone at Villa Portofino! Will definitely be back for... More 

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Thank 501jonni
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2016 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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Eastvale, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2016 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 August 12, 2016 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
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016

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 August 7, 2016

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 August 6, 2016

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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Corona, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2016

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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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • 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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