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Costa Mesa, California
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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The St. Lauren is an older hotel but the location is great. It's up on the hill with an amazing view of the island from some of the rooms and their patio on the 6th floor. There were 3 of us and we just stayed one night so it was perfect for us, we had a king bed and a... More 

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Thank AquaAng
stlaurenmanagement, General Manager at Hotel St. Lauren, responded to this review

AquaAng, We appreciate your review of the hotel. We have tried to keep the traditional look of hotel while updating when possible. Definitely will take coffee in room recommendation on advisement. Agree on the mirror also. We look forward to your next visit. More 

San Clemente, California
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The photos on the website, in my opinion don't represent the condition of this hotel. I do understand it's an historical building. Although we found it to in need a very good cleaning and in need of a paint job and general cosmetic repairs. The elevator had flickering fluorescent lighting that need changing and and was incredibly dirty. When you... More 

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1 Thank leslie195
stlaurenmanagement, General Manager at Hotel St. Lauren, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing our property. We make every effort to keep the old charm and upgrade facility as we can. Comment like this only help us to improve and we hope to make a better impression on your next visit. More 

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Palos Verdes Estates, California
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71 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Room 304 was way too small for the pre-paid "roll-away" to add two kids. There was no walking path when the desk chair was at the desk, so we lifted it to the space between the roll-away and the unused connecting door. We wanted to push the roll-away up against the connecting door, but the bed was too wide. The... More 

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1 Thank LivPurple
stlaurenmanagement, General Manager at Hotel St. Lauren, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us. Agree with 4 people that room can get a little tight. Will look into comment on bathroom tile. If you need a bit more space maybe try the family room. More 

San Jose, California
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29 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016

The hotel is relatively old, so it was basic and functional. The room was decent size, the bed was not terribly uncomfortable, and the shower water pressure was weak. I did not come to the hotel with high expectations, but rather booked it as it was the only hotel (nearby) available. Overall, it served its purpose well, and we just... More 

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Thank MarJimz
stlaurenmanagement, General Manager at Hotel St. Lauren, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us. We are in a severe drought therefore have restricted heads on the showers that provide lower pressure thus saving water. When we are busy sometimes it is impossible to get rooms ready before 3 as much as we would like to. Glad you enjoyed the view and hope to see you again. More 

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3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2016

Stayed in a king bed, no-view room. After reading tips here, asked for a higher floor, got one, near the elevator, which was handy. It was indeed quieter up higher. First, the pros, which I read in the reviews here, and based on which I booked a room: -great location: close to town, but up the hill, so quieter than... More 

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Thank Christine D
stlaurenmanagement, General Manager at Hotel St. Lauren, responded to this review

Christine, Thank you for taking time to review our property. Very happy you found the staff friendly and helpful!! Most hotels are older construction therefore smaller room size. Sorry about hallways open doors first thing in morning and it has been warm lately. Will look up your room and check into that wall. We will look into the tile and... More 

Corona, California
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2016

loved our stay there.. we had the room with king and sofa sleeper and both were comfortable.. we asked for more pillows and they brought them up to us.. Ac worked great too.. it was very pricey but its summer rates I guess.. but loved our stay.. oh and my daughter left her phone charger in the room and went... More 

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Thank Therese M
stlaurenmanagement, General Manager at Hotel St. Lauren, responded to this review

Therese, Thanks for the kind words and glad we were able to get charger back to your daughter. Pleased staff was able to meet your needs More 

Santa Monica, California
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8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2016

Good place to stay. Never any complaints.We like to hang out here, always a good place to meet family. The rooms are clean last, staff is professional, helpful, and courteous. I travel a lot for busines . Took a vacation here last year, dont regret it

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Thank tomE1050ZI
stlaurenmanagement, General Manager at Hotel St. Lauren, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the kind words especially regarding the staff. We look forward to serving you on your next visit. More 

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7 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2016

This was a great place to stay with a rooftop patio where the customers can look over the town and enjoy the sun going down. The employees there were very helpful in assisting with recommendations and directions. I liked it because it was up the street a bit away from all the hustle of the main street so it was... More 

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Thank Rachel N
stlaurenmanagement, General Manager at Hotel St. Lauren, responded to this review

Rachel, Thanks for staying with us. I am pleased to hear the staff was helpful and will pass that on. We like the location also. See you on your next visit. More 

Temecula, California
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2016

The gals at the front desk in the am were not the most friendly but ok. Mark in the afternoon was a delight. The rooms are very basic, not modern but beds were comfortable. It is nice that you can see it from downtown, easy to find. Near Vons grocery store so you can pick up waters, snacks etc.

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Thank Channin H
stlaurenmanagement, General Manager at Hotel St. Lauren, responded to this review

Channin, Thanks so much for the compliments. We hope you will come see us again More 

Los Angeles, California
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2016

This nicely renovated Victorian is a good place to stay while visiting the island. The employees were very nice. It's not right on the strip but it's literally a two minute walk down hill to the beach/main drag. Our room was decent enough, clean, and for what we needed, it fit the bill. HOWEVER, the one complaint I have is... More 

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stlaurenmanagement, General Manager at Hotel St. Lauren, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing our hotel. I am pleased you thought the staff was nice. Please contact me at 310-510-2299 and inform/refresh my recollection of this event. Would like to earn a return visit from you. More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Hotel St. Lauren L.L.C., in Avalon, California, is one of Catalina Islands' finest romantic hotels. The hotel features 42 luxurious guest rooms overlooking Avalon Bay, CA. Some accommodations include a private balcony or a Whirlpool tub and all rooms are decorated elegantly with rosewood furniture. The hotel serves complimentary coffee each morning.This Catalina Island hotel is close to swimming, snorkeling, scuba diving, parasailing, fishing and kayaking. Rent your own boat and explore Avalon bay or rent a rod and reel for ocean fishing right off the Green Pier. Our Avalon vacation packages feature lodging combined with boating, helicopter rides, or tours of Santa Catalina Island. Our specials page offers some great value discounts. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel St. Lauren

Address: 231 Beacon St., P.O. Box 2166, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
Location: United States > California > Catalina Island > Avalon
Price Range: $106 - $400 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hotel St. Lauren 2.5*
Number of rooms: 42
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Hotel St. Lauren Catalina Island/Avalon, CA
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#13 On the Beach Hotel in Avalon
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