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Oceanside, California
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Room 301 was on the 3rd floor and no elevator. The room itself was very spacious and clean. Lots of windows. The bathroom sink was set very close to the tub which didn't leave a lot of room to stand. The door to the bathroom jammed when shut so made a noise every time it was opened The AC worked... More 

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Lakewood, Colorado
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56 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The beds were heavenly and comfortable. Room was adequate but rather stark (white all over). Rooms were clean and comfortable. Desk clerks were friendly and helpful. Our only complaint was the stairs. My sister has trouble and there was no elevator.

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Cypress, Texas
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

All the staff members were great to deal with. The room was spotless. The bed very comfortable. The location was perfect, just a few steps from the beach front and amenities. A free coffee and snack is provided by the hotel for breakfast at a coffee bar two doors away. It was exceptionally quiet.

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Claremont, California
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The staff were great and very friendly! Slept peacefully and soundly. Wished we had black out curtains, morning came too early. Loved the ceiling fan!! Breakfast at Ben's (comlimentary) was also perfect!!

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46 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed here for 4 nights to relax, explore Catalina Island, and do a few dives. The Hotel is a two minute walk to the beach, it is clean, the front desk staff friendly, comfy linens. Our room was not huge but you only sleep there. The bathroom was tiny but clean and well maintained. We received a voucher for... More 

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CatalinaSCICo, General Manager at Hotel Atwater, responded to this review

Dear Letsdive, Thank you for choosing the Hotel Atwater. I'm glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Sincerely, Andrew Allen Hotels Manager More 

San Diego, California
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9 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Had a very nice stay at the Atwater. It is a very old hotel and has not been updated but they keep it clean and tidy. The staff were all very courteous and helpful. My only complaint is that there was a fire alarm going off one morning, very early, and I never found out why. LOL Great place to... More 

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CatalinaSCICo, General Manager at Hotel Atwater, responded to this review

Dear Karynyn, Thanks for choosing the Hotel Atwater. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Sincerely, Andrew Allen Hotels Manager More 

Santa Barbara, California
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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel was good. It was conveniently located off the main strip so that it is not so noisy at night. It is about a 2 minute walk to the beach. It is about a 10minute walk from where the ship docks at the island. The room was good. There were 5 people in my group. One had to sleep... More 

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CatalinaSCICo, General Manager at Hotel Atwater, responded to this review

Dear June, Thank you for choosing the Hotel Atwater. I'm glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay and that we were able to resolve the one issue that you had during your stay. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Sincerely, Andrew Allen Hotels Manager More 

Henderson, Nevada
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18 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here in February. It was my first time to Catalina Island, my boyfriend has been there before. The hotel was in great walking distance to the dock for the ferry. Maybe a mile if that. It was very easy to find. The guy working the front desk when we checked in was really helpful, let us know of... More 

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CatalinaSCICo, General Manager at Hotel Atwater, responded to this review

Dear Sabina, Thank you for choosing the Hotel Atwater. I'm glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Sincerely, Andrew Allen Hotels Manager More 

Moreno Valley, California
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118 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a nice hotel, Rooms small and the room numbers were weird as you walked down the hall. (We were in 345, sister was in 344, thought we were together but Noooo the were way down the hall??? Hotel is older (built in the 1920's) but kept up well. Note no elevators. It was my birthday surprise for a... More 

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CatalinaSCICo, General Manager at Hotel Atwater, responded to this review

Dear Rickczap, Thank you for staying with us. We're glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Sincerely, Andrew Allen Hotels Manager More 

Solana Beach, California
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Looking forward to a two night stay in Catalina with family and so was willing to pay upwards of $500.00 per night mid week for one room! When we made the reservation we were told that five would fit comfortably in this large queen double room. We were lined up like sardines with a roll away in the middle. One... More 

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CatalinaSCICo, General Manager at Hotel Atwater, responded to this review

Dear hwestcott60, I'm sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your stay at the Hotel Atwater. The Atwater is a historic hotel built in the 1920s, the oldest in Avalon, and does not require an elevator by law, however, during our upcoming renovation, we will be adding one. Due to our water shortage and severe draught on Catalina Island,... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Breakfast
  • Concierge
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Just 1/2 a block from the beach, the historic Hotel Atwater was built in the 1920's and offers a wide variety of room types from Economy Rooms, Standard Rooms to Suites. This hotel fits any budget and is perfect for active couples, families, scuba divers and large groups. Offerings include: Complimentary baggage service from the ferry, Suites and Standard Rooms feature air conditioning / heating, iron and ironing boards, Suites and Standard Rooms feature hair dryers, basic-cable TV - free HBO and Showtime, senior, military and group discounts, complimentary storage room for dive gear, mountain bikes and luggage. Outdoor rinse-off showers for divers. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Atwater

Address: 125 Sumner Street, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
Location: United States > California > Catalina Island > Avalon
Price Range: $116 - $320 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Atwater 3*
Number of rooms: 92
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Also Known As:
Atwater Hotel Avalon
Hotel Atwater Catalina Island/Avalon, CA
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#7 On the Beach Hotel in Avalon
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