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Hotel Atwater

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125 Sumner Street, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
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Highland, California, Usa
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25 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Wanted to be convenient to "everthing", and this plave was 1/2 block off front street. Comfortable but small rooms in an older property. Front desk crew made extra efforts to help arrange activities. Walking to virtually all downtown attractions was very easy, but night time noise was minimal.

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Thank Ross C
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Hotel Atwater location is GREAT, right off the main strip and a block from the pier. The lobby is clean and appears to be updated. Staff is very friendly. Food that needs to be refrigerated can be checked in. Breakfast item and drink at Ben's bakery (next door) came with the room. My room had a single king bed, which... More 

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Burbank, California
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I had a couple of concerns, contacted the hotel by email and Roberto contacted me personally. He was very professional, fair, and understanding. I would recommend this hotel for the location, cleanliness and friendliness. The lemon water in the lobby and the coffee and pastry or snack next door for breakfast was a nice little bonus as well.

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Thank barbieblab
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed here for our first wedding anniversary. Great price, location, and staff!! The AC worked great! Bathroom slightly on small side but was OK. This room was the best priced room on the island during the time we went. The front desk staff were informative and courteous. The day we left they held our luggage until the boat came. Will... More 

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La Crescenta, California
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36 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of the hotels with 24 hr front desk coverage. Clean Room. Nice bedding used. I am guessing the building is circa the 1920's (yes refurbished nicely)so the rooms (at least for the single queen we were in) size (smaller size) reflect this. This is not a bad thing, just don't expect something bigger. Enjoy the period era... More 

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

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

Costa Mesa, California
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32 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel is not really exceptional in any particular way. The rooms are functional but bare by most hotel standards, and the staff nice enough. Unlike some hotels on the island, there's someone present at the front desk twenty four hours a day, which I can imagine as being helpful if anyone were to have issues in their room, or... More 

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

Dear Marley, Thank you for choosing the Hotel Atwater. We appreciate your feedback and we look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Sincerely, Andrew Allen Hotels Manager More 

Pomona, California
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hubby and I spent the night here 6/24. Front desk attendants were very nice. Though we arrived early, and officially check in time was 3:00, we were allowed to check our bags and they sent a text when our room was ready, much earlier than the official check in time. The room was clean and the beds comfortable. My only... More 

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

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

Hollywood, California
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Although the check in is a little later than anticipated, Gary took care of me and my party. I would solely come back to this hotel because of him! The staff is pleasant, rooms are comfortable, and it's right next to the beach. I booked through Expedia, which is the work decision ever. I've been to Catalina multiple times, but... More 

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

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

sydney, australia
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101 reviews
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you understand that Avalon will be pricey for what you get and that these hotels were built a long time ago, then you will think it's good value. We had a family room located on the other side of the hotel on the second floor and it was basically 2 rooms with a small bathroom between the rooms. There... More 

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

Dear Pipenlea, Thank you for choosing the Hotel Atwater. We appreciate your feedback. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Sincerely, Andrew Allen Hotels Manager More 

Pinellas Park, Florida
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141 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016 via mobile

The air conditioning works. Shannon the trainee at the front desk was nice. However they need to have signage for people with kids Running around the rooms or in the hallway can lead to your being kicked out of the hotel. I thought that I was back in Mexico where patents let their kids run wild.

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Thank Pericles076
CatalinaSCICo, General Manager at Hotel Atwater, responded to this review

Dear Perides, Thank you for choosing the Hotel Atwater. We appreciate your feedback. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Sincerely, Andrew Allen Hotels Manager 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: $133 - $368 (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
Hotel Style:
#7 On the Beach Hotel in Avalon
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