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Aurora Hotel

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kcmo
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Couples Massage at the Aurora Hotel was fabulous! The masseuses were very professional and made us feel quite comfortable The massage room at the Aurora Hotel was private, intimate and very conducive to total relaxation After the massage we went to the hotel's roof top patio for drinks and a stunning view of the bay A perfect experience!

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swccatalina, Public Relations Manager at Aurora Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words, I'm glad to hear that you enjoyed yourselves and I hope that you'll be back soon. More 

Long Beach, California
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel may seem pretty at first sight but when a problems comes to the staff. No one is enough authority to correct the problem. My first stay on Catalina Island and this was a terrible place to rest my head. It was not only my husband's birthday, but one of the things we had planned to do for years.... More 

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Thank avender915
swccatalina, Public Relations Manager at Aurora Hotel, responded to this review

While I'm sorry to hear that you were disappointed in your stay, we could have easily adjusted your air conditioning if you had notified us during your stay. This is the first we're hearing about a sewage smell; the hotel was extensively renovated just a few months ago. More 

Santa Clarita, California
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75 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This little place is great! It's a cool boutique hotel a few blocks away from the center of town. An easy walk to the restaurants and bars, but far enough away that it's quiet and peaceful. One tip: Don't walk your bags from the pier to the hotel unless you're in excellent shape and want a bit of a work... More 

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Thank hnewheels
swccatalina, Public Relations Manager at Aurora Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experiences with Aurora. I'm glad to hear you enjoyed the deck and the view from your room. Hopefully we'll see you on the island again soon. More 

Fullerton, California
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Island holds a special place in our hearts and is the perfect getaway for my husband and I. That being said, the Aurora Hotel was exactly what we were looking for. Location was far enough to block out any noise from the main streets but still close enough to walk anywhere. Front desk employees were very courteous and friendly.... More 

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Thank stacieaw
swccatalina, Public Relations Manager at Aurora Hotel, responded to this review

Happy birth-a-versary! I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay at the Aurora and I'll be sure to pass on your kind words to the staff and hopefully you'll come and visit us again soon. More 

Denville, New Jersey
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16 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The hotel was clean and quite nice. Continental breakfast was served every morning in the lobby. Was quaint and the staff was friendly. I would stay again. No elevator , but the staff was willing to help. Just a short distance to town and the beach. They were able to take our luggage to the dock so we didn't have... More 

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swccatalina, Public Relations Manager at Aurora Hotel, responded to this review

I'm glad to hear you enjoyed your time at the Aurora. Hopefully we'll be welcoming you back soon. More 

Guangzhou, China
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19 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2016

I've made several visits to Catalina going back since childhood. And have even slept on boats in the harbor with friends and family. This visit we spent one night at The Aurora, me with my 10 year old son. We opted for one of the view rooms (318) and were not disappointed. While small, the rooms are very well designed... More 

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swccatalina, Public Relations Manager at Aurora Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your experiences at the Aurora -- we'll be looking forward to welcoming you back. More 

Long Beach, California
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2016

We absolutely loved our stay at the Aurora Hotel. Wonderful staff, nice room, and the deck's view of the bay is spectacular. The great thing about the deck is that it doesn't' matter so much if your room has an ocean view—you can always take it in from the deck! The location is great as well—a couple blocks up the... More 

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1 Thank Thomas B
swccatalina, Public Relations Manager at Aurora Hotel, responded to this review

I'm so glad to hear you enjoyed your stay at the Aurora Hotel and Spa. The rooftop deck is a popular spot for our guests. We're hoping we'll see you again very soon. More 

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9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2016

My husband and I stayed 2 nights at the Aurora hotel in July. Although small, the room was very clean and comfortable and well laid out. We especially liked the modern bathroom and air conditioning more than when we stayed at an historic hotel the year prior. Customer service was wonderful with fresh fruit available throughout the day as well... More 

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swccatalina, Public Relations Manager at Aurora Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experiences at the Aurora. I'm glad to hear you enjoyed the fruit and cookies and we hope to see you again soon. More 

Nashville, Tennessee
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36 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2016

We wanted to love this hotel but it just did not live up to expectations. There wasn't anything "wrong" with this hotel. It was clean and nice enough. There were no bugs. But for the price vs what we got it was a HUGE let down. I don't usually share prices but I'm going to in this case. We paid... More 

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swccatalina, Public Relations Manager at Aurora Hotel, responded to this review

I'm sorry to hear that your experiences at the Aurora did not live up to your expectations. We share your frustrations with the power lines and have brought this issue up to city and utility officials on more than one occasion. We will bring it up again. We've discussed your concern about breakfast and will be exploring options for adding... More 

Lake Forest, California
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2016

We had a very good experience at the Aurora Hotel even though we only stayed for one night. The room was very well kept and clean and the decor modern which is the main reason why we chose this hotel since it appears most hotels in Catalina are boutique/vintage style. The room itself was quite small and barely enough space... More 

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swccatalina, Public Relations Manager at Aurora Hotel, responded to this review

I'm glad to hear that you enjoyed your time at the Aurora. Our modern style is a definitely a positive for many guests as is the rooftop deck. We hope to see you again soon. More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Spa
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
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  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Aurora Hotel and Spa, Avalon's newest boutique hotel, embraces guests with sleek style and modern sensibilities. The Aurora Hotel on Catalina Island features 15 rooms, two junior suites and a master suite. A roof-top deck with sweeping ocean views, a decadent spa room and a cosmopolitan lobby provide an array of public areas for relaxing and reconnecting. Guest rooms feature Tempurpedic mattresses, flat screen televisions and modern amenities. Our junior suites feature in-room jetted tubs and for the ultimate in luxury, our Aurora Suite features a fireplace, ocean-view six-head shower and a private sundeck. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Aurora Hotel

Address: 137 Marilla Avenue, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704 (Formerly Cloud 7 Hotel)
Location: United States > California > Catalina Island > Avalon
Price Range: $186 - $465 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Aurora Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 18
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Also Known As:
Aurora Hotel Catalina Island/Avalon, CA
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#3 Spa Hotel in Avalon
#5 Romantic Hotel in Avalon
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