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Catalina Island Inn

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Avila Beach, California
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23 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had a great time at this charming hotel. We were greeted by the friendly staff. We loved our room! It was spacious and clean. The front desk helped with some wifi issues and they called the internet company right away. The bed was so comfortable and had the softess sheets. We loved the location. Even though you are right... More 

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Irvine, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Its a great location to stay although I felt the queen room is a bit congested. Staff was very friendly and helpful. There is a breakfast available as complimentary too. Even if the catalina cruise arrival times/departure times doesn't match with the Hotel checkin/checkout times, we could keep the luggage in the hotel which is convenient for us.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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32 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This Inn had a good feel to it the moment we walked in. We chose the Family Room just to give us more space. One queen bed, one two and a child size....tiny bed. We used for suitcases! But beware, this Inn does not have an elevator. Therefore, you must climb stairs with all your suitcases and local purchases. There... More 

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Thank Fisherman484
Jennnifer W, Manager at Catalina Island Inn, responded to this review

We appreciate your review of the Catalina Island Inn. It's good to know you enjoyed your stay. Our staff cares about every guest and we have deluxe suites or King Balcony rooms you might enjoy as well. We look forward to welcoming you back to Catalina Island Inn again soon. More 

Palm Desert, California
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9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Our third straight year staying at the hotel. We keep coming back because the staff is friendly and the hotel is located right in the heart of town. This time we stayed in Room 105 on the ground floor - Great room! Coming back soon.

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Thank markandloridarling
Jennnifer W, Manager at Catalina Island Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments and review of the Catalina Island Inn. We love seeing return guests who come year after year. Thanks for mentioning our great staff. They care about every guest. Some travelers want to rebook the exact same room --- but guests can choose any room that fits their needs or budget. Others try a variety... More 

New York City, New York
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15 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Breakfast is just light pastries to hold you over before you head out for the real meals. We stayed in a Queen room which is on the second floor with no view, but the floor has a nice rather unused shared balcony. The reviews regarding this room were scathing regarding its size and lack of air conditioning. It's a full... More 

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Jennnifer W, Manager at Catalina Island Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your comments about your stay at the Catalina Island Inn. We offer all types of rooms in different price points. When a guest chooses a less expensive room they can still expect an immaculately clean room, a comfortable bed, quality amenities and a helpful staff available to serve them. Priorities matter and if a larger... More 

Prescott, Arizona
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7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2016

Hubby and I were in San Diego for a conference and decided, last minute, to check out Catalina Island. We had no laptop with which to do research, etc., so I called the Chamber and asked "where should we stay and what's the name of the ferry to take across the water". They gave me a couple of names of... More 

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Jennnifer W, Manager at Catalina Island Inn, responded to this review

Thanks Kelly for taking the time to review the Catalina Island Inn. Glad you enjoyed our beautiful island. 25% off discounts Sunday-Thursday in August have brought lots of travelers to us so I'm glad we could make your spontaneous getaway a good one. Our 2nd floor hotel balcony has rooms adjacent to it so we don't want those guests to... More 

Chino, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2016

This Inn is located close to everything. It's a beautiful place with wonderful beds and pillows. Our only complaint is that from the moment you walk into the Inn (and all night), the smell of Lysol or Pinesol is very strong ever present. If you don't mind this smell, it is a great place to stay.

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1 Thank kenbootsma
Jennnifer W, Manager at Catalina Island Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of the Catalina Island Inn. We keep an immaculately maintained hotel and we apologize for any excessively clean smells. I can assure you that we have never heard a remark like this. But we appreciate you bringing it to our attention. Thanks too for your comments about our excellent location, comfort, wonderful bedding and pillows.... More 

Pleasant Hill, California
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

We stayed in Catalina Island Inn for three nights (during spring break). The room was nice and clean, and the hotel was really charming. Young people at the front desk were helpful and pointed out local attractions (great tips about hiking, thank you!). There was continental breakfast, which we enjoyed on the second floor balcony/patio, overlooking the street below. The... More 

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Jennnifer W, Manager at Catalina Island Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review of the Catalina Island Inn. We offer our guests an immaculately clean, comfortable and stylish room with amenities and services to enjoy. Our staff cares about every visitor and help orient guests to the nearest and dearest activities or attractions. Come back to stay with us again soon. More 

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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

Our family stayed two nights. Had a great stay at the Inn and on Catalina. Would recommend the Inn for families. You can't beat the location. It's in the heart of Avalon, right by a grocery store, the beach, golf cart rentals, restaurants etc. The staff was very helpful and kind. My daughter loved this hotel!

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Thank Chadd S
Jennnifer W, Manager at Catalina Island Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of the Catalina Island Inn. Summer is our busiest time of the year and there are so many fun things for families, friends and couples to do. Dive into the action or get off the beaten path and unplug from the everyday grind! We offer just what travelers need. More 

South Orange County, CA
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21 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

Stayed at Catalina Island Inn for a relaxing two night stay of doing nothing but lounging, eating and drinking. We booked a king room with private patio in the newer wing. Our room was great. Nicely furnished, with a fireplace and it was spotless. Housekeeping did an amazing job. The people at the front desk are so nice and helpful.... More 

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Jennnifer W, Manager at Catalina Island Inn, responded to this review

Dear Prima Dawna--- Thank you for your 5-star review of the Catalina Island Inn. It’s paradise here and we are so glad you enjoyed your stay. Thanks for acknowledging our housekeeping staff. They are the best! All of our rooms and suites go on sale 50% off Sunday through Thursday after Labor Day, so plan to come back midweek. We’ll... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Spend the night at one of the best Catalina Island hotels, the Catalina Island Inn. Catalina Island is only a short sail away, twenty-two miles, from the California mainland, but a world away from the hectic pace. Catalina Island Inn hotel is located in the heart of Avalon, California, steps away from restaurants, shops, tours and the beach at Catalina Island. Walking is a wonderful way to explore our safe and charming town. Visitors don’t need a car to get around. Almost everything is within walking distance. Enjoy a special Catalina Island vacation in one of the Catalina Island Inn family rooms that accommodate up to five people. Catalina Island Inn is large enough to host family reunions & weddings and intimate enough for a romantic getaway.Whether you are on a solo-adventure or traveling with a crowd, the Catalina Island Inn has something for everyone. Rooms ranging from moderate priced twins or queen bed to luxury, harbor view, kings are available. The rooms are beautifully decorated in a clean, contemporary island motif. We are one of the most romantic Catalina hotels. Treat yourself to a relaxing getaway at the Catalina Island Inn hotel.The Catalina Island Inn is pleased to announce the opening of its new ground floor Patio Rooms!!! 5 spectacular new King bedded rooms and private patios with custom fireplaces, nurturing textures, spacious tiled showers, free wi-fi, flat screen TVs, quiet comfort, and lush contemporary décor. A handicap-accessible guest room is also available. It features unique luxury and also meets all ADA guidelines for wheelchair guests needing special conveniences. It includes easily accessible thresholds, widened doorways in addition elegant amenities. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Catalina Island Inn

Address: 125 Metropole, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
Location: United States > California > Catalina Island > Avalon
Price Range: $122 - $195 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 39
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Catalina Island Hotel Avalon
Catalina Island Inn Avalon, CA
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#2 Spa Hotel in Avalon
#2 Best Value Hotel in Avalon
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