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The Avalon Hotel

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Lincoln, Vermont
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed at the Avalon for 8 days and my experience was fantastic. Beautiful atmosphere, clean comfortable accommodations and an over the top friendly staff. The koi in the pond were very cool too. The location is very central so you can walk to the main drag in a couple of minutes yet it is very quiet.

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Thank mayer607
TheAvalonHotels, Owner at The Avalon Hotel, responded to this review

I'm so happy you had such a wonderful stay with us! It's great to hear you enjoyed out atmosphere, accommodations​, and customer service, and I hope to be seeing you again the next time you're on Catalina Island. All my best, Kathleen - Managing Partner More 

Omaha, Nebraska
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70 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An exceptional greeting by the staff, as they asked if we were celebrating anything special. Mentioned our anniversary of 30 years, whereupon they presented us with a choice of fine wines! the roof of the Hotel served as a very nice "outdoor lounge" with comfortable seating. A very tasteful patio level Choi pond, surrounded by magnificent tropical garden setting for... More 

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Thank JohnOmaha_Nebraska
TheAvalonHotels, Owner at The Avalon Hotel, responded to this review

I'm so happy to hear you received great customer service and enjoyed our selection of fine wines! IT's great you took advantage of our rooftop, patio, and garden patio, and we can't wait to see you the next time you're in town. All my best, Kathleen - Managing Partner More 

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15 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here from 9/4/16 to 9/6/16. Room 206 was small and different from other hotels we've been to. The way the room was arranged was a little awkward but it was comfortable. It had a small balcony with a sliding door so you can stand out there and look outside to the beach. The bed was up against the... More 

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TheAvalonHotels, Owner at The Avalon Hotel, responded to this review

Marvin, thanks for this detailed review! I'm glad you had an overall lovely stay, and I hope to be seeing you the next time you're in town. Best, Kathleen - Managing Partner More 

san fran
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10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The staff were warm, friendly, and so knowledgeable about the area and what to do. The room was comfortable and bright. The bathroom was spacious, super clean, with great soaps and other amenities. Lovely courtyard with a koi pond and fire pit. Excellent continental breakfast served there in the mornings. Wine and cheese on Friday night. Just a block from... More 

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Thank crtd
TheAvalonHotels, Owner at The Avalon Hotel, responded to this review

It's so nice to hear you found our Innkeepers to be helpful and friendly, and I'm glad you enjoyed your room! I'm also happy you took advantage of our continental breakfast in our courtyard and enjoyed our wine and cheese night. Thanks for this amazing review and we all look forward to seeing you the next time you're in town!... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The room was small but clean with everything we could want even robes. The mission style of the hotel and paneling was a refreshing change. It made everything cozy.The bed was comfy, the linens were smooth and Lori at the front desk was absolutely wonderful. We couldn't ask for a nicer more comfortable stay.

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Thank Rhonda B
TheAvalonHotels, Owner at The Avalon Hotel, responded to this review

Rhonda, thanks for all five stars! I'm so glad you enjoyed your room and you had everything you needed. It's great to hear our hotel has a cozy and refreshing feel to it. Laurie will enjoy reading your compliments, and we can't wait to see you​ again soon. Until then, Kathleen - Managing Partner More 

Orange County, California
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40 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very cute little place...nice garden area with pretty koi pond and lots of hummingbirds..our room was on the third floor and had a nice balcony that overlooked the harbor...the room was small but cute. The bed was super comfy and had lovely sheets...nice clean bathroom with a nice big tub. Loved the staff, very accommodating..now for the warning LOL this... More 

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Thank wildjflippin2016
TheAvalonHotels, Owner at The Avalon Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for this awesome and detailed review -- I certainly appreciate it! I'm so glad you loved our garden and koi pond, and enjoyed the amenities in your room. I hope you had a lovely visit on Catalina Island, and I look forward to seeing you again soon. All my best, Kathleen - Managing Partner More 

Parker, Colorado
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29 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very clean! Relaxing hotel almost with a Nothern Wisconson lodge! It met my expectation but did'nt exceed them which I had hoped! If party is your choice there are a couple hotels right on the main drag that might be better suited! This was well run though!

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Thank tj jame t
TheAvalonHotels, Owner at The Avalon Hotel, responded to this review

Although I do wish we'd exceeded your expectations, TJ, I'm so happy you enjoyed your stay with us and thought our hotel was well run. Thanks for taking the time to review us and we all hope to see you in Avalon again soon. Best, Kathleen - Managing Partner More 

Tolland, CT
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122 reviews
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

Really enjoyed our stay on the island at the Avalon. The room was small, but very well equipped with wonderful lotions and soaps. We especially liked the breakfast out in the courtyard. Would stay again and recommend this for couples. The other nice thing is that Catalina gets quite after the boats leave for the day.

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Thank leopolean
TheAvalonHotels, Owner at The Avalon Hotel, responded to this review

I'm so glad you had such a lovely stay here at The Avalon, Leopolean! It's great to hear you appreciated the little things, like our nature based handmade lotions and soaps in your room. I hope that you will be back ASAP for another relaxing stay on Catalina Island. All my best, Kathleen - Managing Partner More 

sioux falls
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

We just finished our 2 night stay at the Avalon Hotel. We found the staff (thanks Laurie and Jamie!) to be very helpful and accommodating. We had a balcony room and enjoyed the rooftop for an evening dinner and sharing a bottle of wine. The bed was super comfortable and the sheets heavenly (so appreciated having 3 pillows per guest!).... More 

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Thank birde_10
TheAvalonHotels, Owner at The Avalon Hotel, responded to this review

Glad that Laurie and Jamie were so helpful for your stay. I'm glad you enjoyed your room, our salt scrub and our roof-deck. We can't wait to host you again the next time you're on Catalina Island. Best, Kathleen - Managing Partner More 

New York City, New York
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2016

Every year I travel to Catalina Island, and I love staying at The Avalon. This trip was no different. The staff at the hotel is very friendly, professional, and attentive. Also, it's worth waking up for breakfast in the courtyard. While the food itself is just a continental breakfast, it's nice to chat with other hotel visitors and the staff.... More 

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TheAvalonHotels, Owner at The Avalon Hotel, responded to this review

It's so much fun that you get to visit Catalina Island each year -- and we're honored you choose to stay with us! Thanks so much for your loyalty and for taking​ the time to leave this detailed review. I'm happy to hear you've had wonderful experiences at our hotel -- especially when it came to customer service. I want... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Avalon Hotel offers premier boutique hotel accommodations in the heart of beautiful Catalina Island. We invite you to discover an environment of understated elegance, where luxurious bedding, unique artwork and hand-crafted hardwoods and tile combine to create an enchanting experience. Located just off the Southern California coast, Catalina Island offers a resort experience that is very accessible. Most of our Catalina Island hotel rooms have breath-taking ocean views of Avalon harbor and its scenic surroundings. The breathtaking views from our Rooftop Getaway are sure to be a highlight of your stay at The Avalon Hotel. With a 360-degree vista of Avalon and its charming harbor, the Rooftop offers the ideal spot to sightsee and relax. From classic Craftsman styling and modern conveniences, deluxe bedding and upscale bath amenities, to an all-around relaxed atmosphere, The Avalon Hotel offers a unique hotel experience to every one of our welcomed guests. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Avalon Hotel

Address: 124 Whittley Ave, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
Location: United States > California > Catalina Island > Avalon
Price Range: $222 - $429 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Avalon Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 15
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The Avalon Hotel Catalina Island, CA
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#1 On the Beach Hotel in Avalon
#1 Romantic Hotel in Avalon
#3 Family Hotel in Avalon
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