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The Avalon Hotel

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Parker, Colorado
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28 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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Tolland, CT
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31 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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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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 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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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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
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 

Piedmont, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed for a week at the Avalon Hotel and found it very enjoyable. The rooms are quite lovely as they have handmade Stickley type furniture and lots of details such as tiles imbedded in the stairs, the bathrooms and throughout the entire hotel and original Oil paintings on the walls.The staff are all totally accommodating especially the primary desk... More 

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

I'm really happy you enjoyed your stay with us, Beth! It's great to hear you not only loved the ambiance of our hotel but had a wonderful experience with our Innkeepers, too. Laurie will enjoy reading what an awesome job she did for you. Thanks so much for this five-star review, and I can't wait to see you the next... More 

Simi Valley, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This review is over due but the memories and the good times my daughter and I had while staying at the Avalon will be something we will never forget. It started with walking into the hotel only to find the one and only Carlos other guests have already mentioned in reviews was great, so I knew we were in good... More 

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

Wow!! Thanks for this incredible review, Tricia -- it really means a lot. It made my day to know we were able to make your trip to Avalon an unforgettable experience. I'm happy to hear you formed such great friendships with so many of our Innkeepers, Carlos and Laurie will love reading your kind words! Scotty Rohlfsen has opened CatalinaOutdoorAdventures.com.... More 

Los Angeles
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37 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Many things to like about this hotel. It's not fancy, but very comfortable, and they take the time to make the experience pleasant. Rooms very clean and well appointed. Nice small touches such as very nice breakfast and wine/cheese daily. Great location steps from the beach

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

I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay with us, Otto! It's great to hear that you received awesome customer service and enjoyed the small niceties we add like our complimentary continental breakfast and our Friday night wine and cheese. Thank you for your kinds words, and I hope that you'll be back again soon for another relaxing Island vacation! Until... More 

Beaverton, Oregon
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In a setting that is very reminiscent of the French Riviera, the Avalon hotel is a perfect complement to the location. Beautiful, clean, great location and very friendly and helpful staff. I would definitely recommend it for anyone looking for an authentic, local and boutique experience.

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

Hi Paul! We're glad you enjoyed you stay with us. Being compared to the French Riviera is a very nice compliment:) We appreciate your kind words regarding our hotel, and especially the staff. Hope to see you here again soon...thanks! Jamie Operations Manager More 

London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I should start this review by saying that I didn't actually stay at this hotel. However.... I arrived in Avalon, went to the hotel I booked at, who told me they were full and had no record of my reservation. Thinking that I'd perhaps booked a different hotel, I started trying other places. The first I tried was the Hotel... More 

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

We're so glad we could help you out! We understand how confusing and frustrating finding the right hotel can be when you've arrived at a different location. We hope you had a wonderful and relaxing vacation in Avalon, and would love to see you again on future travels. Until then, Kathleen - Managing Partner More 

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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016

Our stay at The Avalon was brief but very enjoyable and refreshing. Our room was comfortable and spotless with a big bath. The staff was more than accommodating and allowed us to store our bags for the day after we checked out. The location is close to the village center. The little extras are what make it special - having... More 

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

I am glad you enjoyed your stay with us so much, I wish you'd had more time to spend, Diane! It was wonderful we impressed you with our accommodations, location, and customer service. Our Innkeeping team will enjoy reading your kind words. I hope you will come back to see us soon -- perhaps for a longer stay next time!... More 

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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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: $367 - $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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