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The Avalon Hotel

#1 of 20 Hotels in Avalon
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124 Whittley Ave, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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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Thank Diane S
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 

Uniontown
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15 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Kudos to you all at the Avalon hotel for making the perfect vacation spot to enjoy!! First and foremost. The owners have amass the perfect combination of excellent staff that are unbelieveable in their care for the customer. I cannot say enough about all the staff members I met on my trip. Carlos-is amazing and is so accommodating. Laurie-is spectacular... More 

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Thank S7825FClisac
TheAvalonHotels, Owner at The Avalon Hotel, responded to this review

Why, thank you, Lisa! It sounds like you got to meet a lot of folks on our team. I'm excited to hear they showed you nothing but the best and you had excellent interactions with all our Innkeeper's. They will be humbled by your kind words. We always want guests to have memorable vacations when they stay with us, so... More 

San Diego, California
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed two days in June 2016 at this wonderful hotel. The location of this hotel is perfect! The staff is amazing. We enjoyed breakfast while watching the hummingbirds and cardinals feed on the many feeders hanging around the beautifully landscaped patio area. Clean rooms, beautiful woodwork in a hotel that was completely restored with top of the line quality... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to leave us your feedback about your stay in June. From our location to our team and accommodations, it's wonderful to have your compliments on our Trip Advisor page, and I'm delighted to know we earned five stars. I hope you'll stay with us again! All the best, Kathleen - Managing Partner More 

Santa Monica, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Avalon Hotel is thee best hotel in Avalon! We stayed there to celebrate my daughter's 21st birthday and they upgraded us to an ocean view! We had stayed here 7 years ago and remembered how fabulous our stay was then and this time reinforced our memory. The views are beautiful from the room and the roof top balcony and... More 

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

A 21st birthday is no small celebration, and I'm thrilled you and your family decided to spend the occasion at our hotel. While it's not always possible to upgrade your room accommodations, it sounded like it worked out perfectly for you all, and I couldn't be happier! Laurie and Carlos were more than happy to be of service, and they... More 

Tenino, Washington
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We recently stayed at this wonderful hotel in room 306. We had a spectacular view of the harbor and town. Our room was very spacious and was everything we had hoped it would be. We got their on Friday afternoon and enjoyed the hotels wine, beer and cheese that were offered in their lovely courtyard. We really enjoyed eating breakfast... More 

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Thank reinier28
TheAvalonHotels, Owner at The Avalon Hotel, responded to this review

Annette and Larry, I was very happy to see your incredible compliments about your room and our accommodations. It sounds like you had a lovely stay with us, and that's exactly what we want for everyone! Thank you for sharing about your time here because this is how word spreads about our efforts. We'll be looking forward to having you... More 

San Francisco, California
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We snuck away to Avalon recently for an overnight escape for our anniversary- and we could not have chosen a better spot. From the moment we checked in- well actually, the experience began with phone calls and we found everyone friendly and helpful....but at check in, we knew we had found something special. We were greeted by Carlos and Laurie... More 

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

When you stay with us, we do consider you family, and I'm happy that Carlos and Laurie gave you that impression. It sounds like your time here was perfect for your anniversary getaway, and I'm honored you chose our hotel for your special occasion. While we consider our accommodations to be a standard staple, I appreciate your compliments, and it's... More 

Orange County, California
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65 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I absolutely cannot say enough about this hotel. It doesn't even FEEL like a hotel - it's better! And, I love hotels. From the moment we stepped in, we were greeted with genuine friendliness and happiness. We felt like we were staying in a beautiful home with friends, but yet had our privacy. Laurie and Erica are so welcoming and... More 

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

You've positively made our entire day! I'm honored you felt our property is a step above other places you've stayed. If you like us, you might want to check out the places with UniqueInns.com as they are mostly personally owned and operated similarly, yet all Unique. It's wonderful to know our amenities were appreciated. Please know Laurie and Erica will... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I believe the room my new bride and I stayed in at The Avalon Hotel had to be the best on the island. The balcony view of the ocean and local happenings below was simply breathtaking. The complimentary bottle of wine (of our choice), along with the wonderful complimentary breakfast in the serene garden area of the hotel topped off... More 

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

First and foremost, I'm beyond thrilled that you and your new bride decided to spend your honeymoon with us on Catalina Island, Anthony. If I didn't get a chance to tell you when you were here, congratulations! I'm glad you enjoyed your stay, and I do hope you two will be back to see us in the future. All the... More 

Las Cruces, New Mexico
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19 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

Stayed a Monday through a Friday with my wife and we had a great week The staff was all very friendly and helpful. Carlos and Laurie provided us great recommendations on things to do and where to eat. The continental breakfast was nice, well-presented and had a good variety. The hours were great, starting at 7:30 and didn't end until... More 

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

It was our pleasure to show you such a great stay, and I want to thank you for writing us such a detailed and thoughtful review. Not only is it great to have so much information about your experience, but it's also incredibly helpful for your fellow TripAdvisor users to have this inside scoop. As for your water usage restrictions,... More 

Austin, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

Our family stayed here this past week and the hospitality was just over the top. The very clean small hotel definitely has a home atmosphere, enhanced by the gracious front desk staff, Laura and Raylene. My grandson loved the koi pond, the complimentary brunch was perfect, and the location of the hotel all make us want to come back as... More 

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

I certainly hope you'll come back to stay with us as soon as possible! It was wonderful to hear that you and your family completely enjoyed your stay with us, and Laurie and Raylene will be thrilled to read your kind words. It's always terrific to know when we've had happy guests! All the best, Kathleen - Managing Partner More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • 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
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • 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: $334 - $449 (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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