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The Avalon Hotel

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Austin, Tx
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

We spent 2 nights at The Avalon and absolutely loved it. Having never been to Catalina before we really didn't know what to expect. This hotel is close to everything. A car is not necessary. Our room was very comfortable. Everyone we met was helpful and friendly. The rooftop terrace was great for late afternoon wine. The Avalon website represents...

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Santa Clarita, California
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My Wife & I stayed at the Avalon Hotel two nights ago, for my Birthday. I talked with Lauri to make my Reservation, and she also had a bottle of Champaign waiting for us! We are already checking our calendar to see when we can come back again.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

This is my new favorite hotel in Avalon. The character it has is so nice. It's makes me feel like I am in the 50s. This hotel is well maintain and I heard it's going to go through a remodel but I hope they don't take away the character. I like looking out the window and see the rooftop where...

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

I'm delighted that you were pleased with everything. We're all about providing a relaxing environment for our guests, however, I believe you stayed elsewhere in Avalon and not at The Avalon Hotel. We don't have a gentleman from Dublin, we offer our continental breakfast in our garden and we do not have plans of going though a major remodel anytime...

Acton, MA
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great location, great staff at the hotel, great recommendations on restaurants and activities, great continental breakfast. Beautiful rooms well appointed. We will definitely stay there again on our next trip to Catalina!

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

I'm happy you enjoyed your stay with us, and I'm glad you were a fan of our continental breakfast and rooms. What's more, it is a treat to know you will choose to stay with us again the next time you're on the island. Thank you! Kathleen - Managing Partner

New York City, New York
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just visited with my son. From my initial call with Jaime, to our check-out, we felt welcomed and happy we chose the Avalon. Upon landing in Santa Ana airport, I had a voice mail from Laurie confirming what ferry were taking and asking if we had any questions. Arriving at the hotel, we were greeted by Laurie who felt like...

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

It means a lot to know you felt welcomed from the moment you were in contact with Laurie, and I'm so glad that continued throughout your stay here. What's more, I so appreciate you taking the time to leave us such thoughtful feedback, and it's great to know the little touches, like the fire pit, was appreciated. Thank you so...

Kaunakakai, Hawaii
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had an amazing stay at the Avalon Hotel. Laurie was friendly and attentive, from caring for our luggage when we arrived before the check-in time, to suggestions on things to do and directions around town, and always greeting us warmly when we returned. The hotel itself is tastefully decorated in the craftsman style, and the rooms were cozy with...

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

It's great to know you enjoyed your stay with us -- so much so that you'll be back! We are glad you were happy with everything from our welcoming Innkeepers to your cozy room and our continental breakfast. Thank you, and we look forward to welcoming you back soon! Until then, Kathleen - Managing Partner

Spokane, Washington, Usa
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The staff was great. Very help in so many ways. Every thing is easy to access and many activities to choose from if you want or you can just relax and chill. I would find out when the cruise ships are not there because it is far less crowded.

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

It's great to hear you had such a relaxing stay with us, Paul, and that you found our team to be so helpful. What's more, thanks for taking the time to share on here, and I hope to welcome you back the next time you're in Catalina! Until then, Kathleen - Managing Partner

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The reviews are correct. The staff are wonderful. The quality of the furnishings stand out, as does the Koi pond. On Fridays they have a wine and cheese offering in the garden. Their continental breakfast was a good as continental breakfasts get. I was particularly pleased to find a mini fridge with a couple of Snapple and waters that were...

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

Sparejm, thank you! I'm thrilled you enjoyed everything from our welcoming Innkeepers to our complimentary cheese and wine evening, and I hope that means we'll get to welcome you back for another stay. Until then! Kathleen - Managing Partner

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a wonderful visit to Catalina Island, stayed 3 nights at the Avalon. The service was great and everyone very kind and helpful. The room was above average for Catalina as we have stayed at several different places in the past. The hotel was clean and comfortable with a great view of the harbor. My only complaint was the...

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

I'm so happy you had such a wonderful visit, Troessel, and it means a lot to know we helped make your trip a great experience. What's more, it speaks volumes to say our rooms were a highlight, and I appreciate you recommending us to others. Best, Kathleen - Managing Partner

Chula Vista, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sorry for the late response. Also, I posted this on a different hotel in error and this belongs to The Avalon Hotel at 124 Whitley Ave. We stayed there last June (2016) for my wife's 50th birthday. Laurie greeted us and was there for the duration of our stay. Rooms, breakfast and hospitality were beyond reproach. We had a great...

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

Thank you for taking the time to post this, and I'm happy to hear you and your wife enjoyed celebrating her birthday here with us! It is also great to know you were pleased with our welcoming Innkeepers and enjoyed our spectacular views. We can't wait to have you both back for another stay. Until then, Kathleen - Managing Partner

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  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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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: $220 - $375 (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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“Nice location, just a few blocks from the Avalon Beach Boardwalk area.”
KentS297, 5 days ago | Read review
“Room 204 is a garden view room overlooking the courtyard, away from the road. It was quiet.”
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  • Behind the curtain was a sliding door that could open with a nice breeze
molokaigirl808, 1 week ago | Read review
“Room 201 had a great view the side of Catalina and a fair bit of the ocean.”
Sparejm, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“See The Avalon Hotel website for accurate room descriptions”
cal622003, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“We had an oceanview balcony, but views are beautiful in every direction.”
JonBozeman, 3 weeks ago | Read review
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