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The Avalon Hotel

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Piedmont, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2016

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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Thank Beth D
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 August 20, 2016

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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Thank Iwanttotravel4ever76
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
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2016

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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Thank OttoVonBismark
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 August 3, 2016

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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2016

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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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 

Uniontown
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15 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

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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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 July 9, 2016

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 July 3, 2016

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 July 3, 2016

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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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 

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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
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • Concierge
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: $230 - $448 (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
#3 Family Hotel in Avalon
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