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El Terado Terrace

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Glendora, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Our stay was awesome. Complimentary pick up at the doc. The room was clean, good service. Cliental were helpful, nice and respectful. It was close to the main walk. It was my daughters birthday and so glad I chose this hotel. I would stay here again in the future.

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Oceanside, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great location and helpful staff. Walking distance to beach, shops, restaurants and bars. The hotel is at the top of a hill but the walk was fine for my 4 year old. Taxis are available near by, if needed. Hotel is a bit dated but our room was quiet and clean. Loved having the kitchen, it was a great way... More 

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Billings, Montana
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for two nights in July 2016, me, my husband and our two kids - 17 and 23. It is nothing fancy but we found our room to be clean and spacious. The free car ride to the hotel from the ferry was very convenient. It's located up a hill so it is a little bit of a... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2016

Friendly Staff, Beautiful rooms, it felt like home away from home! I've made several Trips to Catalina over the years, this is the best hotel! They have the perfect location, and the most comfortable beds! The rooms had been recently updated and looked clean and modern. If your going to Catalina you need to check in to this Hotel! You... More 

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San Diego, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016 via mobile

Pros: Kitchen Free ride from the ferry AC on high when we got into the room Clean Quiet Friendly staff Close to the city Cons: Older and it shows Terrible WiFi, didn't work at all the last night Hill to walk up, or down, to get to the city area All in all the place wasn't too bad. Our last... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016 via mobile

We've stayed here a couple of times. We booked one of their townhouses for our family and it worked out really well. The staff is very friendly and accommodating. It would be nice if there were a few more cooking utensils in the kitchen so you can really prepare meals. The hike up the hill is challenging but it's a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016

It took me hours to finally book a hotel room on Avalon. I try to find the best value for the best price and found it with this hotel. It's clean and very small, 15 rooms only. You get a free taxi ride, valued $12, which is great. If you arrive early and your room is not ready, they will... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

Ok place to stay for our family. Clean reasonable sized rooms, but didn't like that the windows open to the passage where everyone walked. A one block walk up the hill from the harbor. Not the closest but close enough.

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Redondo Beach
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

This is the second time I've brought a group of pilots (24 people) to Catalina and we stayed at the El Terado Terrace both times. The staff, and especially Ivan, are attentive to every detail and they jump over backwards to be helpful. The rooms are clean and comfortable and they all have kitchens. We stayed in one of the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

El Terado Terrace was awesome! Perfect place to stay has all you need to have a great vacation. The rooms are very clean and quite. Beds are very comfortable. LARGE TVs in room has everything you need! On top of hill with nice views. Staff was great and we will stay there again! If your older the walk up hill... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Concierge
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Catalina Islands Best Hotel Value, no other Catalina Island hotel offers full size suites & townhomes at hotel room prices. All new spacious suites. Deluxe Hotel Suites with granite counter tops, fully equipped kitchens with full sized refrigerators and stoves. Large 37 inch flat screen TVs and classic Catalina art by a local artist. Choose a king or two double beds. Simply the best value on the island. No other Catalina Island hotel even comes close. ... more   less 

Additional Information about El Terado Terrace

Address: 230 Marilla Ave, PO Box 1295, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
Location: United States > California > Catalina Island > Avalon
Price Range: $121 - $369 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — El Terado Terrace 3*
Number of rooms: 18
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Also Known As:
El Terado Terrace Hotel Avalon
El Terado Terrace Mini Hotel
El Terado Terrace Catalina Island/Avalon, CA
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#7 Family Hotel in Avalon
#8 On the Beach Hotel in Avalon
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