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El Terado Terrace Mini Suites & Townhomes

230 Marilla Ave PO Box 1295, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
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#9 of 20 hotels in Avalon
Certificate of Excellence
Catalina Islands Best Hotel Value, no other Catalina Island hotel offers full size suites & townhouses at hotel room prices. Spacious 2 bedroom, 2 story townhouses and Deluxe Hotel Suites with granite counter tops, fully equipped kitchens with full sized refrigerators and stoves. Large 55 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. Standard rooms (no kitchen) also available.
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Sinead L wrote a review Feb 2020
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Haven't stayed here. Was about to coming next month. But decided to cancel my reservation...or at least attempt to before being charged any fees. The email I received from the hotel regarding my reservation confirmation lists an 800 number for cancellations. No one answers this number and your left to leave a message. So far no response has been given to let me know that these messages and my request were received. I tried responding the email listed on the confirmation as a point of contact (which happens to also be where my confirmation had been sent from) and it is not a registered email address. Tried going to their website and clicked on the contact link to leave my message through there and the captcha verification defaults to not recognizing your entry. At this point I am frustrated and worried that I'll be forced to pay fees for this cancellation or charged as a no show since there really isn't a reliable point of contact for this hotel. Making me feel like I dodged a bullet with changing my mind about staying here. Still no response from my voicemail messages I have left for the hotel. As someone who has worked for hotels, I usually don't mind spending the extra money to book directly through the hotel rather than third party, but this is one of the instances that is making me regret that decision. Beware of making any bookings here directly through the property.
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Date of stay: February 2020Trip type: Traveled with family
Larryl271 wrote a review Jan 2020
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Unless you are a Walker, this property is up a steep hill. We would have had a better experence with a crescent Avenue property. Room was large with a nice kitchen. Scarcely furnished, but adequate for two nights. Noticed that the smoke alarm was missing and the heating unit did not operate properly most of the time even though they sent maintenance twice. During the day front office was not manned. Had a sign to use red phone. No breakfast during off season and nearest food place was down hill on crescent ave. View of harbor was excellent and was highlight of staying here.
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Date of stay: January 2020
Jacobi wrote a review Dec 2019
Del Mar, California31 contributions6 helpful votes
The front desk person on arrival wasnt very “welcoming” - the room was clean - a mini kitchen - good if u have kids to feed . A nice walk from the Catalina express - a bit of a steep hill getting there - If u have problems hill walking - basic hotel a little under $200 dollars a night.
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Date of stay: January 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Kevin G wrote a review Dec 2019
Pomona, California20 contributions
We were only there for a heartbeat checking in late and leaving early. But here’s what I thought. The location is not a far walk from anything just uphill to get there walking. The area is very quiet like most of Avalon, it’s in a residential area and a cozy tucked away area. Our room was very spacious with a kitchen and countertop. But there was a strange scent in our room. I think from a lot of smoking in the bathroom. Hopefully just our room was like that. I haven’t really stayed anywhere else in Avalon, I would return here since the value compared to others was cheaper.
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Date of stay: December 2019Trip type: Traveled as a couple
NorCalKimmy wrote a review Oct 2019
Ripon, California114 contributions36 helpful votes
As soon as you arrive at this hotel on the hillside, it feels like an old apartment building. There is a small outdoor area right on the road with a couple tables and BBQs and the front window where you check in, no lobby. Our "Ocean View" room was more like a peek at the ocean over a bunch of buildings and rooftops. but you cant leave the curtains or window open because the only window is on the same wall as the door which opens onto the outdoor walkway to all other rooms. The air conditioning is a wall unit which is set to Celsius only and ours kept getting an error message and stopped cooling every 1-2 hours which was not welcome in the middle of the night when you wake up hot. They sent their repair guy who did his best, but doesn't understand much about HVAC and would reset the thermostat just to have it error out again within an hour or so. The bathroom was fine, nothing fancy with a small stall shower. The full kitchen would've been nice if we were there for longer than a weekend, For $300+ a night- stay somewhere nicer
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Date of stay: September 2019
Room Tip: Don't bother with the ocean view upgrade- it's more like a walkway view
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$133 - $312 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about El Terado Terrace Mini Suites & Townhomes
Which popular attractions are close to El Terado Terrace Mini Suites & Townhomes?
Nearby attractions include Catalina Island Museum (0.1 miles), Golf Gardens Miniature Golf (0.2 miles), and Wrigley Memorial & Botanic Garden (0.3 miles).
Which room amenities are available at El Terado Terrace Mini Suites & Townhomes?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What are some restaurants close to El Terado Terrace Mini Suites & Townhomes?
Conveniently located restaurants include Steve's Steakhouse, Catalina Coffee & Cookie Co, and Scoops Catalina Island.
Are there any historical sites close to El Terado Terrace Mini Suites & Townhomes?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Catalina Island Casino Ballroom (0.4 miles).
Does El Terado Terrace Mini Suites & Townhomes have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the ocean view available here.
Is El Terado Terrace Mini Suites & Townhomes accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access. For specific inquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.