Reading all the reviews I was expecting very small rooms and a worn out hotel. This was not the case. The hotel as recently been renovated, the staff was phenomenal and the rooms were not that small. I recommend booking a room with 2 queen beds and the room is much bigger. The one small thing is the bathroom, but it was just fine for my wife and I.
The hotel has water 24 hours a day in the lobby and coffee in the morning. Also, great location and they will store bags if you are leaving the island after checkout.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Just 1/2 a block from the beach, the historic Hotel Atwater was built in the 1920's and offers a wide variety of room types from Economy Rooms, Standard Rooms to Suites. This hotel fits any budget and is perfect for active couples, families, scuba divers and large groups. Offerings include: Complimentary baggage service from the ferry, Suites and Standard Rooms feature air conditioning / heating, iron and ironing boards, Suites and Standard Rooms feature hair dryers, basic-cable TV - free HBO and Showtime, senior, military and group discounts, complimentary storage room for dive gear, mountain bikes and luggage. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Atwater Hotel Avalon
- Hotel Atwater Catalina Island/Avalon, CA