The Avalon Hotel on Catalina Island

Address: 124 Whittley Ave, Avalon, Catalina Island, California, 90704, United States | Hotel
 
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This hotel, located on 124 Whittley Ave, Avalon, is near Catalina Island Casino, Wrigley Memorial and Botanical Garden, Catalina Island Museum, and Catalina Ocean Rafting.
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    Historical Traveler Reviews The Avalon Hotel on Catalina Island

    The best hotel on the island

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    My wife and I just got back from a weekend away at the Avalon for her birthday. It was one of the best experiences we have had in along time, all thanks to the Avalon Hotel and its excellent staff. The staff (Cindy and Linda) were willing to do anything and everything it took to keep us happy. The amenities were amazing, and the bed was the most comfortable bed in the world, and it is so nice to be able to leave for the weekend from LA to such a nice place without having to travel very far. We plan on returning to The Avalon many times for a weekend getaway.

    We felt like royalty

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    My husband and I enjoyed the most fabulous stay at the Avalon Hotel. We were so impressed with the thoughtful details from woodwork in the lobby, the artwork on the walls of hallways, to the coziness of the room itself. The bed was the most comfortable bed I've ever slept in (including the one I have at home!). Both of us are tied at the hip to our laptops, so we made good use of the free high speed internet access in the room. I could not believe the quality of the bathroom amenities, from salt scrubs to shea butter lotions to the fabulous smelling shampoo and hand made soap. The continental breakfast in the garden reminded us of our visit to a bed and breakfast in New Zealand. The staff was just wonderful. We felt truly pampered and will be sure to stay there again on our next visit to Avalon.

    Great B & B for some R & R!

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    Tempur-Pedic beds, flat screen t.v.'s w/ DVD player, plush bedding, in-room microwaves & refrigerators, large roof-top deck with panoramic views, continental breakfast, happy hour wine & cheese tasting, in-room complimentary champagne (upon request) and first class service! All of that AND the beautiful weather and sights of Catalina...It was a perfect weekend at a perfect hotel! We had a wonderful time. We'll definitely make another trip to The Avalon Hotel.

    Charming hotel

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    My friend and I went to Catalia for a kayak trip and were pleasantly surprised by the wonderful service and charming surrounds we experienced at the Avalon Hotel. We have been raving about it to friends and colleagues who are most interested in coming to see it for themselves. The mid-week, winter special made this a great value for the money.

    Absolute Perfection

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    Just walked in the house from a perfect, and I mean PERFECT mini-vacation. First time to Catalina, and it wont be the last. But the highlight of our stay was the best hotel we have ever experienced. The Avalon is a small, quaint, semi- bed &breakfast, but with every amenity and luxury detail imaginable. Outstanding room, breakfast, veranda, rooftop view, what a bed, access to main street, clean,etc. --class all the way. Reasonable price - put us down for next year!

    Beauty in the Details

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    From the Craftsman-style architecture, custome mica lamps, impressionist paintings from local artists, it was the fine touches, the details, that brought a special touch to our stay. We had a partial-view of the ocean and fell asleep each night to the sound of the garden fountain. The bedding was luxurious and the homemade soaps and creams, wonderful. We enjoyed sunny weather and an off-season rate by going in late September. My two criticisms are that we could never afford the on-season rate, and we could not get used to the funky, space-age foam mattresses. Regardless of this, we already plan on returning and staying even longer than we did before.

    The Avalon Hotel is amazing!

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    I planned a surprise birthday party weekend for my husband and reserved 6 rooms for July 2005. I had guests coming from every direction (ie. Hawaii and Chicago) and knew they all were people that enjoyed (and expected) a very plush hotel...The Avalon Hotel won them over! Each one of them raved about the gorgeous hotel rooms, the friendly staff, the lovely breakfast, and the roof top view. I worked closely with the staff and found them to be very helpful and cheerful each step of the way. I have told everyone I know that The Avalon Hotel is my "new" favorite (although I still think the Snug Harbor Inn and Hotel Vista Del Mar are also excellent choices). Yes, The Avalon Hotel is expensive but completely worth it! Splurge and you won't regret it!

    Top of the Line on Catalina Island

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    I recently returned from my second stay at the Avalon Hotel on Catalina Island and I'm happy to say that I enjoyed this visit as much as my first. Catalina is not known for fancy high-end hotels, but this small little gem really delivers. From the friendly front desk staff, to the pleasant housekeeping staff, as a guest they definitely make you feel special.

    The rooms are all all nice sizes with large comfortable bathrooms with wonderful complimentary soaps and lotions. They each also have state of the art LCD TV monitors and DVD players.

    More importantly, the hotel is located a couple doors up from the main street and away from the noise of the island and other hotels. But its a short walk to the shops and restaurants of Avalon.

    For a small island community that does not offer much in the way of space and comfort, its nice to know that at least oone hotel delivers!!!

    Enjoyed our stay at the Avalon hotel

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    Strongly recommend the Avalon. We loved the whimsical tissue box, tile decoration, cute garden. Definitely should not miss breakfast on the rooftop with 360 degree view of Catalina Island.

    Wow! Don't miss staying at the Avalon Hotel!

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    This hotel is a real beauty. It has been recently renovated and has many elegant and artistic touches. My family and I stayed for our wedding and were overwhelmed by the comfortable elegance, the breath-taking views of the harbor and the friendly and helpful staff. Staying at the Avalon is a wonderful experience and we absolutely hated to leave. There is no doubt we will return time and again.

    TripAdvisor Reviews The Avalon Hotel on Catalina Island

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