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Pavilion Hotel

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South Pasadena, California
Reviewed 1 January 2015 via mobile

The Pavilion Hotel in Avalon is a short walk off of the Catalina Express boat that delivers you to the Island. Both breakfast and a wine & cheese happy hour are included in your stay at this delightful hotel. Great service, centrally located and super comfortable. Easily the best value on the island.

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Thanks for staying with us. We look forward to seeing you again soon!

Reviewed 31 December 2014

Traveled from Atlanta for an anniversary and birthday getaway. Great location, staff and hotel in general. Location is perfect for all activities. The afternoon wine and cheese was a nice touch. Hotel and grounds were very clean. Wish we could have stayed more than four nights!

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Thanks for staying with us. We look forward to seeing you again in the future!

Reviewed 30 December 2014

We were pleasantly surprised by the Pavillon Hotel after some of the reviews we had read. The staff is very attentive and responsive, the grounds are well kept, plenty of options for breakfast (they need a second toaster) and the wine & cheese is a great way to unwind before dinner. Good wine selection and plenty of interesting cheeses with...

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Thanks for your feedback, we appreciate your insight. We love forward to welcoming you again in the future.

Reviewed 30 December 2014

We celebrated my parents 50th wedding anniv. Here....group of 3 families and this hotel blew us away. From the moment we arrived greater with cold water, apple juice for kids and tons of hospitality. Our rooms were perfect, the grounds were green and tended to.... Later that night we enjoyed a lovely wine and cheese evening by the fire outside,...

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Thanks for staying with us! We look forward to seeing you again the future.

Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 27 December 2014

We decided to celebrate Christmas on Catalina Island. We arrived Christmas Eve and were greeted warmly, check-in was very efficient and, best of all, our room was ready. The room was nicely appointed, very clean. The size was adequate for two queens. But you'll be spending most of your time exploring the island or enjoying the wonderful common areas. The...

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CatalinaSCICo, General Manager at Pavilion Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for spending your holiday with us! We look forward to welcoming you again in the future.

New York City, New York
Reviewed 25 December 2014 via mobile

The staff was accommodating but the hotel is really a motel. The rooms are clean but there's a strong odor of bleach when you first enter the room. We found the beds were very uncomfortable. There's absolutely no view to speak of although there is a courtyard in the center with lounges. Unfortunately not the type of accommodations we were...

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CatalinaSCICo, General Manager at Pavilion Hotel, responded to this review

We're sorry that the accommodations did not meet your expectations. Thanks for staying with us.

Plano, Texas
Reviewed 24 December 2014

I read through the good reviews on tripadvisor and decided to book the Pavilion hotel for my upcoming stay at Avalon. I booked by calling the Santa Catalina Island Company last Friday and the price they offered were exorbitant($923 for 2 nights for Deluxe Double Room), but may be justified due to the holiday season! They mentioned while booking that...

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CatalinaSCICo, General Manager at Pavilion Hotel, responded to this review

Ms. Kalingan, We would like to apology for the multiple calls that you had to make to get an answer regarding a rate at the Pavilion Hotel. The first price quote (that you found on our website) included the ferry boat transportation for three people plus overnight hotel accommodations (hotel + boat package). We are happy match the price, but...

San Antonio
Reviewed 24 December 2014 via mobile

Had a wonderful stay at the pavilion hotel. Rooms were very clean and beds comfy. Nightly wine and cheese was a great addition. Grounds were kept very clean and staff was friendly. Nightly turndown service with free chocolates and bottled water added to the experience

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Thanks for staying with us. We hope to welcome you again in the future!

Apple Valley, California
Reviewed 21 December 2014

I could not find a mean person in the whole city. No I was not looking for them but nice is the word in Avalon. This applies doubly for the people at the Pavilion Hotel. I appreciated the nice comfortable bed and linens. It was quiet at the hotel. The window was open the whole time and I was not...

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Thanks for staying with us at the Pavilion Hotel. We look forward to seeing you again in the future!

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 15 December 2014

the location could not have been more perfect. sitting by the fire-pit and looking at the ocean is so wonderful- you do not want to leave. the room was spacious and clean. the breakfast buffet was rich. wine and cheese in the afternoon. cannot wait till the next time.

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Thank you for staying with us. We look forward to welcoming you to the Pavilion Hotel again in the future!

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Breakfast included
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Complimentary room amenities include: Complimentary baggage service from the ferry, concierge service, continental breakfast, afternoon wine and cheese social, outdoor lounge with fire ring, movies, Blue Ray players & iPads for checkout, 37" flat screen TVs, HBO & Showtime movie channels, wireless Internet, iHome music centers, priority cabana/chaise reservations at Descanso Beach Club, priority table reservations at Avalon Grille, priority reservations at Island Spa Catalina, Starbucks coffee and tea, and in-room safes, refrigerators, irons, ironing boards & hair dryers. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Pavilion Hotel

Address: 513 Crescent Ave., PO Box 737, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
Region: United States > California > Catalina Island > Avalon
Price Range: $308 - $593 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Pavilion Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 71
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Also Known As:
Pavilion Lodge Catalina
Pavilion Hotel Avalon
Catalina Island Lodge Pavilion
Pavilion Lodge Avalon
Pavilion Hotel Catalina Island/Avalon, CA
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#1 Family Hotel in Avalon
#1 Spa Hotel in Avalon
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Avalon
#3 Romantic Hotel in Avalon
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“We liked being on the first floor with easy access to the garden area.”
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“Deluxe rooms will accommodate 5 people with a roll away bed... and was across from garden”
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“lst fl. rooms have own outdoor chairs near garden; we were happy with 2d-floor room; any guest may use chaises & chairs in the garden.”
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