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Hotel Vista Del Mar

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#4 of 20 Hotels in Avalon
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California
Reviewed 16 December 2016

The island is so nice in the winter time. We went over on Friday and returned on Sunday. The hotel was absolutely lovely! We arrived in time for the evening fresh baked cookies and milk that they put out every night. One of the perks of staying at this hotel in the winter is all the rooms have cozy fireplaces...

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San Diego, California
Reviewed 8 December 2016

The rooms and property were well kept and clean. The bed was comfortable and the amenities were nice. These are all things that I have come to expect from a great hotel such as Vista Del Mar. The included continental breakfast was the typical pastry, bagels, cereal and coffee. The front desk service was exceptional, friendly, knowledgable and ensured a...

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Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 6 December 2016

My friends and I had a wonderful time at this hotel. The staff did a wonderful job making you feel welcome. We had an ocean view room which I highly recommend. You can relax on your balcony and just watch everything going on below.

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Simi Valley
Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

This by far was a great experience! The hotel was there ready to help with anything. Beautiful room and very comfy bed. Made you feel like it was home with beautiful views. It rained when I went and the hotel provided us with large umbrellas so we could still go out and shop along the strip. The continental breakfast was...

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Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Love love love! The perfect location on Avalon with an idyllic view. Steps from the local tiki bar. And a quick bag drag from the port. So thrilled to have spent my birthday weekend getaway in such a charming spot. Huge win for the husband!

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Vancouver, Washington
Reviewed 16 November 2016

This was an exceptionally well-appointed room, with a love seat, chair, flat screen, refrigerator, robes, bath products, etc. All of the accoutrements were of higher quality than you might expect in a tourist town. The rooms are smaller in size than a standard hotel room, but felt quite comfortable (not squeezed into a closet like NYC, for example.) We arrived...

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Los Angeles, CA
Reviewed 15 November 2016

My wife and I were blown away by Hotel Vista Del Mar on our recent stay. It really is just the third floor of a building of restaurants on the main drag in Catalina, but they make the most of the space they have. The open-air lobby is breathtaking. They have all the right thoughtful amenities, like chocolates and turn...

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Morro Bay, California
Reviewed 26 October 2016

The Ocean View Suite is by far the best room on the island. It's located centrally and has the best view of the beach with a balcony. The facilities are all top notch. The staff was satisfactory. Being able to get a later checkout thats 11am would have made this perfect. Other than that, I would go back again and...

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Garden Grove, California
Reviewed 17 October 2016

My wonderful sister and brother-in-law gifted us with a trip and stay at the Vista del Mar hotel in Catalina for our 45th Wedding Anniversary combined with my Birthday Celebration. We had the Beautiful Ocean View Room with a private balcony. There was a bottle of Champagne and balloons in the room to welcome us. The room was such an...

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San Diego, California
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Hotel VDM is a little oasis right in the middle of downtown Avalon. We thoroughly enjoyed a 3 night girls trip and were treated wonderfully! The staff was welcoming (yes, they will even carry your bags up 2 flights of stairs!), helpful and they serve warm cookies and milk each evening. The balcony suites were luxurious and comfortable and the...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel Vista Del Mar is located on the beach, overlooking Avalon Bay, with rooms featuring: ocean views, jetted tub, continental breakfast, milk and cookies each evening, HDTV, DirecTV, DVD / Blu-Ray Player, complimentary Blu-Ray and DVD library, fireplace, wet bar with refrigerator, complimentary high-speed wireless internet, air conditioning, beach mats and beach chairs. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Vista Del Mar

Address: 417 Crescent Ave., Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
Region: United States > California > Catalina Island > Avalon
Price Range: $189 - $646 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 14
Also Known As:
Vista Del Mar Avalon
Vista Del Mar Hotel
Hotel Vista Del Mar Catalina Island/Avalon, CA
Hotel Style:
#1 Best Value Hotel in Avalon
#2 Family Hotel in Avalon
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Avalon
#4 Romantic Hotel in Avalon
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“We stayed in room 103, right off the breakfast area, which was still quiet and comfortable.”
 of 5 bubbles NorthernWingtips, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
“great view, convenient location”
 of 5 bubbles stevegossett, 24 Jan 2017 | Read review
“all rooms are on the same floor but there are two with a balcony over looking the harbor that is a wonderful extra feature!”
 of 5 bubbles jlujan2017, 1 Jan 2017 | Read review
“All rooms are beautiful but if you can get the ocean view”
 of 5 bubbles Idah0sun, 21 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Ocean View suites are really nice!”
 of 5 bubbles CaliforniaBusykat, 15 Dec 2016 | Read review
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