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Hotel Catalina

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The historic Hotel Catalina is decorated in the Victorian style. Hotel Catalina combines old world elegance and charm, with all the advantages of a modern establishment. Strolling along the balustrade verandas at the front of the establishment, from sunrise to sunset you'll enjoy the refreshing sea air and splendid panorama views of the picturesque harbor. Recently remodeled in Thomasville furnishings.
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Property amenities
Non-Smoking Hotel
Shuttle Bus Service
Public Wifi
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Meeting Rooms
Hot Tub
Room features
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
Air Conditioning
Family Rooms
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HOTEL STYLE
Mountain View
Historic Hotel
HOTEL CLASS
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Reviewed 30 August 2018

My friend and I stayed here and we traveled together and $200 per night gets you a 4 star hotel. This is a 2 two motel at best. We arrived it's an old house. We were put in room 111 next to the front door...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank jidanab
Response from Kris G, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel CatalinaResponded 10 September 2018

Hi Jida, Hotel Catalina is a 100 year old Victorian Hotel. The rooms are smaller and have no AC. We do have the Courtyard Garden Suites that are larger rooms with AC. Sorry you did not enjoy the island. Thanks Kris

Reviewed 19 August 2018

this place is not what it says it is... the AC is open window air no air conditioning,. the rooms wont fit your suit case! Its a SH-- Shower and Shave room... Nothing worked the continental breakfast was even cheesy! They state this is a...More

Date of stay: August 2018
1  Thank barbara p
Response from Kris G, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel CatalinaResponded 22 August 2018

Hi Barbara, We are sorry you did not enjoy your stay at Hotel Catalina. This is a 100 year old Victorian Hotel. There is no AC and the rooms are smaller, but so is the price. Now if you want a large room with a...More

Reviewed 9 August 2018

We booked 3 nights in the FAMILY COTTAGES (1 FULL/2 TWINS) and the rate was considered average about $300+ per night. There were 3 of us and we arrived and were handed the room keys. Opened the door and the place is an absolute nightmare...More

Date of stay: August 2018
1  Thank jrush247
Response from Kris G, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel CatalinaResponded 15 August 2018

Hi Jrush, We are sorry you did not enjoy your stay at Hotel Catalina. Hotel Catalina is a 100 year old Victorian historic Hotel. It does not have and elevator or air conditioning. We do have the Courtyard Suites that have central AC. Thanks Kris

Reviewed 27 July 2018

I stayed here for 4 nights with my spouse on vacation. Upon check in the front desk lady was very sweet and welcoming . The hotel is very close to almost everything on the Island. Literally a 5 minute walk from the beach, restaurants, casino,...More

Date of stay: July 2018
1  Thank Destiny661
Response from Kris G, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel CatalinaResponded 15 August 2018

Hello Destiny, Thank you for the awesome review. Next time you are on the island I recommend you try our restaurant El Galleon. They have karaoke at night! Thanks Kris

Reviewed 27 June 2018

This place has a certain amount of charm. The room was small, but I liked the "balcony" outside that overlooked a garden with fake deer. Best of all is that it was quiet. Worst for me is that I have trouble with stairs and there...More

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank Kathy D
Response from Kris G, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel CatalinaResponded 5 July 2018

Hi Kathy, Thank you for the review. Yes our Hotel is over 100 years old and was before elevators so hence the stairs. Hope to see you again soon. Thanks Kris

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RichardAllenH
10 April 2018|
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Response from 998kenb | Reviewed this property |
No pool just a hot tub
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Noel s
8 January 2018|
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Response from razzwho1 | Reviewed this property |
Showers. No laundry facilities. I have never Seen any pets during any of our stays. There isn't really an area for them. You really have to call the hotel.
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LYNN ANN F
25 September 2015|
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Response from razzwho1 | Reviewed this property |
No, we've stayed there twice and I have never seen or heard an animal.
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Room Tips
"just don't stay here"
jidanab
30 Aug. 2018
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"make sure you confirm air conditioning before booking a room"
jrush247
8 Aug. 2018
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"Rooms that faced the water are cooler"
Wartfang
26 Nov. 2017
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"We prefer the Garden Suites in the back. There may be a partial Ocean view from the front."
razzwho1
9 Nov. 2017
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PRICE RANGE
USD 95 - USD 621 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
catalina hotel avalonhotel catalina
LOCATION
United StatesCaliforniaCatalina IslandAvalon
NUMBER OF ROOMS
32
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