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    Portofino Hotel

    111 Crescent Avenue, PO Box 127, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
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    Overview
    • Excellent61%
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    • Average8%
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    “sun deck” (115 reviews)
    “scones” (31 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Breakfast included
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    1 - 5 of 499 reviews

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    We couldn't have been happier with the location, the cute little cozy room, the friendly staff, and the amenities such as beach towels, beach chairs, breakfast and best of all the rooftop lounge area!!! Everything was in walking distance and we were right by the...More

    Thank Steven C
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Why does a hotel have their staff sweep, clean plants and talk the other employees on other levels at 7 am? Okay, try a nap. No because they talk on the walkie talkies and the wall are so thin you can hear every word. Then...More

    Thank seah0rse_29
    Response from EatDrinkSleepMgr, Manager at Portofino HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

    Dear seah0rse_29 - Thank you so much for sharing your experience. I'm so sorry you were disappointed. We will review your information with the team so we can all be more aware of noise. If you'd ever like to give us another shot, please reach...More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    Small, friendly hotel facing ocean is near Casino walkway and steps from beach. Sand chairs & towels are provided. Enjoy free breakfast of croissants, coffee, yogurt & fruit while sitting in ocean front patio--or take a bottle of wine to their rooftop terrace and watch...More

    Thank Judy M
    Response from EatDrinkSleepMgr, Manager at Portofino HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

    Dear Judy M - Thank you so much for your patronage. I'm delighted to hear you enjoyed our location, friendly staff and complimentary wi-fi! We hope to welcome you again soon.

    Reviewed 12 October 2017

    My husband and I stayed for 3 days/2 nights in the upstairs corner room. Although the hotel was clean and we'll appointed, it was very noisy. It was the cleaning staff, working at 7am. The other guests were quiet. The bed was fine, plenty of...More

    Thank razzwho1
    Response from EatDrinkSleepMgr, Manager at Portofino HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

    Razzwho1 - I am so sorry you were disappointed with your stay. Your concerns have been addressed with our morning team members and we be sure to watch the volume levels. I appreciate your feedback so we can improve.

    Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

    The hotel was great. It was clean and the staff was friendly. Our room was ready when we arrived. The room was small but it met our needs and was a great location. It was easy to get to and grab things from the room...More

    Thank Becky C
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    About
    Awards & Recognition
    Certificate of Excellence
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Beachfront
    • Breakfast included
    • Restaurant
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Breakfast included
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    Details
    • Price range
    • USD 115 - USD 299 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #4 Family Hotel in Avalon
    • #5 On the Beach Hotel in Avalon
    • #7 Romantic Hotel in Avalon
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 34
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    • Location
    • United States >
    • California >
    • Catalina Island >
    • Avalon
    • Also Known As
    • Portofino Hotel Avalon ,
    • Portofino Hotel Catalina Island/Avalon, CA
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    Room & Suite (370)
    Pool & Beach (59)
    Dining (42)
    Hotel & Grounds (235)
    Bathroom (7)
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    tavysandin
    27 June 2017|
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    Response from CaptainJack1328 | Reviewed this property |
    My wife and I stayed on their ground floor. So stairs weren't a concern. You need to contact the Portofino Hotel and ask for a room that will accommodate limited mobility. They are a very nice group. You won't be... More
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    10 March 2017|
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    Response from zharring | Property representative |
    Miramare is a partial ocean view with a queen size bed & Sorrento has no view but a king size bed. Both beautiful suites.
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    4 March 2017|
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    Response from Earl S | Reviewed this property |
    Hi Dawnette, My family and I have stayed there many times, and yes, they have rooms with 2 rooms. Not sure how many rooms but this time of year, it shouldn't be a problem. Scott, the manager, is very gracious, as is the... More
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    "in a corner away from staff traffic"
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    "No elevator: 4 rooms on ground level, several are up 4 steps, others require climbing stairs. So inquire..."
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    "Upstairs Corner Room was dark, with only a sliding door for entry and natural light."
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    "Portofino one of the best. I'll try vacation rental houses next time."
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