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    Portofino Hotel

    111 Crescent Avenue, PO Box 127, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
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    Overview
    • Excellent60%
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    “sun deck” (115 reviews)
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    Free Wifi
    Breakfast included
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    Rooftop Terrace
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    Reviewed 14 February 2017

    My wife and I had a great stay at this resort for our Valentine's Day get-away. Everything was very neat and clean, and the people were very friendly and helpful. The only complaint I have is that they had deactivated the bathtub due to drought...More

    Thank Boyd S
    Response from EatDrinkSleepMgr, Manager at Portofino HotelResponded 15 February 2017

    Thank you, Boyd S for celebrating Valentine's Day with us! We will look for ways to better communicate the bathtub information. I'm so happy you enjoyed our friendly staff! Stacy

    Reviewed 28 January 2017

    Always refreshing to check in and help myself to a cool glass of cucumber water. Room is usually ready. After checking into the room we usually head up to the viewing deck. Oh how lovely! We usually celebrate a birthday while there so I hang...More

    2  Thank marymartha8
    Response from EatDrinkSleepMgr, Manager at Portofino HotelResponded 15 February 2017

    Dear MaryMartha8 - Thanks for celebrating your birthday with us and taking the time write a positive review. We appreciate your patronage. Stacy

    Reviewed 14 December 2016

    Our family & friends stayed at the Portofino Hotel for my daughter's wedding and it was a great location. We arrived on Friday night and enjoyed the Italian Restaurant located on the premises that night. In the morning, we attended the wedding across the street...More

    1  Thank jaxgrls
    Response from EatDrinkSleepMgr, Manager at Portofino HotelResponded 12 January 2017

    Dear jaxgrls, Congrats on your daughter's engagement and thank you for choosing us to be a part of your special experience. You're correct, the amount of natural light and size does vary room by room. Our dedicated team would be very happy to help you...More

    Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

    We spent one night on Catalina island. It was our first trip and the Portofino was in a good location with a nice roof top deck with a great view. Even though the rooms are smaller they are very clean and quaint. The staff was...More

    Thank Denise-vb-girl
    Management response:Responded 22 November 2016

    Dear Denise-vb-girl, Thank you for staying with us. I'm delighted to hear you enjoyed our location and sun deck while visiting beautiful Catalina Island.

    Reviewed 3 November 2016

    We stayed at this hotel just for the weekend and don't regret it. Staff is very helpful and friendly. Rooms are clean with a comfortable bed. You have all you need for your stay. The Terrace upstairs is my favorite though. The view is really...More

    Thank Camilia A
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    About
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    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 118 - USD 356 (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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    • Catalina Island >
    • Avalon
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    • Portofino Hotel Avalon ,
    • Portofino Hotel Catalina Island/Avalon, CA
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    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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    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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    "Portofino one of the best. I'll try vacation rental houses next time."
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    "Suites or King rooms seem to be nicest. Queen rooms are tiny and bedraggled but clean."
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    "Spend a little more for the nicer room, total worth it!! view of the harbor and balcony"
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    "Stay in the 100 rooms - less baggage schlepping up stairs"
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