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Reviewed 13 July 2015 via mobile

Comfortable bed. Clean and tidy room. Friendly staff helped carry our bags and kept some items tagged in a staff accessed refrigerator. Convenient location to everything in Avalon. We purchased our tickets to tours and events from the hotel even using discount coupons. Check room available for luggage if needed. We checked our bags upon arrival while waiting for our...

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

Dear Stephanie, Thanks for staying with us at the Hotel Atwater. Thank you for providing your feedback about your stay on TripAdvisor. We look forward to seeing you again. Sincerely, Roberto Perico General Manager

New York
Reviewed 8 July 2015

I was able to book this last minute at a bargain. A nice, centrally located hotel (10 minutes from ferry and 15 minutes to Descant beach). The rooms are rather small (at least the Economy), but have all of the basic amenities, including TV and AC. The staff was nice and they hold your luggage after you checkout and even...

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

Dear Carabiniero8, Thanks for staying with us at the Hotel Atwater. I'm glad that you enjoyed your stay and I look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Sincerely, Roberto Perico General Manager

Murrieta, California
Reviewed 8 July 2015

We were thrilled when we arrived to find a clean, beautiful hotel with helpful front desk staff. Check in is at 3pm so we checked our bag in and left until 3. When we came back they had our room ready for us and they brought our luggage to our room. I will say that the only negative thing is...

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

Dear Sandra E, Thanks for staying with us at the Pavilion Hotel. We appreciate your feedback and we look forward to seeing you again in the future. Sincerely, Roberto Perico General Manager

Wickenburg, Arizona
Reviewed 8 July 2015

For a clean place to bunk and shower, you really don't have too many choices that would be a better value in Avalon. There are *wonderful* luxury and boutique hotels in Avalon, but if that's not your gig, and you're looking for simple and easy - Atwater is definitely a reasonable choice. YES, the rooms will be smaller than Holiday...

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

Dear Ed T, Thanks for your feedback regarding your stay at the Hotel Atwater. We're glad that enjoyed your stay and we look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Sincerely, Roberto Perico General Manager

San Diego, California, USA
Reviewed 7 July 2015

I would have liked to meet a front desk or operations manager at some point, however no one seemed to be in charge of anything. The only personal that had a great service was the bell staff. We arrived and it took 2 hours to get our luggages from port we lost half a day of our vacation and checking...

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

Dear Kukisan, I'm sorry to hear that your stay did not meet with your expectations. If you were with us over the July 4th holiday weekend, it's one of the busiest weekends of the year on the Island. All of Avalon has phone and internet connectivity issues during this high demand period. I appreciate your feedback about your accommodations. Please...

Flagstaff, Arizona
Reviewed 4 July 2015

We chose the Atwater because we wanted to have a lower cost room that offered excellent service and location to activities. The Atwater met those needs perfectly. Plus, it has the charm of an old historic hotel. I love the pictures in the hallways of guests from years' past! It is an old hotel...so things are missing - like an...

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

Dear Cathy S, Thanks for choosing the Hotel Atwater for your honeymoon! We're glad that you enjoyed your stay and look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Sincerely, Roberto Perico General Manager

Reviewed 1 July 2015 via mobile

We visited for a few days with the Romance Package. We were very pleased with the appearance of the lobby and our room. It was a standard king room on the second floor and had pretty decor, was clean, comfortable, and had a narrow ocean view. There was no construction or commotion, and considering we visited during the busy season,...

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

Dear Meg R, Thank you for staying with us at the Hotel Atwater. We appreciate your feedback and we look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Sincerely, Roberto Perico General Manager

Blackpool, England
Reviewed 30 June 2015

Very friendly reception staff. Room wasn't ready when we arrived, but let us book in and they put our luggage in the room when it was ready which was brought from the pier (they have an arrangement with one of the luggage companies which take your cases which is included in the room cost). it is an older hotel just...

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

Dear Jayne-Steve, We're happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay at the Hotel Atwater. We look forward to being able to welcome you back in the future. Sincerely, Roberto Perico General Manager

Glendora, California
Reviewed 23 June 2015

We stayed 3 nights at Hotel Atwater in summer of 2015. They were renovating the lobby so we had to enter through a different side door. The staff was not very friendly but they were able to hold our luggage for us until check-in time. When were were able to check in, our room was on the 3rd floor. There...

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

Dear Vicki820, Thank you for the feedback regarding your stay at the Hotel Atwater. I'm sorry to hear that the service and accommodations did not meet with your expectations. I would be happy to discuss your stay with you. Please feel free to email me at social@scico.com. Sincerely, Roberto Perico General Manager

Reviewed 21 June 2015 via mobile

This hotel exceeded my expectations, it was very clean and beds were extremely comfortable. Staff was very nice and welcoming. Hotel is currently being remodeled, so I will definitely be coming back to stay here again....

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Dear Rocio. Thanks for staying with us at the Hotel Atwater. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Sincerely, Roberto Perico General Manager

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Just 1/2 a block from the beach, the historic Hotel Atwater was built in the 1920's and offers a wide variety of room types from Economy Rooms, Standard Rooms to Suites. This hotel fits any budget and is perfect for active couples, families, scuba divers and large groups. Offerings include: Complimentary baggage service from the ferry, Suites and Standard Rooms feature air conditioning / heating, iron and ironing boards, Suites and Standard Rooms feature hair dryers, basic-cable TV - free HBO and Showtime, senior, military and group discounts, complimentary storage room for dive gear, mountain bikes and luggage. Outdoor rinse-off showers for divers. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Atwater

Address: 125 Sumner Street, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
Region: United States > California > Catalina Island > Avalon
Price Range: $140 - $283 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Atwater 3*
Number of rooms: 92
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Also Known As:
Atwater Hotel Avalon
Hotel Atwater Catalina Island/Avalon, CA
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#7 On the Beach Hotel in Avalon
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“Double queen room, spacious bathroom, spacious room, clean, tidy, light room, nice views, airconditioned, good choice! Room 312 on 3rd floor”
  • Welcome card with roomkey card and Ben's Cafe voucher
 of 5 bubbles michellevlavianos, 16 Feb 2017 | Read review
“We stayed in the family suite, which slept our family of five.”
 of 5 bubbles 943candicec, 1 Feb 2017 | Read review
“We upgraded and had a good view”
 of 5 bubbles USAwalkers, 3 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Rooms near the entrance on Sumner have street and bar noise, choose a room in the center of the property.”
 of 5 bubbles 459jamesp459, 13 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Lots of stairs to climb no elevators, staff will help. Upgrade for better view”
 of 5 bubbles 77TG16, 13 Nov 2016 | Read review
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