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Aurora Hotel

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed there in Oct. for just 1 night, but the staff and accommodations were great. I highly recommend this place, I use to be a hotel manager for 4 years and I couldn't find anything to complain about. I was impressed with the helpful staff especially Romero (or Ramiro-sorry), he held our bags there after we checked out and gave... More 

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Thank Rosegut3
swccatalina, Public Relations Manager at Aurora Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your experiences at the Aurora. I'm so glad you enjoyed your time with us and I'll be sure to pass on your compliments to Ramiro. Please come back and see us again soon. More 

Los Angeles, California
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed at the Aurora Hotel in Oct. 2016 and were very pleased with the accommodations. The staff is friendly and they offer great restaurant recommendations. The Aurora is clean, comfortable and convenient.

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Thank Raymond S
swccatalina, Public Relations Manager at Aurora Hotel, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed your stay with us and I'll be sure to let the staff know that you enjoyed their recommendations. Hope to see you at the Aurora again soon. More 

2 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here while attending the Smooth Jazz Festival. This is a very nice hotel. Staff were very friendly and everything was clean. Although the rooms are small, they are set up in a very efficient manner. However, the bathroom is just too small for me. If I return I am going to get a suite. Also, the walls are... More 

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Thank Jo Ann T
swccatalina, Public Relations Manager at Aurora Hotel, responded to this review

I'm glad to hear you enjoyed your time at the Aurora. Our junior suites feature a jetted tub as well as twice the space of our standard rooms. We hope to see you again soon. More 

1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great service, good breakfast, excellent convenient location. Well appointed amenities, and contemporary furnishings. The concierge service was a great help. It was nice to have the spa service right on premises. I will return.

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Thank WILLIAM F
swccatalina, Public Relations Manager at Aurora Hotel, responded to this review

I'm so glad to hear that you enjoyed your time with us on Catalina Island and that you took advantage of our on-site spa services. We'll be sure to let the staff know that they had such a positive impact on your stay. We forward to your next visit to the Aurora Hotel and Spa. More 

Des Moines, Iowa
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5 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Aurora Hotel has a great ocean view from their patio as well as select rooms. The room was great (bathroom is a little small) enough room for everything plus a fridge! Breakfast was included which was a great benefit. The hospitality was great - they called us to make sure we made it to the island and knew where we... More 

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Thank abentsen2016
swccatalina, Public Relations Manager at Aurora Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your experiences at the Aurora Hotel and Spa. The deck is a favorite feature for many of our guests -- I'm glad you enjoyed it. Hope to see you again soon. More 

kcmo
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2016

The Couples Massage at the Aurora Hotel was fabulous! The masseuses were very professional and made us feel quite comfortable The massage room at the Aurora Hotel was private, intimate and very conducive to total relaxation After the massage we went to the hotel's roof top patio for drinks and a stunning view of the bay A perfect experience!

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Thank mu1976ls
swccatalina, Public Relations Manager at Aurora Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words, I'm glad to hear that you enjoyed yourselves and I hope that you'll be back soon. More 

Long Beach, California
2 reviews
Reviewed 13 September 2016

This hotel may seem pretty at first sight but when a problems comes to the staff. No one is enough authority to correct the problem. My first stay on Catalina Island and this was a terrible place to rest my head. It was not only my husband's birthday, but one of the things we had planned to do for years.... More 

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Thank avender915
swccatalina, Public Relations Manager at Aurora Hotel, responded to this review

While I'm sorry to hear that you were disappointed in your stay, we could have easily adjusted your air conditioning if you had notified us during your stay. This is the first we're hearing about a sewage smell; the hotel was extensively renovated just a few months ago. More 

Santa Clarita, California
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77 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2016

This little place is great! It's a cool boutique hotel a few blocks away from the center of town. An easy walk to the restaurants and bars, but far enough away that it's quiet and peaceful. One tip: Don't walk your bags from the pier to the hotel unless you're in excellent shape and want a bit of a work... More 

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swccatalina, Public Relations Manager at Aurora Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experiences with Aurora. I'm glad to hear you enjoyed the deck and the view from your room. Hopefully we'll see you on the island again soon. More 

Fullerton, California
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5 reviews
Reviewed 6 September 2016

The Island holds a special place in our hearts and is the perfect getaway for my husband and I. That being said, the Aurora Hotel was exactly what we were looking for. Location was far enough to block out any noise from the main streets but still close enough to walk anywhere. Front desk employees were very courteous and friendly.... More 

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Thank stacieaw
swccatalina, Public Relations Manager at Aurora Hotel, responded to this review

Happy birth-a-versary! I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay at the Aurora and I'll be sure to pass on your kind words to the staff and hopefully you'll come and visit us again soon. More 

Denville, New Jersey
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16 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

The hotel was clean and quite nice. Continental breakfast was served every morning in the lobby. Was quaint and the staff was friendly. I would stay again. No elevator , but the staff was willing to help. Just a short distance to town and the beach. They were able to take our luggage to the dock so we didn't have... More 

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swccatalina, Public Relations Manager at Aurora Hotel, responded to this review

I'm glad to hear you enjoyed your time at the Aurora. Hopefully we'll be welcoming you back soon. More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Multilingual Staff
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Aurora Hotel and Spa, Avalon's newest boutique hotel, embraces guests with sleek style and modern sensibilities. The Aurora Hotel on Catalina Island features 15 rooms, two junior suites and a master suite. A roof-top deck with sweeping ocean views, a decadent spa room and a cosmopolitan lobby provide an array of public areas for relaxing and reconnecting. Guest rooms feature Tempurpedic mattresses, flat screen televisions and modern amenities. Our junior suites feature in-room jetted tubs and for the ultimate in luxury, our Aurora Suite features a fireplace, ocean-view six-head shower and a private sundeck. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Aurora Hotel

Address: 137 Marilla Avenue, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704 (Formerly Cloud 7 Hotel)
Region: United States > California > Catalina Island > Avalon
Price Range: $228 - $890 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Aurora Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 18
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Also Known As:
Aurora Hotel Catalina Island/Avalon, CA
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#4 Spa Hotel in Avalon
#5 Romantic Hotel in Avalon
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“Get a suite.”
 of 5 bubbles 768joannt, 4 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ocean view suite”
 of 5 bubbles williamfT2382DI, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We liked the third floor, and room 318 was awesome!”
 of 5 bubbles Y4895QYjohnc, 24 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Suites are much larger than standard rooms and don't cost much more”
 of 5 bubbles fredrickj540, 14 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Don't pay for an ocean view .. save your money and have a drink on the roof terrace instead.”
 of 5 bubbles perky88, 7 Jun 2016 | Read review
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