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Guest Reviews of Catalina Island Inn

Whether you're visiting Catalina Island for a family vacation or a romantic getaway, our welcoming staff and cozy amenities make us the best place to stay in Avalon, CA—but don't just take our word for it! Check out our reviews below.

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Guest   •   September 25, 2021

4th Floor, Oceanview, King, Balcony The Best

First, I have to say I don't normally write reviews. I grew up going to Catalina and our family goes every few years. After staying here I just felt compelled to share the experiences with others. We booked a 4th floor, Oceanview, king room with a balcony and it didn't disappoint! Loved everything about this room. The view was amazing & the balcony was perfect! I was looking for a hotel with a good size balcony and this was it. I could layout or sit in one of the two chairs. Sent most our time out there. Other reviewers mentioned seeing a view of a roof. So I was concerned, but from the 4th floor the view was spectacular, you can see a roof if you look down, below you & doesn't effect the view. Those people must have been on the lower floors and saw the roof straight on. The rooms air conditioner worked great, the bed was super comfortable and the curtains kept the morning light out. I will book this room again & again!!! They stored our luggage when we arrived early and provided beach towels, no chairs. Highly recommended this hotel. Just know you have to climb the stairs, no elevator. If you know that & book anyway, enjoy the exercise. This Hotel was in a great location, Vons was just on the next street over and situated in a good middle spot between Descanso Beach Club & the pier/shops & dining. We traveled during the week in September and it turned out to be the best travel month, perfect weather and no crowds. I think we will only go in Sept from here on out. You do run the risk of it being slightly cooler, but didn't happen for us. Fyi, the stores had odd hours due to covid and needing people to work. Hope this help others when choosing their accommodations.