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Buena Vista Hotel

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14 Nov 2017
“Diver friendly, like being at home. ”
11 Oct 2017
“Well...I Should Just Keep Quiet :)”
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Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

Let's start by saying this isn't a fancy place. No coffee, no fire pit, no morning breakfast buffet. What it does have, is plenty of charm, a friendly staff, a nice patio, and great views from several of the rooms. We are scuba Diver's and...More

Thank Nick R
Reviewed 11 October 2017

This is our new Go-To-Place ! We stayed in the Lysle Room. Had everything we needed and a beautiful view as well! Check in was a breeze and Jim was very welcoming ,friendly, and helpful. The room was clean and the shower was hot. Lots...More

Thank Jalama
Reviewed 17 September 2017

I researched staying on Catalina Island and found this property, which is mostly frequented by surfers, boarders and beach bums. The hotel is in a great location and has a wonderful view of the harbor. You can save $ off your rate if you bring...More

Thank Fritzikay
Reviewed 20 August 2017

This is not like any hotel you've ever stayed at. It's better. If you're coming to Catalina Island, do you really want to pay 800-1000 bucks a night for a room you're barely going to be in? You'll be out snorkeling, walking, shopping and kayaking....More

Thank Tom W
Reviewed 3 September 2015 via mobile

We stayed in the "Sandy" room with twin beds. basic room outdated defiantly needs updates. The whole hotel needs improvements but for the price and location can't beat it. The room was basically to sleep and shower,spent the day at the beach sightseeing and the...More

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United States > California > Catalina Island > Avalon
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Buena Vista Hotel Catalina Island/Avalon, CA
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"For the full harbor view, there is an additional charge."
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"Avoid. No AC, no screens on windows, furniture picked up off the side of the road."
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"Ask for the third floor."
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