We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
29/10/2017 30/10/2017
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
      {listitems}
    {sold_out_text}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}

    Portofino Hotel

    111 Crescent Avenue, PO Box 127, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
    Save
    Lowest prices for your stay
    29/10/2017 30/10/2017
    Savings alert: 19% below average rate

    The price you found is 19% lower than this hotel's average rate of US$151/night.

    We analyze rates over a 60 day period, and compare your selection to the average rate of comparable stays to ensure you're getting the best possible deal.

    Lock in the lowest price from our partners
    US$122
    View Deal
    Traveller (203)
    Room & Suite (370)
    Pool & Beach (59)
    Pavilion Hotel
    1,131 reviews
    #3 of 20 hotels in Avalon
     
    The Avalon Hotel
    647 reviews
    #2 of 20 hotels in Avalon
     
    Hotel Atwater
    522 reviews
    #7 of 20 hotels in Avalon
     
    Hotel St. Lauren
    368 reviews
    #15 of 20 hotels in Avalon
     
    Overview
    • Excellent60%
    • Very good29%
    • Average8%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible1%
    Travellers talk about
    “sun deck” (115 reviews)
    “scones” (31 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Restaurant
    Suites
    Multilingual Staff
    Rooftop Terrace
    Private Balcony
    3.0 Star Hotel
    All hotel details
    {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"moduleList":["handlers"],"template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"name":"ibex_photo_carousel"},"scriptFlags":null}
    Pavilion Hotel
    1,131 reviews
    #3 of 20 hotels in Avalon
     
    The Avalon Hotel
    647 reviews
    #2 of 20 hotels in Avalon
     
    Hotel Atwater
    522 reviews
    #7 of 20 hotels in Avalon
     
    Hotel St. Lauren
    368 reviews
    #15 of 20 hotels in Avalon
     
    Rooms
    29 Oct30 Oct
    |
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    Show Available Rooms
    Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 2 partner sites to see rooms from US$122.
    We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Avalon hotels with availability
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    {"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","VISA_SPONSORSHIP_WEB","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","META_AIR","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","ATTRACTIONS_REMOVE_PAYMENT_ADDRESS_FIELDS","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","STORED_CARDS","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "74607d1ccbf24820a042f4d14536d16b", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":196399,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[112012905],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":29,"month":10,"year":2017},"checkout":{"day":30,"month":10,"year":2017},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":122,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":true,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":null,"impressionKey":"74607d1ccbf24820a042f4d14536d16b","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":122,"lowestMetaPrice":122,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":122,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":false,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":{"hasFullTravelerInfo":false,"hasReducedBillingInfo":false,"hasFullBillingInfo":false},"highestMetaPrice":122,"lowestMetaPrice":122,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":122,"hotelName":"Portofino Hotel","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":true,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6Ijc0NjA3ZDFjY2JmMjQ4MjBhMDQyZjRkMTQ1MzZkMTZiIiwiQUlLIjoiMmU5N2Y4N2UwOGNjNDZjMzhlZTE3NjM1N2Q1ZTNmM2YifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"isPriceDrawerEnabled":false,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false,"isMetaMarketingLandOnBookingFormEnabled":false}, "ibAvailability": true, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": -1, "checkIn": "29/10/2017", "checkOut": "30/10/2017", "lowestPrice": "US$122", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": true, "contentIdMappings": {"112012905":"IB_TravelTripper_1Fulkf9"}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": true, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_hr_inline_room_grid_hsx", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"moduleList":["handlers","tracking"],"template":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_hsx","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__sub_header"},"name":"ibex_room_grid_hsx"},"scriptFlags":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"moduleList":["handler"],"template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"dust":{},"name":"ibex_mismatch_message"},"scriptFlags":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"moduleList":[],"template":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__amenities","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__reservation_col"},"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx"},"scriptFlags":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
    Write a Review
    Reviews (500)
    There are newer reviews for Portofino Hotel
    See the most recent reviews
    Traveller rating
    Traveller type
    Time of year
    Language

    231 - 235 of 497 reviews

    Reviewed 26 June 2013

    This was my first time to the island and the motel added to our good time during the visit. Most if not all of the motels are older properties which means that most of the rooms will be smaller then what we would expect from...More

    Thank ladysowner
    Reviewed 23 June 2013

    I thought the room was very clean but small, I think the one thing that stood out was how small the shower was, I could not bend over and rinse my hair, I'm a small person but had to open shower door while showering to...More

    1  Thank Dianalvn31
    Reviewed 23 June 2013

    Booked the Air & Sea package through Villa Portofino. Arrived with an open mind after reading mixed reviews. The helicopter ride to the island was wonderful. The taxi was awaiting our arrival and promptly took us to our destination the Villa Portofino. The hotel check-in...More

    Thank Hollie M
    Reviewed 21 June 2013

    Wanted a quick overnight getaway and couldn't find any hotel rooms! Called Hotel Villa Portofino and got "their last room:- they told me it was in a corner and was slightly "dark" so I was hesitant but it turned out fine. The room was small...More

    1  Thank wildjflippin2016
    Reviewed 20 June 2013

    This was our first stay at the Hotel Villa Portafino, although we have eaten at the restaurant several times in the past. Our suite was perfect, spotlessly clean with an updated bathroom and with a small private balcony with ocean view. The 3rd floor sun...More

    Thank evansemery1117
    Response from HotelVillaPortofino, Manager at Portofino HotelResponded 21 June 2013

    It is our goal to ensure that every guest has the best experience at our property! We are very happy that you enjoyed your stay & will be looking forward to welcome you back at Hotel Villa Portofino/ Catalina Island for more fun adventures!

    Pavilion Hotel
    1,131 reviews
    #3 of 20 hotels in Avalon
     
    The Avalon Hotel
    647 reviews
    #2 of 20 hotels in Avalon
     
    Hotel Atwater
    522 reviews
    #7 of 20 hotels in Avalon
     
    Hotel St. Lauren
    368 reviews
    #15 of 20 hotels in Avalon
     
    About
    Awards & Recognition
    Certificate of Excellence
    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
    • US$118 - US$354 (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
    • Reservation Options
    • TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Hotels.com, Expedia, Travelocity, Orbitz, getaroom.com and Booking.com so you can book your Portofino Hotel reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
    • Location
    • United States >
    • California >
    • Catalina Island >
    • Avalon
    • Also Known As
    • Portofino Hotel Avalon ,
    • Portofino Hotel Catalina Island/Avalon, CA
    Add Photo Photos
    Traveller (203)
    Room & Suite (370)
    Pool & Beach (59)
    Dining (42)
    Hotel & Grounds (235)
    Bathroom (7)
    Family and Play Areas (1)
    Nearby
    Hotel St. Lauren
    368 reviews
    .18 miles away
     
    Hotel Atwater
    522 reviews
    .10 miles away
     
    The Avalon Hotel
    647 reviews
    .04 miles away
     
    Pavilion Hotel
    1,131 reviews
    .18 miles away
     
    Nearby Restaurants
    Steve's Steakhouse
    1,145 reviews
    .13 miles away
    Bluewater Avalon Seafood Restaurant
    1,060 reviews
    .07 miles away
    Avalon Grille
    924 reviews
    .15 miles away
    Original Jack's Country Kitchen
    579 reviews
    .16 miles away
    Nearby Attractions
    Catalina Island Museum
    136 reviews
    .12 miles away
    Catalina Island Visitor Center
    94 reviews
    .15 miles away
    Green Pleasure Pier
    9 reviews
    .16 miles away
    RainDance Art
    9 reviews
    .04 miles away
    Ask a question
    Questions & Answers
    tavysandin
    26 June 2017|
    AnswerShow all 2 answers
    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
    0
    Votes
    medical a
    9 March 2017|
    Answer
    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.
    1
    Vote
    aquatonefitness
    3 March 2017|
    Answer
    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
    0
    Votes
    Room Tips
    "No elevator: 4 rooms on ground level, several are up 4 steps, others require climbing stairs. So inquire..."
    Read review
    "Upstairs Corner Room was dark, with only a sliding door for entry and natural light."
    Read review
    "Portofino one of the best. I'll try vacation rental houses next time."
    Read review
    "Suites or King rooms seem to be nicest. Queen rooms are tiny and bedraggled but clean."
    Read review
    Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
    Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing