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5 of 5 bubbles Review of The Avalon

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The Avalon
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“Great Cayman Stay”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2007

Outstanding villas on a serene area of 7 mile beach. Could not ask for anything better here. Have been travelling to Grand Cayman since 1979 (back then NO good condos at all and a step back in time)...Now--everything anyone would want from a creature comfort standpoint....

Stayed December 2007
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  • Location
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2007

We just got back from the most relaxing 5 days in Grand Cayman. We stayed in condo #5. It was located on the first floor with a swimming pool just steps from it. We had the best view of the pool and the blue water. They were painting the exertior while we were there, but it did not disturb us a bit. The condo would be perfect for a large family. It had three nice sized bedrooms with t.v.s. ,and each had its own bathroom. The master bath had two sinks and seperate shower and bathtub. The master bedroom has an ocean front view and lani. The kicthen and family room were together and had an oceanfront view. It was very comfortable and roomy. There is plenty of shade on the beach. There are two tiki huts and large trees. It is in a uncrowded section of seven mile beach. It is walking distance to the Westin and the Ritz. We took the Red Sail Sports Snorkle trip through the Westin. I highly recommend this , as you get to snorkle with the stingrays and a coral reef. The manager is very accomodating as she let us have a late check out. I highly recommend this condo to anyone looking for a quite retreat away from the crowds.

Stayed November 2007
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2006

For me to return to the same place twice is almost unheard of, but we came back to the Avalon condos after our wonderful experience last summer.

The beach is the beach of your dreams - perfect sand, crystal clear, warm calm water, and there was rarely anyone else on it at the same time as us, though July is not in high season. The pool too was never busy. I think that there was never more than one other family using it at the same time as us, which was great considering how many condos actually have the use of it.

Swimming in the pool under the stars was lovely and I would recommend it.

The daily maid service was helpful (she is off on Sundays), and my only gripe, if you can call it that, is that the air con only has one control for the whole flat. We were staying as guests of friends who liked the flat to be like a fridge and as a result I went to bed every night wearing a nightdress, t'shirt and cardigan - yes it really was that cold!

Apart from that little minor point, I think the place is a great place for a relaxing holiday.

Our friends have been coming to Cayman for years, and have stayed in most of the top hotels and checked out all the luxury condos. They have already booked for next summer. I think that says it all.

Stayed July 2006
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2004

My wife and I loved the Avalon in Grand Cayman. It is on the prettiest stretch of 7 mile island, but it is not crowded as it is closer to Georgetown. The rooms are cleaned every day and the staff is quite helpful. I would highly recommend this place to anyone who wants a quiet, relaxing week in paradise. There are many condos and hotels along this stretch of the island, but we felt that we were staying at the best.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2003

I love the tropics and I have been through all of the Carribean. I have stayed in Grand Cayman on over 10 ocassions. My stay at the Avalon was perfect. The beach is sugary white and uncrowded. There are thatched huts for people that prefer to stay out of the sun. The 3 bedroom condo had an oceanfront view and balcony from the living room and master bedroom. The water was a beautiful aqua color which changed to a dark blue a couple of hundred yards out. If you want luxury, beauty and peace this is the place to go.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 March 2002

Our family has been visiting Grand Cayman anually for over 20 years, and I must say that the Avalon is one of the prettiest accomodations on Seven Mile Beach. The rooms are pleasantly decorated, spacious and clean. The beach is on the small side but offers both substantial shade and great sun. The pool and hot tub outfront are not huge but are pleasant and clean. The garages are a great addition. The property is upkept incredibly well. All in all, the Avalon is an excellent choice for accomadations in Grand Cayman!

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Additional Information about The Avalon

Property: The Avalon
Address: West Bay Rd., Seven Mile Beach, Grand Cayman
Region: Caribbean > Cayman Islands > Grand Cayman > Seven Mile Beach
Amenities:
Beach Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #23 of 36 Speciality Lodging in Seven Mile Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:4 star — The Avalon 4*
Number of rooms: 19
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Experience one of the most luxurious Grand Cayman condo complexes on Seven Mile Beach. The Avalon Condominiums offers tranquility to all guests, with its spacious and private condos all facing the crystal clear water of one of the most beautiful beaches in the world. Each of our elegant, oceanfront villas features 3 beds, 3 baths, gourmet kitchen, screened dining terrace, and stunning beach views. Amenities include a fitness center, swimming pool, tennis court, and more. ... more   less 
Also Known As:
The Avalon Hotel Seven Mile Beach
The Avalon Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands

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