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Hotel Vista Del Mar
Ranked #2 of 20 Hotels in Avalon
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 29 October 2012

Great Service, very clean, nice and comfortable, loved the cookies at night and of course the breakfast, bluerays and dvds in their movie library, friendly service, definitely we would love to stay again.

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Reviewed 22 October 2012

True value, extremly comfortable rooms the best accommodations I have had in several years. Excellent staff and location you could not ask for more on Catalina or anywhere in fact!,
Very nice balcony facing water and harbour for that afternoon cocktail before heading for dinner. As our ferry was late, hotel made sure we were comfortable waiting for our ferry they have an amazing staff and of course evening chocolate chip cooking and milk in your room.

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  • Stayed: October 2012, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 13 October 2012

We loved this hotel! Finding it on the internet, we were happy to see it was even better than we expected. We opted out of the balcony view and to our surprise they have 2 bistro tables & chairs in the lobby balcony overlooking the beautiful views. Was so nice to have a drink & chat with other guests or just sit and take in the activity in the streets and waterfront scenery. The rooms were very clean and cozy with many extra touches, Kuerig coffee, fireplace, magnified lighted make-up mirror to name a few. The nightly cookies were an added treat. This is truly the place to stay in Catalina, walking distance from the ferry and right in the hub of the main street. It made our stay so enjoyable!
Rob & Wendy B.

  • Stayed: October 2012, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 12 October 2012

Beautiful little hotel right by the shore. Balcony views are lovely to sit by and relax. Room was sufficient clean and fireplace was an added bonus. Would definitely stay here again. A little gem in Catalina

  • Stayed: October 2012
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Reviewed 9 October 2012

Very nice open design, balcony overlooking the sea front. Very nice rooms that feel like mini suites and great service.
Breakfast is very pleasant and there are milk and cookies at night.
The location is central, 3rd floors feels great view wise.

  • Stayed: October 2012
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Thank Judahjehoshua
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Reviewed 1 October 2012

Vista Del Mar is the destination hotel for Avalon. An easy walk from the Ferry and perfect location in town to restaurants, shops, beach. The rooms were very clean, comfortable, nice amenities, and very quiet, We didn't hear the other guests nor the people on the street. (Cars & golfcarts aren't allowed in this area.) This was a very beautiful hotel with a very friendly and helpful staff. A very relaxing atmosphere with all the plants in the hallway. The 2 flights of stairs would be the only drawback for the elderly or disabied, but otherwise it's not that bad even with the luggage. I would definitely comeback and would highly recommend this hotel, it was worth the price. Some of the rooms have pull out sofas for the extra person(s).

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  • Stayed: September 2012, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 29 September 2012

I found this hotel by reading other Trip Advisor reviews. We just finished our 2 night stay at this hotel and I have to say, I am surprised that there are any negative reviews or things to say about it! It is located right in the middle of all the action, the rooms are beautiful, the staff is super friendly & helpful, the breakfast and cookie hour are perfect and the view from the lobby is the most beautiful and relaxing spot on the island. We traveled with our 2 1/2 year old who also loved the hotel and our trip to Catalina (it was not noisy for us, like other reviewers said). Our daughter is a light sleeper and had no problem, even during the day for naps. We will definitely be back and I hope really soon! My only sort of negative thing to say about it is the price, although for what you get and compared to other hotels that are comparable on the island, that's not so bad either.

  • Stayed: September 2012, travelled with family
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Additional Information about Hotel Vista Del Mar

Address: 417 Crescent Ave., Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
Region: United States > California > Catalina Island > Avalon
Amenities:
Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Suites
Hotel Style:
#1 Best Value Hotel in Avalon
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Avalon
#2 Family Hotel in Avalon
#4 Romantic Hotel in Avalon
Price Range: £105 - £357 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 14
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Hotel Vista Del Mar is located on the beach, overlooking Avalon Bay, with rooms featuring: ocean views, jetted tub, continental breakfast, milk and cookies each evening, HDTV, DirecTV, DVD / Blu-Ray Player, complimentary Blu-Ray and DVD library, fireplace, wet bar with refrigerator, complimentary high-speed wireless internet, air conditioning, beach mats and beach chairs. ... more   less 
Also Known As:
Vista Del Mar Avalon
Vista Del Mar Hotel
Hotel Vista Del Mar Catalina Island/Avalon, CA

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