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Hotel Metropole

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 19 March 2014

Arrived to a fireplace and bottle of champagne on ice. Hardwood floors and extremely simple, comfortable decor. A look out the window reminds you just how close you are to the water. Relaxed for a bit then did some bar hopping. After all, it was Saint Patrick's day. All of the shops, bars, and restaurants are very close by. Got...

Thank Zippy ü
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 18 March 2014

Arrived on the ferry from Long Beach on a sunny March afternoon. The weather was perfect and the walk to the hotel easy. Unfortunately when you arrive at the hotel sign it is very confusing exactly how to get to the lobby. Better signage would have helped this. In addition I wandered thru a walkway filled with arcade and laundry...

2Thank Rebecca C
Los Altos, California
Reviewed 15 March 2014

Travelzoo had a special combining round trip ferry and hotel lodgings. Room was quiet and clean, continental breakfast fine, and very convenient to ferry dock. However, the jacuzzi was broke and the entire sun deck was closed. Check in (3PM) and check out (11 AM) were ok, but no place to change or shower if you want to spend the...

Thank G D
Reviewed 13 March 2014

Quiet, uncluttered, all new. Hotel has 4 levels, great view of Harbor , just across the street. This island certainly has the tropical feel, nice weather in the Winter, and no crowds, so hotel not filled to capacity, late check out time. No lines, no worry, no rush , ahhhhhh

Thank buddy2California
Reviewed 6 March 2014

Judging by the website I was expecting a LUX hotel, but our rooms looked nothing like the rooms on the website. Most likely because we purchased it on a special so our rooms were not the ones featured with the big windows and patios with ocean views. The service was very mediocre, we arrived at 11:00 and were supposed to...

2Thank montecoreOregon
Huntington Beach, California
Reviewed 4 March 2014

We returned to Hotel Metropole over Academy Awards Sunday-Monday, on an AmazonLocal deal that provided boat transfers and one night's lodging for $219. Now, the location is still great, if you like to walk to explore Avalon shops and neighborhoods, even the ocean front. The rooms are still good: a good bed, decent water pressure, sweet little fireplace. They are...

5Thank lauranlauren
Reviewed 19 February 2014

Booking on the telephone was pleasant. We arrived at the front desk four hours prior to check-in time. We were greeted, checked in and offered to store luggage. Our room was ready to occupy at stated check-in time. The hotel is situated close to all things Avalon and no more than a five minute walk to sights, beach, tours and...

1Thank Stanley A
Huntington Beach, California
Reviewed 16 February 2014

I am well traveled and all I can say is if you cannot have a romantic weekend here at Hotel Metropole, I don't know, obviously you need more lessons in romance. #1 - Do yourself and your lover/husband/wife/S.O. a favor and just book a suite. I have stayed in their smaller rooms and they are just as nice but make...

2Thank Darce L
Alhambra, California
Reviewed 3 February 2014

We stayed at the hotel for our honeymoon and we loved the hotel. Lucy gave us a free upgrade to a room with a view and a fireplace. Great service and a complimentary bottle of wine after we got back the room. The room was perfect and everything was brand spanking new. A great value. I know where we will...

2Thank Tess W
Los angeles
Reviewed 2 February 2014 via mobile

My first time here at metropole and I can't say enough good things about this place. Service was wonderful, rooms are cozy, amenities are excellent. Overall it's a must stay when your in town...you will love it here. Thank you ask for Lucy

1Thank eddieu

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  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Hot Tub
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Breakfast
  • Concierge
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel Metropole is the finest beachfront hotel on the island. VIP Oceanfront suites, jacuzzi baths, balconies, fireplaces available, complimentary continental breakfast, 40" flat screen TV's, free wifi, L'Occitane products, Frette linens, slippers & robes, rooftop jacuzzi and sundeck, private 2-bedroom Beach House, A Touch of Heaven day spa. The Metropole Market Place is just downstairs: miniature bowling, XT theater and arcade, Metropole Cafe, Coney's famous eatery, M Restaurant by ZEST, full service beauty salon, jewelry, clothing, unique gifts, gallery, special coffees and freshly baked treats, natural products and holistic remedies. Our property has everything you need for an amazing vacating on Catalina island! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Metropole

Address: 205 Crescent Ave., P.O. Box 1900, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
Region: United States > California > Catalina Island > Avalon
Price Range: €164 - €284 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Metropole 3*
Number of rooms: 52
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Also Known As:
Metropole Hotel Avalon
Hotel Metropole Catalina Island, CA - Avalon
Hotel Style:
#3 Spa Hotel in Avalon
#8 Romantic Hotel in Avalon
#8 On the Beach Hotel in Avalon
#8 Family Hotel in Avalon
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“If you want an oceanfront room, request one of the regular, larger oceanfront rooms with a balcony to sit on, and better views.”
 of 5 bubbles Hotel-Designer, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“LOCATION was excellent. 4th floor Balcony rooms above Marketplace should have the best harbor view and quiet.”
  • From our balcony: Partial Ocean View
 of 5 bubbles gsgarcia2010, 26 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room with windows facing away from the hotel's village.”
  • Double Queen room
  • Seating area with fireplace to the left.
 of 5 bubbles RabbiWendy, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ocean Front Rooms Are A Must!”
 of 5 bubbles r0savargas, 11 Nov 2016 | Read review
“VIP suites have the most spectacular view, and are so spacious!!!”
  • Not your average hotel bathroom!
  • Comfort meet luxury
  • Best room we have ever stayed in!
  • Just wow!!!!
  • Open whirlpool tub for two! Luxury design
  • Fireplace and flat screen((;
  • Roof top spa with bday boy! Romantic view to celebrate
  • No complaints! A view I could wake up to every day((:
 of 5 bubbles daymaker01, 7 Nov 2016 | Read review
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