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Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Cute boutique hotel, close to everything, friendly staff, clean room, cozy bed! Pedestrian only section of town right in front of hotel, shopping and many dining choices steps away. Garden patio and fire pit a great touch!

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barra de navidad
Reviewed 1 week ago

Close to the boat landing..in middle of town..great wine and cheese..great breakfast..great grounds..great staff..14 steps to beach...Close to Bluwater Grill..go for Happy Hour Menu..rent a golf cart to see as much of the island as you need to..follow their suggested route..

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Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I came to Catalina to have a mini vacation before moving from OC to Seattle. We took helicopters in and back to the mainland, but when we arrived we were greeted with a smile! Everyone was wonderful, helpful, and eager to make our vacation special. We loved the location and feel of the resort. They are right...

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Haddam, CT
Reviewed 1 week ago

For her 80th birthday, I surprised my aunt with an overnight trip to Catalina Island. I am from the East Coast, so I relied on my fellow TripAdvisors for advice ... so glad I did. The Pavilion Hotel was just perfect for us! Walking distance from the pier and right in the heart of Avalon. The staff is wonderful ......

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Pavilion Hotel is perfectly located in the shopping area of Avalon and very close to the ferry terminal. The room was a little dated but very clean and comfortable. Staff were fabulous and the continental breakfast was good. Management kindly provided wine and cheese get-togethers in the evenings. Catalina Island is charming and walkable - everything is close by...

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CatalinaSCICo, General Manager at Pavilion Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Micky C, Thank you for choosing the Pavilion Hotel. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Sincerely, Andrew Allen General Manager

Ridgecrest, California
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I were married on the island 13 years ago. We love to come to the Pavilion. It became a tradition of ours. Last year I was 7 months pregnant but we came anyway. It started when we checked in. It turns out that they had us down for a room with two full sized beds. We asked...

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CatalinaSCICo, General Manager at Pavilion Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Skylarlisa, Thank you for choosing the Pavilion Hotel. I sincerely apologize for the oversights that occurred during your stay. It's the little things that make the experience memorable. I would value the opportunity to speak to you about your experience and personally apologize. Please email me at your earliest convenience at social@scico.com. Sincerely, Andrew Allen General Manager

Foster City, California (San Francisco Area)
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Pavillon Hotel is the first hotel you come to as you leave the Ferry Area and right on the Street where the majority of resturants and stores are located. We were surprised that every day we were there a cruise boat off loaded people at 10:00 am and they went back to the boat at 3-4:00pm. It was easy...

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CatalinaSCICo, General Manager at Pavilion Hotel, responded to this review

Dear hpisles, Thank you for choosing the Pavilion Hotel and for taking the time to share your experience on TripAdvisor. I appreciate your kind feedback and look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Sincerely, Andrew Allen General Manager

Reno, Nevada
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We popped over for a one night quick visit. Pavilion is close to the ferry, easy walking distance with luggage. Warm welcome and easy check-in. The reception was able to arrange two trips of the island that was very convenient. Room was clean and comfortable. Wi-Fi no problem, that's a big plus. The cheese and wine made for a comfortable...

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CatalinaSCICo, General Manager at Pavilion Hotel, responded to this review

Dear James, Thank you for choosing the Pavilion Hotel. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Sincerely, Andrew Allen General Manager

Carson, California
Reviewed 16 January 2017

The rooms are small but comfortable. The beautiful scenery, hot breakfast served every morning, and wine tasting daily makes up for the small rooms. Excellent customer service from Josh ( the front desk), Silva (housekeeper), and Jocelyn (assisted during breakfast and wine tasting). These three staff provided over and beyond customer service, friendly and accommodating. When I provided the manager...

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CatalinaSCICo, General Manager at Pavilion Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Nykkie, Thank you for choosing the Pavilion Hotel. I'm delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay and that we exceeded your expectations. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Sincerely, Andrew Allen General Manager

Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Reviewed 11 January 2017

Our room was at the far end of the hotel, a 2-storey rectangle around a handsome garden of mostly native plants & palms -- but still not noisy. Friendly, most British, concierge and clerk staff; excellent, varied breakfast buffet and attendant-made special coffees such as double latte, espresso, or coffee from thermoses in garden; daily wine and cheese from 4:30...

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Dear Judith, Thank you for choosing the Pavilion Hotel. I'm glad to hear that enjoyed your stay. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Sincerely, Andrew Allen General Manager

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Breakfast included
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Complimentary room amenities include: Complimentary baggage service from the ferry, concierge service, continental breakfast, afternoon wine and cheese social, outdoor lounge with fire ring, movies, Blue Ray players & iPads for checkout, 37" flat screen TVs, HBO & Showtime movie channels, wireless Internet, iHome music centers, priority cabana/chaise reservations at Descanso Beach Club, priority table reservations at Avalon Grille, priority reservations at Island Spa Catalina, Starbucks coffee and tea, and in-room safes, refrigerators, irons, ironing boards & hair dryers. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Pavilion Hotel

Address: 513 Crescent Ave., PO Box 737, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
Region: United States > California > Catalina Island > Avalon
Price Range: €172 - €398 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Pavilion Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 71
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Also Known As:
Pavilion Lodge Catalina
Pavilion Hotel Avalon
Catalina Island Lodge Pavilion
Pavilion Lodge Avalon
Pavilion Hotel Catalina Island, CA - Avalon
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#1 Family Hotel in Avalon
#1 Spa Hotel in Avalon
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Avalon
#3 Romantic Hotel in Avalon
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“Suites only two and ground level best”
 of 5 bubbles nykkie84, 16 Jan 2017 | Read review
“lst fl. rooms have own outdoor chairs near garden; we were happy with 2d-floor room; any guest may use chaises & chairs in the garden.”
 of 5 bubbles JudithD254, 11 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The standard rooms don't have a view. The superior kings face the very pretty courtyard and have a small patio.”
 of 5 bubbles bartr, 10 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Our rooms were located in the back of the property on gound level and were very quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles SBHarr5, 29 Dec 2016 | Read review
“We were on the second floor, south side, overlooking the main courtyard - quiet”
 of 5 bubbles bpweisheit, 19 Dec 2016 | Read review
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