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Hotel Vista Del Mar

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Reviewed 13 January 2013 via mobile

The pics you see on the website is your actual room, very clean, nice size (my husband and I stayed in the Courtyard Deluxe room no view to the outside though), close to the shops and restaurants, very short walk from the Catalina Express dock. We would definitely stay here again.

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San Jose, CA
Reviewed 27 December 2012

My entire family and I visited Catalina Island for Christmas. This hotel exceeded our expectations. It was beautiful, and centrally located, AND the customer service was superb. WE will definitely stay here again when we visit Avalon!

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Buena Park, California
Reviewed 19 December 2012

We took the Catalina Express over to Avalon for the day to celebrate my wife's birthday. The weather was questionable, and after arriving on the island all return trips for the day were cancelled. We went in search of lodging and came upon the Hotel Del Mar. The staff immediately took care of us, providing a beautiful room, and helping...

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1Thank Jeff L
Thousand Oaks, California
Reviewed 19 December 2012

My wife and I visited Catalina for the first time this past week. We arrived to the hotel several hours before the scheduled check in time of 3:00 (we arrived at 11:15)....the front desk clerk provided us with discount coupons and an umbrella (since it was raining) and took down our contact number....after a hour the clerk called us and...

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
Reviewed 12 December 2012

WOW! What a great place. Just a short walk from the ferry dock on Catalina Island to a beach front location in the middle of paradise. The rooms are elegantly appointed and the whole place looks brand new. The staff was amazing and very friendly. We had a wonderful time and can't wait to go back. We loved our visit...

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Peachtree City, Georgia
Reviewed 11 December 2012

My wife and I recently returned (late Oct, 2012), from a short stay at the Vista Del Mar Hotel on Catalina where we celebrated the big 20. (along with a few college friends of course) By the way there is nothing like flying coast to coast to spend 4 days for an anniversary. Anyway we chose the Hotel Vista Del...

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San Pedro, CA
Reviewed 4 December 2012

We visited in November, as the weather cooled. We found the hotel rooms to be quite updated with luxurious touches such as the high sunroof in the bathroom, glass shower and rotating flatscreen TV. There is a library of DVDs to borrow for in-room viewing. Everything is very clean. There are less than 10 rooms and two suites (with ocean...

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Rubidoux, California, United States
Reviewed 2 December 2012

We went here for our honeymoon,and even though it was a short stay we had an amazing time at this hotel. Staff was friendly, hotel was quite, great location and amazing views outside of the hotel room. Recommend this hotel for a perfect getaway.

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Santa Clarita
Reviewed 30 November 2012

Hands down best experience we have had!!!. Hotel very clean, beautiful view from the lobby. Went with my family and loved the milk and cookies at night. Hotel was soo comfortable and beautifully done. Staff was amazing always went all out to make your stay comfortable. Definitely will always try to stay here. We booked the fall special stayed one...

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Long Beach, California
Reviewed 25 November 2012

I found this charming hotel on a website dedicated to lodging and restaurants on Catalina Island. After combing through several other hotels & reviews, I came across Vista Del Mar (VDM) and their fall special. I promptly booked a room for two nights for our wedding anniversary and completely surprised my wife. She couldn't believe how nice the rooms were...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included
  • Multilingual Staff
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 

Additional Information about Hotel Vista Del Mar

Address: 417 Crescent Ave., Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
Region: United States > California > Catalina Island > Avalon
Price Range: €136 - €463 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 14
Also Known As:
Vista Del Mar Avalon
Vista Del Mar Hotel
Hotel Vista Del Mar Catalina Island, CA - Avalon
Hotel Style:
#1 Best Value Hotel in Avalon
#2 Family Hotel in Avalon
#4 Romantic Hotel in Avalon
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Avalon
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“all rooms are on the same floor but there are two with a balcony over looking the harbor that is a wonderful extra feature!”
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“All rooms are beautiful but if you can get the ocean view”
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“All the courtyard rooms are the same view, just a different size, save some money, get the smaller room, and go out for one more drink”
 of 5 bubbles electricmice, 7 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Rooms in the rear will hear the trash truck around 7 a.m., on certain days. Rooms in front will have a bit of street noise at night.”
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