We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Hotel Vista Del Mar

Show Prices
#4 of 20 Hotels in Avalon
Certificate of Excellence
Enter dates for lowest prices
powered by PriceFinder
Prices from our online travel partners are not available
Our online travel partners don't provide prices for this accommodation, but we can search other options in Avalon
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Management photos
Hotel Vista Del Mar
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"containerClass":null,"scriptFlags":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

535 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
There are newer reviews for Hotel Vista Del Mar
See the most recent reviews
Showing 533: English reviews
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.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Adam G
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...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Karen L
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...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Drew B
Costa Mesa, California
Reviewed 20 November 2012

My husband and I stayed here for two nights a couple weeks ago and I have to say that upon arriving we were very reluctant about staying in the Ocean View Suite or the hotel in general because the prices seemed a little steep but once we arrived we got first class service. Our room wasn't ready due to check...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Dingdong88
Brea, California
Reviewed 19 November 2012

This place is absolutely perfect!. I couldnt image staying anywhere else. We came for our 15 anniversary and enjoyed every min. great location huge room with fireplace very helpful employees good continental breakfast and cookies/milk at night

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank caangelgurl
Hermosa Beach, CA
Reviewed 11 November 2012

My wife and I stayed at the Vista Del Mar hotel on Santa Catalina Island for several nights in November and we highly recommend it. The rooms are very well furnished, have fireplaces, wet bars, good beds and nice bathrooms. The staff is very friendly and the room rates are an excellent value for the island. The rate includes a...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Johnstewartrnr
Olympia, Washington
Reviewed 8 November 2012

We stayed at Hotel Vista Del Mar with friends who were visiting from out of state. It was nice to be in a central location but once up the stairs and inside the hotel we felt as though we were in a secluded spot away from any hustle and bustle down below. The hotel is beautiful, the rooms luxurious and...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank 2Boaters45
Wausau,WI
Reviewed 4 November 2012

This was our first time staying overnight on Catalina Island. We certainly lucked out by booking the Vista Del Mar Hotel. Great room, great service and great location. The staff was very helpful getting us into our room early in the day so we could go off and explore the island right away. We will definitely be back again!

 Report
Helpful?
Thank thomasr686
Chino
Reviewed 2 November 2012

My husband and I stayed here the last week of October. We had a very romantic time. The rooms are amazing, just like the photos on the web page. Beautiful. The bed is very comfortable and I love the fireplace, a nice added touch. We enjoyed our breakfast and coffee on the beautiful balcony. This was a favorite spot as...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Shelli L
Corona del Mar, California
Reviewed 1 November 2012

My husband and I went out to Catalina for a getaway last December and fell in love with Hotel Vista Del Mar. The rooms are cozy! Although they are small (some of them at least) they are beautifully decorated and so romantic. You have your own private fireplace and the beds are super comfortable. The staff was very sweet and...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank rachelynn

272 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveller Photos (240)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (88)
Viewed
Room/Suite (55)
Viewed
View from Room (13)
Viewed
Bathroom (16)
Viewed
Pool/Beach Area (1)
Viewed
Dining (4)
Viewed
Other (63)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (32)
Viewed
Room/Suite (16)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (8)
Viewed
Pool/Beach Area (1)
Viewed
Other (7)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Travellers also viewed these Avalon hotels
0.1 km away
Pavilion Hotel
Pavilion Hotel
#2 of 20 in Avalon
1,037 reviews
0.2 km away
The Avalon Hotel
The Avalon Hotel
#1 of 20 in Avalon
580 reviews
0.3 km away
Aurora Hotel
Aurora Hotel
#9 of 20 in Avalon
234 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
0.2 km away
Hotel Metropole
Hotel Metropole
#8 of 20 in Avalon
464 reviews
0.1 km away
Hotel Atwater
Hotel Atwater
#7 of 20 in Avalon
471 reviews
0.3 km away
Hotel St. Lauren
Hotel St. Lauren
#14 of 20 in Avalon
346 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • 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: €134 - €458 (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 On the Beach Hotel in Avalon
#4 Romantic Hotel in Avalon
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travellers have asked, with answers from Hotel Vista Del Mar staff and other travellers.
7 questions
Ask a question
2 months ago
san francisco
over a year ago

See all questions (7)

Questions? Get answers from Hotel Vista Del Mar staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“Close to everything, 5 min. walk from ferry”
 of 5 bubbles badall16, 16 Mar 2017 | Read review
“We stayed in #112. Great room, away from the lobby area. Towards the back.”
 of 5 bubbles robh225, 15 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Beautiful views, romantic hide-away, great service!”
 of 5 bubbles 481kacieh, 9 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ocean view suites are the best”
 of 5 bubbles SoCalOregonian, 5 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The best rooms are the two in the front of the hotel that have private balconies overlooking the beach.”
 of 5 bubbles gexeve, 27 Feb 2017 | Read review
5 of 5