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Overview
111 Crescent Avenue PO Box 127, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704 See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Non-Smoking Hotel
Suites
Multilingual Staff
3 Star accommodation
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30 Sep1 Oct
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We stayed in the Capri Suite. Great balcony view with the ocean just steps away. Comfortable bed, large bathroom, sofa, fireplace. Will stay again. Already trying to figure out next years visit. You can find cheaper but the view is hard to beat!!!!

Thank AsotinKid
Response from zharring, Manager at Portofino HotelResponded yesterday

Dear AsotinKid, I am glad to hear you enjoyed your stay & took advantage of your beautiful suite! We look forward to welcoming you back!

Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife & I have been coming to Catalina island for a few years to celebrate her birthday & our anniversary. We stay at Portofino Hotel in the Villa D'Este Suite each year - it's our favorite room with ocean frontal view. This Sept. Avalon...More

Thank Excursion332040
Response from zharring, Manager at Portofino HotelResponded 1 week ago

Dear Excursion332040, Thank you for taking the time to write this review. We love our return guests & happy to hear you enjoyed your stay & that fantastic view from your suite! Happy birthday to Marina again & we look forward to welcoming you back...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is quite expensive for what you get; it's location is great but then again there isn't a bad location in Avalon (it's so tiny you can walk anywhere). The hotel is quaint but the room had blinds that were broken, curtains with holes...More

Thank Mindy W
Response from zharring, Manager at Portofino HotelResponded 1 week ago

Dear Mindy W, Thank for taking the time to write us a review. I will make sure our housekeeping team takes care of the blinds & the carpet- we strive to improve everything we can based on guest experiences. We are glad to hear you...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our room was on the second floor with a stairway winding around in a circle. The second story railing was too low and dangerous. We are senior citizens and had a hard time navigating the stairs. They put us in a tiny room by the...More

Thank Joseph L
Response from zharring, Manager at Portofino HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Joseph L, I am sorry to hear you did not enjoy your stay. We always strive to accommodate each guest & the only reason moving rooms would not be a possibility is when there is no availability to do so. I will have someone...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were disappointed that the Hotel's Italian restaurant and bar have been closed for service, but with many quality food and drink opportunities nearby, we were able to find a solution that worked out fine.

Thank Roger U
Response from zharring, Manager at Portofino HotelResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Roger U, We are happy to hear you enjoyed the views from our sundeck. It is a perfect spot to simply relax & enjoy the ocean breeze.

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About
Description
Footsteps from the water, the best of Catalina is just outside our door. Enjoy your island getaway in an ocean view suite or beautifully appointed guest room. ...More Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Beachfront
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Pool
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Family
,
On the Beach
,
Romantic
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Family
,
On the Beach
,
Romantic
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
34
Price range
US$128 - US$407 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Portofino Hotel Avalon
,
Portofino Hotel Catalina Island, CA - Avalon
Location
United States > California > Catalina Island > Avalon
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Traveller (221)
Room & Suite (391)
Pool & Beach (60)
Dining (42)
Amenities (33)
Family and Play Areas (1)
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tavysandin
26 June 2017|
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Response from CaptainJack1328 | Reviewed this property |
My wife and I stayed on their ground floor. So stairs weren't a concern. You need to contact the Portofino Hotel and ask for a room that will accommodate limited mobility. They are a very nice group. You won't be... More
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medical a
9 March 2017|
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Response from zharring | Property representative |
Miramare is a partial ocean view with a queen size bed & Sorrento has no view but a king size bed. Both beautiful suites.
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aquatonefitness
3 March 2017|
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Response from Earl S | Reviewed this property |
Hi Dawnette, My family and I have stayed there many times, and yes, they have rooms with 2 rooms. Not sure how many rooms but this time of year, it shouldn't be a problem. Scott, the manager, is very gracious, as is the... More
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Room Tips
"Ocean view rooms are good;it is a historical hotel that is family friendly with city&ocean views; spa is..."
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"We made reservations 8 months in advance to ensure an optimal room."
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"If you want a view, pick the suites on the spa side of the hotel. The courtyard rooms are nice with that..."
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"The rooms I peeked into while the maid service was cleaning, there are not good rooms."
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