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Hotel Mac Rae

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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good42%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
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“star amenities”(3 reviews)
“ocean front”(16 reviews)
“mini muffins”(7 reviews)
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Non-Smoking Hotel
Rooftop Bar
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Reviewed 28 June 2017

We stayed in one of the oceanfront rooms. I loved it! I opened the windows at night and could hear the ocean waves crashing on the beach. In the morning I enjoyed seeing all the boats in the water. It's not your 5-star hotel but...More

Thank Shigo28
Response from HotelMacRae, General Manager at Hotel Mac RaeResponded 27 July 2017

Those Ocean View rooms are special and I am so pleased that you opened the windows and were able to fully experience our beachfront location. We look forward to your next visit! Karen Biery, 4th generation "Mac Rae", General Manager

Reviewed 15 June 2017

Hotel Mac Rae is right in the heart of Avalon steps from the beach and all of the action on Catalina. A great value for the location, They had unlimited beach towels available for use and a standard continental breakfast included with the stay. While...More

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Reviewed 13 June 2017

Yes, a bit older hotel and not 5 star amenities and accommodations, but decent enough for Catalina, very clean, perhaps even updated, and right on the main square - ocean-front. There are 2 sets of stairs, 12 stairs each, and no elevator to get in...More

Thank Frank A
Response from HotelMacRae, General Manager at Hotel Mac RaeResponded 27 July 2017

Dear Frank, Thank you taking the time to write this review and remind our future guests about our stairs. Our hotel was built in 1920 by my great-grandfather and we are unable to provide our guests with an elevator. If you need help with luggage,...More

Reviewed 10 June 2017

Stayed here as a last minute anniversary trip. Although the hotel doesn't have many modern amenities, we enjoyed the fact that it is on the main street and across from the beach. Didn't have to walk up and down hills, but we got our daily...More

1  Thank Anthony W
Response from HotelMacRae, General Manager at Hotel Mac RaeResponded 27 July 2017

Dear Anthony, Thank you for your review. I am pleased that you felt that we were a great value and that you enjoyed our location, pleasant staff and clean rooms. We look forward to your return! Karen Biery, 4th generation "Mac Rae", General Manager

Reviewed 30 May 2017

Room 208. Queen bed- The room smelled like pee. The sheets were clean, room looks ok and clean. The restroom was nothing fancy. Im use to traveling to ok hotels in Mexico. So if you're ok with that then this wont bother you. Everything is...More

Thank Joanna L
Response from HotelMacRae, General Manager at Hotel Mac RaeResponded 8 June 2017

Thank you for your review and for appreciating our convenient location. Our housekeepers are very good so I am not sure about your feeling about the smell of your room. If there is any problem in the future, please let our office staff know and...More

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Amenities
Top amenities
Beachfront
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Breakfast included
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
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Price range
US$142 - US$321 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Style
#10 On the Beach Hotel in Avalon
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$142 - US$321 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Style
#10 On the Beach Hotel in Avalon
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Becky S
30 March 2017|
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Response from HotelMacRae | Property representative |
I am sorry, but we do not have an elevator.
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Fred H
18 July 2016|
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Response from HotelMacRae | Property representative |
We are located directly on the beach. Our building covers our entire property so we do not have a pool.
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Beachkidboy
22 March 2016|
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Response from HotelMacRae | Property representative |
We can give you your 10% birthday discount on the phone or we can give you a refund for your discount upon arrival if you book your reservation online.
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Room Tips
"get rooms off the front for the view but they are noisy"
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"The ocean view rooms are lovely. Keep in mind, this hotel was built in the 1920's so no elevator."
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"Although not noisy, back rooms are even quieter. Access by stairs only."
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"We stayed in back rooms with no view, which were very quiet and nice."
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