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Glenmore Plaza Hotel

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120 Sumner Ave, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704 See on map
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good location in the middle of town and walking distance to the beach. Oldest hotel on Catalina Island but some rooms and suites have been renovated. We stayed at the Charlie Chaplin Suite. It was very roomy and I specially liked the size and decor...More

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Response from Glenmore P, Public Relations Manager at Glenmore Plaza HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for your review. We are happy you enjoyed the Charlie Chaplin Suite and found our staff was friendly. Our complimentary shuttle and complimentary daily continental breakfast is definitely an added convenience for guests. As the oldest hotel on Catalina Island, our history and uniqueness...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at the Glenmore Plaza last week. Great location but the hotel was poorly run. The hotel and rooms overall were dirty--layers of dust on the ceiling fans, windows, pictures, shower was dirty and overall just not well maintained. The bed linens were clean...More

Thank KristiKayK
Response from Glenmore P, Public Relations Manager at Glenmore Plaza HotelResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for your review. We are glad you enjoyed the location of the hotel as we are just a few steps away from the beach. As we are a historic hotel, we have recently renovated most rooms and will continue to renovate and improve. Our...More

Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

My girlfriend and I recently stayed here and it was just lovely. We got an upgrade to a Kings premium when we checked in, which was an unexpected and extremely nice gift and I greatly appreciated that. The staff was all very friendly and helpful...More

Thank Michael A
Response from Glenmore P, Public Relations Manager at Glenmore Plaza HotelResponded 13 September 2018

Thanks for the amazing review! We appreciate it and hope to welcome you back again soon.

Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

We visited as a couple and now a family! There is nowhere better! Go for fun! Go for relaxation! Go for family memories! The hotel is beautiful and historical. Located in the perfect centrally located spot on the island. Walk or shuttle to everything you...More

Thank imahapppygirl
Response from Glenmore P, Public Relations Manager at Glenmore Plaza HotelResponded 6 September 2018

Thank you for the 5-star rating! We look forward to welcoming you back again soon.

Reviewed 8 August 2018

I was part of a small group that checked in last weekend and just wanted to say that the staff is horrible. They were rude when they couldn’t locate a valuable we stored with them – getting mad at US because we were waiting around...More

Thank ailing1988
Response from Glenmore P, Public Relations Manager at Glenmore Plaza HotelResponded 15 August 2018

We responded to your group's "other" review since you wrote this twice under two separate accounts. Our staff is regarded as one of the friendliest on the island. As you can see from previous guests/reviewers prior to yours: " Location is great and the staff...More

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Catalina Island’s Glenmore Plaza Hotel is Catalina Island’s most established hotel. We are located on the beach in the heart of Avalon. While the hotel still retains its Victorian Charm, all of our suites and many of our rooms were recently renovated to provide our guest with the most modern comforts available.

Hotel Amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Banquet Room
Meeting Rooms
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Shuttle Bus Service
Free Parking
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Hotel class
Historic Hotel, Family, Business, Centrally Located
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
US$124 - US$793 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
hotel glenmore plazaglenmore plaza avalonglenmore plaza catalina
United StatesCaliforniaCatalina IslandAvalon
Traveller (65)
Room & Suite (158)
Family and Play Areas (2)
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Jennifer S
14 May 2016|
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Response from AZBrook | Reviewed this property |
Call the hotel directly for answers to your questions! That's what I did before I went to Catalina Island. I called several times with different questions. They could not be more helpful and knowledgeable. I can't stress... More
29 August 2015|
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Response from James A | Property representative |
Yes, you can call the hotel and request a room with a view. Please be aware that the suites and premium rooms usually come with either ocean views or town/mountain views.
9 March 2015|
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Response from 763RomanCB | Reviewed this property |
This is the middle of the off season for them, and when we were there three weeks ago, there were less than 6 rooms rented. We were asked if an upper floor room would be OK, and we took one. I think they'd be happy to... More
Room Tips
"Charlie Chaplin suite is renovated, nice, and roomy but no elevators to access"
3 weeks ago
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"#303 had a nice view of the bay and casino."
12 Jun 2018
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"Interior rooms smelled moldy with no windows to open."
3 Mar 2018
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"We were on the third floor with a balcony and close to town all within walking distance."
4 Feb 2018
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