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Holiday Inn Resort Catalina Island

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was very nice. A bit worn on the outside of the room hallways, but of course the weather has a lot to do with that. The room was very, very clean, I loved the patio area. My grandaughters loved the pool and jacuzzi. The restaurant service was slow, only one waiter, but the food was great. They substituted Orange...

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ocasillas, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Resort Catalina Island, responded to this review

Dear Ms. Estella, Thank-you for taking your time to write a nice review of our hotel, we value your comments. We are delighted that you and your family enjoyed your stay. We look forward in serving you again. Sincerely, Mrs. Ophelia de Casillas Front Office Manager

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Try to check in early(1pm) but they had no rooms, however the receptionist got our number down and said she would call us as soon as a room was available. We got the call around 2:30pm, not bad, since check in was at 4pm. The hotel is about 15 minute walk from the shops, so its quiet & relaxing. Our...

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ocasillas, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Resort Catalina Island, responded to this review

Dear Vacationfamily05, Thank-you for taking the time to write a nice review of our hotel. We are happy you enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward in serving you, and your family again. Sincerely, Mrs. Ophelia de Casillas Front Office Manager

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Recently visited Catalina with my wife and friends for a birthday. Guest service is remarkable and rooms are really nice. Could not have picked a better place to stay at. The Hotel Manager was friendly and helpful and the restaurant on site was exquisite. Would definitely recommend this hotel!!!!

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ocasillas, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Resort Catalina Island, responded to this review

Thank-you for the great review of our hotel! We are happy to hear you enjoyed your stay, we hope to see you again . Sincerely, Mrs.Ophelia de Casillas Front Office Manager

Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

rooms were clean and comfortable. Beds are comfortable. Staff was very nice and helpful. Shuttle driver was an awesome guy. We arrived very early and was checked in quickly. Rooms are spacious and also had a balcony. Will stay here next time

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ocasillas, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Resort Catalina Island, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Mike, We would like to thank- you for your awesome review of our hotel! I am pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. It's something our staff takes great pride in, We look forward in serving you again! Sincerely, Mrs. Ophelia de Casillas Front Office Manager ocasillas@pacificahost.com

Laguna Niguel
Reviewed 13 February 2017

One of the most affordable and possibly picturesque hotels on Catalina Island is the former Catalina Canyon Resort. The pluses include having a place to stay that is away from the hustle/bustle of Avalon, it has one of the Islands only swimming pools, the grounds are attractive and the landscaping is outstanding. It has a decent restaurant but the hours...

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Dear Mr. Richard, Thank- you for your candid review. We apologize that your recent stay did not meet all your expectations. We appreciate your comments and will share these with our team so that we can continue to improve our services. We do hope to have the opportunity to welcome you back in the future, so that we can provide...

Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

Stayed at this facility years ago and what a difference. The hotel has gone through a total renovation. Affordable, clean, excellent service, good for that special occasion, business, pleasure or just a get away. Enjoy!!!

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Dear Debbie, Thank -you for taking your time to write a great review of our hotel. I am pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. It's something our staff takes great pride in, so we value your feedback. We hope you will visit us again. Sincerely, Mrs. Ophelia de Casillas Front Office Manager ocasillas@pacificahost.com

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 2 February 2017

We were pretty satisfied with our stay here. The staff was not the friendliest, and not rude either, but they were very accommodating. The hotel is in a quiet area of the island and the shuttle service makes it very easy to travel back and forth. The room was clean and spacious and the bathrooms were nicely done. The on-site...

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Dear Thinkelliott12, Thank-you for your feedback regarding your recent visit at our hotel. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us, and the issue with the restroom will be looked into . We value your comments, and welcome the opportunity to serve you again. Sincerely, Mrs. Ophelia de Casillas Front Office Manager ocasillas@pacificahost.com

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 17 January 2017

The place was better than I expected, maybe a bit expensive, but worth it. Last time I was in the island was about 32 years ago. I came back for my wedding anniversary and I was surprised to how nice the whole island was. If you just want to get away and relax this is a place that I will...

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Nicoleh79, General Manager at Holiday Inn Resort Catalina Island, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review of our hotel. I am pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. I agree, Steve's is a great place to eat. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 7 January 2017

When we first arrived on the island, the shuttle to the hotel had just left. We called the hotel and they were quick and happy to send another. The hotel room was very clean and the bed was very comfortable. A microwave, keurig, and refrigerator were provided in the room. Only being a 10 minute walk from town, the secluded...

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Dear Codee, Thank -you for taking your time to write a nice review of our hotel. It's something our staff takes great pride in, so we value your feedback. We hope you will visit us again. Sincerely, Mrs. Ophelia de Casillas Front Office Manager

Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

First, when our boat landed we were guaranteed - ahead of time - that a shuttle would pick us up at the dock. No shuttle was there so we tried calling the hotel, unsuccessfully, for thirty minutes. We finally called a cab. We get to the hotel and are told the driver was there and that we weren't. Later, when...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Internet
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
Internet
  • Free Internet
Services
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Escape the hustle and bustle of life on the mainland and experience a relaxing island getaway at Holiday Inn Resort Catalina Island. Nestled in the foothills of romantic Catalina Island, our peaceful resort features spacious rooms equipped with a full compliment of lavish amenities. It also boasts a range of premium services and conveniences,designed to ensure maximum comfort and convenience for the length of any stay. Get your heart pumping in our 24-hour fitness center or take a relaxing dip in our heated outdoor pool. Rejuvenate your mind, body and soul at our European day spa, which offers an unforgettable combination of healing techniques, lush garden courtyards and an inviting architectural style that evokes thoughts of an exclusive Mediterranean resort. Overlooking the beautiful town of Avalon, our island resort is the ideal destination for family vacations, romantic escapes or weekend business retreats. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Resort Catalina Island

Address: 888 Country Club Drive, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704 (Formerly Catalina Canyon Resort & Spa)
Region: United States > California > Catalina Island > Avalon
Price Range: €139 - €342 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Holiday Inn Resort Catalina Island 3*
Number of rooms: 75
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Also Known As:
Catalina Canyon Hotel Avalon
Best Western Avalon
Catalina Canyon Resort And Spa
Holiday Inn Resort Catalina Island CA - Avalon
Hotel Style:
#5 Spa Hotel in Avalon
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