Holiday Inn Resort Catalina Island

888 Country Club Dr, Avalon, CA 90704 US
View Map Reservations: +1-800-760-7718
3.0 Star Beach Hotel Near Catalina Island Medical Center
IHG launches IHG Way of Clean program: Reduced contact at check-in / reception services; Visible verification of sanitized items in guest rooms; Additional deep cleaning of high touch surfaces, social distancing in public spaces; New standards and service approach to buffets, banquets, room-service and catering.
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09/24/2020 - 09/25/2020
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75
Good

Summary of 519 verified reviews

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Rated 75/100 based on reviews from all travelers.

"Good club hotel. Close to the city center. Fantastic service."

Service

79/100
151 reviews

"Friendly, professional service, however housekeeping is less well rated." Good shuttle service.

Location

66/100
64 reviews

"Location is fine but far from the city centre."

Room

65/100
135 reviews

"Big enough rooms with awesome views." Poor maintenance and cleaning in the rooms and bathrooms, with low rated beds. Unimpressive balconies and bad TVs. Shower can be a problem.

Wellness Area

50/100
24 reviews

"Sufficient wellness & sports facilities."

Cleanliness

41/100
69 reviews

"Bathrooms and rooms are untidy." Hotel facilities could use a good clean.

Food

40/100
48 reviews

"Food and menu are not highly reviewed."

Pool

34/100
41 reviews

"Pool should be renewed."

Breakfast

18/100
10 reviews

"Breakfast can be improved."

WiFi

0/100
8 reviews

"Wifi quality could be improved."

Rated 72/100 based on reviews from families.

"Good service."

Service

77/100
37 reviews

"Friendly service. Good shuttle service."

Location

65/100
14 reviews

"Location is fine but far from the city centre."

Room

63/100
29 reviews

"Well-sized, typical rooms with mediocre beds." Inadequately cleaned and maintained rooms and bathrooms.

Food

44/100
8 reviews

"Food could be better."

Wellness Area

43/100
7 reviews

"Wellness & sports facilities could be improved."

Cleanliness

37/100
13 reviews

"Rooms could be cleaner. Hotel facilities could use a good clean."

Pool

34/100
17 reviews

"Pool should be renewed."

Rated 73/100 based on reviews from couples.

"Great view. Friendly service."

Service

81/100
22 reviews

"Friendly service and great reception. Good shuttle service."

Room

64/100
24 reviews

"Decent rooms with great views." Poor beds in rooms needing some cleaning.

Location

63/100
8 reviews

"Location is ok."

Food

40/100
9 reviews

"Food could be better."

Cleanliness

39/100
10 reviews

"Rooms could be cleaner."

Rated 71/100 based on reviews from all travelers.

"Good club hotel. Close to the city center. Fantastic service."

Service

79/100
147 reviews

"Friendly, professional service, however housekeeping is less well rated." Good shuttle service.

Location

66/100
64 reviews

"Location is fine but far from the city centre."

Room

65/100
134 reviews

"Big enough rooms with awesome views." Rooms are poorly maintained and cleaned, with poorly rated beds. Poor balconies and badly cleaned bathrooms. Shower can be a problem.

Wellness Area

50/100
24 reviews

"Sufficient wellness & sports facilities."

Cleanliness

41/100
69 reviews

"Bathrooms and rooms are untidy." Hotel facilities could use a good clean.

Food

39/100
46 reviews

"Food and menu are not highly reviewed."

Pool

34/100
41 reviews

"Pool should be renewed."

Breakfast

18/100
10 reviews

"Breakfast can be improved."

WiFi

0/100
8 reviews

"Wifi quality could be improved."

Rated 67/100 based on reviews from families.

"Good service."

Service

77/100
37 reviews

"Friendly service. Good shuttle service."

Location

65/100
14 reviews

"Location is fine but far from the city centre."

Room

63/100
29 reviews

"Well-sized, typical rooms with mediocre beds." Inadequately cleaned and maintained rooms and bathrooms.

Food

44/100
8 reviews

"Food could be better."

Wellness Area

43/100
7 reviews

"Wellness & sports facilities could be improved."

Cleanliness

37/100
13 reviews

"Rooms could be cleaner. Hotel facilities could use a good clean."

Pool

34/100
17 reviews

"Pool should be renewed."

Rated 69/100 based on reviews from couples.

"Great view. Friendly service."

Service

81/100
21 reviews

"Friendly service and great reception. Good shuttle service."

Room

64/100
24 reviews

"Decent rooms with great views." Poor beds in rooms needing some cleaning.

Location

63/100
8 reviews

"Location is ok."

Food

40/100
9 reviews

"Food could be better."

Cleanliness

39/100
10 reviews

"Rooms could be cleaner."

Review Semantics by TrustYou

Customer Reviews of Holiday Inn Resort Catalina Island

Tripadvisor Traveler Rating:
Value
Rooms
Cleanliness
Service
Excellent
23
Very Good
26
Average
19
Poor
8
Terrible
7
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Recent Reviews:
951pamk
Rancho Santa Margarita, California
Kids liked the bunk beds, but hotel is mediocre
Sep 8, 2020
Although the shuttles are frequent, it's more convenient to stay on the main strip by the beach. The whole property needs to be remodeled including the shuttles with dirty and... more »
Cmclewis
Los Alamitos, California
Nice hotel but with recommendation
Aug 16, 2020
We are a family of 4 (all adults) who stayed at the Catalina Holiday Inn during the weekend of 8/8-8/9/20. Hotel was clean, check-in easy, pool and spa closed due... more »
dougrh
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Cove restaurant
Jul 24, 2020
All you can eat $10 meal. Not great. Watch your drink tab. Should be Called ‘ fry night’. Server was nice but not really a restaurant . Meal from 1-7.... more »
jill p
La Jolla, California
Trip type:
Friends getaway
Meh
Jun 23, 2020
Cigarette smoking appears to be openly tolerated on site. Reception needs more support during busy times. Pool closed despite state allowing reopening. Kind staff retrieved a toy I had dropped... more »
S.R J
great hotel
Feb 25, 2020
The room was great, bed was clean and comfortable. The view and the morning breeze is amazing when having my morning coffee on the balcony is relaxing. the hotel is... more »
1-5 of 83 Reviews

These reviews are the subjective opinions of individual travelers and not of TripAdvisor LLC nor of its partners.


Property Description

With a stay at Holiday Inn Resort Catalina Island in Avalon, you'll be next to a golf course, just a 4-minute walk from Catalina Island Medical Center and 11 minutes by foot from Catalina Island Golf Course. This golf hotel is 0.6 mi (0.9 km) from Catalina Island Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Bureau and 0.6 mi (0.9 km) from Avalon Pier.

Satisfy your appetite with Californian cuisine at Seaport Bistro, a bistro which features a bar/lounge and a garden view. Cooked-to-order breakfasts are available daily from 8 AM to 11 AM for a fee.

Make yourself at home in one of the 74 air-conditioned rooms featuring refrigerators and microwaves. Rooms have private balconies or patios. Flat-screen televisions with cable programming provide entertainment, while complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected. Partially open bathrooms with showers feature complimentary toiletries and hair dryers.

Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Catalina Island Medical Center - 0.4 km / 0.2 mi
Catalina Island Golf Course - 0.9 km / 0.6 mi
Avalon Pier - 0.9 km / 0.6 mi
Catalina Island Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Bureau - 0.9 km / 0.6 mi
Catalina Island Museum - 1 km / 0.6 mi
Avalon Port - 1.3 km / 0.8 mi
Lovers Cove - 1.4 km / 0.9 mi
Catalina Casino - 1.5 km / 0.9 mi
Nature Center at Avalon Canyon - 1.6 km / 1 mi
Wrigley Memorial and Botanic Garden - 2.1 km / 1.3 mi
Hamilton Beach - 2.7 km / 1.7 mi
Wells Beach - 13.4 km / 8.4 mi

The nearest major airport is Avalon, CA (AVX-Catalina) - 16.9 km / 10.5 mi

Featured amenities include a 24-hour business center, luggage storage, and an elevator. A ferry terminal shuttle is provided at no charge.

Pamper yourself with a visit to the spa, which offers massages, body treatments, and facials. You're sure to appreciate the recreational amenities, including an outdoor pool, a spa tub, and a 24-hour fitness center. This hotel also features complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and wedding services. Getting to nearby attractions is a breeze with the complimentary area shuttle.

Amenities / Features

  • Check In: 4:00 PM
  • Check Out: 11:00 AM
  • Minimum age of oldest guest: 18
  • Outdoor pool
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • Ballroom
  • Food and water bowls
  • Meeting rooms
  • Spa tub
  • Free WiFi
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Braille or raised signage
  • Picnic area
  • In-room accessibility
  • Garden
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • Full-service spa
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Total number of rooms - 74
  • Number of floors - 4
  • Noise-free rooms not guaranteed
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • Wedding services
  • 24-hour fitness facilities
  • Free ferry terminal shuttle
  • Free area shuttle
  • Luggage storage
  • Restaurant
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Bar/lounge
  • Spa services on site
  • Smoke-free property
  • Elevator
  • Conference space
  • 24-hour business center
  • Concierge services

Airport & Shuttle Information

Nearest airport is Long Beach, however, transportation to island is by boat or helicopter. The Catalina Canyon Resort & Spa offers complimentary shuttle service to and from boat Landing and the Plaza in Avalon.

Local Shuttle Info: Hotel offers shuttle to and from boat dock and heliport. Continuous pick-up and drop-off in town.

Pet Friendly?

Maximum number of pets per room 2

Pets allowed

$50 non-refundable

Misc Fees / Policies

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between USD 1.00 and USD 45.00 per person (approximately)
  • Pet deposit: USD 75.00 per stay
  • Pet fee: USD 75 per pet, per stay

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: USD 50.00 per stay

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

  • The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.
  • Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section).
  • This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
  • Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.
  • Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests.
  • Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.
  • Contactless check-out is available.
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast and lunch.
  • The property affirms that it follows sanitization practices of Clean Promise (IHG) guidelines.
  • The property affirms that it adheres to the Safe Travels (WTTC - Global) sanitization guidelines.

Cleaning Policies

Property is cleaned with disinfectant

Staff wears personal protective equipment

Protective clothing is available to guests

Masks are available to guests

Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas

Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer

Social distancing measures are in place

Individually-wrapped food options are available

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast

Individually-wrapped food options are available for lunch

Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly

Temperature checks are available to guests

Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F

Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant

Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures

Contactless check-out is available

Property follows sanitization practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)

Property follows a brand or regulatory agency's sanitization guidelines Clean Promise (IHG)

Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant

COVID-19 - Essential Workers Only - NO

Property follows a brand or regulatory agency's sanitization guidelines Clean Promise (IHG)

Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures

Property is cleaned with disinfectant

Staff wears personal protective equipment

Protective clothing is available to guests

Masks are available to guests

Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas

Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer

Social distancing measures are in place

Contactless check-out is available

Individually-wrapped food options are available

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast

Individually-wrapped food options are available for lunch

Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly

Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F

Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures

Property follows sanitization practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)

About Holiday Inn

  • Full-service hotel offering three different experiences: Holiday Inn Express ideal for the business traveler, Holiday Inn Resorts for family fun and relaxation, and the Holiday Inn Club Vacations, suitable for family and friends with spacious accommodations
  • Offering comfort and family-oriented service, children stay and eat free at Holiday Inn properties
  • Free high-speed internet access
  • Restaurants and bars on-site with good food and drinks for all ages
  • Indoor or Outdoor swimming pools based on location
  • Great exercise facilities
  • Based on select properties, Holiday Inn's The Hub is the perfect entertainment spot and gaming area with a media lounge, fire pits, etc.

The Holiday Inn highlights above are subject to change without notice.

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