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What We Love

  • A seaside hotel on Catalina Island, steps from the beach - includes breakfastThe daily European breakfast and wine-and-cheese-tasting reception
  • The complimentary fitness classes and luggage service from the dock
  • The cabanas and chaise lounges at the beach, which you can book before everyone else
  • Sunny Catalina Island, a longtime resort community to the stars

What To Know

  • Pretty reliable free WiFi
  • Complimentary wine and cheese cocktail hours come with 2 varieties of red and white (and quite generous pours)
  • Great location – just a short walk to the pier and boardwalk and steps away from the beach


  •  Free WiFi
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A perfectly located beachside hotel on Avalon Bay, with daily breakfast and evening wine and cheese


When you stay at The Pavilion Hotel in Avalon, you’ll be near the beach and minutes from Catalina Island Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Bureau and Avalon Pier. This hotel is within close proximity of Catalina Island Museum and Avalon Port.


Make yourself at home in one of the 73 air-conditioned rooms featuring refrigerators and LCD televisions. Cable programming and iPod docking stations are provided for your entertainment, while complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected. Partially open bathrooms with shower/tub combinations feature designer toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include coffee/tea makers and complimentary bottled water, as well as phones with free local calls.

Spa, Wellness & Premium Amenities

Take in the views from a garden and make use of amenities such as complimentary wireless Internet access and concierge services.

Food & Drink

Mingle with other guests at a complimentary reception, held daily. A complimentary continental breakfast is included.

Business & Travel Amenities

Featured amenities include luggage storage and an elevator (lift).

How to Get There

The Pavilion Hotel
513 Crescent Ave
Avalon, CA 90704 United States


4.5 Very Good 1217 Reviews
Great One Night Stay
Reviewed 18 hours ago

We had a wonderful one night stay at the Pavilion Hotel. It was our first time to the island and not sure what to expect. We were greeted at the dock by a steward whom took our bags directly to the hotel (although we found only a 10 min walk). Check went fast and easy all thanks to Danny! He was so helpful in explaining the amenities, the free excursions (take advantage of them), recommended restaurants and things to do. He also helped resolve a minor issue with our room in no time. Not a fancy hotel but has what you need. The complimentary full course breakfast and complimentary wine and cheese tasting were the icing n the cake. Stay here for sure!

Excellent in every way
Reviewed 2 days ago

Everything about this hotel is a real treat. I chose it because of it's online rating and the description given on its website. The location is perfect, the staff was welcoming and very helpful, the room was lovely, and their afternoon wine and cheese and more-than-your-ordinary hotel breakfast made it the ideal place to stay. There is a central garden/patio with a fire pit as well as individual patios by some (all?) of the rooms.

Wonderful Stay, First Time on Island
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

26 miles across the sea, with Santa Catalina waiting for me, we didn’t know what to expect. My wife and I stepped off the ferry and were welcomed with complimentary luggage service, what a nice surprise! The location can’t be beat right off the pier with a beautiful view of the harbor. The common-spaces are well planned including comfortable seating, board games and a fire pit! We enjoyed breakfast and a nightly wine and cheese party that must rival the Catalina wine mixer.

The room we had was a king, bed was comfortable. Our room really wasn’t a place to hang out, had very little natural light tucked behind lush vegetation. I would normally knock a star off for this but the service, comfort of the bed, quality of the common space, and the breakfast and wine more than made up for it. We even enjoyed the complimentary bikes for a morning workout. No regrets staying here I promise!

Nice courtyard and quiet
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good location—not far to walk from dock. Has Room service, will bring bags to your room, good hot breakfast, free bicycle, nice courtyard and lounge, evening wine and cheese included , free island tour or free undersea explorer tour included. Has turn down service at night and complimentary water as the water here doesn’t taste good.

Romantic getaway!
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My boyfriend and I stayed at the Pavilion for a romantic getaway and we were so happy we made the right choice picking this place! It was conveniently located by the water and near the ferry. Room was very comfortable. We enjoyed all of the amenities it offered from having someone at the ferry to pick up our luggage, to hot breakfast, to wine/cheese reception to its complimentary activities. It made our stay feel well worth it. Everyone was friendly and helpful. It felt like a resort in itself. We had so much fun on the island that we extended our stay from 2 nights to 3 nights and although we couldn’t keep our same room, we wanted to stay in that same Hotel for what it had to offer. Would definitely come back again!