Places to Stay on Catalina Island
We’ve got the lowdown for you on the best places to stay on Catalina Island. Regardless of your budget, how you like to travel, or the purpose of your visit, you’ll find something to suit your needs on this page. Accommodations on Catalina Island range from $65/night up to $400+.
Historic Hotels on Catalina Island
Catalina Island is rich with history, and there are some really cool places to stay where you can experience it for yourself. For example, the Inn on Mt. Ada Bed and Breakfast (former Wrigley Mansion), The Metropole (circa 1920), and the Zane Grey Pueblo Hotel (former home of American novelist Zane Grey 1872-1939), to name a few. More in these in a minute…
Catalina Island Luxury Hotels and Day Spas
If it’s luxury you’re after, Hotel Metropole is at the top of the Catalina resort food chain. There are a few other 3 star rated accommodations on the island including the Hotel Vista del Mar, Avalon Hotel on Catalina Island, and the Catalina Canyon Resort and Spa.
Cheap Hotels on Catalina Island
Cheap hotels on Catalina Island. Yes, not everyone has $350 to spend on a luxury suite, and there are a number of places you can stay that get decent enough reviews including the Catherine Hotel, and Villa Portofino (I’ve stayed there) for about $65/night.
Bed and Breakfasts on Catalina Island
One of our favorite places to spend the night on Catalina island is the Inn on Mt. Ada Bed and Breakfast (former Wrigley Mansion). The Inn on Mt. Ada was originally build by William Wrigley Jr. for his wife Ada, the former mansion is now a 6 room bed and breakfast. Perched on the hillside 350 above the town of Avalon, a location that was chosen for its exposure to early morning rays and evening sunsets, the Inn has welcomed guests like Presidents Calvin Coolidge, Warren Harding, and the Prince of Wales. Call (800) 608 7669 or (310) 510 2030 to inquire or book a reservation. More about the Inn on Mt. Ada Bed and Breakfast on Catalina Island →
The Old Turner Inn is a five room B&B on Catalina Island. Built in 1927, it offers visitors an exceptional value, just a block from the beach and Green Pleasure Pier. The building has recently been upgraded with new carpet, tiled entry, linens, and more. The beautiful Cape Cod style building is decorated with English and American antiques, and gallery quality artwork. Call (310) 510 2236 or (800) 410 2236 to inquire or book a reservation. More about the Old Turner Inn Bed and Breakfast on Catalina Island →
Camping on Catalina Island and Catalina Island Campsites
Camping is also a popular way to go, and there are quite a few beautiful sites where you can pitch your tent and enjoy Catalina Island out under the stars. In addition to the five main campgrounds on the island (Hermit Gulch, Two Harbors, Parson’s Landing, Little Harbor, Blackjack), there are nine designated boat in campsites which are maintained by the Catalina Island Conservancy, located on the stretch of coastline between Avalon and Two Harbors. More on Camping on Catalina Island →
Catalina Island Vacation Rentals by Owner
There are quite a number of beautiful privately owned places to rent on Catalina Island. For longer stays, it makes sense to get your own place. The best place to check is here. For the purposes of this guide – it’s just too much to get into and changes too often!