Perched on a hill above Avalon on Catalina Island and inspired by the fresh hues and sensuous waves of the surrounding Pacific Ocean, the Aurora Hotel offers a comfortable and stylish getaway for both business and leisure travelers. The boutique hotel features well-appointed guest rooms and suites with sleek furnishings and unique artwork, modern conveniences, and private balconies with inspiring views.

Luxury suites have whirlpool tubs and/or pull out sleeper sofa beds for additional guests, and amenities at the hotel include a delicious continental breakfast every morning, and a weekly wine-and-cheese social. Other facilities include a chic rooftop deck with breathtaking ocean views, and the hotel is within easy walking distance of the island’s ferry terminal, Downtown's shops and restaurants, the Avalon Fishing Pier.

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Guest Accommodations

The Aurora Hotel features a range of stylish accommodations in the form of guest rooms and suites with sophisticated, contemporary décor and furnishings in a palette reflecting the beauty of the surrounding Southern Californian natural wonders. Guest rooms and suites feature plush king or queen-sized pillow-top beds with fine linens and comforters, and en-suite bathrooms with shower/tub combinations, thick towels, bathrobes, and organic bath amenities. Suites have spacious living areas with comfortable sofas and armchairs, and private balconies or patios with beautiful views. Modern amenities in every room include flat screen televisions with cable channels, telephones with direct dial, coffee makers, mini fridges, hairdryers, irons and ironing boards, AM/FM clock radio, and complimentary wireless Internet.

Standard and Standard Moderate Rooms are 168 square feet in size and have queen-sized pillow-top beds with fine linens and comforters, and en-suite bathrooms with shower/tub combinations, thick towels, bathrobes, and organic bath amenities. Living spaces have unique artworks and custom furnishings and open onto step-out balconies with a tempered glass rails and lovely views. Ocean View and Partial Ocean View Rooms have similar amenities and furnishings with breathtaking ocean views.

Junior Suites and Partial Ocean View Junior Suites are 300 square feet in size and have king-size beds with plush linens and comforters, living spaces with sleeper sofa beds for additional guests and comfortable arm chairs, and en-suite bathrooms with separate showers, Jacuzzi tubs, thick towels, bathrobes, and organic bath amenities.

Aurora's luxurious Celebrity Suite is an elegant and sophisticated suite with a spacious room that features a queen-size sleeper sofa, armchairs, fireplace, a massive flat screen television, and wet bar, and a bedroom with a king-size bed in plush linens and comforters. The suite has a light and airy en-suite bathroom with a glass-enclosed rain shower, Jacuzzi tub, etched glass shoji-style screens, thick towels, bathrobes, and organic bath amenities.


A delicious continental breakfast is served every morning and includes freshly brewed coffee and tea, fresh fruit juices and fruit, cereals and homemade granola, yogurt, baked bread and other goods, eggs dishes, bacon and other breakfast meats, and more. The hotel hosts weekly wine-and-cheese socials for guests to enjoy along with cocktails on the rooftop deck.

Amenities and Recreation

Amenities at The Aurora Hotel include concierge services, luggage storage, daily housekeeping and cleaning services, and complimentary wireless Internet throughout the property. Activities in the nearby area include snorkeling, cycling, hiking, fishing, diving and golf and the hotel offers a variety of vacation packages for every taste and need.

Attractions in and around Avalon include the Trans-Catalina Trail, a 37.2-mile trail which traverses Santa Catalina Island from Avalon on the eastern tip of Starlight Beach at the western end. The trail features five campgrounds maintained by the Santa Catalina Island Company along the route, several with boat-in campsites, including Two Harbors, Parsons Landing, and Little Harbor.

The Nature Center at Avalon Canyon is one of two nature centers established by the Catalina Island Conservancy to protect and restore the natural fauna and flora of the Island. Located at 1202 Avalon Canyon Road, the Nature Center features a wealth of informative exhibits and displays that focus on the natural history and conservation efforts on the Island.

Located in the lower level of the Catalina Casino in Avalon, the Avalon Theatre is a classic movie palace that has been featuring first-run movies since 1929. Nestled beneath the Casino Ballroom, the theater seats 1,184 people, is exquisitely decorated in an ‘atmospheric’ style with ancient Roman-inspired tiled mural panels and other Art Deco murals painted by renowned artist, John Gabriel Beckman.

Wedding & Events

The Aurora Hotel offers an idyllic location for destination weddings, receptions, and other gatherings. Featuring well-appointed accommodations, a rooftop deck with stunning ocean views, along with exceptional event services, including a professional event management team and wait staff to take care of every detail, along with vendor services such as catering, flowers, music and entertainment, and décor.

137 Marilla Avenue, Avalon, California, 90704, Phone: 310-510-0454

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