The Aurora Hotel on Catalina Island is a modern, clean and relaxing accommodation located on a steep hill where Marilla Avenue snakes its way out of the center of Avalon and into Catalina Island's interior. With its location on the hill, the hotel has prime views of all of Avalon, The Catalina Interior, Avalon harbor and Pacific Ocean. Visitors looking to visit the Catalina Casino, Descanso Beach, Crescent Avenue and the Green Pleasure Pier will find the Aurora hotel an easy five to ten minute walk to these locations.
The hotel has a sophisticated modern look with wood paneling sides and large windows. The lobby has a comfortable lay out with couches and art and pottery giving the hotel a cosmopolitan feel. The art is created by a variety of artists including island residents and are available for sale. The Aurora Hotel offers in room internet access. Through its location on the hill many of the rooms at the hotel have spectacular views of the Pacific Ocean and Avalon. In addition the hotel offers a rooftop patio where a continental breakfast is served in the mornings and allow guests unobstructed views of the island, harbor and ocean. The hotel caters almost exclusively to either solo travelers or couples as all the rooms, except for the Auora suite have only one bed. The rooms at the Aurora hotel are fairly on the small side. Visitors who have walking problems will need to take either a taxi or golf cart up the hill to the hotel as the walk to the hotel from the center of Avalon can be steep.
Visitors to Catalina Island who intend to spend most of their time in Avalon and enjoying either sea or land tours out of the Green Pleasure PIer or the Tour Plaza will find the Aurora Hotel convenient. Visitors looking for more of a spa experience will enjoy the hotels spa services and relaxation it provides on its rooftop patio.