This quaint, cozy, family-owned hotel charms with turn-of-the-century character. The scenic Catalina Island shoreline is only 25 steps from Glenmore Plaza Hotel's doorstep. The small town of Avalon, which features several restaurants and shops, is easily explored on foot.
Free breakfast is served daily in the lobby, where old-fashioned news papers and modern WiFi can be freely accessed by guests curious about today's news.
The staff is happy to provide shuttle service to the heliport and ferry dock. The concierge can also advise about activities like golf, wreck-diving, or island history tours.
Some guestrooms have balconies, and all have windows that open to the sounds of ocean waves. Modern amenities include TV with cable channels and phones with voicemail. A mini-fridge, irons, and ironing boards can be provided by request.
The nearby casino is popular, not only for gambling, but for its basement Avalon Theater. Films are still shown in the hall where Benny Goodman's orchestra thrilled thousands of fans and Cecil B. DeMille viewed rushes of his day's island movie shoot.