A Gorgeous Spanish-style Catalina Hotel…

Built in 1990, Casa Mariquita Hotel is among the newest built of all Catalina Island hotels. With this comes modern luxury in a property carefully built to encapsulate quaint and compelling Old-World Spanish styling. Although conveniently located right in the town of Avalon and less than a block from the beach, with restaurants, shopping, and sightseeing all within a five-minute walk – Casa Mariquita Hotel is away from the busy main street, Crescent Ave, and enjoys less noise and crowding than most other Catalina Island hotels.

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Casa Mariquita offers a full range of room types – from deluxe suites to family-style rooms with two queen size beds. In addition to luxurious deluxe suites, the Catalina hotel has King rooms with full and partial ocean views overlooking the town of Avalon and the bay. Several rooms also adjoin, creating an ideal space for families. The penthouse also features a full kitchen and a fireplace!


Frequently Asked Questions

What guest amenities does Casa Mariquita Hotel offer?

The hotel is furnished and equipped to the highest standards, with a mini-fridge, A/C & heating, flatscreen TV, private bathroom, complimentary WiFi, breakfast, patio, luggage storage, and beach towels available to guests as standard.

What kind of rooms does the hotel offer?

Casa Mariquita has a range of excellent options to suit the needs of all different travelers to Catalina Island. On ground level, accessible rooms (22’x13′) are available with an accessible bathtub and shower. Standard Two Queen rooms are on the second and third floors with courtyard views. Many of these rooms are adjoined to others with King beds, making them ideal for families. King Rooms with private balconies offer a partial ocean view. Full ocean view King Rooms are situated on the upper floors. Meanwhile, the hotel has a penthouse suite, which sits on the fifth floor by itself. Finally, the honeymoon suite is a perfect 38’X13′ option for couples, with panoramic views of Avalon Bay, a living room, and a luxurious bedroom.

Where is Casa Mariquita located on Catalina Island?

In Avalon, the beating heart of beautiful Santa Catalina Island. This makes the hotel very easily accessible for tourist arrivals. Avalon is a vibrant town with a wonderful range of restaurants, shops, and leisure activities. Casa Mariquita is just three minutes away from Avalon Bay, and within 10-15 minute walking distance of venues such as Catalina Casino and the island’s primary golf course.

Does the hotel offer packages, discounts or seasonal specials?

Use our booking link to view the best current deals available for your stay. Special packages include the “Air/Sea Luxury Package,” with one night of accommodation and one-way helicopter transportation (Long Beach to Avalon — the other way by ferry). Also enjoy complimentary shuttle service to the terminal and continental breakfast. Meanwhile, the “Paradise Boat & Room Package” offers one night of accommodation and two round-trip ferry tickets from a range of California destinations.

What time is check-in/check-out?

Check-in is at 2 pm and check-out is 11 am. Avalon Baggage Claim company offer services including baggage pick-up and drop-off from the dock.

Does Casa Mariquita offer dining facilities or breakfast?

Luckily, the town of Avalon is a haven for foodies and wine lovers. Casa Mariquita does typically offer a continental breakfast, but please check the full details when placing your booking to see what is and isn’t included.

Which tourist attractions are close by?

Casa Mariquita is centrally located and just 10 minutes walking distance from the dock. The beach is located less than a block away from the hotel. Activities on the island include shopping, golf, watersports, tours, and more.

Is it possible to park nearby and how do I get around the island?

Avalon places limits on the number of vehicles permitted in the town, and residents/businesses are allowed to apply for permits. Although bringing a vehicle may not be possible, there are great options for getting around. Golf carts cost approximately $40/hour, and electric bikes are available at a lesser rate, making them a great economical option. The rental office is located close to the hotel. Rest assured, it is also possible to enjoy the town on foot.

Is Casa Mariquita a pet-friendly establishment?

Unfortunately, Casa Mariquita does not accommodate pets.

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  • What guests say…

    Wonderful stay underscored by a delicious breakfast; friendly welcome from the staff; and a comfortable room with a gorgeous hilltop view.  
    Michael S.
    Superbly located with immensely attentive, caring and friendly staff who went the extra mile to make our visit a pleasure. Thanks!
    Tony M.
    Casa Mariquita has a gorgeous unique design — quaint and full of character yet well-equipped and comfortable rooms.
    Esperanza H.