The Catalina Beach House Hotel

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A sea captain helped to make this building what it is now; he died here in the back house on the upper deck and thought to still be here. Room 2 is known for having weird electrical issues, the sound of footsteps, and even the sight of the captain himself.

(Submitted by Chris Berglund)

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Geographic Information

200 Marilla Ave
Avalon, CA 90704
United States

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33.3447466, -118.32872900000001
Los Angeles County, California
Nearest Towns:
Avalon, CA (0.1 mi.)
San Pedro, CA (27.1 mi.)
Rancho Palos Verdes, CA (27.8 mi.)
Rolling Hills, CA (28.5 mi.)
Huntington Beach, CA (28.9 mi.)
Sunset Beach, CA (29.7 mi.)
Newport Beach, CA (29.8 mi.)
Long Beach, CA (30.3 mi.)
Seal Beach, CA (30.3 mi.)
Rolling Hills Estates, CA (30.7 mi.)


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