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Sophisticated Elegance with Inspiring Views
Experience the finest in style, sophistication, and service at Mt Ada, the former island escape of William Wrigley Jr. and his wife Ada. You’ll be treated like royalty in this Forbes Travel Guide 4-star property, which offers six en suite guest rooms, each beautifully appointed to reflect a bygone era.
The lower level of this beautiful property features Mr. Wrigley’s former billiards room, now a comfortable den with bar, fireplace and majestic island views. A spectacular wrap-around terrace looks out to Avalon Bay and is a great place to spot one of the island’s bald eagles.
Complimentary transportation to and from the ferry, heliport, airport or other lodging property is provided. Guests also have access to their own golf cart to explore Avalon during their stay.
Please note there is no elevator at Mt Ada, and guest rooms are located on the second floor.
Get a glimpse of Mt Ada's guest rooms.
Reserve the Hotel
Mt Ada is ideal for a business retreat, family reunion, wedding or any occasion. To reserve the entire property, email us.
OR CALL 877.778.8322
Guests at Mt Ada enjoy 4-star accommodations with sweeping views of Avalon Bay.
Daily hot breakfast, lunch, and an evening wine and cheese plate. 24/7 Butler's Pantry (via concierge) stocked with beer, wine, soft drinks, coffee, teas and cocoa and assorted snacks including fresh fruit, mixed nuts, ice cream sundaes and popcorn.
Complimentary use of a golf cart to explore the island is provided to each guest room for use during your stay.
Complimentary private van pick up from the airport, heliport, boat terminal, or other lodging properties.
High Speed WiFi
15% discount on Catalina Island Company activities & tours*
Daily housekeeping, hair dryers, robes, fireplaces (excluding Morning Glory and Garden Porch)
*Curated amenities are subject to change without notice. Activities and tours are subject to availability. Discount is not valid for Zip Line Eco Tour, Catalina Mini Golf Gardens, Rock Climbing Wall or Discover Two Harbors tour.
*Please note there is no elevator at Mt Ada and guestrooms are located on the second floor.
Info & Policies
4:00 pm Check in, 11:00 am Check out
Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover, Cash, Gift Cards
We love animals, but unfortunately Mt Ada is not equipped to handle pets or emotional support animals. However, we do allow service animals with proper documentation.
Smoking is not permitted. We are a non-smoking property.
Deposit & Cancellation Policy
Deposit of one night room and tax is due at time of booking. Reservations cancelled less than 30 days before scheduled arrival will be charged for the entire stay. Full refunds will be given for cancellations made more than 30 days in advance.
A two night minimum stay or longer may be required.
Children 14 years of age and older are welcome.
Rates / Fees
Rates are based on double occupancy. Additional guests above double occupancy will be charged $180 per person per night. City and state taxes apply.
Our Guests Say It Best!
Read more about Mt Ada in these guest reviews:
Sublime experience with Bespoke service, expensive but worth it
"From the minute they pick you up at the dock in their Mercedes van, until they drop you off to catch your boat home, no request is too big for the staff. Everyone is assigned an electric golf cart with their room, this is huge, because of the location on a steep hill, walking would take up a lot of time and energy." TripAdvisor, January 2023
"I can't rave about this place highly enough. We were there for a family wedding & had the entire place to ourselves. From the beautiful grounds to the comfortable accommodations to the spectacular views - just astounding! But the real gem of the place is the awesome staff who take such conscientious care of you without ever feeling intrusive." TripAdvisor, August 2022
A magical place with incredible views and incredible service
"This was our second stay at Mt. Ada, and though there seem to be some changes afoot in terms of ownership and management, none of that affected the experience of our stay. The home and grounds are beautiful, as you might expect, and, within the context of it being a truly historic place, it is also well maintained with attention to the period during which it was built and used. The staff is phenomenal in every way." TripAdvisor, November 2022
Sincere Attention of Mt Ada Staff
"This was a uniquely pleasant experience at a superb historical residence overlooking Avalon, with a steady sea breeze on the room balcony to keep the temperature mild during the hotter ("dog") days of late Summer. The staff provided much more than anticipated in terms of dockside pickup and drop off, detailed explanations of the location and history of the estate, and impeccable service throughout our stay." TripAdvisor, September 2022