Hotel on Catalina Island Is Celebrating Its 100th Birthday With $4.98 Rooms

Hotel Atwater on Catalina Island in California is celebrating its milestone 100th birthday this year. The historic hotel is located just a one-hour ferry ride or 15-minute helicopter ride away from Los Angeles. Since its opening in 1920, the hotel has maintained its art deco charm, with decor inspired by its namesake, Helen Atwater Wrigley..... yes, of the chewing gum family..... who adored her prized carnations and a nightly glass of champagne. Now, to honor its centennial celebration, the hotel is bringing it all back to the beginning by offering 100 rooms at its 1920 rate of $4.98 per night. The offering will be valid for Sunday-Thursday stays in July with a 2-night minimum (the rates for the second night start at $228). With the $4.98 per night offer, guests will get accommodations in one of the guest rooms, access to the hotel’s bicycles to explore the island, and of course an in-room bottle of bubbly upon check-in. he offer is available for the first 100 bookings and yes, blackout dates do apply. Bookings can only be made by calling the hotel at 877-778-8322.