Bonjour! This week’s carte postale features the old Hotel St. Catherine, which was located in the city of Avalon on Catalina Island, off the coast of California.

The elegant hotel on Descanso Beach was open from 1918 to 1966. It was a popular vacation destination among celebrities and foreign dignitaries.

For more information:

Hotel St. Catherine menus from 1926-1930

Visit Catalina Island – official website

Until the next Wednesday Postcard, à bientôt!