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Hotel California

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   32 Pentire Crescent, Newquay, England
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Ranked #30 of 52 hotels in Newquay
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
BigBopper64 Exeter, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Exeter, United Kingdom
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Don't be fooled by their photos, our room was very tired looking and disappointing and no window in the partitioned off 'kids' bedroom, making it very hot, the sad thing was it would take very little to improve, a coat of paint, new external doors and window and a new bath, the existing partially blocked and rusty around the handles.... More

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Yeovil, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
15 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Spent 4 nights with our grandson. The lobby was bright and inviting as was the dinning room. Its a pity the rest of the Hotel hadn't been updated. The family room was large and airy - apart from the large opening window being nailed closed. Not sure Fire regulations were being met as had there been a fire in the... More

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Vanersborg, Sweden
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The room my fiancée and I got (room 222) was dark, smelly and had a view of the rubbish-bins. The shower was not working properly and the pipes made deafening sounds.The pool was cold, and the changing-area was spider-infested. (Huge ones) The only positive thing I have to say is about the young man changing our lightbulb late at night.... More

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Chepstow, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was not a good start as I had to wait 15 minutes for the reception to be manned and then the lack of signage allowed me to explore the hotel to find my room. Whilst there were plenty of facilities, you were on a personal quest to find them all and signage would have helped! The set meal in... More

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6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just stayed at the California 13th 14th july 2014. Walked into our allocated room to find it not serviced from the previous occupants. No problem from then on absolute first class customer service from shona sue and gemma on reception who could not do enough for us and other customers. Matt the young polite man in the restaurant who came... More

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I really enjoyed my time with my boyfriend at the Hotel California. Our room was very good with a fantastic view. Also the staff was very friendly. The only bad thing was that the restaurant wasn't open for the lunch time.

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Aldermaston, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not knowing anything about this hotel and booking it for three nights is always a gamble, but we needn't have worried, it was just great from the moment we arrived and just what we were looking for. A friendly welcome, access to our very spacious and wonderfully situated room,slightly earlier to check-in time was reassuring. Our room had the most... More

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Leicester, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In a very quiet position away from the noisy and smelly centre of Newquay. Staff were very helpful and friendly. Our room had one of the most beautiful views down the river estuary to the beach and a balcony to sit out on and admire the view. The breakfast was cooked to order and had lots of choice as well... More

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have just recently came back from staying at this hotel and when I looked at their website it looked absolutely lovely, the rooms looked nice and fresh so I booked it... Little did I know when I arrived and checked in and got to my room well that was a different story!! The room smelt of damp, the t.v... More

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Leicester, England, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

We were in Newquay already and decided to extend our stay, we visited the hotel and found a lovely welcoming area and an equally welcoming receptionist in Sue. She allowed us to view a room which was just perfect so we booked. On our arrival we were greeted like long lost friends and given our keys, we actually had a... More

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Address: 32 Pentire Crescent, Newquay, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cornwall > Newquay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel California 3*
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California Hotel Newquay
Hotel California Newquay, Cornwall

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Bar / Lounge Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Suites Swimming Pool
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#13 On the Beach Hotel in Newquay
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Overlooking the Gannel Estuary and Crantock beach, Hotel California a 3* listed hotel is just a 5 minute walk from Newquay’s famous Fistral Beach & Vibrant town centre packed with some of England's best bars, restaurants & Nightclubs. There are 2 swimming pools, sauna, games room, Solarium, Hairdresser and free parking. The hotel also has a 4-lane bowling alley, squash court, table tennis and snooker and pool tables.Guests can relax with a drink and enjoy the sun terrace, or sit down for a candle lit dinner in our restaurant with views over rolling countryside, the Gannel estuary and Crantock beach.Away from the town centre, Hotel California’s peaceful rooms each feature a TV, complimentary tea & coffee facilities, Direct dial phone, Trouser press & Hair dryer. ... more   less 
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