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Hotel California

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   22, rue Charles Domercq, 33800 Bordeaux, France
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Ranked #65 of 175 Hotels in Bordeaux
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
PaulLuehrmann Eindhoven, The Netherlands
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  • Sleep Quality
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Eindhoven, The Netherlands
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165 reviews 165 reviews
12 hotel reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Booking a room in a place called "Hotel California" brings up an old Eagles tune and story line. Arriving at the hotel at night, it's sign reads 'fornia" because the neon is burned out. That aside, the greeting was friendly and efficient. The room on the backside was quiet but not much of a view. Arriving by train, this is... More

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Isabelle D, Gérant at Hotel California, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for your comment. Thank you for your kind words about our rooms which are bright, clean and comfortable. We are pleased that you appreciated our continental breakfast in buffet. The warm welcome is our main goal. We are happy that you enjoyed your stay in our hotel. We are sorry that the neon is burned out and... More

Coolangatta, Australia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

I really like this hotel a lot. It's clean, simple and like staying with friends. The staff are warm and helpful. And it's such a good location... A short walk to a fabulous light rail or bus system that goes everywhere. I would definitely stay here again and I recommend it with confidence.

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Isabelle D, Gérant at Hotel California, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for your comment. We are a family hotel and our goal is that our guests feel like visiting friends at our hotel. Our staff does everything to be warm and helpful. It makes us happy to know that you enjoyed our hotel and our warm welcome. We hope to see you soon. Best regards, Isabelle and her... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

We stayed a this hotel each time we visited Bordeaux( 3) . The staff are very helpful, and happy to assist you in any way they can and make you feel welcome. The rooms are average but represent good value for money. We had a small issue with our room and it ways promptly attended to. Great location with transport... More

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Isabelle D, Gérant at Hotel California, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for your comment. We are happy that you find our staff friendly and helpful. We do everything to make you feel welcome. We are happy to know that you enjoyed your stay in our hotel. We hope to see you soon. Best regards, Isabelle and her team More

alcester,warwickshire,uk
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Travelling back from Spain needed to break the trip and Bordeaux seemed sensible after agonizing on the motorway where to stay. Quick google at 9 o'clock at night, booked it online, really good value but turned up while things were a bit lively in and around the station. One of us popped in to find out where the parking was... More

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Isabelle D, Responsable réception at Hotel California, responded to this review

Hello Thank you for taking the time to post about your experience in our hotel. We are very glad you enjoyed the decoration of both your room and the breakfast area. As we are a family hotel, we strive to create a lively and friendly atmosphere for our clients so they can feel at ease. With that same goal in... More

Calgary, Canada
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89 reviews 89 reviews
24 hotel reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

We stayed here after a long train ride from Frankfurt through Paris. We were tired. The hotel is across the road from the train station which made it convenient. It is basic but clean. The internet worked well. There is no elevator and the stairwell is a challenge if you have bulky or heavy luggage. We had dinner at the... More

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Isabelle D, Responsable réception at Hotel California, responded to this review

Hello Thank you for taking the time to post about your experience in our hotel. We do our best so our establishment is always fully sanitized for the benefit of our clients, and as most of them hold reunions or are on business trips, having a good internet connection is also high on our priority list. Concerning the elevator, we... More

London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

This was a last minute booking but we were pleasantly surprised. The staff were very friendly and always there if and when needed, 24 hours! The room, bathroom inclusive, were clean, with a moulin rouge theme, befitting for a girls trip! We didn't have our meals at the Hotel but it was the perfect location to everywhere and everything! Restaurants,... More

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Isabelle D, Responsable réception at Hotel California, responded to this review

Hello Thank you for taking the time to post about your experience in our hotel. We are very proud of our location as it gives our clients easy access to the more interesting parts of the city, be it thanks to the bus lines or the tramway system. We are glad to hear you enjoyed your stay and the fitting... More

New York City, New York
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013

My wife & I had traveled all night from NYC to Paris. When we got to CDG, we had a 3+ hour layover before our train left for Bordeaux. The trip to Bordeaux itself was another 4 hours. So, by the time we got to Bordeaux, we were EXHAUSTED! When we popped up out of the train station, we were... More

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Isabelle D, Responsable réception at Hotel California, responded to this review

Greetings. We apologize for the tardiness of our reply, and thank you for relaying your experience back to us. Our location is indeed ideal for tired travelers stopping in this city and people needing a rest before going on with their longer trip. Regrettably, we are not in control of the environment around the station beyond the limits of our... More

Paris, France
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013

The hotel is situated close to the Gare St. Jean which makes finding it an easy task if you take the right exit. However, this also makes it situated in the sketchy area of town. It is a bit far from the centre but definitely at a walkable if you don't mind walking for long periods (I didn't use any... More

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Isabelle D, Responsable réception at Hotel California, responded to this review

Greetings. We apologize for the tardiness of our reply, yet thank you for taking the time to write about your experience. The cleanliness of our bathrooms is important to us, and we find ourselves surprised at the fact your room was not as clean as could be expected. We are deeply sorry about that. When riding the tramway, going to... More

Idianapolis, IN
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

I stayed at the Hotel California for 3 nights from August 11 to 14, 2013. The rooms are clean and comfortable. The staff is absolutely the most helpful I have had at any hotel ever. Their friendliness is so obvious. They helped me to plan excursions around the city and up to the beach at Montalivet for a day. The... More

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Barcelona
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2013

Friendly staff, clean, nice room close to main train station/tram stop and waterfront. We didn't pay for breakfast but it looked decent, too. Tourist office is right across the road, and the hotel also has a panini shop attached to it.

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Address: 22, rue Charles Domercq, 33800 Bordeaux, France
Location: France > Aquitaine > Gironde > Bordeaux
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel California 3*
Number of rooms: 20
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