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Hotel California

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Rua Candido dos Reis 12, Albufeira 8200, Portugal
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Ranked #120 of 163 Hotels in Albufeira
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I went to portugal in May and stayed in a different hotel, some of the people we met stayed in hotel california, we loved the location and the rooftop pool and bar, so in september we booked to come back to portugal and stay in hotel california. Great hotel, the rooftop Terence with pool and bar is great, fantastic to... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Having booked a villa which on arrival was awful, we walked to the town and booked into the California. The hotel is central and is full of stag and hen parties but having come from such a disgusting villa we were more than happy to put up with some noise. Avoid if you are looking for a peaceful trip!

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

What can I say about this dump .The hotel is on bar street that should of been a clue to what we had to stick noise coming up from the street it was impossible to sleep if you wanted to have a early night .but you have to put up with noise in most holiday hotels but this was horrendous.the... More 

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59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

To be honest the Hotel California is neither on Mediterranean Sea nor on the West Coast of USA. It looks very much where it belongs: a part of the Albufeira, on the coast of Portuguese Algarve. But the proximity to the one of the most beautiful beach in Portugal makes it worth considering. Literally it takes two or three minutes... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

If you want to stay right in the thick of the action in Albufeira's old town (we did) then you probably wouldn't find anywhere better. If you want peace and quiet, look elsewhere. Can't believe some of the reviews on here. Why not do your research? The place is right in the middle of numerous bars and clubs. That's what... More 

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Very near the centre of the old town and a few yards from the old square. This hotel is beginning to look a little tired. Major alterations have taken place since our last visit in 1996 Some rooms can be noisy at night as the hotel is surrounded by bars and music venues. If you are a light sleeper either... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Manager very rude paid for superior got econamy a bed and window paid a fortune the pool burnt the kids the treatment far to strong been to albufeira 4 times we knew it would be very noisy but we enjoy that it was just the hotel ,room, and staff apart from pool staff but really that what makes the holiday... More 

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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Hotel right in middle of the old town ,yes a bit noisy at night, never stopped us sleeping ,staff were friendly ,hotel bit dated but clean, ideal if you don't want to walk far ,breakfast buffet was fine air con wi fi all ok would stay again as good value for money

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

This hotel is in a great central location for the Old Town. Never had to walk to far and could easily stumble back after a night out. We paid a budget price so weren't expecting much but it was a pleasant stay. The wifi wasn't working for our whole stay that was a huge inconvenience for us. Air conditioning was... More 

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Strabane, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
12 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Stayed at this hotel for 4 nights last week. Rooms are very basic but I didn't pay a fortune for it so I wasn't expecting luxury! In saying that we had everything we needed, towels were changed and beds were made every day, the hotel also provided a few toiletries. Pool is small but nice, it's on the top floor... More 

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Address: Rua Candido dos Reis 12, Albufeira 8200, Portugal
Location: Portugal > Algarve > Faro District > Albufeira
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel California 3*
Number of rooms: 73
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Hotel California Albufeira, Portugal - Algarve

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