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Hotel California

Rua Candido dos Reis, 12, Albufeira 8200, Portugal
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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015

Booked this hotel for two days In the middle of my Spain/Portugal and what a find. First off if your driving here there is no on-site parking, there is a multistory two minutes away but its very expensive for overnight stays, fortunately if your willing to look there is plenty of on street parking less than 5 minutes away. The... More 

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Bray, Ireland
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11 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2015

The room was basic. The shower was very poor, the water was more like a fire hose than a shower head. The bed was very comfortable and the staff were pleasant. The hotel is very well located to reach all the activity in Albuferia.

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co meath
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24 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

This is our 2nd time to stay there ,just step out the door and everything is beside you ,no taxis or buses,if you want a good ngts sleep book the 6th floor,we stayed in room 601,2 mts from the swimming pool,ideal for a family with children ,room was clean ,beds changed every day ,and the receptionist Susana Ribeiro was a... More 

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uk
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015

Right on the strip but sleep quality grand on the 7th floor...Easy to go from pubs, bars, restaurants to bed...Cleaned daily, rooms are a bit dated so if you spend all your holiday in your room (not sure why people do this) choose somewhere else. Staff friendly and helpful...

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Douglas, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

this hotel is the worst that I have ever stayed in, the mattress on the bed was wafer thin, we had paid for a premium room with a balcony which seemed to be the smallest on our floor that we could tell and only got the sun in the morning on half of the balcony, there was no fridge in... More 

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south shields
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015 via mobile

We booked this hotel for 5 ladies because of its location. Very central. The hotel pictures are deceiving , we had a room for 2 and a room for 3. We upgraded to premium with balcony or terrace. The room was really small and although the beds were clean the floor hadn't seen a mop in ages. The bath mat... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015

Every time i see negative reviews to a place i am staying i am constantly surprised when i arrive, i was told about surly staff, everyone was great and helpful,i heard complaints about noise!!, did you read before you booked? complaints about rooms, we paid £105 each for premium room for 5 nights direct from hotel, living room, separate bedroom,... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

Really enjoyed our stay we are 45 and 48 we did our research and found this hotel ideal as its in the centre of the beautiful village on the main strip with ideal access to bars restaurants and sightseeing .Albuferia is a lively village where people go out and enjoy themselves at night .........if you want peace and quiet go... More 

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Dumfries, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

Have stayed in this hotel twice before so sort of knew what to expect, however on this occasion we ended up in a room which is actually in what was the Polana Hotel. Not quite as shocking as it sounds as the buildings are all linked internally or at least almost (you have to cross an outside walkway for about... More 

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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015 via mobile

Arrived at hotel california yesterday with my family. we had booked the standard twin room and the premium double room, this is definitely NOT what we were expected to stay in. The premium was so dated the tiles in the bathroom must of been put up in the 80's and there was mould and damp coming through the walls. this... More 

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