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Hotel California

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Rua Candido dos Reis 12, Albufeira 8200, Portugal
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Ranked #104 of 163 hotels in Albufeira
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Rating summary
  • 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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Trondheim, Norway
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

This hotel was just fantastic located. At night-time there was very, very noisy. It is probaly ok if you are approx 16 years old.. Pool area ok! The room and bathroom were not very nice. The reception felt dirty, had so sit there to have internet access (the hotel advertise that they have it in the rooms, but no...) I... More

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Dublin, Ireland
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

Just back from a 5 night stay in the hotel california, cant praise the place enough.The staff were so welcoming and friendly, we even got the large superior rooms we had enquired about when booking.The rooms were large with a great big balcony on the sixth floor looking onto the pool.Loved the dining area by the pool,drink and food prices... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

The hotel was my choice (wrong usually let my wife choose) fantastic location and arrived at 11.45 am on Saturday and was welcomed to check in .my thoughts were great the reception staff very very helpfull and could not do enough this was true all the way through the holiday the reception placed us in room 801 fantastic we thought... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013

filth filth everywere wat a dirty place to stay it would be an insult to call this hell hole a hotel yes the rooms are basic so basic nothing works in them only seen cleaners once in the two weeks we stayed there ladies if you are thinking of going to this hell hole take your hairdryer as there is... More

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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

I chose this hotel mainly for the location, staying there on a room only basis from 4th to 13th October 2013. Definitely not disappointed, yes the hotel is not luxurious but if I’d wanted luxury I would not have booked this hotel. Basic clean room, good sized bathroom, the bedroom was much smaller than we expected for a superior room... More

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Birmingham UK
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

Just returned from a 4 day break, hotel was in a great location, in the heart of the old town and 2 min walk to the beach. Rooms very clean and the staff were great. Definitely return, loved it You must book a meal at Don Carlos restaurant 3 min walk from hotel, a 5 course meal €44 worth every... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013 via mobile

Stayed here for a week with my mate we had 2 separate rooms with balconies looking over the pool which got the sun in the evenings. Perfect location for beach, nightlife, & restaurants which are all very good in the old town area. Will defo be back! Thomas from Dublin, Ireland

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013

I have just got back from a 4 night break with a mate at hotel California. The hotel was more or less what I expected after reading other reviews. Ideal location for us as we wanted to be in the heart of bars. We did have a superior room but this only meant that we had a larger balcony and... More

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dalbeattie
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

just back from albufeira staying at hotel California hotel clean staff at reception so friendly and helpful breakfast fine but the noise until 4am every morning was terrible recommend this hotel for young people who like clubbing

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Dumfries, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
19 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

Some people really need to do a bit of homework before booking hotels. There's no point in moaning about the noise when you know this hotel is right bang in the middle of "Bar Street" in old town, in my opinion that is a plus for the hotel. To the hotel itself: The layout can be a bit confusing initially... More

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Additional Information about Hotel California

Also Known As:
California Hotel Albufeira
Hotel California Albufeira
Hotel California Albufeira, Portugal - Algarve
Address: Rua Candido dos Reis 12, Albufeira 8200, Portugal
Location: Portugal > Algarve > Faro District > Albufeira
Amenities:
Restaurant Swimming Pool
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Ranked #104 of 163 hotels in Albufeira
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel California 3*
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