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Hotel California

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Rua Candido dos Reis 12, Albufeira 8200, Portugal
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Ranked #121 of 162 hotels in Albufeira
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days 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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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed here with another couple. We booked a superior room and when our air conditioning went out we were upgraded to a room at the top of the hotel. Huge balcony and room, amazing view and high enough to be away from the noise. Our friends had booked a standard room and their room was small and cramped and... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As title suggests, the room was ok, we didnt have the best but was great for a evening beer on the balcony. 5 mins to beach, top restaurants and shops, you wont get a more central location for a hotel in the town, side effect is the noise at night, bring ear plugs if you cant sleep with noise. Would... More

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4 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Payed for a premium room but didnt get it, reception staff not very helpful at all. Rooms were pretty filthy and in serious need of updating!! Bird droppings everywhere on the balcony. Very noisy at night but this is to be expected being on top of all the bars, didnt sleep well all week even with ear plugs! Wouldn't recommend.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are booking for stag or hen party you cannot go wrong with this hotel. we, 15 of us all said it is basic but it would be impossible to be closer to the busy bar street as this hotel is on it. Staff all went out of way to be helpful and as long as you expect noise... More

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Gillingham, England, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were booked to stay at the Bertolina next door, a beautiful small hotel with a lovely pool. unfortunately they have been took over by cheerfulways consortium. we were sent to the California reception desk, they were rude and very unhelpful. telling us the bertolina was fully booked, they put us in a room at the Polana next door which... More

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luton beds england
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4 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed at this hotel in june 2014 when we arrived we had too tackle 10 steps up with our luggage and got no help !! we arrived at reception to be told our room wouldnt be ready until 2pm and this we got to our rooms which have certainkly seen better daysas only 9.30am so we had to go amuse... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Upon arrival to the hotel we were sent directly to their adjoining hotel 'The Polana' (which is a much cheaper hotel) we kept telling the receptionist we didn't book the Polana' he continued to tell us there were no rooms! We had even paid extra to stay in the superior room. We were told to return tomorrow at 10am to... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Arrived at the hotel, we were given a key but we weren't shown to our room. I asked if I could have some milk for the tea and the receptionist replied "I don't know where we keep the milk". The sheets and towels were never changed although we stayed for a week! You need earplugs to get any sleep! The... More

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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23 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel is slap bang in the middle of bar st and is great for easy access to the Albufeira old town. Bit noisy if your planning bed early so take some ear plugs and face mask and you will get a good nights sleep. The hotel is clean and the staff seem friendly. Great place if you get it... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed staff was really snotty the receptionist is ashow I asked could I have a clean towel she replied no we do not have any so I pointed to a pile of towel whoch she replied no she would not give me one they did not supply a room for guest to have a shower before there flight home so... 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*
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Hotel California Albufeira, Portugal - Algarve

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