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Hotel California

Rua Candido dos Reis, 12, Albufeira 8200, Portugal
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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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Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The staff at the hotel were warm and freindly and went out of their way to make us feel welcome. The room when we arrived had a bulb blown in the toilet and in the main living area. we reported it when we went out to eat that evening and when we returned it was fixed. we asked for extra... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great for couples this place, we got the top floor so straight off the balcony onto the poolside and bar. This hotel is clean, friendly and was the perfect location for us in the heart of the old town. We love The old town for its beaches, food and atmosphere so would stay here over and over again. Give it... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have stayed here twice now and i got exactly what i paid for, a clean basic hotel room. The location is great, 1 minute walk from the beach and right in the middle of bar street. Although you are next to all of the bars i had no issue with noise and was able to sleep.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Having visited Albufeira on previous occasions we were aware certain properties are very old and this hotel was no different so we got what we expected, generally the staff were pleasant overall the hotel was clean. Our only disappointment was items of my wife's clothes went missing and the hotel were unable to assist us with resolving the matter.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a week here plus points are excellent location in the old town negative points are dated decor tiny pool on roof ..orrible brekky a certain miserable unhelpful receptionist who I thought my girlfriend was gonna chin ☺ rock hard beds ...but the funny thing is if your after a cheap few nights in the beautiful old town it's ok... More 

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Iver, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Only one word missing in the hotel name - CHEAP & Cheerful Hotel California. This was a last minute change of destination due to events in Tunisia. We were glad to be offered a change of venue but disappoint to have to pay another £560 for a 3 star bed & Breakfast instead of a 4 star all inclusive. First... More 

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Kildare, Ireland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just returned from a week in Hotel California. I read the reviews before I booked so I knew what to expect! It really is a brilliant location... Right on the buzzing bar Street, just off the square and a few mins wak from a beautiful beach. It is very noisy at night...the noise seemed to only stop at about 9am,... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Booked this hotel as a last minute holiday. However, for last minute, it did not come cheap. The cost of the stay for 1 week was approx €800 for 2 people. This hotel does NOT look like the pictures, do not trust them one bit. The reception area is shabby, and could really do with a re-model. I honestly did... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

For an adults only holidays where you want to be right in the middle of everything this is just fine. Stayed 3 times, last time was Sept '14 with a group of girls and although a bit shabby round the edges, it's on bar street so you walk out and everything is there, literally! After a few drinks, you don't... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

This was my second time booking this hotel and this time we came as a group. On arrival we were checked in quickly by friendly staff and told we were in room 803 which was good as the rooms on this block have a balcony the other rooms don't. Got to the room and it was clean and had air... More 

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