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Hotel - Albergo California Positano

#14 of 39 Hotels in Positano
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Via C Colombo, 141, 84017, Positano, Italy
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Fairfax, California
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We truly enjoyed our stay at Albergo California. The location was great just down the road from the bus drop off and a nice easy walk to the center of town. The room was pleasant, the bed comfy and all was very clean . There was a nice little balcony where we enjoyed the amazing view. This reasonably priced hotel... More 

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Melbourne Australia
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23 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015

We stayed here in April 2015 for 4 nights in one of our favourite places in Italy. The Hotel California, despite its name, is a perfect place to explore the are from. It is probably a 3.5 star hotel but the very helpful and friendly staff make it SEEM like a 5 star place. Breakfast is pretty average and my... More 

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Cottage Grove, Oregon
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2015

We had 3 days in Positano at the end of our trip to Italy. This hotel is in a great location with fantastic views. Excellent breakfast and a big comfortable room. Staff was very friendly and accommodating. Already looking forward to my next visit.

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westminster ma
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31 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015 via mobile

Hotel California is the perfect location with stunning views ..The staff was wonderful and very helpful ..the hotel is only a 10 min walk to the beach it's a beautiful walk down a lovely street till you reach the walkway that is adorned with wonderful shops on both sides.. A delightful walk . However the walk back up is all... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2015

We spent two nights in Positano at this delightful hotel. Our room was large and perhaps a bit old fashioned, but the large French windows provided an unforgettable view of Positano. The room was comfortable and totally quiet when the windows were kept closed. The hotel provided an excellent breakfast, either on a patio overlooking the city and ocean or,... More 

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Downers Grove, Illinois
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

Cons - sparsely decorated room - poor lighting - noisy a/c - poor shower water pressure - useless hairdryer - cheap toiletries - noisy and auto/scooter fumes (due to being right above road) - businesslike luke warm greeting (not at all like Rick Steves mentions) - hesitant to recommend restaurants - Maria ALWAYS on cell phone and sometimes didn't even... More 

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vancouver, Canada
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58 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2015

We stayed in this property for about a week. We had heard about the Amalfi Coast and wanted to try something other than Sorrento. We stayed overnight at a Rome hotel, took the commuter train from the airport to the main train station, trained to Sorrento and then boat to Positano. Boat trip was 16 Euros per person but was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015 via mobile

We visited in early October and greatly enjoyed our experience. This is a family owned business with each member especially friendly and helpful. Each room has incredible views including the breakfast area on the patio. The Hotel is conveniently located right on the main road which bisects Positano. I highly recommend this hotel.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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175 reviews
35 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015 via mobile

This hotel has great views if you have a balcony room. A lot of steps to the room though. A lot of road noise and it is all down hill to the harbor which is what everyone knows when they choose to stay here. Everything is down or up in Positano. Steps are a way of life. If this bothers... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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33 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015 via mobile

Were there for 5 nights in early October. Positive: great sea view as the room has a small balcony. Also it is convenient because it is on the main road Cristoforo Columbus. Negatives: the loc is also the problem because of the traffic and pedestrian noise. One tip is to stay BELOW the main road in Amalfi Coast so that... More 

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