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Hotel Califfo

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Via Leonardo da Vinci 118, 09045 Quartu Sant'Elena, Sardinia, Italy
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Ranked #9 of 10 hotels in Quartu Sant'Elena
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The price of this hotel made it attractive to me. Upon arrival I understood why it was so cheap! The area is very remote which in fairness it does say on their website. You definitely need a car here or (like us) will spend lot on taxis. It is approx €25 one way to any decent restaurants. There are none... More

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hotelcaliffo, Direttore at Hotel Califfo, responded to this review

Dear customer, we are very sorry that our services were not up to your expectations. We are very sorry for you. When people try to offer the best hospitality and work to make your stay pleasant and to solve problems, become really unpleasant to receive a review like yours. Before leaving you said you were are satisfied and happy with... More

Bruges, Belgium
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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

Our room on the top floor was clean but was smelling like sewage, or rather rotting cadavers. It was impossible to stay there with closed windows. Our neighbors told us the same story. The wine was served in open bottles without labels at the very basic dinner. It was barely drinkable. Three out of ten bottles of white wine on... More

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hotelcaliffo, Direttore at Hotel Califfo, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Bruges we are sorry if Hotel Califfo did not meet your needs; about your complaints: we use wine bottles with plug instead of jugs for hygienic reasons, Breakfast is rich in croissants, cereals, fresh bread, fresh fruit, jam, cakes ham and cheese, hot and cold drinks, if we would have the pleasure to host you again, next time... More

Ash, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

Beds was two singles put together which kept on coming apart, tennis court was out of order. Hotel is miles from town with an infrequent bus service. Pool is tiny. Have to also take the bus to get to the beach. Unless you have a car definitely don't go. Rest of the hotel is fine. Staff are ok.

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hotelcaliffo, Direttore at Hotel Califfo, responded to this review

Dear Mr Harra ? we are sorry about your complaint. Anywhere is advertised that Hotel Califfo is 12 km away from town, so it wouldn't be a surprise not find us in the center. The public busses to Cagliari town run every 20 minutes, the bust stop is just in front of the Hotel. We always suggest our guest to... More

Corby, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2013

A friendly hotel. I have no complaints about whatsoever considering the very reasonable rates. Perfectly clean, rooms cleaned thoroughly daily. Breakfast acceptable. Staff great. Bus service stops right outside hotel. My only *advice*.....is book this hotel.....but if your there for more than a couple of days- make sure you book a little car too.

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Fredensborg, Denmark
2 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2013

We stayed for 2 nights. A/C was not working and in a very small room that was jut horrible. We complained about that and the not working safety box, but not until we threatened to leave if it was not fixed, they moved us to another much bigger room. A/c was still not working but facility was much better so... More

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Key West, Florida
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2013

The room had a musty/old smell once you opened the door. We opened the windows for air flow right away. This would not be a solution to the problem as there was road noise and you could hear the humming from the pool pump. The air conditioning did not seem to be working? We turned it on and went out... More

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Farnham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2012

I stayed here with my partner for a week. On the positive sides - Decent, clean room with a nice view and en-suite - Nice pool area However: - The hotel location is poor; it is a 40 minute bus ride to Cagliari, the buses stop running at 11 and taxis are very pricey, so not very convenient in general... More

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Stafford, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2012

Myself and my parents stayed here for 1 night before we went onto stay in a villa for the rest of our stay. We chose it as we used to live behind the Bella Vista complex just opposite and my parents remembered it from when we were last here. We checked in about 10.30amish, which was fantastic. The people we... More

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Mirfield, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2012

Every part of this hotel is not a four star hotel buy a very poor Hostel. Attitude was terrible which matched the accommodation. Terrible please dont stay here Air conditioning did not work nor did they attempt to fix it. We had an 19 month old baby in a room that was like an oven, just not as clean. We... More

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London, United Kingdom
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20 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2011

Stayed just one night. Hotel much more for business then for chillout. Food average, room nice and clean. Price was ok, not really cheap but that's Sardinia. Location: on the middle of nowhere. Staff friendly and very polite. Hotel good for overnight stay before Cagliari.

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Address: Via Leonardo da Vinci 118, 09045 Quartu Sant'Elena, Sardinia, Italy
Location: Italy > Sardinia > Province of Cagliari > Quartu Sant'Elena
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Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Califfo 4*
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Califfo Hotel Cagliari
Hotel Califfo Sardinia, Italy - Quartu Sant'Elena

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The Hotel Califfo is situated in a quiet panoramic position facing the Gulf of Cagliari at the end of the wonderful Poetto beach, only 9 Km from downtown. The Hotel, recently expanding, is equipped with all comforts. Our hotel has 300 beds, with a restaurant for 350 people and a meeting centre for up to 400 seats. In summertime you may also find a free shuttle service to the nearest beach, animateur, shows, sports facilities, discotheque.... ... more   less 
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