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Hotel California

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   San Jose 1237, Montevideo 11100, Uruguay (Centro)
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Ranked #55 of 78 hotels in Montevideo
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014
girlfromrio Rio de Janeiro
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 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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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

After seeing the expensive looking lobby, we were shocked by the condition of our room, as it looked nothing like the photos on booking.com. The bedspread had a stain on it that looked like dried blood, the room was old and smelled like stale cigarette smoke and stale water, the bathtub was grubby, the air conditioner was ancient and noisy,... More

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Rio de Janeiro
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

Stayed for 2 nights this february with my boyfriend at Hotel Califórina, and had a good experience there. Although the room was kind of small, we loved the breakfast and the service, always helpful getting taxis for us. We had a small problem when the power of the room went out, but they quickly sorted thing out. Very recomended for... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2013

It's my 4th time in Montevideo and I'm sure i'll be staying here again. It has all you want of a 3-star city center hotel in a superb location. Service was great, it's very clean and breakfast is amazing, better than 4 star hotels nearby.

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Bat Yam, Israel
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58 reviews 58 reviews
34 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2013

Located a few minutes walk from the main shopping street of Montevideo, reception desk open 24H. There are some food venues around that are open 24/7 as well. The hotel is a bit run down visually , however the equipment in the room was functional ,there was hot water and WiFi was pretty fast

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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31 reviews 31 reviews
9 hotel reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2012

I stayed at the California Hotel on New Years Eve of 2007 and again on 2009. Both times, on pleasure trips. Then I returned to the hotel once on a business trip. All times I got what I expected, flawlessly. No regrets at all. The first times I stayed in the California, I was traveling with some friends from Buenos... More

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Aracaju, SE
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33 reviews 33 reviews
24 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2010

I and my wife stayed at this hotel, in august 2010 for two nights. The furniture in the room is very poor and the staff not friendly.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2007

This is a cute budget place only a block from the main street in Montevideo. The location is great, with restaurants and shopping all over. The rooms have air conditioning, but no cable TV, although there is TV with the local channels in Spanish. The bathroom in my room had been recently remodeled. It was only US$24 a night for... More

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Also Known As:
California Hotel Montevideo
Address: San Jose 1237, Montevideo 11100, Uruguay
Location: Uruguay > Montevideo Department > Montevideo > Centro
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Ranked #55 of 78 hotels in Montevideo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel California 3*
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