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Hotel California

San Jose 1237, Montevideo 11100, Uruguay
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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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Cape Coral, Florida
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Centrally located, friendly and helpful staff, wonderful breakfast, nice rooms, fast WIFI, good cable TV. A good deal for the money. Have stayed here in the past and would continue to return..love the place!!

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Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This was my second time that I stayed at Hotel California in Montevideo. My room was the Superior standard and it was nice, modern and very clean. Important for me was the safe big enough for a laptop computer. WiFi was good. Breakfast was great with juices, lots of fresh fruit, bread, ham, scrambled eggs, coffee and something sweet etc.... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

It seems like this hotel has been recently refurbished. Our room was nice, modern and very clean. Breakfast was great - lots of fresh fruit, bread, ham, cheese etc. WiFi was good all over the hotel too. The staff were friendly and offered us advice on tours as well as a map. Location was fine and we could easily walk... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

We booked last minute and got a superior, renovated room on the top floor with balcony which was very nice. It appeared that some rooms on the lower floors were being renovated to the same standard. The staff were very friendly and helpful, breakfast buffet choices were good - scrambled eggs, toasts, cereals, yogurt, cakes, jelly, lots of fruits each... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

It wasn't. I'm sharing this review to be helpful to other travelers in my position, not to berate the hotel: I don't need a very fancy hotel, but this was a very disappointing and frustrating experience. There is no reason to stay at this hotel - it's poorly run, the wifi never works, the rooms are not pleasant, and the... More 

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

For a 3 star hotel it is actually poor, but its breakfast is very good. Despite their lobby and location the rooms are rather bad. You could actually hear everything going on next room and in the hallway. It is not that cheap either so besides the breakfast I will not recommend this Hotel.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

The service was excellent. My reservation did not transmit to the hotel. Mauricio was diligent in searching for my reservation. After not being able to locate the reservation he gave me the hotel's email address so I could email the reservation to him. He quickly resolved everything and I was soon settled in to my room! The room did reek... More 

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Porto Alegre, RS
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Despite the nice lobby, our room was simply terrible, nothing like the pics of booking.com. It was extremely old and worse: it wasn't clean at all. We paid 75 dollars per night and the least we could expect was a clean room. We've found hair on our bed sheets, cracker crumbs and a cockroach! And when we complained at the... More 

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 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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