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12 Ogden Street, Las Vegas, NV 89101
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Merseyside, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stayed here 5 nights in April 2015. Tired building, room was fine, well maintained by room cleaners. Bit tacky and dated downstairs in casino. Full of people from Hawaii, met some really nice people. Pool on roof, really quiet and pieced il, not used much. Best part is its location, out of main door, across the road, dozen paces and... More 

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Wailuku, Hawaii
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I went to gamble at the cal. crap game was hot!!!. made some money and then ate saimin lol. I like the cal being off of fremont street don't have to deal with the freaks lol. cal is connected to main street station. good craps there too. 777 brewery nice place to get a beer or snack.

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White Bear Lake, Minnesota
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This hotel has an excellent staff to assist you in all your needs. Everyone was very pleasant & friendly. That atmosphere even was noticed in the other guests. For a nice comfortable visit, the California Hotel is the one in downtown Las Vegas.

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Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
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77 reviews 77 reviews
16 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I stayed here one time and that was it. It's kinda away from fremont street experience and a little scary if you're walking in the middle of the night. I don't go here because of the location and also they've had numerous outbreak of salmonella food poisoning. It's a ghetto hotel if you ask me. I prefer Main Street and... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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4 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I go to Vegas once a year for the first weekend of the NCAA basketball tournament. It is one block from Fremont street. Very no frills but economical, nice rooms and a nice staff. Not a lot of restaurants on site but what they have are good. Fremont street is the main attraction. The hotel is also connected to the... More 

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Honolulu
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355 reviews 355 reviews
88 hotel reviews
161 helpful votes 161 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

California hotel is the place to meet da gang from Hawaii. The rooms are nice and big and comfortable. They have excellent restaurants. The Aloha Specialties restaurant has the best, authentic Hawaiian dishes anywhere in Vegas. The Cal is one of the anchors of downtown Hotel/Casinos.

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Greater Cincinnati
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The California Hotel and Casino (Cal) is a block away from Fremont Street and is perfect getaway. The pro to the Cal is that they charge no resort fee of $30 per night like they do on the strip. The table games are great considering they have lower minimums then the strip and the food prices are a big win... More 

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Denison, Iowa
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132 reviews 132 reviews
24 hotel reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Check in was swift and painless. The elevators were pretty good but I soon learned it was easier to get on and off at the mezzanine level rather than the casino level. The room was clean and the main part had good carpet and curtains. Mini fridge was a nice bonus. The bathroom was showing some age but was clean.... More 

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've stayed at the Cal dozens of times over the years, and it's my first choice for a hotel in the downtown area. The rooms are not lavish, but they're nice. The restaurants are top shelf, and range from Frank Sinatra to casual. You'll probably notice that a good number of the hotel clientele are from Hawaii and that the... More 

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San Diego
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25 reviews 25 reviews
4 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Traveled to Las Vegas with a friend who had a four-night comp stay at the California Hotel & Casino. Last time I was in this area was back in the 60s when this was the heart of Las Vegas. On arrival, only one person at the desk working check in. Waited about 5 minutes before our turn. Receptionist was friendly... More 

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