We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Hotel California

Certificate of Excellence
Via Cavallera, 15, 09014 Carloforte, Sardinia, Italy
Hotel amenities
Book on
TripAdvisor
Trusted partner. We work with to make your booking as easy as possible.
Secure payments. We use industry-leading practices to keep your information secure.
1 room 1 guest
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 1 more site!
Professional photos
Hotel California
View Map
Add Photo Write a Review

84 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Rate and write a review
Roll over, then click to rate
  Click to rate
Traveler rating
    31
    36
    12
    4
    1
See reviews for
11
42
2
Business
0
Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (3)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Russian first
  • Any
English first
  • All months
    (84)
  • Mar-May only
    (15)
  • Jun-Aug only
    (47)
  • Sep-Nov only
    (16)
  • Dec-Feb only
    (6)
All months
New York City, New York
Level Contributor
5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel is the perfect solution to stay in Carloforte. The location, although is not "central", is so close to the smal town center that takes only few minutes walking to reach it. The owners (a whole family) are great people, they take care of everything, they are funny yet helping. The Signora bakes everyday all the cakes for breakfast... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Paris
Level Contributor
11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Our stay in the Hotel California in Carloforte was one of the highlights of our trip to Sardinia. Joe and his lovely wife were so warm and welcoming! Our room was on the 2nd floor and was a good size. We had a private balcony with a drying rack (very handy for our swimmers and beach towels!) and a bathroom... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Joe Obino, the owner of Hotel California, deserves high praise for helpfulness and honesty. More than once, he went above and beyond basic hospitality to serve us. Transportation from Cagliari to Carloforte can be very difficult and frustrating, especially when one speaks little Italian. Joe arranged to have a good driver meet us at the Cagliari airport, so that we... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Brussels, Belgium
Level Contributor
27 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013

Hotel California is a very homey guest house ( despite the name Hotel) at walking distance from the very heart of Carloforte but yet very silent, compared to many other venues which are located in the center but could be significantly noisy at night. In Hotel California great nights sleep are guaranteed! Besides, if you have your own car, it... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Chamonix, France
Level Contributor
272 reviews
42 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013

Such a surprise to find an hotel with a name like this in the beautiful village of Carloforte.The owner,born in California from Italian parents came back to Sardinia and married a very nice women who will delight you in the morning with her freshly baked cakes.....but this is not the only surprise of the Hotel California.....It is clean and cosy,everything... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Delaware
Level Contributor
34 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2013

We booked two nights here in Mid may 2013. The hotel was clean, had good linens, comfortable bed, in a good location. The hotel is close to town (short walk) and far enough to be very quiet at night. The owner and staff are very helpful and fastidious with neatness and cleanliness. We had a room on the second floor,... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2012

I think we were the only guests the day we arrived without a reservation. It took some to time to track down someone to check us in and give us a key at which point they dissapeared again not to be seen until the morning.

Was this review helpful? Yes
London
Level Contributor
5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2011

I booked 3 days here in September 2011 - just 35 Euros a night, on my own but a good double room with balcony and en-suite bathroom, including excellent buffet breakfast. About 800 metres from the busy waterfront but very quiet. Joe the owner was very helpful. And the old town of Carloforte on San Pietro island is the best... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
London
Level Contributor
17 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2010

We stayed at Hotel California in early April. The hotel itself is a huge villa on a quiet street in picturesque Carloforte, close to the seafront & the main square. The rooms are large & functional. It's clean. The place had a funky smell, however, and the duvet looked like it had seen better days. The owners are friendly, but... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

2 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (2)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (1)
Viewed
Other (1)
Check In Check Out
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Show Prices
Hotels you might also like...
Also consider these accommodations in or near Carloforte
0.2 mi away
Hotel Riviera
Hotel Riviera
#6 of 11 in Carloforte
4.0 of 5 stars 207 reviews
0.3 mi away
Nichotel
Nichotel
#3 of 11 in Carloforte
4.5 of 5 stars 101 reviews
1.2 mi away
Guardia dei Mori
Guardia dei Mori
#2 of 11 in Carloforte
4.5 of 5 stars 80 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
0.3 mi away
Hotel Villa Pimpina
Hotel Villa Pimpina
#1 of 11 in Carloforte
4.5 of 5 stars 156 reviews
3.3 mi away
Hotel Mezzaluna
Hotel Mezzaluna
#9 of 11 in Carloforte
4.0 of 5 stars 139 reviews
1.6 mi away
Hotel Paola
Hotel Paola
#7 of 11 in Carloforte
4.5 of 5 stars 84 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

Amenities

Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check In Check Out Check Out
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Price Your Stay