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Warrington, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 26, 2016

This hotel was really nice , and it is clean and very friendly , the location was just right for us and you can walk into the town and also to the beach . many things to do , and although we were close to town we had a really good nights sleep .The staff were all so nice and...

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Reviewed October 21, 2016

Just arrived back after ten days at this hotel does not deserve the bad reviews OK they don't do any fried breakfast but what they did serve was lovely . I would be happy to go this hotel again . Love the location , room was fine clean and tidy . Lots to see and do Saw a band called...

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Pontefract, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 14, 2016

We have just arrived back from a short break at the California. One complaint. They do not have fried eggs for breakfast. And they will not make you any if you ask. The hotel is ready for a refit, but it is kept clean. The staff are very pleasant and helpfully. As this hotel is on bar street it is...

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Reviewed October 11, 2016 via mobile

Ok, just returned from a 3 night stay with friends here. Thursday friday Saturday. If you are here for a weekend on the lash with mates this place is IDEAL, cheap as chips and literally walk out of the front door onto the main strip of bars etc of the old town, the location is perfect. If your after a...

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Reviewed October 11, 2016 via mobile

The hotel california was a nice hotel with friendly staff. The room was clean and tidy with a reasonable size balcony with great views. The down side was the fact it is situated right in the heart of party central. If you are one for drinking and partying till 4am then its pertect, but if you need a good nights...

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Hartlepool, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 8, 2016 via mobile

Just returned from a week's stay , we were apprehensive based on some of the reviews but this hotel is really not that bad. The rooms are dated but are cleaned daily , fresh towels daily and we had change of sheets after 3 days. We were on floor 6 with a balcony overlooking the front of the hotel and...

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Guernsey, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 4, 2016

Hi stayed here for a golf trip. The hotel has its plus's and minus's. It was great in terms of location for local golf clubs and bang in the centre for going out. The downside was the rooms which were dated and one of the lads rooms had visible mould and damp. Given its central location it is noisy which...

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Aydin, Turkey
Reviewed September 30, 2016

This hotel is situated in the midst of the Old Town....surrounded on all sides by bars, nightclubs and shops/restaurants....and STAIRS. The hotel adjoins the Bertolini Mansions...which is actually the part I stayed in...and very confusing to get to..involved stairs, a lift...then a walk along a long corridor...another lift .....out a door to the street...walk down the hill...in another door....and more...

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Swansea, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 28, 2016

I wasn't looking forward to staying here after booking then reading reviews. The hotel does need some Updating and freshening up . First impression of hotel and room was grubby. The floors never get washed to purchase a mop( in the shops underneath which seem to sell everything you could think off) or take slippers with you. However the bedding...

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Preston
Reviewed September 28, 2016 via mobile

Just returned from a long boys weekend staying at the Hotel California. I read reviews before travelling and was expecting the worst experience, honestly it is not as bad as all reviews make out. Perfect position, all bars and restaurants are on your doorstep. You can't have them on your doorstep then complain you can hear them at night. Stayed...

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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Internet
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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Multilingual Staff

Additional Information about Hotel California

Address: Rua Candido dos Reis 12, Albufeira 8200-103, Portugal
Location: Portugal > Algarve > Faro District > Albufeira
Price Range: $37 - $525 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel California 3*
Number of rooms: 73
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Also Known As:
California Hotel Albufeira
Hotel California Albufeira, Portugal - Algarve
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
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  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Rooms with the balcony are good some bigger than others”
 of 5 bubbles , Oct 21, 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a High room over looking the square.”
 of 5 bubbles 815terrieh, Oct 14, 2016 | Read review
“Rooms a the back of the hotel don't face th square so less noise”
 of 5 bubbles Trudyclements, Sep 28, 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms are the same from what other travellers were sayingDON,T GO IT,S A DUMP”
 of 5 bubbles jackieb88, Sep 13, 2016 | Read review
“Higher floors seem to be a bit cleaner”
  • Mold on the floor.
 of 5 bubbles 750jog, Aug 13, 2016 | Read review
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