Hotel Califórnia Urban Beach – Adults only

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Beach nearby, white sand
Beach nearby, white sand
Beach nearby, white sand
Indoor pool, outdoor pool, pool umbrellas, pool loungers

Overview of Hotel Califórnia Urban Beach – Adults only

VIP Access

Hotel Califórnia Urban Beach – Adults only

4.0 star property

4.5/5 Wonderful

Guests rated this property 4.7/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Spa
  • Restaurant
  • Gym

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • 48-hour vacancy between guest room stays
  • Hand sanitiser provided
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Rua Joaquim Pedro Samora 2, Albufeira, Faro, 8200-210

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationCastle Wall Ruins1 min walk
  • Popular LocationFisherman's Beach2 min walk
  • Popular LocationAlbufeira Old Town Square3 min walk
  • AirportFaro (FAO-Faro Intl.)31 min drive

VIP Access

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About this area

Albufeira

Located near the beach, Hotel Califórnia Urban Beach – Adults only is in Albufeira Old Town, a neighbourhood in Albufeira. Albufeira Old Town Square is a notable landmark, and the area's natural beauty can be seen at Praia dos Alemães and Sao Rafael Beach. Acordeao Museum and Krazy World Zoo are also worth visiting. Practise your golf swing on a nearby course, or enjoy other activities in the great outdoors, such as hiking/biking trails and skydiving in the area. Guests appreciate the hotel's central location.

What's nearby

  • Castle Wall Ruins - 1 min walk
  • Fisherman's Beach - 2 min walk
  • Albufeira Old Town Square - 3 min walk
  • Praia do Inatel - 8 min walk
  • Nossa Senhora da Orada Convent - 19 min walk

Getting around

  • Albufeira - Ferreiras Station - 14 min drive
  • Faro (FAO-Faro Intl.) - 31 min drive

Restaurants

  • Restaurant Atrium - 2 min walk
  • Cabana Fresca - 2 min walk
  • Flavours - 2 min walk
  • Urban Pizza Old Town - 2 min walk
  • Tasca D'Alkhaz - 2 min walk

About this property

Hotel Califórnia Urban Beach – Adults only

Adults-only Albufeira hotel in Albufeira Old Town, walk to Albufeira Old Town Square
This smoke-free hotel features a full-service spa, an indoor pool and an outdoor pool. Free WiFi in public areas and a free manager's reception are also provided. Other amenities include a restaurant, a fitness centre and a bar/lounge.
Hotel Califórnia Urban Beach – Adults only offers 80 air-conditioned accommodations with espresso makers and a safe. Televisions come with Netflix.

Bathrooms include a shower with a rainfall showerhead, complimentary toiletries and hairdryers. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottles of water and blackout curtains. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

An indoor pool and an outdoor pool are on site. Other recreational amenities include a steam room and a fitness centre.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

D'Spa has 1 treatment room. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, facials and body wraps. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy, hydrotherapy and reflexology. The spa is equipped with a steam room.

The spa is open daily. Guests under 18 years old are not allowed in the spa.

Languages

English, French, Portuguese, Spanish

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Follows the regional cleaning and disinfection practices of Clean & Safe (Portugal)

Check-in

Contactless social distancing and check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest accommodations are accessible via mobile device
Guest rooms kept vacant for 48 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place
Contactless room service is available.

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitiser provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Individually wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, dinner and through room service
Reservations are required for the use of certain on-site facilities
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Return airport shuttle (surcharge)

Food and drink

  • Full breakfast available for a fee daily 7:30 AM–10:30 AM: EUR 15 per person
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 poolside bar and 1 bar
  • Free daily reception
  • 24-hour room service
  • Coffee/tea in a common area

Things to do

  • Fitness centre
  • Full-service spa
  • Indoor pool
  • Outdoor pool
  • Steam room

Conveniences

  • Lift
  • Free newspapers in reception
  • Front-desk safe
  • Gift shop/newsstand
  • Library

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Outdoors

  • Pool sunloungers
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Rooftop terrace

Spa

  • Aromatherapy
  • Body scrubs
  • Body treatments
  • Body wraps
  • Couples treatment room(s)
  • Facials
  • Hydrotherapy
  • Massage - deep-tissue
  • Massage - hot stone
  • Massage/treatment rooms
  • Reflexology
  • Spa open daily
  • Steam room
  • Treatment room

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)

More

  • Renovated entire property – January 2019
  • Smoke-free property
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Private bathroom
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Shampoo
  • Shower
  • Soap
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • 40-inch TV
  • Netflix

Food and drink

  • Espresso maker
  • Free bottled water

More

  • Desk
  • Laptop-friendly workspace
  • Mobile key entry
  • Phone
  • Safe
  • Soundproofing

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Check-in

Check-in from 3:00 PM - 7:30 AM
Early check-in subject to availability
Early check-in is available for a fee (amount varies)
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before noon

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children younger than 18 are not allowed at this adults-only property; all guests 18 and older are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types at the property

Important information

Optional extras

  • Fee for full breakfast: EUR 15 per person (approximately)
  • Early check-in is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash
On-site parties or group events are strictly prohibited
Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.

We should mention

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments; reservations can be made by contacting the property prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Children 17 years old and younger are not permitted at this adults-only property
Guests under 18 years old are not allowed in the spa

Property is also known as

Cheerfulway California
Cheerfulway California Albufeira
Cheerfulway California Hotel
Califórnia Beach Hotel Albufeira
Cheerfulway Hotel California Albufeira
Hotel California Albufeira
California Albufeira
Califórnia Beach Albufeira
California Urban – Albufeira
Hotel Califórnia Urban Beach – Adults only Hotel
Hotel Califórnia Urban Beach – Adults only Albufeira
Hotel Califórnia Urban Beach – Adults only Hotel Albufeira

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Overall score and ratings

4.5

Wonderful

Rating 5 - Excellent. 56 out of 84 reviews
5 - Excellent 67%
Rating 4 - Good. 19 out of 84 reviews
4 - Good 23%
Rating 3 - Okay. 3 out of 84 reviews
3 - Okay 4%
Rating 2 - Poor. 4 out of 84 reviews
2 - Poor 5%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 2 out of 84 reviews
1 - Terrible 2%

4.7/5

Cleanliness

4.7/5

Staff & service

4.3/5

Amenities

4.6/5

Property conditions & facilities

4.5/5

Eco-friendliness

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Loved it would recommend. Very well situated plus the pool has music playing so it’s even more fun!
Stayed 3 nights in Aug 2022

4/5 Good

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Staff very good, emplacement is good for those who wants the party. Ot's not a cal zone. Drain in the bathroom are not good, water spreads to the room.. Beautiful hotel design.
Stayed 6 nights in Jul 2022

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Best place in Albufeira !
Stayed 3 nights in Jul 2022

4/5 Good

Travelled with group
Liked: Staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Overall, a great place in a great location. The hotel is tricky to navigate with the stairs and elevators in different spots but it is right above the central area of all the beach traffic.
Stayed 3 nights in Jul 2022

4/5 Good

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Fun place with clean rooms, friendly staff and great pool deck. Very loud due to its location.
Stayed 3 nights in Jun 2022