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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

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Hotel Califórnia Urban Beach – Adults only

4 out of 5

4.6/5 Wonderful

Guests rated this property 4.7/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Spa
  • Breakfast available
  • Bar

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • 48-hour vacancy between guest room stays
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

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About this area

Albufeira

Located in Albufeira's Albufeira Center neighbourhood, Hotel Califórnia Urban Beach – Adults only is in the city centre and near the beach. Zoomarine is a popular attraction and the area's natural beauty can be seen at Praia dos Alemães and Sao Rafael Beach. Acordeao Museum and Aqualand Waterpark 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 - 3 min drive

Getting around

  • Albufeira - Ferreiras Station - 15 min drive
  • Faro (FAO-Faro Intl.) - 31 min drive

Restaurants

  • Restaurant Atrium - 2 min walk
  • Cais Velho - 2 min walk
  • Infinity - 2 min walk
  • Flavours - 2 min walk
  • Tasca D'Alkhaz - 2 min walk

About this property

Hotel Califórnia Urban Beach – Adults only

Adults-only Albufeira hotel in Albufeira Center, 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. Additionally, a bar/lounge, a poolside bar and a snack bar/deli are on-site. All 80 soundproofed rooms feature 24-hour room service and espresso makers. For a bit of entertainment, TVs come with Netflix, and guests will also find rainfall showerheads and free bottled water.
Hotel Califórnia Urban Beach – Adults only offers 80 forms of air-conditioned accommodation 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.

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 treatments. 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.

Awards and affiliations

Green/Sustainable Property
This property participates in Green Key (nogle), a programme that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: The Environment, the community, the cultural heritage and the local economy.

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

Gives staff 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 poolside bar and 1 bar
  • Free daily reception
  • 24-hour room service
  • Coffee/tea in a common area

Things to do

  • Full-service spa
  • Indoor pool
  • Outdoor pool

Conveniences

  • Lift
  • Free newspapers in reception
  • Gift shop/newsstand
  • Library

Guest services

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

Languages spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

Outdoors

  • Pool sunloungers
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Rooftop terrace

Spa

  • Aromatherapy
  • Body treatments
  • 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
  • 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 2 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

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

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

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • 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

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

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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

Frequently asked questions

Overall score and ratings

4.6

Wonderful

Rating 5 - Excellent. 23 out of 34 reviews
5 - Excellent 68%
Rating 4 - Good. 9 out of 34 reviews
4 - Good 26%
Rating 3 - Okay. 1 out of 34 reviews
3 - Okay 3%
Rating 2 - Poor. 1 out of 34 reviews
2 - Poor 3%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 0 out of 34 reviews
1 - Terrible 0%

4.7/5

Cleanliness

4.8/5

Staff & service

4.4/5

Amenities

4.6/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Great location in the heart of Albufeira. Lots of walkable shops and restaurants, beach/ ocean is just a few minutes away, and the staff was top notch. The views from our room were amazing. I would stay there again any time. Infact, we plan to go back as soon as the EU allows US travelers back.
Stayed 4 nights in Mar 2020

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Excellent hotel, superbly positioned
Excellent hotel, superbly positioned in the Old Town. Service was excellent, best illustrated by the fact that one of the managers brought in his own decaffeinated coffee because there wasn't any in the room. The pool bar was very good, both for lunch and breakfast, but the main restaurant wasn't yet up & running because the hotel had just re-opened after major refurbishment. Would definitely recommend.
Stayed 5 nights in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
20/10
The hospitality was 20/10. My partner and I felt so welcomed that we are definitely staying there again when we return to Albufeira. It’s nice to be at a hotel where the staff is all smiles and ready to help with whatever request you may have. The spa is amazing, the underground pool was such a great experience and the water was at a perfect temperature. The breakfast was superb, I struggled to finish the cakes offered at the end from how full I felt.. 😯 The rooftop is very chill and has an amazing view, they have this area next to the pool that has beanbags on top of a net where you can see quite a few floors down.. it’s for those brave ones who aren’t afraid of heights! I recommend this place to anyone who is looking for a wonderful hotel experience.
Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Brilliant hotel with very polite and friendly staff
Stayed 4 nights in Oct 2019

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Albufeira 2019
Fantastic relaxed environment but close enough to the bars and restaurants to explore the area. Room was fantastic and the Spa and indoor pool luxurious
Stayed 4 nights in Oct 2019