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Hotel California

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Indoor pool
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Desk, iron/ironing board, free WiFi
Desk, iron/ironing board, free WiFi

Overview of Hotel California

Hotel California

3 out of 5
Guests rated this property 3.3/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Parking included
  • Pet-friendly
  • Restaurant

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • 24-hour vacancy between guest room stays
  • Hand sanitiser provided

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationFistral Beach6 min walk
  • Popular LocationTowan Beach18 min walk
  • Popular LocationCrantock Beach1 min drive
  • AirportNewquay (NQY-Newquay Cornwall)20 min drive

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About this area


Located in Newquay, Hotel California is near the beach. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Fistral Beach and Porth Beach. Pirate's Quest Newquay and Blue Reef Aquarium are also worth visiting. Guests appreciate the hotel's quiet location.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Fistral Beach - 6 min walk
  • Newquay Golf Club - 14 min walk
  • Towan Beach - 18 min walk
  • Pirate's Quest Newquay - 18 min walk
  • Crantock Beach - 1 min drive

Getting around

  • Newquay Station - 7 min drive
  • Newquay (NQY-Newquay Cornwall) - 20 min drive


  • Fern Pit Café - 11 min walk
  • Fistral Beach Cafe/Bar - 15 min walk
  • Rick Stein Fistral - 15 min walk
  • The Stable - 15 min walk
  • The Lewinnick Lodge - 17 min walk

About this property

Hotel California

3-star hotel, walk to Fistral Beach
Along with a restaurant, this smoke-free hotel has an indoor pool and a bar/lounge. Free full breakfast, free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include a snack bar/deli, a meeting room and dry cleaning. All 68 rooms offer free WiFi, room service and flat-screen TVs. Coffee makers and electric kettles are among the other amenities that guests will find.
Hotel California offers 68 forms of accommodation with coffee/tea makers and a hairdryer. Flat-screen televisions are featured in guestrooms.

Bathrooms include baths or showers and complimentary toiletries. This Newquay hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and an iron/ironing board can be requested.

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an indoor pool.

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

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks and gloves available
Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site

Food and drink

  • Free full breakfast available daily 8:00 AM–9:30 AM
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar
  • Room service available

Things to do

  • Indoor pool

Family friendly

  • Indoor pool
  • Snack bar/deli


  • No lifts

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Luggage storage

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Business services

  • A meeting room


  • Terrace


  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)


  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Bathtub or shower
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer


  • Flat-screen TV

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle


  • Desk
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)

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Check-in from 3 PM - 11 PM
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Renovations and closures

The property is closed between 24 December and 09 February.

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets are allowed for an extra charge of GBP 15 per pet, per night

Children and extra beds

Children 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.

  • Pet fee: GBP 15 per pet, per night

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, debit card or cash deposit 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; cash is not accepted

Property is also known as

California Hotel Newquay
California Newquay
Hotel California Newquay
Hotel California Hotel
Hotel California Newquay
Hotel California Hotel Newquay

Frequently asked questions

Rating 5 - Excellent. 31 out of 181 reviews
5 - Excellent 17%
Rating 4 - Good. 64 out of 181 reviews
4 - Good 35%
Rating 3 - Okay. 44 out of 181 reviews
3 - Okay 24%
Rating 2 - Poor. 21 out of 181 reviews
2 - Poor 12%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 21 out of 181 reviews
1 - Terrible 12%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

3/5 Okay

Travelled with partner
Liked: Staff & service, amenities
Disliked: Property conditions & facilities
Having stayed twice before, I do like coming back to Hotel California- the location is incredible, the staff lovely, the facilities great (esp in the time of COVID) and restaurant brilliant. Unfortunately this time, we had to check out early as our room was so disappointing. It was very bare when we arrived and was directly under the bar so we could hear the groups above. There were leak stains on the ceiling and the shower was either freezing or boiling hot. The bed slates continuously slipped while sleeping and the mattress more just a piece of foam. It broke my back and I had to sleep on the floor. The hotel couldn’t provide another room or even a n extra blanket/duvet so I had to sleep under a coat on the floor for 3 nights. We left 3 days early of our week long stay as for nearly £1000 the room was not up to standard. Not much was said when we checked out and explained why we were leaving.
Stayed 8 nights in Jun 2021

4/5 Good

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities
Value for money
Stayed 2 nights in May 2021

2/5 Poor

Liked: Staff & service
Disliked: Cleanliness, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Decor old and shabby damp smell in corridors
Stayed 3 nights in May 2021

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Disliked: Room comfort
Stayed 5 nights in Oct 2020

3/5 Okay

Disliked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stay at your own Expectation vs Reality situation
If you are a first timer to this hotel I opt you not. I do not have a good reason to return to this hotel for the 2nd time. The balcony with seaview was of swimming pool. Bed mattress was buldge in the middle & downhill on the sides my husband slept in the bunk bed which I didn't know came in our booking, I had only booked for standard double bed room with sea-view balcony. We tried to talk to the receptionist but she had excuses to everything we had to say. Service in the restaurant wasn't that friendly either. The waitress would greet everyone but us. We could see the difference on how we were treated, maybe we looked young? or maybe we weren't English looking? Cleanliness of the room was so so. Most things does look dated. Cracks on the bathtub & door. I didn't even wanna go out to the balcony because of how tired it looked same with the chairs outside & inside. If you do go to this place, take your toothbrushs, shampoo, sliders with you. The rooms also don't have a mini fridge.
Stayed 4 nights in Oct 2020