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The New California Hotel - Adults Only, Albufeira

3-star3 stars
Rua Candido Dos Reis 12Albufeira8200-103Portugal, 800-491-6126

3-star hotel with outdoor pool, near Albufeira Old Town Square
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Collect nightsYou can collect® Rewards nights here
Great location
Tasty breakfast
Could use a good cleaning
Amenities are not the best
60See all 60 reviews
From 460 reviewsTripAdvisor Traveller Rating

The New California Hotel - Adults Only, Albufeira

More Info: 866-539-8117

  • Classic Double Room
  • Standard Double Room
  • Suite

What’s around The New California Hotel - Adults Only, Albufeira


  • In Albufeira Old Town
  • Albufeira Old Town Square - 3 min walk
  • Albufeira Beach - 5 min walk
  • Fisherman's Beach - 1 min walk
  • Albufeira Marina - 25 min walk
  • Oura Beach - 34 min walk
  • Castle Wall Ruins - 2 min walk
  • Municipal Archaeological Museum - 4 min walk

Getting around

  • Portimao (PRM) - 34 min drive
  • Faro (FAO-Faro Intl.) - 40 min drive
  • Silves Tunes Station - 20 min drive
  • Loule Station - 28 min drive
  • Silves Station - 28 min drive
  • Onsite parking not available

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 73 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 9 floors


  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Check-out time is noon

Required at check-in

  • Credit card deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • Children (18 years old and younger) not allowed

  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas



  • No parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Poolside bar
  • Room service (during limited hours)
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
Things to do
  • Outdoor seasonal pool
  • Outdoor pool
  • Spa services on site
  • Sauna
  • Bicycle rentals on site
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built 1987
  • Elevator/lift
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Library
  • Television in common areas
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • French
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathtub only
  • Bidet
Be entertained
  • TV
  • Daily housekeeping

The New California Hotel - Adults Only, Albufeira’s small print

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


  • The seasonal pool is open from March to October.
  • Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

    Optional extras

    We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

    Recent reviews

    Good 7.2 From 60 reviews

    The New California Hotel - Adults Only, Albufeira
    Inefficiently designed hotel.
    Horrible layout to the hotel. I was on 6th floor, and walked right by an elevator which would take me to 5th - 9th floor, would have to walk all around the pool to go downstairs. The Wi Fi works one minute stops the next. Very frustrating.
    Antonio, us2 night trip
    The New California Hotel - Adults Only, Albufeira
    Very Good8.0
    The front desk staff were all exceptionally friendly and knowledgeable. Decent breakfast and roof top pool. Main issue is that the hotel and indeed the whole area was overrun by terribly uncouth British tourists. It was surreal to observe them swilling beers at 10 am while watching Royal Harry’s wedding on TV.
    Thomas, us1 night trip
    The New California Hotel - Adults Only, Albufeira
    Turned up and they had cancelled our 2 rooms
    Arrived at the hotel to check in for our 3 rooms we had booked for 3 nights to be told our booking was cancelled because the hotel is closing. When we asked if they thought they should have perhaps told us before arriving they simply said "no". They offered to put us in a hotel miles away. Not a great start to our holiday and will not be going back. We ended up having to sort out our own alternative hotel.
    DAVID, gb1 night trip
    The New California Hotel - Adults Only, Albufeira
    Old rooms, smelled very bad
    Room smelled really bad of damp, room was very old and even the aircon when on smelled very bad. Luckily we pnly stayed for 1 night!
    Fabio, gb1 night trip
    The New California Hotel - Adults Only, Albufeira
    Not a 3 star hotel and probably not even a 1 star
    Very poor standard for 3 star. Should be a 1 star if even that. Very dated hotel. Room 804 sink cracked from drain to edge of sink so couldn’t fill with water. All pipes in bathroom surface mounted. Very very dated decorated rooms. Tv had two English speaking channels CNN and Sky news. Because of location in centre of old town the noise is horrendous at night until 6 am in the morning. I am not exaggerating this. Breakfast good and staff pleasant. Pool freezing cold. Wouldn’t recommend this hotel. Paid £1200 for week in 13 August 2018. Really really disappointed with this hotel for price paid. Only stay here if you have no option and you are young and are on a party type holiday. I have heard new owners have just taken it over and will renovate but remember location you will not sleep at night due to noise.
    George, gb7 night trip

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