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Hotel California

#16 of 39 Hotels in Positano
Certificate of Excellence
07/06/2017 08/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Canby, Oregon
Reviewed 3 January 2017

We had a nice sized room and stayed for two nights. The best part was our patio overlooking the gorgeous coastline. If you're looking for a nice central location in Positano, with a nice view, this would be a good choice. I would have given it a higher rating if the tub didn't leak and form puddles on our bathroom...

Thank Sue R
Orlando, Florida
Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

Loved staying at this family owned hotel. The staff was really friendly and helpful. The location and view from our room was superb! The room was very clean and huge. The rooms could use some updating as the bedding, furniture and walls look old fashion. However, the view of the city and the rest of the property are really beautiful....

Thank Janet V
Reviewed 27 November 2016

Pre-paid over a month in advance for a nicer room in the off season (Nov 2016). The room was far from cheap and there was much better off season deals at other hotels. We booked it because of the reviews online, only to have hotel try to get us to pay extra on our arrival to be in the room...

5Thank Terry K
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 14 November 2016

We stayed five nights at the Hotel California, and enjoyed every minute of our time there. The minute we walked into our very spacious and very clean room and took in the view from the balcony, we were hooked. As the room also has a fridge, it was great to be able to buy our own bottle of wine and...

2Thank QueenJL
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Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Everything about hotel California surpassed our expectations! The perfect location overlooking positano town. Being surrounded some amazing restaurants and bars literally across the street, the view from the Windows, the grape vines on the verandah and of course John and his amazing family and staff. Traveling with our one year old was busy but John and his team could not...

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St. Louis, MO
Reviewed 27 October 2016

From the minute we arrived until we left, we felt welcomed by the Cinque family. The room was large and clean, had a beautiful view and very convenient to restaurants and shopping area. My husband and I highly recommend this hotel, and will definitely stay there again on our return to Positano. Silvio & Nancy

1Thank NATinSTL
Davidson, North Carolina
Reviewed 26 October 2016

From the moment we arrrived we were welcomed with open arms from this entire family who all involved with running this quaint hotel. We happened to actually be greeted first and foremost by the owner herself, Maria and I must say with big open arms! The location from this hotel is unbeatably the best. Right outside the hotel gets you...

Thank lvs2travel
Davidson, North Carolina
Reviewed 22 October 2016

Our hotel experience at Albergo California Positano began with the owners greeting us as we climbed the few steps to the lovely balcony overlooking quintessential Positano. The staff are exceptionally cordial and helpful, the rooms clean, bright, and comfortable, with the overall facility being simply wonderful. The views from this property are stunning. Great value / great experience.

Thank Ron H
Mahopac, NY
Reviewed 22 October 2016

It's a small family run hotel with amazing views and customer service. The Cinque family could not have been more accommodating. It's located near great restaurants and the bus stop. It's also immaculate. The view from the balcony is heavenly. Would definitely stay here if I'm lucky enough to go back to Positano.

Thank Shamrock207
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Pros - clean huge room - clean bathroom - safe - location - view - price Cons - extremely noisy early in the morning and late at night - rooms not soundproof in the slightest - private terrace not so private - breakfast in general a let down - awkward shower - dripping noisy toilet Advice: don't stay in room...

1Thank 976samanthab

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  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Concierge
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Babysitting
  • Breakfast Available

Additional Information about Hotel California

Address: Via Cristoforo Colombo 141, 84017, Positano, Italy
Region: Italy > Campania > Amalfi Coast > Positano
Price Range: $249 - $438 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel California 3*
Number of rooms: 15
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Also Known As:
Hotel Albergo California Positano
Hotel California Positano
Hotel Style:
#2 Best Value Hotel in Positano
#7 Family Hotel in Positano
#11 Romantic Hotel in Positano
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“All rooms have sea views - ask for a balcony and to be on 2nd or 3rd floor”
LizB918, 27 Jan 2017 | Read review
“I would never want to stay there again.”
terryk553, 26 Nov 2016 | Read review
“There is no lift so if that is a problem, ask for a room on a lower level”
QueenJL, 13 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Upper rooms get the best view.”
NATinSTL, 26 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Views of Positano from the bayside rooms are stunning.”
615ronh, 22 Oct 2016 | Read review
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