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This property is 2 minutes walk from the beach. Housed in an antique villa at the foot of Monte de Sancha, the California enjoys a privileged location only 150 feet from the beach of Playa de la Malagueta.

The air-conditioned rooms include flat-screen TV with satellite channels and a private bathroom with free toiletries and hairdryer. Free WiFi is featured throughout the property. A sun terrace with sunloungers and sea views is available.

The California hotel offers breakfast service and parking can be arranged at a location nearby for surcharge.

There is a range of bars and restaurants within 150 feet of the California. Málaga Cathedral and the Picasso Museum are a 30-minute walk away, and regular buses to the city center stop near the property. Malaga Airport can be reached by car in 20 minutes.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.0 for a two-person trip.

California has been welcoming guests since Aug 8, 2006

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.0)

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4 reasons to choose California

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speaks English
Closest beaches
  • La Malagueta Beach

    La Malagueta Beach

    7.8 Good beach
    500 feet from property
  • La Caleta Beach

    8.0 Very good beach
    550 feet from property
  • Baños del Carmen Beach

    7.9 Good beach
    1.1 miles from property
  • Pedregalejo Beach

    8.1 Very good beach
    1.4 miles from property
  • Las Acacias Beach

    8.2 Very good beach
    1.9 miles from property
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Hotel surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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What's nearby
  • Malagueta Beach
    0.2 miles
  • Plaza de toros de La Malagueta
    0.4 miles
  • Gibralfaro Castle
    0.4 miles
  • Gibralfaro Viewpoint
    0.4 miles
  • Pompidou Centre
    0.5 miles
  • Malaga Town Hall
    0.6 miles
  • Alcazaba
    0.6 miles
  • Malaga Park
    0.7 miles
  • Malaga Museum
    0.7 miles
  • La Aduana Palace
    0.8 miles
Top attractions
  • Picasso Museum
    0.8 miles
  • Malaga Cathedral
    0.9 miles
  • Museum of Glass and Crystal
    1 miles
  • Atarazanas Market
    1.1 miles
  • Jorge Rando Museum
    1.2 miles
  • Port of Malaga
    1.3 miles
  • Malaga Train Station
    1.7 miles
  • Automobile and Fashion Museum
    2.4 miles
  • Andalucia Technological Park PTA
    8 miles
Beaches in the Neighborhood
  • La Malagueta Beach
    500 feet
  • La Caleta Beach
    550 feet
  • Baños del Carmen Beach
    1.1 miles
  • Pedregalejo Beach
    1.4 miles
  • Las Acacias Beach
    1.9 miles
Closest Airports
  • Malaga Airport
    5.8 miles
  • Federico Garcia Lorca Granada-Jaen Airport
    47.4 miles
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Amenities of California
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
  • Beach
  • Golf course (within 2 miles) Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Special diet meals (on request)
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Public parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is needed) and costs EUR 14 per day.
  • Parking garage
Front Desk Services
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • 24-hour front desk
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
  • Safe
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Car rental
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Health & Wellness Facilities
  • Solarium
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
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Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

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Until 12:00 PM


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Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 6 and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Crib by request
Extra bed by request
€ 35 per child, per night
3+ years
Extra bed by request
€ 35 per person, per night

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The maximum number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check your selected room for the maximum capacity.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.

Maestro Mastercard Visa Red 6000 Diners Club American Express California accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

FAQs about California

  • Check-in at California is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.

  • California offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    • Solarium
    • Beach

  • The prices at California may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • California is 1 miles from the center of Málaga.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to California by:

    • Taxi 25min

  • The nearest beach is 350 feet from California.

  • Guests staying at California can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.9).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • À la carte

  • Room options at California include:

    • Twin/Double
    • Single