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 8.9 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)

Breakfast Info



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Room Type
2 twin beds
1 full bed
1 twin bed
2 twin beds
1 full bed
2 twin beds
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This property is part of the Travel Sustainable program, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.
Property questions and answers
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  • Hello do you have any cot for baby?
    Yes, we do have cots for babies free of charge. You have to ask for one when you do your reservation. Best wishes
    Answered on 15 April 2020
  • hi, do you have a designated smoking area outside?
    Hello, we have a terrace at the entrance of the hotel, and a solarium terrace on the fourth floor. Best Regards.
    Answered on 7 April 2023
  • Thank you. We hope to book 1st-4th March might you be open? I understand you will not have prices yet, but wondered if you plan opening by then. Eve
    If possible, we hope to open by the first of March. Thank you for choosing us. Kind regards. California Team.
    Answered on 8 January 2022
  • Hi, do you have somewhere we can lock up 2 bikes securely?
    Yes, we have a garage for your bikes. Regards.
    Answered on 27 September 2021
  • Hi, do you have a communal terrace area to sit in the evenings? Or does it close at a certain time?
    Dear Sir. We have community terraces for your enjoyment. Thank you
    Answered on 12 April 2022
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Amenities of California
Great facilities! Review score, 8.6
Most popular amenities
Free WiFi
Family rooms
Non-smoking rooms
24-hour front desk
Air conditioning
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
  • Bicycle rental
    Additional charge
  • 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 € 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
  • Shuttle service
    Additional charge
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Car rental
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Solarium
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French

House rules

California takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 2:00 PM


Until 12:00 PM



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

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
Extra bed upon request
€ 30 per child, per night
Crib upon request
3+ years
Extra bed upon request
€ 30 per person, per night

Prices for cribs and extra beds aren't included in the total price. They'll have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

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 Cash California accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

FAQs about California

  • California is 1 miles from the center of Málaga.

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

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

  • Room options at California include:

    • Twin
    • Twin/Double
    • Single
    • Double

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

  • The nearest beach is 350 feet from California.

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

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

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental