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Hotel California offers room with free Wi-Fi in the heart of Montevideo. It is located just 150 feet from Avenida 18 de Julio and Plaza Cagancha. Parking is available for free, subject to availability.

The rooms at California Hotel come equipped with private bathrooms, air conditioning and a mini-bar. They all feature double-glazed windows, and some offer a private balcony.

The staff at the 24-hour front desk can help organize transfers to Carrasco International Airport. Safety deposit boxes and a laundry service are also provided.

A buffet breakfast is served each morning at Hotel California. Guests can find many traditional restaurants in the surrounding Centro or in the Ciudad Vieja neighborhood, 1.2 mi away.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.8 for a two-person trip.

Hotel California has been welcoming guests since Jun 28, 2011

Currency Exchange: Need local currency? This property has currency exchange on site.

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.8)

Great Food: Meals here are highly recommended!

Breakfast Info

Continental, Gluten-free, Buffet

Free private parking available at the hotel

Loyal Customers

There are more repeat guests here than most other properties.


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  • The staff speaks English
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Hotel surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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What's nearby
  • Jose Pedro Varela Museum
    0.1 miles
  • Cagancha Square
    0.1 miles
  • Entrevero's Square
    0.3 miles
  • Municipal Palace
    0.3 miles
  • Salvo's Palace
    0.5 miles
  • Sodre National Auditorium
    0.5 miles
  • Independencia Square
    0.6 miles
  • Solis Theatre
    0.7 miles
  • El Cabildo
    0.8 miles
  • Andes Museum 1972
    0.8 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant Viejo Sancho
    0 miles
Top attractions
  • Taranco Palace
    1.1 miles
  • Montevideo's old city
    1.1 miles
  • Montevideo's Port's Market
    1.2 miles
  • Montevideo Harbour
    1.5 miles
  • Tres Cruces Terminal Station
    1.6 miles
  • Pereira Rossell Hospital
    1.6 miles
  • Punta Carretas Shopping Mall
    2.1 miles
  • Centenario Stadium
    2.2 miles
  • Montevideo's World Trade Center
    3 miles
  • Puerto del Buceo
    3.3 miles
Natural Beauty
  • Mountain Cerro Montevideo
    6.2 miles
  • River Rio de la plata
    0.4 miles
Closest Airports
  • Carrasco International Airport
    10.9 miles
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Amenities of Hotel California
  • Live sports events (broadcast) Off-site Additional charge
  • Live music/Performance Off-site Additional charge
  • Tour or class about local culture Additional charge
  • Walking tours Additional charge
  • Movie nights Off-site Additional charge
  • Bicycle rental (additional charge)
Food & Drink
  • Snack bar
  • Bar
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is needed).
  • Accessible parking
  • Parking garage
  • Secure parking
  • Airport drop-off Additional charge
  • Airport pickup Additional charge
  • Public transit tickets Additional charge
Front Desk Services
  • Private check-in/out
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Currency exchange
  • 24-hour front desk
Cleaning Services
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
  • Business center Additional charge
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Car rental
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
  • Raised toilet
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
Health & Wellness Facilities
  • Public Bath
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Italian
  • Portuguese
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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.

Children 3 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
3+ years
Extra bed by request
$30 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.

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The fine print

Based on local tax laws, Uruguayan citizens must pay an additional fee of 10%. This fee is not automatically calculated in the total costs for the reservation.

Please note that parking is subject to availability and must be requested when making the reservation.

FAQs about Hotel California

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

  • Yes, Hotel California is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • Hotel California is 1,500 feet from the center of Montevideo.

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

    • Bicycle rental (additional charge)
    • Movie nights
    • Tour or class about local culture
    • Live sports events (broadcast)
    • Walking tours
    • Public Bath
    • Live music/Performance

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

    • Taxi 25min
    • Airport shuttle (arranged by property) 25min

  • Guests staying at Hotel California can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 6.9).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Gluten-free
    • Buffet

  • Check-in at Hotel California is from 1:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

  • Room options at Hotel California include:

    • Double
    • Single
    • Twin