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Hotel La Fonda del Califa

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05/06/2017 06/06/2017
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New Castle, New Hampshire
Reviewed 25 February 2017

Great price, super clean and where you want to be. Also right outside of the old town, only a 10-minute walk. 'They include free breakfast and parking...even better. Comfortable bed and we had a cute porch. Friendly helpful staff. Highly recommend this place.

Thank gladfly
Jordi S, Propietario at Hotel La Fonda del Califa, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your positive opinion about our Hotel, we hope to see you again soon. Best regards

Raleigh, North Carolina
Reviewed 13 May 2016

We stayed here for several nights in this spotlessly clean hotel. Parking is very convenient in the nearby Plaza de España underground parking lot - 10 Euros a night. It's a nice uphill walk from the historic hotel to some of the major sights and restaurants. Staff is very friendly and helpful. We paid 60 Euros a night.

Thank John M
Jordi S, Propietario at Hotel La Fonda del Califa, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your opinion, hope we see yopu back on the future, best regards

Reviewed 25 May 2013

We stayed in Arcos one night mid May and found the rooms OK but fairly basic. Large old hotel that has obviously seen better days but it is well located to walk up to the old town. The rooms are of reasonable size, beds OK. Bathroom was basic and I had to repair loo cistern as when I pulled the...

1Thank Philip M
Reviewed 8 April 2013

This lovely historic hotel is well worth staying in. It was built in 1822 (I think), is spotlessly clean and brimming with character. Emilio, one of the receptionists, is a really great person and can't do enough to help you. He is a credit to the establishment. The restaurant below the hotel (separate business) is also well worth a visit.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 March 2013

Really lovely old building beautifully decorated incorporating many original features. Guy who worked on reception genuinely friendly and really went out of his way to help, had terribly painful tooth at the time guided me to pharmacist and even went to talk to them on my behalf. Above and beyond the call of duty. Also situated in great part of...

Thank peter k
Chesham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 October 2012

The Hotel is a step back in time we had a pleasant stay for two nights. First night a there was an electrical fault on the building which stopped the AC working if you have to open the windows can be a little noisey, the electric fault was fixed the next day. After those negatives Very clean rooms, friendly staff...

1Thank kenshaw
Harpenden, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 July 2012

stayed for 1 night in this hotel in july,it is truly lovely,old bullding with many original features,room was quite large with small seating area spotlessly clean,nice bathroom with toiletries high ceilings with beams full of character.nice features in the hallways and staircase leading to the rooms.The guy on reception is friendly and helpfull if you need help,we will definately stay...

4Thank denise g

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La Fonda was built in 1834, that makes La Fonda to be the oldest hotel in Andalucía, and even in Spain.Completely restored; nowadays offers you a confortable accommodation full of traditional and unique character. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel La Fonda del Califa

Address: Calle Corredera 83, 11630 Arcos de la Frontera, Spain
Region: Spain > Andalucia > Costa de la Luz > Arcos de la Frontera
Price Range: ₹ 3,296 - ₹ 6,075 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1 star — Hotel La Fonda del Califa 1*
Number of rooms: 17
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“We were given rooms on first floor facing the street but cannot say any more as we did not see any other rooms. Street was not noisy.”
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