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10 Best Hotels in California

California Motel
2.5 out of 5
305 W Buchanan St, California, MO
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2.91 km from city centre
2.5/5 (6 reviews)
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"219 smelled of mold, the next morning the bathroom smelled so powerfully of cleaning chemicals I could barely use it... and it still smelled like mold. I had to stay for work so I toughed it out, despite the internet not working, towels like sandpaper, and those horrible stenches."…"

Reviewed on 24 Jun. 2017

California Motel
Wingate by Wyndham - Columbia
3 out of 5
3101 Wingate Ct, Columbia, MO
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$106 per night
44.24 km from city centre
4.4/5Excellent! (1,212 reviews)

"Very nice hotel. We were taken care of and felt safe during COVID-19"…"

Reviewed on 5 Aug. 2020

Wingate by Wyndham - Columbia
Hampton Inn Columbia
2.5 out of 5
3410 Clark Lane, Columbia, MO
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$160 per night
45 km from city centre
4.6/5Wonderful! (539 reviews)

"Room was clean and comfortable but missed the breakfast bar. Bad timing for viris situation but understandable."…"

Reviewed on 6 Aug. 2020

Hampton Inn Columbia

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La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Columbia
2.5 out of 5
2500 I 70 Dr Sw, Columbia, MO
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$74 per night
42.2 km from city centre
3.7/5Good! (983 reviews)

"The staff was friendly and helpful at check-in. The motel was fresh and clean."…"

Reviewed on 31 Jul. 2020

La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Columbia
Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Columbia, MO
2.5 out of 5
817 N Keene St, Columbia, MO
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$125 per night
44.5 km from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (1,010 reviews)

"Very clean and up to date. Very nice staff too."…"

Reviewed on 8 Aug. 2020

Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Columbia, MO
Drury Plaza Hotel Columbia East
3 out of 5
3100 Interstate 70 Dr. SE, Columbia, MO
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$167 per night
44.54 km from city centre
4.8/5Exceptional! (411 reviews)

"We had a 12 hour drive in the rain from Colorado in the rain arriving at 11pm. The front desk clerk was exceptional and the ambiance of the Drury was awesome. The morning hot breakfast during this Covid was an unexpected bonus. Thanks Drury Inn"…"

Reviewed on 5 Aug. 2020

Drury Plaza Hotel Columbia East
Stoney Creek Hotel & Conference Center Columbia
2 out of 5
2601 S Providence Rd, Columbia, MO
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$137 per night
38.86 km from city centre
4.4/5Wonderful! (987 reviews)

"We stayed in a cabin, and it was very roomy with full kitchen. Property is clean and decorated with a woodsy theme. No buffet, pool, or hot tub because of Covid. It was by far the best hotel we’ve stayed at in Columbia."…"

Reviewed on 21 Jul. 2020

Stoney Creek Hotel & Conference Center Columbia
The Broadway Columbia - a DoubleTree by Hilton
3.5 out of 5
1111 E Broadway, Columbia, MO
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$189 per night
42.19 km from city centre
4.6/5Wonderful! (424 reviews)

"Gorgeous hotel with large very clean rooms and terrific food! I recommend staying at this hotel. The parking garage is not attached to the hotel so it can be a real hassle at times. And I had a crappy view from room of an old wall that needs to be painted or something. Otherwise it was a pleasurable ..."…"

Reviewed on 6 Aug. 2020

The Broadway Columbia - a DoubleTree by Hilton
The Tiger Hotel
4 out of 5
23 S 8th St, Columbia, MO
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$226 per night
42.01 km from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (968 reviews)

"Best place to stay in town, and really great social distancing! Thanks for a great and safe weekend!!"…"

Reviewed on 26 Jul. 2020

The Tiger Hotel
Holiday Inn Hotel And Suites Jefferson City
3 out of 5
1590 Jefferson Street, Jefferson City, MO
Free cancellation
The price is AU$159 per night
31.11 km from city centre
4.6/5Wonderful! (52 reviews)

"We were very pleased when we arrived. The hotel is new and very modern. It’s clean and tastefully decorated. Staff was very friendly and helpful. The pool and hot tub were very nice but somewhat crowded. The restaurant in the hotel was ok. But nothing to write home about. All in all a good stay! ..."…"

Reviewed on 26 Jul. 2020

Holiday Inn Hotel And Suites Jefferson City
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Visiting California

Visitors can enjoy all that California has to offer including its golf courses. You'll find 90 Expedia hotels and other accommodations in the larger area of Columbia. The closest major airport is in Versailles, MO (VRS-Roy Otten Memorial Airfield) 35.4 from the city center. The next closest is in Columbia, MO (COU-Columbia Regional) 35.9 away.

Sightseeing and Staying in California

Favorite places to visit in the city include Moniteau County Courthouse, Main Street Baptist Church, and California Country Club. Additionally, you'll find Runge Nature Center and Eagle Bluffs Conservation Area in the area.

As you plan your getaway to California, you may not find the perfect place to stay centrally, but below are lodging choices around the area.

  • California Motel is located 1.7 mi from the heart of California. This 2.5-star motel in California features free WiFi, free parking, and a 24-hour front desk.
  • Wingate by Wyndham - Columbia is 27.3 mi from the center of California. This 3-star hotel in Columbia features free breakfast, an indoor pool, and free WiFi. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its breakfast and proximity to shopping.
  • Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Columbia, MO is 27.5 mi from central California. This 2.5-star hotel in Columbia features free breakfast, an indoor pool, and free WiFi. Our customers like its helpful staff and clean, comfortable rooms.

Dressing for California

  • Between January and March, you can expect the daytime average to be around 61°F and the nighttime average to be 21°F
  • From April to June, temperatures average about 86°F during the day and 39°F at night
  • July through September averages 88°F during the day and 50°F at night
  • In October-December, the average temperature is 72°F during the day and 21°F at night
  • About 42.64 inches of rain falls on California each year
  • Hottest months are usually August and July with an average temperature of 87°F, while the coldest months are January and December with an average of 23°F

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place to stay in California?
Based on our traveller data, California Motel is one of the top choices for your stay. This property offers a restaurant and free WiFi. Other good choices for your visit to the area are Wingate by Wyndham - Columbia and Hampton Inn Columbia.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in California, will I receive a refund?
Yes, the majority of hotel room reservations are refundable provided that you cancel before the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which in most cases is within 24 or 48 hours of check in. If your reservation is non-refundable, you might be able to still cancel and be given a refund within a 24-hour period of booking. Add your dates and click on “Search”, then you can filter by “free cancellation” to review the best deals available in California.
What are some accommodations with pools in California?
Wingate by Wyndham - Columbia: 3-star hotel located near University of Missouri. Offers free breakfast, an indoor pool and free Internet. Hampton Inn Columbia and Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Columbia, MO are two additional hotels with an on-site pool.

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