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The California

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   4-8 Belgrove Street | Kings Cross, London WC1H 8AB, England (Camden / Primrose Hill)
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Ranked #465 of 1,063 Hotels in London
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Zurich, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Finding a Hotel in London is a bit like a jackpot..hence very risky and scary business! There is no real guarantee that a reasonable price will mean a good service. However now that I have found Hotel California, I will not fear no more. This is a good hotel for what you pay. Nice decoration, and excellent reception staff. I... More

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Was due to stay at the california but due to an issue the hotel was overbooked. The staff were very helpful and friendly and we were transferred to there sister site the megaro which a 10sec walk. We were then taken to our own apartment which we were very happy with. We did how ever go back for breakfast the... More

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Escondido, CA
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32 reviews 32 reviews
13 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The California is a modest but clean and neat hotel very close to London's Kings Cross/St. Pancras train station. We booked a room with twin beds that was very cozy (small) but perfect for what we wanted -- an overnight stay before a train trip early the next morning. We asked for a "quiet room" when booking online. When we... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
10 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The California is situated almost within spitting distance of Kings Cross/St Pancras station, which was very convenient. We stayed in a smaller twin room, but it had everything we needed: a bed each to sleep in at the end of the day, a place to store our stuff, and a bathroom. The beds were comfortable, very supportive and you didn't... More

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Newcastle upon Tyne
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed in this hotel with son and daughter in law for one night in mid September.we were en route by rail to the South of France. The location of the hotel is excellent. We travelled down from the North of England to Kings X Station and left the next morning on Eurostar from Paddington Station. The... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had a single room - which had a small double bed, but was definitely only big enough for one person. Being used to how small a single room in London can be I was actually really impressed by how well they'd designed the space - the room had all the features you'd expect. Modern styling, clean, comfortable bed (although... More

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Sydney, Australia
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I had this hotel recommended to us by a friend. Therefore, we made two three night bookings. Our first stay was in mid August upon our arrival in London and our second in mid September following a month driving through Scotland and England. The hotel is in an excellent location, very close to Kings Cross, St. Pancras... More

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Numurkah, Australia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We found ourselves overnighting in London again, between trains , and booked the last room available . Once again we loved it .Modern clean functional room on the first floor, brilliant art-deco inspired lobby and bar/sitting room .We find the breakfasts excellent and the staff friendly and attentive, the choice of foods wide and varied . Plunger coffee and my... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Pros: Nice, modern hotel, very well located, great breakfast, nice staff, cheaper than many London hotels. Cons: small room, hard mattress, noisy fan extractor in bathroom, WC within shower. Bad night of sleep.

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Burgess Hill
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9 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent one night here, as we were catching an early train the following day from St Pancras International. Arrived at St Pancras station and walked the short distance to the hotel, this was great as we were dragging suitcases. We were warmly greeted by the reception staff and settled into our room, which was really good for the star... More

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Address: 4-8 Belgrove Street | Kings Cross, London WC1H 8AB, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > London > Camden / Primrose Hill , Euston / Kings Cross /St Pancras
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — The California 3*
Number of rooms: 60
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