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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 #455 of 1,065 Hotels in London
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5 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
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Dortmund, Germany
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

it has very clean and confortable rooms, i stayed with another 3 people and it was big enough for all of them, spacious bathroom. friendly personnel and good breakfast. location is good, close to the undersground station and restaurants.

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Exmouth, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The location was perfect, the price was the cheapest in the area, and the description on their website seemed to promise everything I could hope for. I kept wondering where the catch was. Turns out there wasn't one. This was literally the nicest hotel experience I've ever had in the UK. The layout of the building is compact but very... More

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Zurich, Switzerland
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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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35 reviews 35 reviews
14 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks 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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37 reviews 37 reviews
10 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 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 4 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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103 reviews 103 reviews
55 hotel reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 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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15 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

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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Address: 4-8 Belgrove Street | Kings Cross, London WC1H 8AB, England
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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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