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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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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    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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Valby, Denmark
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Small but very functional single-room. Free Wi-fi. Television. One free drink. Nice English breakfast included. Good location, close to the tube. A bit of noise from the road. Friendly and helpful staff.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Quirky and interesting hotel. Stayed here for two nights this week while on business in North London. Perfect location for Kings Cross, which has great links to all the tube lines, also close to some excellent bars and restaurants. Staff were friendly and helpful on arrival. I booked a small double which was perfect size for one. Facilities were more... More 

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Newcastle, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I chose to spend one night at this hotel because I had to travel to Kings Cross the next morning. The location was perfect, straight across the road from the entrance to Kings Cross (less than a 5 minute walk including crossing the road). My twin room was very clean and looked as though it was recently renovated. The hotel... More 

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Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This hotel has perfect location just across kings cross tube, walking distance to candem and all the pubs :) walking distance to touristy places. Very clean and cozy small rooms. Super powerful shower with hot water. We were there in January and I was nicely impressed how warm and cozy it was in the room. Staff very friendly and helpful.... More 

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Wokingham, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here on business and was given a room on the top floor of the hotel in a wing where there was no lift. The room was hotter than the face of the sun and there is no way in the room of adjusting the heat and there was no air conditioning, so had to have the window open,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was able to spend a night in London on a spur of the moment trip. The California had a good location near a major underground stop, was clean, and included a full breakfast. They even got gluten free bread for my daughter. Only complaint is the lack of towel racks in the bathroom.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I used this hotel as a base for 2 nights as my sister was getting married in the area. The staff are very kind and the little bar area fun and inviting. Our room was small but very clean with a good sized en suite. Comfy beds! The breakfast could be better but given the prices, you can't really moan.... More 

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Bangor, Northern Ireland
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32 reviews 32 reviews
14 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed at this hotel for 2 nights at the end of December due to its proximity to the tube station. Firstly the pros - Great little hotel, breakfast great served from 7-10am, close to tube, friendly staff, room spacious and clean, good free wifi. Secondly the cons - We were in room 101, a triple room in the basement. Room... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My friends and I stayed 2 nights at this hotel. We were 5 in the same room. We each had our own bed, which were all very comfortable. The room had been redesigned recently and was very nice and clean. Staff was nice. The breakfast was not excellent, but correct enough. Free wifi as well. Very close to King's Cross... More 

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darlington
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was for one night so that I could cross the road to kings Cross the next morning. My single room was windowless in the basement area a bit of a worry to get out if there was fire because you had to navigate a series of corridors. I got lost a couple of times. My room was clean with... 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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