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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 #467 of 1,054 Hotels in London
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 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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Burgess Hill
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69 reviews 69 reviews
9 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

What a gem of a hotel! Right opposite Kings Cross station, 2 seconds from the entrance to the tube, but you wouldn't know you were in the heart of all the hustle and bustle as the hotel is very quiet (with the exception of a bit of traffic noise at the front).The staff were friendly and helpful, the room was... More

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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I would definately recommend this for anyone on a budget. We used the triple room and were happy with it. It was quiet, it was clean, the food was good. The bathroom was spacious, unlike another hotel we had stayed in before. Awesome location.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Stayed for one night on business. Less than a minutes walk from Kings Cross/ St Pancras. The hotel itself was very quiet. No noise from neighbouring rooms. My room was at the front so a lot of road/traffic noise but I expected this. The young lady on reception when I arrived couldn't have been more helpful, booking my taxi for... More

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Staffs. UK.
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323 reviews 323 reviews
94 hotel reviews
116 helpful votes 116 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The best thing about this hotel is the staff, who are excellent - polite, friendly and helpful. The location is also very good, just yards from Kings Cross and St Pancras Stations. The accomodation is fairly basic, but clean and neat, my room was quite noisy. Apart from that good value for money.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very good location as few minutes walk to King's Cross Station and St Pancras International. A quiet, comfortable hotel serving a good, hot breakfast.I would recommend this hotel as reasonably priced for Central London.

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Tacoma, Washington
12 reviews 12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here on our first night after arriving in London, so we were quite jet lagged. Though the room was small, it was very clean and comfortable. We slept well and though there was street noise, it wasn't too terribly disturbing. There were lots of restaurants within walking distance, so it was easy to have dinner close by. The... More

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6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We chose this location because it was close to st pancras station (which was good for us to carry on to France). Nice fresh modern decor, good breakfast, clean and tidy hotel. We were in room 204 which was double bed and a bunk bed..with a little bathroom. The room was not big but big enough to sleep because that's... More

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have stayed here twice this year and thoroughly enjoyed both stays. The location is excellent for Central London access, a 2 minute walk across the road from Kings Cross station. Staff are friendly and helpful and happy to help with any queries I have had. Buffet breakfast fresh and tasty and available until 10 o'clock. Rooms practical, no lift... More

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Singapore, Singapore
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel was located in a very convenient location just opposite King's Cross station (about 300m away) The family room for 4, although small, was cosy and clean, sufficient for our needs. The room seemed newly renovated as well. The service at the reception was good and staff were generally friendly. Breakfast at the hotel had a lack of variety... 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*
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