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The California

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Overview
4-8 Belgrove Street, London WC1H 8AB England See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Breakfast Buffet
Non-Smoking Hotel
Bar/Lounge
Multilingual Staff
Housekeeping
Free Parking
3 Star accommodation
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All reviews kings cross st pancras great location no lift pancras station beans nice breakfast rooms are small single room english breakfast would stay again short stay one night stay tea and coffee breakfast was included full english family room
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Reviewed yesterday

The hotel staff are very accommodating and super helpful, the location is also great as it is very central and with Kings Cross just around the corner we can easily get around. Very good value for money.

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Date of stay: January 2019
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Reviewed yesterday

closet for clothes missing in some roomsOverall welcome and service were greatLike rooms with larger bed and showerSafe missing in some roomsLobby great for meeting Partners and location great for Eurostar travel

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Date of stay: January 2019
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Reviewed yesterday

Nice room and very helpful and friendly staff create a very nice atmosphere.Nice surprise for me, was no carpet in the clean badroom. Nice location and good postiion only a few minutes to the bus stop, tube and the railway Station St Pancras and Kings...More

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Date of stay: October 2018
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Response from Cristina O, Manager at The CaliforniaResponded yesterday

Dear Explore50384679092, Thank you for sharing your experience with other travellers. We're so pleased that you enjoyed your time with us and I am thrilled that you highlight the convenience of our central location. We hope that we will have the opportunity of welcoming you...More

Reviewed 2 days ago

Clean hotel, nice staff, ok breakfast for what you are paying. Slightly noisy at night but was able to sleep through it. It is a 3 min walk from kings cross station. Not sure if it is designed for small families as there is no...More

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Date of stay: January 2019
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Response from Cristina O, Manager at The CaliforniaResponded yesterday

Dear Quest67722408696, Thank you for sharing your experience with other travellers. We're so pleased that you enjoyed your time with us and I am thrilled that you highlight the convenience of our central location. We hope that we will have the opportunity of welcoming you...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Staff very nice and welcome. Comfortable rooms and hotel located located near to King cross and St pancras stations.I strongly recommand The California Hotel if you do not intend to take your breakfast (poor variety and no particular quality).More

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Date of stay: January 2019
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Dear Go23483664104, Thank you for sharing your 5 star review of your recent stay with us. We're so pleased that you enjoyed your time with us. I am thrilled that you highlight the convenience of our central location. We hope that we will have the...More

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Description
The California is a charming, modern and quirky bed and breakfast, less than a minute's walk away from King's Cross and St. Pancras stations. Our 60 stylishly refurbished rooms, each one cosy and More comfortable, are spread over four Georgian townhouses, and we've retained as much of the original architecture as possible; our windows, corridors and staircases are all original. This means that we don't have a lift, but we do keep our reception open 24 hours a day. We have high speed WiFi is throughout the hotel and have a fantastic little bar, lounge and private terrace for our guests to enjoy. We serve a great breakfast, and this is complimentary when you book directly with us, on our website or over the phone. Welcome to The California London. Visit anytime, explore every time. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast Available
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Spa
Breakfast included
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
60
Price range
$115 - $261 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
California Hotel London
,
The California London, England
Location
United Kingdom > England > London > Bloomsbury / Regent's Park / Kings Cross
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
60
Price range
$115 - $261 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
California Hotel London
,
The California London, England
Location
United Kingdom > England > London > Bloomsbury / Regent's Park / Kings Cross
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Bloomsbury
Snuggly nestled within Central London is academic and
leafy Bloomsbury, an area that boasts walking distance
access to many of London's most popular attractions.
It is also home to some of Britain's most celebrated
museums, including the must-see British Museum.
Despite an understandable popularity with students,
tourists and day trippers, vast sections of Bloomsbury
retain a quiet, residential feel year round and
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Room Tips
"we were in the first floor family room behind the desk and it worked out well for us."
aromaticdancer
Nov 27, 2018
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"My basement room was quiet and easy to get dark in the evening, but you have to negotiate steep stairs to..."
LN-KEH
Oct 12, 2018
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"The staircases are narrow so do mention if you have trouble walking. Also, you have to walk up some stairs..."
saanak
Aug 12, 2018
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"Not in the third floor."
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Aug 6, 2018
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