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Kettering, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

The hotel is so pretty from the outside on a street so close to St Pancras which was ideal for us. Inside it was beautifully designed very modern but felt authentic and classy. The reception staff were very polite and helpful and we were able to store our bags there around our check in and check out times so we... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The bar and breakfast area look as if they have just been refurbished. Very nicely done. The morning breakfast is really tasty with a decent array of teas. The supplied toiletries in the room were really nice. The only criticism I would have was the size of the room, we stayed in room 105, which was a bit small but... More 

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Outwell
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Chosen for location to st pancaras, few minutes walk away. Room clean all amenities availabl.e. Bar and roof terrace perfect for sunny afternoon Staff friendly and helpful . Early start did not try breakfast, Plenty of choice locally for evening meal,

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Torino
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Price and quality perfectly fit. Lovely room, clean, new, with no moquette (but no elevator..). Breakfast is included and the service is perfect. Location is great, in front of King's Cross Station!!!

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Winsford, England, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Situated very close to Kings Cross / St Pancras station, a short walk fron Euston, and with subway access to the tube at the end of the street the California is a great place to stay for a London visit. Staff are very friendly, and the self serve breakfast (included in price) is plentiful and good quality. Free wifi and... More 

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Andreea S, Head Receptionist at The California, responded to this review

Dear Andrew, Thank you very much for taking the time to post your lovely review on TripAdvisor. I am very happy to read that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you found my team to be friendly. Please do not hesitate to recommend us to friends and family. Kindest regards, Andreea Sandru More 

Fresno
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Room was quite stuffy & hot, also very small but they kept with the original design. No closet in our room so clothes were hung on wall hooks provided. Coffee & tea in room. Breakfast great, but room where breakfast was served quite hot & stuffy as well. Good value overall, staff very helpful & pleasant. Right down street from... More 

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Andreea S, Head Receptionist at The California, responded to this review

Dear Janelle, Thank you for choosing The California London whilst staying in London. I was happy to read that you have enjoyed most aspects of your stay with us and I hope to welcome you again at our property whilst the refurbishment is completed to enjoy even more hotel benefits. Please do not hesitate to recommend us to your friends... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Enjoyed my time at the hotel, although a couple things brought the rating down (in my opinion). Room was functional, with new bathroom - although shower head drizzled with low water flow. Breakfast was nice with a good selection of items. Staff was friendly and always ready to answer questions about sightseeing, and directions on getting around. The location was... More 

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Andreea S, Head Receptionist at The California, responded to this review

Dear Kelly, Thank you for choosing The California London whilst staying in London. I was happy to read that you have enjoyed most aspects of your stay with us and I hope to welcome you again at our property whilst the refurbishment is completed to enjoy even more hotel benefits. Please do not hesitate to recommend us to your friends... More 

Barton-upon-humber,South Humberside
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Excellent staff, friendly & efficient. Conveniently situated for St Pancras & Kings Cross, as we came in on the Eurostar & went from Kings cross the following day. Clean & comfortable, very nice breakfast.

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Andreea S, Head Receptionist at The California, responded to this review

Dear Rose, Thank you very much for taking the time to post your lovely review on TripAdvisor. I am very happy to read that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you found my team to be friendly and efficient. Please do not hesitate to recommend us to friends and family. Kindest regards, Andreea Sandru More 

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Perfect location for us next to Kings Cross station and the wonderful Betjamen Arms Very clean, lovely staff only problem was no air conditioning and we happened to stay on a very hot night. However a fan was supplied which we were grateful for.

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Andreea S, Head Receptionist at The California, responded to this review

Dear Paul, It is really quite heart-warming to read your review. It was an enormous pleasure to have you staying with us and I am delighted you had such a great time. Thank you for taking the time to share your lovely review on TripAdvisor. I very much hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you back again on a... More 

Nottingham,Nottinghamshire
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The room was a bonus not what we expected it had a little patio area out through the bathroom what a surprise. Breakfast was ok. Staff were very good. underground 2 mins walk away. will recommend to friends and family and visit again soon. only minor detail was the shower screen didn't seal with the bath so leaked onto the... More 

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Andreea S, Head Receptionist at The California, responded to this review

Dear John, It is really quite heart-warming to read your review. It was an enormous pleasure to have you staying with us and I am delighted you had such a great time. Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts and experience on TripAdvisor. I very much hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you back again on... More 

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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 throughout the week.
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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The California is a charming, modern 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 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, include breakfast and high speed WiFi in all our rates and have just opened our new bar, lounge and private terrace for our guests to enjoy. Welcome to The California London. Visit anytime, explore every time. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The California

Address: 4 - 8 Belgrove Street, London E1 0NS, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > London > Bloomsbury , Regent's Park / Kings Cross
Price Range: $116 - $262 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The California 3*
Number of rooms: 60
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California Hotel London
The California London, England
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#355 Family Hotel in London
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