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The California

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4-8 Belgrove Street, London WC1H 8AB England See on map
Free Wifi
Breakfast Buffet
Non-Smoking Hotel
Multilingual Staff
3 Star accommodation
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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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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast Available
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room Service
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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US$188 - US$269 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
California Hotel London
United Kingdom > England > London > Bloomsbury / Regent's Park / Kings Cross
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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All reviewskings crossst pancrasgreat locationno liftpancras stationbeanstop floornice breakfastenglish breakfastyour luggagerooms are smallshort staywould stay againfull englishbreakfast was includedtea and coffeefamily room
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I booked it last minute to escape the Point A 'hotel' further up the road which was dirty and smelly and I refused to stay in. This one was a tad better. The most important thing was that it was clean and did not smell....More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Our previous experience has been excellent (we have stayed approximately half a dozen times) but this time we were very disappointed due to the disgusting stench that pervaded the room. We would always have recommended this hotel in the past (and have done so too...More

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Response from Cristina O, Assistant Front of House Manager at The CaliforniaResponded 3 days ago

Dear kwiggins2018, Thank you for taking time to review your recent stay with us. It was disappointing to read that you did not have a great time and I would like to know more details. Please email us on hello@thecalifornialondon.com and we will get back...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

Always friendly - quirky rooms very comfortable - will use again when I have to overnight in LondonOnly had time for Continental Breakfast but rest looked appetising. Very willing service downstairs..More

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Thank psenio920572
Response from Cristina O, Assistant Front Of House Manager at The CaliforniaResponded 5 days ago

Dear psenio920572, I am glad you had an enjoyable stay and I am delighted you appreciated the quirky décor we pride ourselves on. Also your kind comments about our friendly team and the facilities provided are much appreciated. Thank you for sharing your experience and...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Definitely the best hotel next to Saint Pancras Station. Perfect location. Excellent value for money, functional accommodation, warm welcome, very good breakfast... We will certainly stay there again next time.More

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Response from Cristina O, Assistant Front Of House Manager at The CaliforniaResponded 1 week ago

Dear PaM0664, Thank you so much for your lovely review. I am happy to hear you were able to enjoy our amazingly central location just a stone’s throw away from St Pancras Station. Also your kind comments about our friendly team and the facilities provided...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Me and my mam stayed here for 3 nights while exploring the city of London! It was a brilliant location, ideal for the underground (literally a minute away - but there is no noise in the hotel!). Kings Cross is just across the street from...More

1  Thank Jessica C
Response from Cristina O, Assistant Front Of House Manager at The CaliforniaResponded 1 week ago

Dear Jessica C, I am delighted to hear that you found us to be a ‘little gem of a hotel’ and you found the service received from my team to be of an excellent standard this is just the kind of review I love to...More

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Response from Daniel G | Reviewed this property |
Yes both of the rooms we viewed had nice private bathrooms.
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