Overview

The California

4-8 Belgrove Street, London, WC1H 8AB, United Kingdom
+44 207 837 7629

$122+

Overall guest ratings

8.0/10 Good
Based on 2,723 reviews

Review highlights

  • 9.7
  • 9.5
  • 9.4
  • 4.9

Good to know

  • Friendly service
  • Train station is close

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    About

    When you stay at The California, you'll be within a 15-minute walk of British Library and University of London. Guests will have free perks like breakfast and WiFi. There's also a bar/lounge, and rooms offer flat-screen TVs and designer toiletries.

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    Amenities

    • Complimentary breakfast
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Internet
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Parking
    • 24 Hour Front Desk
    • Safe
    • Storage available
    • Non-smoking rooms available
    • Terrace/Patio
    • Laundry service
    • Pets not allowed
    • Designated smoking area
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    Reviews

    Guest reviews

    Overall Rating

    8.0 Good
    Based on 2,723 reviews
    • 9.7 "Terrific location."
      10.0 "100% thought it was easy to get to the train station."
      10.0 "Near to public transport, according to 100%."
      9.5 "Easily accessible by car, said 95%."
      10.0 "100% enjoyed the restaurants & bars nearby."
      9.6 "96% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
      9.1 "91% liked the proximity to shopping."
      10.0 "City centre within easy reach, said 100%."
    • 9.5 "World class service."
      9.8 "98% found the staff to be very friendly."
      9.0 "90% said the reception staff was great."
      9.2 "92% thought the service was very professional."
      8.8 "Housekeeping was great, according to 88%."
    • 9.4 "Incredible bar."
      8.8 "Delicious alcoholic drinks, according to 88%."
      10.0 "100% thought beverage prices were a great value."
    • 7.7 "Good breakfast."
      10.0 "100% were happy with the price of the breakfast."
    • 6.0 "Internet is average."
      5.4 "54% thought the wifi quality was ok."
    • 4.9 "Rooms are not good."
      1.9 "81% said rooms were small."
      3.3 "67% thought they were poorly maintained."
      3.8 "62% had problems with the shower."
      4.3 "57% found problems with the furniture."
      3.2 "Air conditioning was criticized by 68%."
    • 4.9 "Bad amenities."
      4.9 "51% thought the building wasn't nice."
      4.1 "59% complained about the elevator."
      4.7 "53% thought the facilities needed updating."
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    Overall Rating

    8.2 Excellent
    Based on 1,443 reviews
    • 9.8 "Terrific location."
      9.9 "99% thought it was easy to get to the train station."
      10.0 "Near to public transport, according to 100%."
      9.7 "97% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
      9.6 "Easily accessible by car, said 96%."
      10.0 "100% enjoyed the restaurants & bars nearby."
    • 9.7 "World class service."
      9.9 "99% found the staff to be very friendly."
      9.1 "91% said the reception staff was great."
      9.4 "94% thought the service was very professional."
      8.9 "Housekeeping was great, according to 89%."
    • 9.4 "Incredible bar."
    • 8.0 "Breakfast is good."
      10.0 "100% were happy with the price of the breakfast."
    • 6.1 "Internet is average."
      5.4 "54% thought the wifi quality was ok."
    • 5.5 "Average amenities."
      5.5 "55% thought the building was acceptable."
      6.2 "62% considered the lobby entrance to be so-so."
    • 5.0 "Rooms are ok."
      5.5 "Beds were acceptable for 55%."
      7.0 "70% appreciated the modern rooms."
    • 3.9 "Not very comfortable."
      2.1 "79% said rooms were small."
      3.2 "Air conditioning was criticized by 68%."
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    Overall Rating

    8.0 Good
    Based on 599 reviews
    • 9.7 "Terrific location."
      10.0 "100% thought it was easy to get to the train station."
      10.0 "Near to public transport, according to 100%."
    • 9.3 "World class service."
      9.8 "98% found the staff to be very friendly."
      9.2 "92% said the reception staff was great."
      9.0 "90% thought the service was very professional."
    • 7.4 "Good breakfast."
    • 6.4 "Internet is average."
      5.8 "58% thought the wifi quality was ok."
    • 4.7 "Bad amenities."
      4.7 "53% thought the building wasn't nice."
      4.1 "59% complained about the elevator."
    • 4.4 "Rooms are not good."
      1.9 "81% said rooms were small."
      2.9 "71% thought they were poorly maintained."
      3.0 "Air conditioning was criticized by 70%."
      3.1 "69% criticized the small bathroom."
      4.0 "60% had problems with the shower."
      3.9 "61% found problems with the furniture."
    • 2.9 "Quite uncomfortable."
      1.9 "81% said rooms were small."
      4.3 "57% thought it was too noisy."
      3.0 "Air conditioning was criticized by 70%."
      3.1 "69% criticized the small bathroom."
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    Overall Rating

    6.7 Good
    Based on 108 reviews
    • 9.5 "World class service."
      9.7 "97% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 9.3 "Terrific location."
      10.0 "100% thought it was easy to get to the train station."
    • 7.8 "High value."
    • 7.6 "Good breakfast."
    • 4.5 "Bad amenities."
      4.6 "54% thought the building wasn't nice."
    • 4.4 "Rooms are not good."
      1.6 "84% said rooms were small."
      4.0 "60% complained about the bathroom."
      3.3 "67% had problems with the shower."
      2.8 "72% criticized the small bathroom."
    • 3.1 "Quite uncomfortable."
      1.6 "84% said rooms were small."
      4.6 "54% thought it was too noisy."
      2.8 "72% criticized the small bathroom."
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    Overall Rating

    8.0 Good
    Based on 571 reviews
    • 9.9 "Terrific location."
      10.0 "100% thought it was easy to get to the train station."
      10.0 "Near to public transport, according to 100%."
    • 9.6 "World class service."
      9.8 "98% found the staff to be very friendly."
      9.1 "91% said the reception staff was great."
      9.4 "94% thought the service was very professional."
    • 9.5 "Incredible bar."
    • 6.6 "Breakfast is mediocre."
    • 5.5 "Internet is average."
    • 5.2 "Rooms are ok."
      5.4 "Beds were acceptable for 54%."
    • 4.4 "Bad amenities."
      4.3 "57% thought the building wasn't nice."
      4.2 "58% complained about the elevator."
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    Hotel type
    Business Hotel
    Guests recommend this hotel for business travelers.
    Friends Hotel
    Guests recommend this for traveling with friends.
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    Good to know
    "Friendly service"
    "Train station is close"
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