Overview

The California

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

$119+

Overall guest ratings

8.0/10 Good
Based on 2,727 reviews

Review highlights

  • 9.7
  • 9.7
  • 5.3
  • 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
    • Concierge service
    • Laundry service
    • Coffee shop
    • Pets not allowed
    • Designated smoking area
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    Reviews

    Guest reviews

    Overall Rating

    8.0 Good
    Based on 2,727 reviews
    • 9.7 "Incredible bar."
      9.6 "Delicious alcoholic drinks, according to 96%."
      10.0 "100% thought beverage prices were a great value."
    • 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%."
      9.7 "97% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
      9.1 "Easily accessible by car, said 91%."
      10.0 "100% enjoyed the restaurants & bars nearby."
      10.0 "City centre within easy reach, said 100%."
      8.6 "Great parking, according to 86%."
    • 9.5 "World class service."
      9.8 "98% found the staff to be very friendly."
      8.9 "89% said the reception staff was great."
      9.2 "92% thought the service was very professional."
      9.4 "Housekeeping was great, according to 94%."
      8.1 "81% found the restaurant service to be one of the best."
    • 7.7 "Good vibe."
      8.8 "88% said it was a stylish hotel."
      8.8 "88% enjoyed the friendly atmosphere."
    • 7.6 "Good breakfast."
      10.0 "100% were happy with the price of the breakfast."
    • 5.3 "Internet is average."
    • 4.9 "Bad amenities."
      4.8 "52% thought the building wasn't nice."
      4.0 "60% complained about the elevator."
    • 4.8 "Rooms are not good."
      1.9 "81% said rooms were small."
      2.9 "71% thought they were poorly maintained."
      3.3 "67% had problems with the shower."
      3.0 "70% criticized the small bathroom."
      3.5 "Air conditioning was criticized by 65%."
      4.3 "57% found problems with the furniture."
    • 3.5 "Not very comfortable."
      1.9 "81% said rooms were small."
      4.1 "59% thought it was too noisy."
      3.0 "70% criticized the small bathroom."
      3.5 "Air conditioning was criticized by 65%."
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    Overall Rating

    8.2 Excellent
    Based on 1,445 reviews
    • 9.7 "Incredible bar."
    • 9.7 "World class service."
      9.9 "99% found the staff to be very friendly."
      9.0 "90% said the reception staff was great."
      9.3 "93% thought the service was very professional."
      9.4 "Housekeeping was great, according to 94%."
    • 9.7 "Terrific location."
      9.9 "99% thought it was easy to get to the train station."
      10.0 "Near to public transport, according to 100%."
      9.2 "Easily accessible by car, said 92%."
      9.8 "98% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
    • 8.7 "Generally very clean."
      8.6 "86% said rooms were clean."
      8.5 "85% thought it was clean."
      7.1 "71% said the bathroom was clean."
    • 7.8 "Good vibe."
      8.8 "88% said it was a stylish hotel."
      8.8 "88% enjoyed the friendly atmosphere."
    • 5.6 "Internet is average."
    • 5.3 "Average amenities."
      5.3 "53% thought the building was acceptable."
      6.5 "65% considered the lobby entrance to be so-so."
      6.0 "For only 60%, the facilities were new enough."
      6.2 "62% found the grounds not bad."
    • 5.0 "Rooms are ok."
      2.0 "80% said rooms were small."
      3.5 "65% had problems with the shower."
      3.0 "70% thought they were poorly maintained."
      3.5 "Air conditioning was criticized by 65%."
      4.2 "58% found problems with the furniture."
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    Overall Rating

    8.0 Good
    Based on 654 reviews
    • 9.8 "Incredible bar."
    • 9.6 "World class service."
      9.8 "98% found the staff to be very friendly."
      9.1 "91% said the reception staff was great."
      9.2 "92% thought the service was very professional."
    • 9.4 "Terrific location."
      10.0 "100% thought it was easy to get to the train station."
      10.0 "Near to public transport, according to 100%."
    • 7.6 "Good breakfast."
    • 5.5 "Internet is average."
    • 4.9 "Bad amenities."
      4.8 "52% thought the building wasn't nice."
      3.9 "61% complained about the elevator."
    • 4.3 "Rooms are not good."
      1.8 "82% said rooms were small."
      3.2 "Air conditioning was criticized by 68%."
      2.7 "73% criticized the small bathroom."
      3.5 "65% had problems with the shower."
      3.9 "61% found problems with the furniture."
    • 2.9 "Quite uncomfortable."
      1.8 "82% said rooms were small."
      4.0 "60% thought it was too noisy."
      3.2 "Air conditioning was criticized by 68%."
      2.7 "73% criticized the small bathroom."
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    Overall Rating

    7.1 Good
    Based on 81 reviews
    • 9.6 "Terrific location."
      10.0 "100% thought it was easy to get to the train station."
    • 9.5 "World class service."
      9.7 "97% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 8.2 "Good value."
    • 7.8 "Good vibe."
    • 7.6 "Good breakfast."
    • 4.7 "Bad amenities."
      4.7 "53% thought the building wasn't nice."
    • 4.3 "Rooms are not good."
      1.5 "85% said rooms were small."
      3.8 "62% complained about the bathroom."
      2.6 "74% criticized the small bathroom."
    • 3.0 "Quite uncomfortable."
      1.5 "85% said rooms were small."
      2.6 "74% criticized the small bathroom."
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    Overall Rating

    8.0 Good
    Based on 545 reviews
    • 9.8 "Incredible bar."
    • 9.8 "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 "World class service."
      9.7 "97% found the staff to be very friendly."
      8.9 "89% said the reception staff was great."
      9.3 "93% thought the service was very professional."
    • 7.7 "Good vibe."
      8.8 "88% said it was a stylish hotel."
      8.7 "87% enjoyed the friendly atmosphere."
    • 6.7 "Breakfast is mediocre."
    • 5.3 "Rooms are ok."
      5.8 "Beds were acceptable for 58%."
      6.9 "Cleanliness of the bathroom was average, said 69%."
      6.2 "Only 62% said the rooms were modern."
    • 5.1 "Internet is average."
    • 4.5 "Bad amenities."
      4.5 "55% thought the building wasn't nice."
      4.0 "60% complained about the elevator."
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    Hotel type
    Boutique Hotel
    This is a wonderful boutique hotel, as guests say.
    Business Hotel
    Guests recommend this hotel for business travelers.
    Friends Hotel
    Guests recommend this for traveling with friends.
    Good to know
    "Friendly service"
    "Train station is close"
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