Overview

The California

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

AED 452+

Overall guest ratings

8.0/10 Good
Based on 2,723 reviews

Review highlights

  • 9.6
  • 9.4
  • 9.4
  • 4.4

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

    7.9 Good
    Based on 3,018 reviews
    • 9.6 "Terrific location."
      9.9 "99% thought it was easy to get to the train station."
      10.0 "Near to public transport, according to 100%."
      9.5 "Easily accessible by car, said 95%."
      10.0 "100% enjoyed the restaurants & bars nearby."
      8.3 "83% liked the proximity to shopping."
      9.5 "95% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
      10.0 "City centre within easy reach, said 100%."
      10.0 "Good access to the airport, said 100%."
    • 9.4 "Incredible bar."
      8.2 "Delicious alcoholic drinks, according to 82%."
      10.0 "100% thought beverage prices were a great value."
    • 9.4 "World class service."
      9.8 "98% found the staff to be very friendly."
      8.9 "89% said the reception staff was great."
      9.5 "95% thought the service was very professional."
      8.2 "Housekeeping was great, according to 82%."
    • 7.6 "Good breakfast."
      10.0 "100% were happy with the price of the breakfast."
    • 7.1 "Internet works."
      9.8 "98% thought it was a great value."
    • 4.4 "Rooms are not good."
      1.9 "81% said rooms were small."
      3.9 "61% complained about the bathroom."
      3.5 "65% thought they were poorly maintained."
      3.2 "68% had problems with the shower."
      2.4 "76% found problems with the furniture."
      1.1 "Air conditioning was criticized by 89%."
      0.0 "100% were unhappy with the view."
    • 3.4 "Not very comfortable."
      1.9 "81% said rooms were small."
      1.1 "Air conditioning was criticized by 89%."
    • 3.4 "Bad amenities."
      3.3 "67% thought the building wasn't nice."
      0.1 "99% complained about the elevator."
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    Overall rating

    8.1 Excellent
    Based on 1,448 reviews
    • 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%."
      9.6 "Easily accessible by car, said 96%."
      9.6 "96% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
    • 9.6 "World class service."
      9.9 "99% found the staff to be very friendly."
      9.0 "90% said the reception staff was great."
      9.5 "95% thought the service was very professional."
      8.3 "Housekeeping was great, according to 83%."
    • 9.4 "Incredible bar."
    • 7.5 "Good breakfast."
      10.0 "100% were happy with the price of the breakfast."
    • 7.2 "Internet works."
    • 4.5 "Rooms are not good."
      2.0 "80% said rooms were small."
      3.5 "65% complained about the bathroom."
      3.2 "68% had problems with the shower."
      3.4 "66% thought they were poorly maintained."
      1.0 "Air conditioning was criticized by 90%."
      2.4 "76% found problems with the furniture."
    • 4.0 "Bad amenities."
      3.9 "61% thought the building wasn't nice."
      0.2 "98% complained about the elevator."
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    Overall rating

    7.9 Good
    Based on 754 reviews
    • 9.5 "Terrific location."
      10.0 "100% thought it was easy to get to the train station."
      10.0 "Near to public transport, according to 100%."
    • 9.4 "World class service."
      9.8 "98% found the staff to be very friendly."
      9.2 "92% said the reception staff was great."
      9.3 "93% thought the service was very professional."
    • 9.2 "Incredible bar."
    • 7.4 "Good breakfast."
    • 7.1 "Internet works."
      9.8 "98% thought it was a great value."
    • 4.0 "Rooms are not good."
      1.6 "84% said rooms were small."
      3.8 "62% complained about the bathroom."
      4.9 "51% didn't like the uncomfortable beds."
      3.2 "68% thought they were poorly maintained."
      3.0 "70% criticized the small bathroom."
      1.2 "Air conditioning was criticized by 88%."
      3.6 "64% had problems with the shower."
      2.1 "79% found problems with the furniture."
    • 3.2 "Terrible amenities."
      3.2 "68% thought the building wasn't nice."
      0.1 "99% complained about the elevator."
    • 2.7 "Quite uncomfortable."
      1.6 "84% said rooms were small."
      4.9 "51% didn't like the uncomfortable beds."
      4.6 "54% thought it was too noisy."
      3.0 "70% criticized the small bathroom."
      1.2 "Air conditioning was criticized by 88%."
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    Overall rating

    6.5 Good
    Based on 120 reviews
    • 9.4 "Terrific location."
      10.0 "100% thought it was easy to get to the train station."
    • 9.0 "World class service."
      9.4 "94% found the staff to be very friendly."
      8.5 "85% said the reception staff was great."
    • 7.4 "Good breakfast."
    • 4.0 "Rooms are not good."
      1.5 "85% said rooms were small."
      3.4 "66% complained about the bathroom."
      5.0 "Beds were acceptable for 50%."
      2.8 "72% had problems with the shower."
      2.8 "72% criticized the small bathroom."
    • 3.0 "Terrible amenities."
      3.0 "70% thought the building wasn't nice."
      0.1 "99% complained about the elevator."
    • 2.8 "Quite uncomfortable."
      1.5 "85% said rooms were small."
      4.9 "51% thought it was too noisy."
      5.0 "Beds were acceptable for 50%."
      2.8 "72% criticized the small bathroom."

    Overall rating

    7.9 Good
    Based on 694 reviews
    • 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 "Incredible bar."
    • 9.4 "World class service."
      9.8 "98% found the staff to be very friendly."
      9.0 "90% said the reception staff was great."
      9.6 "96% thought the service was very professional."
    • 7.0 "Good breakfast."
      10.0 "100% were happy with the price of the breakfast."
    • 6.9 "Internet is average."
      6.0 "60% thought the wifi quality was ok."
    • 4.6 "Rooms are not good."
      2.2 "78% said rooms were small."
      3.8 "62% complained about the bathroom."
      3.4 "66% had problems with the shower."
      2.1 "79% found problems with the furniture."
      3.7 "63% thought they were poorly maintained."
      1.0 "Air conditioning was criticized by 90%."
    • 2.7 "Terrible amenities."
      2.7 "73% thought the building wasn't nice."
      0.1 "99% complained about the elevator."
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    Hotel type
    Boutique Hotel
    This is a wonderful boutique hotel, as guests say.
    Friends Hotel
    Guests recommend this for traveling with friends.
    Business Hotel
    Guests recommend this hotel for business travelers.
    Good to know
    "Friendly service"
    "Train station is close"
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