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    The California

    4-8 Belgrove Street, London WC1H 8AB, England
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          Reviewed 7 February 2017

          Perfect location opposite King's Cross main entrance. Our room was in the basement floor: quiet, modern interior, clean and really designed the guest in mind. Breakfast was simple yet sufficient in every way. Flawless service throughout our stay from the breakfast room to reception. Would...More

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          Response from Cezara B, Receptionist at The California

          Dear saaral2016 I am delighted to hear that you would stay with us again. These are they kind of reviews I love to hear, thank you for sharing your experience. Glad to hear that you had such an enjoyable stay and that you appreciated the...More

          Reviewed 6 February 2017

          positives: excellent location just two steps away from two main train stations; very good breakfast negatives: my groundfloor room was very hot; also banged my head against the very low bathroom doorpost all in all: very good value for moneyMore

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          Response from Cezara B, Receptionist at The California

          Dear Harry A I am delighted that you found us to be good value for money.I am happy to hear that you were impressed with our amazingly central location, but I am saddened that your overall stay did not meet your expectations. I hope you...More

          Reviewed 5 February 2017

          The service was very good, staff very kind and helping. We got a free baby cot and a room on the ground floor. Our room was small but it's London, however I would advice the hotel to put bigger bed as they are too small...More

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          Response from CezaraBabu, Receptionist at The California

          Dear abdelnacer Thank you so much for your lovely review and for acknowledging the excellent team that I am lucky to have, it is such a pleasure to hear that our hard work is paying off. I hope we will be seeing you again soon....More

          Reviewed 4 February 2017

          Our second stay, again we found it the rooms, although small to be clean & tidy. Very good breakfast & all for a reasonable price. Good location, straight opposite Kings Cross. We love it as myself, my two sisters & my Mum, have a room...More

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          Response from Felicia L, Receptionist at The California at The California

          Dear paulineh258, Thank you very much for writing an revue here on tripadvisor. We appreciate all feedback we get to help better the hotel standars and guest experiance. The California team are really happy to hear that you had a lovely stay with us. It...More

          Reviewed 4 February 2017

          We were in a room on the top floor (one that has not been refurbished yet we assume). It looked nothing like the website and was not luxurious as expected. Very disappointed. The window did not shut properly which meant it was cold and noisy...More

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          Response from Andreea S, Head Receptionist at The California

          Dear Guest, Thank you very much for taking the time to write us a review. I am very saddened to read that your stay with us was not up to your preferred standard. Please accept my most sincere apologies and if you would like to...More

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          About
          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Breakfast included
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Breakfast included
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          • Bar/Lounge
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          • Price range
          • US$138 - US$284 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • Hotel Style
          • #353 Family Hotel in London
          • Room types
          • Non-Smoking Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 60
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          • Bloomsbury / Regent's Park / Kings Cross
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          Snuggly nestled within Central London is academic and
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          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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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          Amanda L
          Does the hotel have a safety deposit box in each room? Will the hotel provide a fan in upon request?
          15 May 2017|
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          Response from Colin G | Reviewed this property |
          There was no deposit box in my room. Perhaps at reception? Same for the fan.
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          How long does it take to walk to Pancreas for Eurostar Thanks Jane
          3 May 2017|
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          Response from Rodney A | Reviewed this property |
          5-10 min
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          kdavenport10
          Does this hotel have air conditioning? If not, does it get quite warm?
          27 April 2017|
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          Response from Teodora V | Property representative |
          Dear K davenport10, Thank you for your question! We do not have air conditioning in our rooms at The California. To be honest with you, it can get warm on a hot day in London, but all out windows open fully, so it is not... More
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          "No lift so check if stairs are a problem and upgrade from basic price"
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          "upper and the rear of hotel for quiet."
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          "Avoid the basement"
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