Overview

The California

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

RM 518+

Overall guest ratings

8.0/10 Good
Based on 2,702 reviews

Review highlights

  • 9.7
  • 9.6
  • 9.5
  • 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 2,702 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%."
      9.7 "97% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
      9.4 "Easily accessible by car, said 94%."
      10.0 "100% enjoyed the restaurants & bars nearby."
      9.0 "90% liked the proximity to shopping."
      10.0 "City centre within easy reach, said 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."
      9.3 "93% thought the service was very professional."
      9.0 "Housekeeping was great, according to 90%."
    • 9.5 "Incredible bar."
      9.1 "Delicious alcoholic drinks, according to 91%."
      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."
    • 5.7 "Internet is average."
      5.1 "51% thought the wifi quality was ok."
    • 4.9 "Bad amenities."
      4.8 "52% thought the building wasn't nice."
      4.0 "60% complained about the elevator."
    • 4.9 "Rooms are not good."
      1.9 "81% said rooms were small."
      3.3 "67% thought they were poorly maintained."
      3.4 "66% had problems with the shower."
      3.0 "70% criticized the small bathroom."
      4.2 "58% found problems with the furniture."
      3.0 "Air conditioning was criticized by 70%."
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    Overall rating

    8.2 Excellent
    Based on 1,432 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."
      9.5 "Easily accessible by car, said 95%."
      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."
      9.0 "Housekeeping was great, according to 90%."
    • 9.5 "Incredible bar."
    • 7.9 "Good breakfast."
      10.0 "100% were happy with the price of the breakfast."
    • 5.9 "Internet is average."
      5.3 "53% thought the wifi quality was ok."
    • 5.5 "Average amenities."
      5.4 "54% thought the building was acceptable."
      6.4 "64% considered the lobby entrance to be so-so."
    • 5.0 "Rooms are ok."
      5.7 "Beds were acceptable for 57%."
      6.7 "Only 67% said the rooms were modern."
    • 4.0 "Not very comfortable."
      2.2 "78% said rooms were small."
      3.0 "Air conditioning was criticized by 70%."
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    Overall rating

    8.0 Good
    Based on 621 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."
      9.1 "91% thought the service was very professional."
    • 7.5 "Good breakfast."
    • 6.1 "Internet is average."
      5.5 "55% thought the wifi quality was ok."
    • 4.7 "Bad amenities."
      4.6 "54% thought the building wasn't nice."
      4.0 "60% complained about the elevator."
    • 4.3 "Rooms are not good."
      1.9 "81% said rooms were small."
      2.9 "71% thought they were poorly maintained."
      2.8 "Air conditioning was criticized by 72%."
      2.9 "71% criticized the small bathroom."
      3.6 "64% had problems with the shower."
      3.8 "62% found problems with the furniture."
    • 2.9 "Quite uncomfortable."
      1.9 "81% said rooms were small."
      4.2 "58% thought it was too noisy."
      2.8 "Air conditioning was criticized by 72%."
      2.9 "71% criticized the small bathroom."
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    Overall rating

    6.8 Good
    Based on 81 reviews
    • 9.5 "World class service."
      9.7 "97% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 9.4 "Terrific location."
      10.0 "100% thought it was easy to get to the train station."
    • 7.7 "Good vibe."
    • 7.6 "Good breakfast."
    • 4.4 "Bad amenities."
      4.4 "56% 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."
      2.9 "71% had problems with the shower."
      2.6 "74% criticized the small bathroom."
    • 3.2 "Quite uncomfortable."
      1.6 "84% said rooms were small."
      4.6 "54% thought it was too noisy."
      2.6 "74% criticized the small bathroom."
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    Overall rating

    8.0 Good
    Based on 567 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 "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."
      9.4 "94% thought the service was very professional."
    • 7.7 "Good vibe."
      8.9 "89% said it was a stylish hotel."
      8.5 "85% enjoyed the friendly atmosphere."
    • 6.6 "Breakfast is mediocre."
    • 5.2 "Rooms are ok."
      5.5 "Beds were acceptable for 55%."
      6.7 "Only 67% said the rooms were modern."
    • 5.2 "Internet is average."
    • 4.3 "Bad amenities."
      4.3 "57% thought the building wasn't nice."
      4.0 "60% 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.
    Boutique Hotel
    This is a wonderful boutique hotel, as guests say.
    Good to know
    "Friendly service"
    "Train station is close"
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