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1 room, 2 adults

The California, London

3-star3 stars
Great for familiesThis property has good facilities for families.
4-8 Belgrove Street, London, England, WC1H 8AB, United Kingdom

3-star hotel with bar/lounge, near Russell Square
  • Free WiFi
  • Collect nightsYou can collect® Rewards nights here
Bar is awesome
Great location
Fantastic service

The California, London

from $111
  • Standard Single Room
  • Standard Double Room
  • Classic Twin Room
  • Double Room (Large)
  • Family Room

What’s around The California, London


  • In London City Centre
  • Russell Square - 13 min walk
  • The British Museum - 21 min walk
  • Oxford Street - 25 min walk
  • Aldwych Theatre - 27 min walk
  • Royal Opera House - 27 min walk
  • Regent Street - 28 min walk
  • The Strand - 28 min walk

Getting around

  • London (LHR-Heathrow) - 47 min drive
  • London (LCY-London City) - 21 min drive
  • London (LGW-Gatwick) - 95 min drive
  • London King's Cross Station - 1 min walk
  • London St. Pancras Station - 3 min walk
  • London Euston Station - 9 min walk
  • King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station - 1 min walk
  • Russell Square Underground Station - 12 min walk
  • Euston Underground Station - 12 min walk

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 60 rooms


  • Check-in time 2 PM-5:30 AM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms

WiFi rated fast

  • Great for browsing, email, gaming, and video chat



  • No parking

Payment types at the property

* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Full breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Bar/lounge
Working away
  • Meeting rooms
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Garden
  • Terrace
Languages Spoken
  • Dutch
  • English
  • German
  • Hindi
  • Italian
  • Romanian

In the room

Home comforts
  • Coffee/tea maker
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Digital TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

The California, London’s small print

Also known as

  • California Hotel London
  • California London
  • The California London, England
  • The California London
  • The California Hotel
  • The California London
  • The California Hotel London


This property does not have elevators.

Optional extras

Full breakfast is offered for an extra charge of GBP 8.50 for adults and GBP 6 for children (approximately)

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

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Recent reviews

Good 7.8 From 759 reviews

Very Good 8.0
Stay at The California
Very good location right next to the station. Made the stay in London exceptional. Service was beyond amazing (shout out to Adeel!)
Grace, us2 night family trip
Very Good 8.0
Nice hotel but very small rooms. No lift and narrow stairs. No air conditioning unit. Great service from the staff.
Anthony, us4 night trip
Good 6.0
Nice small hotel but location a bit far
The room was tiny. It’s ok by me but other guests may find it really small. The bed essentially took up the whole room it’s on raised beams. You push a button and the bed comes down. The bathroom was very clean. My only problem was trying to find the right balance of hot/cold water. The knob was not sensitive enough. Also the shower head was on the opposite side of the handles and faucet. So I had to literally climb my toes up the curve of the tub in order to get my head underneath the shower head. But these are insignificant to my overall stay (5 nights). My only real problem was the location of my room and the hotel. The room was on the 2nd floor facing the main street. During the weekend, Thursday, and Friday nights, it was pretty loud. The sirens from the ambulance, police, or fire seems like running on the hour. The staff was very helpful. The cook was really nice and friendly. I was downstairs right at seven in preparation for a tour. He got food and coffee ready for me. He was really cool. He came up to me the next couple of mornings to make sure the food was good and the coffee strong enough for me. I really don’t have an issue with the hotel. But next time, I will make more of an effort to try and stay near Covent Garden. Over there were so many restaurants and much better night life scene. This hotel is across from King’s Cross station and three stations from Covent Garden. Three stops is short but a different neighborhood altogether.
Albert, us5 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Great location
1 night stay after flying in from the US, very convenient location to St Pancras station, we were using the train the next day. Pleasant staff, nice bar area in the evening and a standard buffet breakfast. Overall for the price, hard to beat in this part of London
Mark, us1 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
The room was really small, but very sweet and very clean. Great location by Kings Cross Station.
Terri, us1 night trip

The California, London

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