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The California

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

from £90
  • Standard Single Room
  • Standard Double Room
  • Classic Twin Room
  • Double Room (Large)
  • Family Room

What’s around The California


  • In London City Centre
  • Russell Square (13-minute walk)
  • The British Museum (21-minute walk)
  • Oxford Street (25-minute walk)
  • Aldwych Theatre (27-minute walk)
  • Royal Opera House (27-minute walk)
  • Regent Street (28-minute walk)
  • The Strand (28-minute 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 and check-out

  • 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



  • 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’s small print

Also known as

  • California Hotel London
  • The California Hotel
  • California London
  • The California London
  • The California Hotel London
  • The California London
  • The California Hotel London


This property does not have lifts.

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.

Recent reviews

Good 7.8 From 771 reviews

Very good 8.0
Met requirements
Met requirements
Lynn, gb2 night business trip
Poor 2.0
No hot water terrible, bad service.
No hot water. When asked to be compensated the next morning for inconvenience was advised we would receive a discount off a future stay. Given that we had a freezing cold shower before a long flight and were woken up in the early hours with heavily excessive noise from above and in corridor a return is highly unlikely. Avoid staying in basement rooms. Far too noisy and had minimal sleep.
Kevin, gb1 night trip
Very good 8.0
Lovely little hotel
I had a really small compact double room but for one night I didnt care one bit as it was nicely decorated and to a high standard, had everything i needed was cosy and warm. I have stayed in other hotels around this area and for the price this was by far the best. would stay here again
Craig, gb1 night business trip
Fair 4.0
Smallest room ever.
Smallest room I’ve ever seen.
jonathan, gb1 night business trip
Very good 8.0
Great front desk, great location, but can be noisy
I love the front desk service, the great happy hour and the outside terrace. I don't love the tiny staircase especially when there are noisy guests bouncing their way up and down at all hours. Grr.
Jennifer, gb1 night business trip

The California

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