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The Continental Hotel

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Disgusting 'family room' in a damp smelly basement. 4 different sized single beds, toilet didn't flush, TV was stuck on bbc2 and no remote available, fridge no where near a plug socket, no drink facilities, just awful!!!! Hoping breakfast could start us off for a busy day in London but a dingy room with small tables and nasty plastic chairs... More 

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Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We decided to have a weekend in London and as this hotel is central decided to give it a try. We did not expect the Ritz as this is clearly a budget hotel. We are surprised by reading bad reviews because our experience was enjoyable. We had a clean room and used the hotel only for sleeping.We did not eat... More 

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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Room dirty ,wardrobe hanging from the wall, toilet between two floors,decor delapitated, Breakfast a joke,even refused to call me a taxi/ please do not use this hotel best rooms are not for British people ,they could not even show me the room in the budget rooms website.

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Worst stay of my life, couldn't get into my room because of a rat and then it ran into under someones elses door. So many on the stair cases. The place smelt and everything was in poor condition. needs to be renovated asap.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Don't let the pictures or the entrance desk fool you. The hotel is in serious need of renovations and upgrades. The staff are very friendly. The room itself was okay at best: the head of the bed was badly scratched and the leather was peeling off; the bed only had one thin sheet between the cover and the mattress; the... More 

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Thank Anna_Petrovna1937
2 reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The hotel looks good, but does not have certain services such as the toilet in the room (located on each floor being for shared use), there is instead the shower and a sink. Recommended for those who is not too demanding. One bad thing is the smell of smoke that unfortunately feels after being away for the whole day

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Edmonton, Canada
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 19 October 2016

No towels. Was not a restful sleep as I did not feel safe and secure in this hotel. Was charged for two people when I was travelling alone. No compensation nor concern from hotel staff. Would not stay nor recommend this hotel.

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Thank evelynhenke
Liverpool, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Took the misses for a weekend shopping in London found this place online half price to all the other places nearby and even came with breakfast so didn't expect much for under 60 quid, they let us choose our room from two they showed us both was nice but chose the room with the view. Double bed and small shower... More 

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Helsingborg, Sweden
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17 reviews
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Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

If you're looking for a luxury and/or relaxing place with all-inclusive... this isn't it. If you want a place, for your family, at a good price (if that now exists in London) basically just to sleep at, this might be it. A bit dodgy and worn out. No towels included, leaking toilets, small rooms down in the basement, a very... More 

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Reading, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 20 September 2016

I needed somewhere to stay at very late notice this weekend as I had been let down by a friend. The Continental was the first place I came to and they had a room available at a very good price as it was late I took my key and headed for my room. Yes the place is a little tired... More 

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  • Free Breakfast
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Additional Information about The Continental Hotel

Address: 36-42 Norfolk Square, London W2 1RT, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > London
Price Range: $80 - $196 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 87
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“Choose a refurbished room”
 of 5 bubbles glennsmail2010, 10 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask to view your room before you pay”
 of 5 bubbles davidremac, 8 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Expensive hotel compared to others in area and did not have towels. Felt intimidated. Was happy to leave this hotel!”
 of 5 bubbles evelynhenke, 19 Oct 2016 | Read review
“refurbished Rooms are recommended”
 of 5 bubbles Gregconnor_11, 20 Sep 2016 | Read review
“on the ground floor”
 of 5 bubbles ethane2014, 12 Sep 2016 | Read review
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