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Hostel Strand Continental

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Reviewed 28 December 2016

I stayed in the 6 bed dorm on the top floor (a clamber up steep, narrow stairs). Room was basic but clean, bedding provided. Shared toilets and shower on the same floor with constant hot water. Main criticism of the accommodation is that the mattress was very soft and unsupportive. Also, thin walls, so if a bunch of prats in...

Thank jeffbeaum
Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 December 2016

What you get is fair for what you pay. I was given a bedsheet on check-in and told to make my own bed, which was a bunk-bed in a 3-person room (shared). There were allegedly two wi-fi networks, though neither of them reached the bedroom (I didn't follow this up as I didn't need wifi). The bed itself was comfortable...

1Thank Benjamin P
Ruda Slaska, Poland
Reviewed 28 November 2016

That was my second stay in this hostel. I got room 56 that is a sheard accommodation room with 3 beds. We stayed for 2 nights, everynight we had a different companion. It was a quite room as it is at the back of the building. Breakfast as the last time very good, toast, cereal, tea, coffee, jam and cheese....

1Thank Aaannnnnnaaa78
Leeds, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 November 2016

We stayed one night this weekend,the room was more than suitable for us with space for 2of us. The wifi doesn't work in the room but as we are out most of the time this wasn't an issue. Shower room & 2toilets were clean however it's the location that is great and at a decent price. We didn't hear any...

1Thank Imogen S
Reviewed 9 November 2016

Do not choose this place if you do not want to bring your suitcases up stairs. The guest rooms are on the 3rd floor and up. When we opened our door, the door hit the mattress and boxspring. (There was no actual bed frame). Dirty and run-down. HOWEVER.....the Indian restaurant is off the chain!

Thank ga1waygir1
Redcar, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Stayed here from 20th-23rd October.When reading some of the comments on here i was beginning to worry what i was getting into. I went to the hotel at 8am,they stored my bag,for free until i went back to check in not long after 2pm.They also store luggage on your last day as checkout time is 10am. You have to be...

1Thank ianinteesside
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

I haven't stayed here but I recently had lunch with a friend at this restaurant. We both love Indian food and enjoyed our lunch here very much! The prices are reasonable, for food as well as drinks, and the dishes are quite authentic. If you don't know it's there, you'll walk right past it since it's on the second floor...

Thank Beatrice1992
Mexico City, Mexico
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

I stayed 3 nights at the hostel, the service was excellent, I loved the lounge and the breakfast , reasonable price. The location is perfect , you can walk to the main attractions of London , restaurants and museums, I didn't need to use public transportation. I recommend this hostel

Thank Hugohugoa
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 3 October 2016

Hotel Strand Continental is a good little hostel, which isn't for everyone. It's spartan at best, but the location and the price are what make me rate it highly. First the good: the location is superb, between Trafalgar and the City. The key sights and museums are all walking distance. And there's an Indian restaurant on the 2nd floor (3rd...

2Thank Joel I
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

I stayed here for one night for business. It was a very cheap rate so I did not expect much however it was worse than bad. The rooms very very noisy I could hear the message tones of neighbours mobiles on 4 sides never mind the bedroom noises, and there were constant doors slamming. The matress was one of the...

Thank Zoi M

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Trafalgar Square / Embankment
With its iconic Nelson’s Column, majestic oversized lions and brightly-lit fountains, Trafalgar Square is not just considered the heart of this bustling London hub, but the very core of the city itself. Beyond this esteemed gathering place are more famous icons, as well as a disproportionate numbers of the city’s most popular cultural attractions including the National Gallery and many West End theaters. Along the way to these major sites are quiet lanes and antiquated pubs to discover, as well as riverside vistas to enjoy on the embankment. With a calendar full of celebratory events, any time of year is a fine time to visit.
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Fantastically located on the famous Strand in London. With the River Thames behind you and the lively West End in front of you, you will have an easy time finding everything you came to London for! Not only is this little gem well located it is also steeped in history and well facilitated. Facilities include a 1940's styled bar and restaurant, free wi-fi, free continental breakfast. ... more   less 

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Address: 143 Strand, London WC2R 1JA, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > London > Trafalgar Square / Embankment
Price Range: $40 - $140 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hostel Strand Continental 2*
Number of rooms: 26
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“If you need wifi, then the 4th floor might not work.”
644benjaminp, 15 Dec 2016 | Read review
“3rd floor was great”
imogens607, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Book ahead and ask for one at the back.”
ianinteesside, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
“See if you can get a room facing the Strand, the window open so you get some fresh air.”
Imscottfwhite, 28 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Third floor, so not to climb so many stairs”
MatiGib, 23 Sep 2016 | Read review
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