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The Continental Hotel

36-42 Norfolk Square, London W2 1RT, England
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Ranked #874 of 1,052 Hotels in London
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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KUL
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

If it weren't for the bugs and scratching through the nights, it has a great location, genuine people, the cheapest rate in town, served cornflakes, toast and coffee for breakfast. I don't even mind the tv that looks like the first apple computer (really), lamps that don't light and toilets you need to manoeuvre into. We booked two rooms. One... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed for four days in this hotel with my friends from Italy. It is budget basic hotel but it is clean and they give free breakfast which is fine. Our room was on the fourth floor it had really nice view on the garden at the front of the hotel. The room and the facilities were clean and everything... More 

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our second stay at the continental hotel we had great experience again as the first stay. Our room was clean with clean bedding as before, I agree with Becky "the bad reviews are all crabby people expecting 5 star luxury for £30 a night in central London". This hotel is our base in London and we wouldn't change... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My boyfriend and I stayed here for two night whilst at the BST Festival in Hyde Park a week ago. We checked in about 3pm and the manager was polite and helpful, as were all the staff - particularly the lady serving breakfast! Our room was clean and quite large considering the low price - large double bed, wardrobe, small... More 

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Scunthorpe, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a 2 night stay for a concert in Hyde Park which is a short walk away. The room was in desperate need of a makeover. ..it was small...the tv didn't work...the curtains were shabby and the headboard was hanging off but the bedding and bathroom was clean. The breakfast was basic...cornflakes...tea coffee and toast (was more like warm... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked this hotel last minute as I was going to see a gig in Hyde Park. I didn't see the reviews, had I seen them I would have thought twice before booking. The location is great for Hyde park and Paddington station but that's the only good thing about it. But given that the whole square is full of... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My friends and I stayed for 3 nights at the continental hotel in paddington. The hotel is budget just as they describe it on their website, decent though and very cheap. With the room you have also free breakfast as much as you like, the reception is open 24 hours so you can check in late and is quite safe.... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed recently in this hotel in a twin room. The room was clean with comfortable beds, the shared facilities were also clean. The staff was polite, the complimentary breakfast is simple but adequate, the prices are very low for central London. The area is excellent just few minutes walk to Kensington and Hyde park.

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England, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we booked online through a budget company and having stayed in a few hotels in this street thought it should be ok. we were given the keys to a 4th floor room and made the climb up the first couple of creaky stair cases, the next one we thought looked a bit dodgy but kept going to what we thought... More 

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Warrington, United Kingdom
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A few friends and I stayed here for a weekend while we were out visiting London and having a few sneaky drinks ;). We booked online through their website which was easy and paid by bank transfer. When we arrived the guy on reception was friendly if not a little short with us as the reception was busy with other... More 

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