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Hotel Strand Continental

1.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   143 Strand, London WC2R 1JA, England (Charing Cross / Trafalgar Square)
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Ranked #312 of 522 London B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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English first
Chester, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Booked this hotel as only needed somewhere to sleep over for a few one night, and although I knew it would be basic I was still unprepared for the level which I found. My single room had one very creaky single bed (little more than a camp bed) on which was a duvet and one very thin pillow, a desk... More

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Leicester, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

Was supposed to stay here for two nights. Got here and there was only a top bunk left even though i'd rung before i booked it to ensure i wouldn't have a top bunk. Room was on the 6th floor with no lift. Whole place smelt of curry..which is great but i don't want work clothes smelling of it the... More

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1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

We stayed here because of the location and it was such a mistake! We had all our electronics stolen from our LOCKED room, and we weren't sharing with strangers! I would treat this place with serious suspicion considering the room had not been broken into-

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

Had a 3 night stay here, room was a bed basin and nothing else. Suited us fine but stairs aren't for the faint hearted! Great spot for the theatre and easy to get around with close tube stations. Staff were a bit tricky to track down, other than that good place.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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26 reviews 26 reviews
4 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

The "hotel" is quite close to Covent Garden, but still it's a rough walk when you have heavy luggages. The "hotel" does not have any elevator, so in case you have many suitcases with you, I would not suggest you to go for this place because you might be allocated to the highest floor (around 5th or 6th??). The other... More

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

We stayed there for 4 nights and the only positive thing is its sooo close to the center. It is even not worth to use tube if you dont go very far outside of the most touristic places, london eye, picadilly, covent garden etc. But (They were old Indian people) the staff was not helpful. There was no lift and... More

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Brøndby Strand
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

I know it was booked via budgetplaces, but the Hotel was in really bad conditions. Bad bed, curtain not properly fastent, toilets not working all the time and very bad breakfast. It was placed close to center, but I would have paid a little more to have stay in something just a little better.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

The location is amazing. Very close to Trafalgar Square, the London eye, The Big Ben, Chinatown , Picadilly... Bed and sheets clean and nice staff. There is always someone in reception and if you are Spanish, there are spanish people working there. Breakfast included (toast, cereals, coffee...).

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Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

Clean bed and sheets, stayed in a 3 bed dorm room. Shower area was fine but the toilet was quite cramped. Location is a plus. One downside is the number of stairs I had to walk up to get to the room, 6th floor and I broke into a sweat even in the winter. Well, for 22 pound a night... More

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
19 reviews 19 reviews
13 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

The location of this hotel is excellent, right on the Strand and perfect for visiting the West End! The rooms are clean and comfortable, and the hotel is excellent value for money! The bathrooms are also clean (although, the 6th floor toilet door didn't lock properly) and well situated on each floor. The only drawbacks to this hotel is that... More

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Address: 143 Strand, London WC2R 1JA, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > London > Charing Cross / Trafalgar Square
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:1 star — Hotel Strand Continental 1*
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