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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 #302 of 513 London B&B and Inns
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Rating summary
  • 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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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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
12 helpful votes 12 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
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19 reviews 19 reviews
13 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 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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Burnley, United Kingdom
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014 via mobile

For my first time in London, from a very small town, I needed somewhere to stay that was accessible to my meetings (reasons for being in London). At £20 for a shared room I thought it was good going, but you really do get what you pay for. The reception staff were rude, make you feel small and liaise in... More

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Genoa, Italy
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

Strand Continental is such a lovely and confy place to stay in london.In the heart of the city. It's 10 minutes from, coven garden and trafalgar sq, The hotel is quite and clean, staff is friendly and helpfull at all time. I travelled on my own and I felt very very safe form the start. Breakfast is rather sample, and... More

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Rome, Italy
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35 reviews 35 reviews
17 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2013

Pros are: the excellent position just a few minutes away from Leicester Square, Piccadilly Circus, Trafalgar Square; the rooms are warm. Cons are: the doors slam all the time, night and day - you can be careful when closing them but they slam anyway because they are are wooden and too heavy; poor quality breakfast (toasted bread, hot/cold beverages, butter,... More

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UK
Top Contributor
163 reviews 163 reviews
30 hotel reviews
129 helpful votes 129 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2013

the accomodation is very basic, but the location is excellent on the Strand and great for the theatre or anywhere else in central London ... Charing Cross and Holborn are near. However, the best thing about this hotel, except for its location, is the India Club curry house upstairs (where the hotel's breakfast is normally served). Although the restaurant looks... More

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Stevenage, United Kingdom
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013

Do not be fooled by the photo!! The hotel entrance is a small door way between shops and leads up stairs to a reception area. The room stank of stale cigarettes, the shared toilets were unclean, the whole place was very unpleasant. We returned to reception 5 minutes after checking in and handed back the key - the receptionist was... More

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Also Known As:
Hotel Strand Continental London, England
Address: 143 Strand, London WC2R 1JA, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > London > Charing Cross / Trafalgar Square
Hotel Style:
Ranked #302 of 513 B&Bs / Inns in London
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:1 star — Hotel Strand Continental 1*
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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