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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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  • 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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38 reviews 38 reviews
20 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My bad for not checking thoroughly before booking this hotel. The location is certainly good but the standard of the rooms is prison-like at best. No shower, no TV even. What sort of hotel is this? Worse, the stairs are so narrow and steep, it is ridiculously difficult to negotiate with luggage. AVOID AT ALL COSTS ! Better to stay... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed here with my sister back in July on our great European adventure. Don't let the name fool you. This is definitely a hostel. One review will put that into perspective and make your expectations a little more realistic. We chose this hostel mostly for its location. It was in a very popular area right by many theaters and... More

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Brussel, België
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

The rooms look like prison cells, cardboard walls make you hear EVERYTHING from your neighbours and in the corridor. I didn't sleep anything in this hotel. The breakfast was not worth going either. Not even real coffee could be served. I saw a lot of disappointed faces in this place.

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Liege, Belgium
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Positive : Location is perfect, all visiting sites are within a few minutes walk. away. Personnel is very friendly and respected what had been settled by mail. Negative : no lift, 2 showers and toilets per floor, a broken window pane... a bit expensive.

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

The curtains didn't stretch across the entire window, which made for an embarrassing morning, as construction workers were working on the scaffolding outside. Otherwise, no complaints at all: bed was comfortable, breakfast was good, staff were helpful, no curfew, pretty quiet.

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London, United Kingdom
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49 reviews 49 reviews
15 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Stayed here last night with a friend. Perfect location, paid £80 for a twin room for 1 night. Very good for that location we thought... The website should make it a little bit clearer that this is in fact a hostel, not a hotel. When we arrived we were given the key for room 56, I went upstairs and unlocked... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014 via mobile

As a last minute booker of hotels and regular London visitor on business I see a fair number of hotels. This is the second worst hotel I have ever stayed in. ( The Gresham in Bloomsbury is still most rubbish hotel in london ) Where do you start with this hotel? Every thing about it is poor. From the beds... More

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Melbourne, Australia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Honestly this hotel does not even deserve one star, it was that terrible. Firstly the entrance was really hard to find & had broken steps to the reception. The girl at the reception looked like she'd rather be working at a cow farm shovelling manure. Secondly there is NO LIFT!!!! Our rooms were on the fourth floor and the schlep... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

The staff are friendly and it is in a great location the rooms are clean very bare, like a uni dorm room and for £60 a night it was pricey we got a travelodge but this hostel was the prefect location! Stairs are a killer after a heavy night out but it was a good time

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13 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

A friend and I were just visiting London for a day and wanted a place to stay near the Thames. The Hotel Strand Continental was okay. We stayed in a double room on the fourth floor. The room was clean and big enough for us to hunker down if we wanted, though we spent most of the time out and... 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*
Number of rooms: 26
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