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London Continental Hotel

88 Gloucester Place | Portman Square, London W1U 6HR, England
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
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    2 of 5 stars
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    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Booked a weekend break to be told 3 hrs before (on the train down) that the room had a plumbing fault and there was no other availability. Turns out they took a booking at a higher price. Absolutely no integrity at all

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Pleasantly surprised with an upgrade to the studio - perfect for our 1 week stay. Very roomy, hot water, clean, fridge and tea / coffee. Only complaint were two girls arguing horribly in the room next door every night - issue raised with staff who knocked at their door every night (several times per night) and offered to move them... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Our room was a double and we couldn't even walk around the bed. If you are a larger person or elderly you would have had difficulty in the room. We had no proper warm bedding, it is February - we had a sheet and a throw that is used on a settee - this was of no weight or warmth... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

I booked this hotel wanting something cheap one night. I was basically looking for a bed in London in a separate room and found this hotel for 50gbp a night. As my flight was landing at midnight in stansted, I would only be able to arrive to the hotel around 1.45am - só at the time of booking (3 days... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

we stayed here two nights new years eve and jan 1st yes it is very basic but at £30,00 each a night what do you expect!! the room was clean the reception friendly yes the breakfast was just cereals and toast but there was ample eateries around we went to minos to the right and across the road gorg breakfast... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

We booked this hotel in Early December this month for a group of us to stay. When we arrive they had messed the booking up and double booked us, which meant that we had to stay in two singles instead of a twin, not a problem on it's own, but then we're told that the wc was not in the... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

I've read reviews describing the London Continental as the worst hotel they've ever stayed at. I can only speak for my own experience but I'd suggest there are many worse hotels you could end up in. There's no doubt it is pretty basic. But if all you want a cheap place to lay your head in central London then this... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

This hotel has an ideal location tube within short walking distance , shops , Madame tussuads. The room was very hot !! We were told heating would be turned off when we arrived but would take sometime but it never was , door which opened into tiny court yard was filled with ladders and cigarette butts !! The room itself... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

SHOULD BE CLOSED DOWN! Worst hotel we have ever stayed in. On top floor no lift. Stair case narrow and awkward. Room full of mould causing breathing problems. En suite disgusting DIY patch up job. Bracket for shower busted. Toilet did not work, Had to pay extra £2 for a hand towel (not bath towel). No glasses for drink. No... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

room was unbearably hot and this was in october so i can't imagine what it would be like in summer. small, dark room with a cheap bed and no bathroom (bathroom was across corridor). cleaners started noisily cleaning outside very early while room next door played loud radio all morning. staff were almost non existent and not very helpful. if... More 

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