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Frinton-On-Sea, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We have just had a wonderful 1 night stay at this hotel on Dovercourt seafront! The reason for our stay is because we won a competition. We were very pleasantly surprised. The food is very top quality and beautifully presented. We were offered a choice of 2 rooms, both very nice, but the one we chose (room 7) was absolutely... More 

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Filey
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A cupboard under the stairs greeted us with what looked like building work underway in the office. A smell of Febreeze not quiet masking the under lying odour left me anxious. They said our credit card had been refused. We paid with another but checked later and found no problem with the card. The receptionist was deshevelled and although polite... More 

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Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I loved my room (I think it was no 2). It was a single room (usually I would book a family room) but I was in the unusual position of travelling alone. I felt safe and cosy here and loved the tree/nature theme I had. The receptionist was lovely and ordered me a taxi for the next morning. The taxi... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016 via mobile

Absolutey terrible service, old fella behind the desk is a discusting human...very very rude and made me instantley feel unwelcome in harwich. There were spider webs in room and dust everywhere in the room and the bed i was given was pretty much like a junior bed. There was no key given when i was going out when i returned... More 

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BlossomDovercourt, Owner at The Hotel Continental, responded to this review

This is not a genuine guest. More a disgruntled drinker Gordon refused to serve at 2am. More 

Goole, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

Great rooms very quirky and interesting! I guess wouldn't suit everyone but pretty sure most people would like them.I loved my room. Hotel very clean and great veggie options. And what a lovely sweet couple who own and run it.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

We both had a nice comfortable double bed in a clean comfy room,Overlooking the seafront. Breakfast was ample and wholesome. Friendly helpful staff. Will stay there again,should we next visit Harwich.

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London
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016 via mobile

Maybe I had the worst room in the hotel...but it was awful. It was not particularly clean, the bed was not at all comfortable and what amounted to an indoor hut that housed the bathroom was badly put together. Not somewhere I would want to stay ever again. The staff were very nice however and they are the only reason... More 

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23 Thank ManniSR
BlossomDovercourt, Owner at The Hotel Continental, responded to this review

This review is quite a blow as many people like it so. And thus Room Nine will stay the same to bravely face the sniper's aim. More 

Enfield, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016 via mobile

This is not an upmarket fancy hotel. Its a good 2 star hotel. Its all a little eccentric, retro & shabby chic. I wanted a place where I could sit & write with a great view of the sea - & the room we were given did not disappoint this hotel is right on the sea front. We had a... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

One of our party of four is a vegetarian. We looked at the menu and veggie choice is large. We all choose a veggie option independently and were all very pleased wit hthe meals we were served at very reasonable prices, under a tenner, unlike some other local establishments.

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1 Thank Geoff C
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2016

Stayed here for 5 nights recently and I loved everything about this amazing propery. Firstly, the hotel is amazing, every room is unique with unique decoration and a lot of original artwork, I stayed in room 10 where the views overlooking the sea were stunning, the room was clean and comfortable and had that nice uniqueness that makes you feel... More 

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  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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Additional Information about The Hotel Continental

Address: 28-29 Marine Parade, Dovercourt CO12 3RG, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Essex > Dovercourt
Price Range: $85 - $136 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — The Hotel Continental 2*
Number of rooms: 14
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Continental Hotel Harwich
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