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The Continental Hotel

#1,016 of 1,066 Hotels in London
36-42 Norfolk Square, London W2 1RT, England
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have about 80 nights at hotels in London a year. Always staying in the Paddington area, and within the cheap hotel standard. In my 2 years doing this in London, this is the absolute worst "hotel" I ever stayed at. Truly terrible. It's dirty, it's smells. I don't mind sharing toilets with others but when one toilet is shared... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have stayed in all kinds of budget places all over the world but I have never seen anything like this before. This place is hell. How on earth are the owners of this 'hotel' allowed to run it in this state - it should be closed down due to health and safety reasons (not even to mention the lack... More 

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Lancing, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

Stayed here overnight when I was in London on business as I was on a budget and its location was perfect for my meetings the next day. My room was clean and tidy and the staff were friendly. Breakfast was only basic but thats all I needed. Would stay again if work made it necessary.

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Rockhampton, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2016

As we approached the hotel we were filled with hope- that didn't last. We were told we had been "upgraded" - we were 2 adults and 2 kids- the new room had a double and two singles with little space between however the stained bed covers were a telltale sign of things to come - toilet did not flush; no... More 

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Tbilisi, Georgia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2016

we stopped there in October 2015 for 8 days, it was the most terrible 8 days in my life.bed bugs are biting you every night,water in buthtubs never goes,bed linnen is always used,breakfast is only cofee and bread,smells terribly everywhere,staff is rude,evrything: carpets , toilets are very dirty.i can write more and more terrible things about this hotel and nothing... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2016 via mobile

I visited this hotel last month which was recommended by a friend of mine, I was very happy with my visit; clean room, clean toilets, very friendly staff, the location is amazing, everything in a few minuets walking distance. Will defiantly be visiting again.

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Moree, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2016

Great location, but you get what you paid for, and that is pretty much a roof over your head. Nothing here works that says it does in there brochure, the breakfast consists of Corn flakes (well they were in the early 90's) and cold toast (I didnt eat because i witnessed them scrap an un eaten piece onto a fresh... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2016 via mobile

The worst hotel I have ever been in, dirty, smelly, the only redeeming feature was that the staff were nice The carpets were filthy, the shared bathroom was dirty, tiny and smelly, the hot water is only on between 7 and 9am and 6 and 8pm! Please pay £10 extra and get somewhere else!

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Penrith, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2016

I stayed one night here and it was one night too long. I know it was cheap but there is a reason why its so cheap! I was given a single room at the top of the hotel and had no help with two heavy suitcases. I slept intermittently as the bedcover I had had little black insects crawling over... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2015 via mobile

Use this place when i fly over to go to chelsea games real easy to get to and seem to cheapest place to stay in london within a 2 min walk from paddington underground or rails station rooms are run down like people said and breakfast isnt great but its cheap and i only use it as a place to... More 

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Additional Information about The Continental Hotel

Address: 36-42 Norfolk Square, London W2 1RT, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > London
Price Range: $64 - $155 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 87
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