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Reviews of Strand Continental

Hostel | 143 Strand, London, England WC2R 1JA

73.8% Overall Rating

230 out of 302 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (07/01/2015)

Diana Keane thinks…

"Room price is very, very competitive (I believe I paid 55GBP a night for a single room with shared bathroom) for somewhere so unbelievably central. Would actually opine that the rooms and bathrooms…"

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Facilities

  • Bar
  • Credit cards accepted
  • No curfew
  • Lounge area
  • 24 hour reception
  • Restaurant
  • Safety deposit

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Breakfast
  • Linen

Important Information

For customers staying between 30th December 2014 and 1st January 2015, the following applies: A minimum 2 night stay; and non-refundable payment is taken at the time of booking For all other bookings, a 10% non-refundable deposit is taken by Hostelbookers. Please note, that a £10 key deposit will be charged upon arrival at the hostel and refunded to the guests when they return their room key on departure. For cancellations made less than 48 hours prior to check-in at the hostel, the rates for the first 2 nights will be charged. For No-Shows the rates for the first 2 nights will be charged, also.

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73.8%

Overall Rating

230 out of 302 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend 'Strand Continental'

Atmosphere
64.0%
Location
98.4%
Facilities
57.6%
Cleanliness
69.6%
Staff
80.0%
Value
70.4%
Safety
76.8%
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57.1%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 80% Facilities - 40% Safety - 40%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 20% Value - 60%

Customer review

Alone

City break

01 August 2011

Liked: central location

Disliked: unclean, floors not vacummed since previous occupant, sink unclean and no plug. bins not emptied

85.7%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

Alone

Work / volunteering

25 July 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The staff was friendly. They were really helpful.

Disliked: No lift

51.4%
Atmosphere - 40% Staff - 60% Facilities - 40% Safety - 60%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 40% Value - 40%

Customer review

As a family with children

City break
Family Holiday
Shopping
Sightseeing & culture

22 July 2011

Liked: Good location.

Disliked: The carpet was dirty and the room was really small.

77.1%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 60%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 40% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
City break
Events / festivals
Partying / nightlife
Sightseeing & culture

13 July 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The location, close to everything by walking

Disliked: Mixed dorms

88.6%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Events / festivals

11 July 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Very good location,in London center. Bathroom and sheets are clean. Breakfast is served in a pleasant room.

Disliked: The carpet was dirty,stained,and vacuum cleaner not often used... It was very dirty under the washbasin...

77.1%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 80% Facilities - 60% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

10 July 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: good location

Disliked: no lift can use wifi only at bar & reception

68.6%
Atmosphere - 40% Staff - 60% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 100%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Events / festivals
Sightseeing & culture

09 July 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Close to where I needed to be.

Disliked: The noise as all windows were open.

62.9%
Atmosphere - 40% Staff - 80% Facilities - 60% Safety - 40%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 60%

I-LIN LIU

With friends / other travellers

Relaxation/spa
Shopping
Sightseeing & culture

05 July 2011 I-LIN would recommend this property

Liked: good location

Disliked: room is not big enough

80.0%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

Alone

City break
Events / festivals
Sightseeing & culture

04 July 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: it was fine; seemed pretty clean; locking system felt safe; i had a good night's sleep here; free breakfast; quiet communal room; close to theatres and quite easy to find.

Disliked: it was a bit dodgy getting back there at night alone; bedrooms and bathrooms were rather small; I was the only girl in the mixed dorm; breakfast finished a while before check-out and was pretty simple as breakfasts go; i would stay here again but only with a group, not alone again.

54.3%
Atmosphere - 40% Staff - 60% Facilities - 40% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 20%

Customer review

Alone

City break

03 July 2011

Liked: good location

Disliked: Extremely overpriced for the room, basically a box with a window. Although it seems like everything in London, accomodation wise is like this

88.6%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Patricia John

As a family with children

Backpacking / gap year

02 July 2011 Patricia would recommend this property

Liked: Great location, friendly and helpful staff, rooms clean.

Disliked: Breakfast was quite simple.

68.6%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 60% Facilities - 60% Safety - 60%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 60%

Agustin Vijoditz

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Partying / nightlife
Relaxation/spa

02 July 2011

Liked: -

Disliked: My room was on the 5th floor by stairs

88.6%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 60% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Customer review

With a large group / tour

Events / festivals

30 June 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Convenient location. Friendly staff. Clean rooms.

Disliked: Nothing.

54.3%
Atmosphere - 20% Staff - 100% Facilities - 40% Safety - 40%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 20% Value - 60%

Customer review

As a family with children

Family Holiday

28 June 2011

Liked: The location is simply perfect! Also the staff was very helpful and nice.

Disliked: It was unbelievably dirty!

62.9%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 60% Facilities - 60% Safety - 60%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 40%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

City break
Events / festivals
Partying / nightlife
Shopping
Sightseeing & culture

23 June 2011

Liked: location location location

Disliked: small

100.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Shopping

23 June 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Super Neat! CLEAN!

Disliked: This place is perfect excellent value for central london!

80.0%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 60%

Customer review

With my spouse / partner

City break
Sightseeing & culture

14 June 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: It is in the heart of the city.

Disliked: Disturbing noise trought the night from brusque visitors having party in their hotel room.

74.3%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 80% Facilities - 60% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 60%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Sightseeing & culture

12 June 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: the location is really good, highly accessible

Disliked: the window of our room is facing the back stairs, and this made us feel not very secure, luckily it is able for us to lock the window tightly there's not enough hot water, we need to bath either eariler or later if we want to enjoy a hot shower

42.9%
Atmosphere - 20% Staff - 40% Facilities - 20% Safety - 60%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 20% Value - 60%

Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year

06 June 2011

Liked: Close to main attractions.

Disliked: It`s below the "Curry Club". Hostel smells curry everywhere. Dirty rooms, dirty bathrooms. Didn`t like it.

60.0%
Atmosphere - 40% Staff - 40% Facilities - 40% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 60%

Customer review

Alone

Business / conference

01 June 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: it had a good location and it was quiet and clean. The drawers in the rooms are very convinient.

Disliked: They could make an effort on furniture, bed covers, pillows, locks. It's as if they had just fiddled with everything.

91.4%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Work / volunteering

19 May 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: great location, good price and simple toast breakfast, but just enough to start the day. Will come again!

Disliked: nothing

74.3%
Atmosphere - 40% Staff - 60% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 60%

Customer review

Alone

Sightseeing & culture

12 May 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The location

Disliked: One female staff was particularly helpful and very accommodating, however her manager was not.

71.4%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 60% Facilities - 60% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 80%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Events / festivals

09 May 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Brilliant location.

Disliked: Showers left a lot to be desired. No hot water.

80.0%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 60% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Edward Hewer

Alone

City break

08 May 2011 Edward would recommend this property

Liked: Location

Disliked: Door Locks

85.7%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 60% Safety - 60%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Shopping

04 May 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The location is very good !

Disliked: The staff and facilities are a little old


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