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Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

We stayed one night at the continental en route . It is a modern art lovers paradise We stayed in room 5 which was a great size with a separate living area . Attention to details line the room e.g. Hiding the ironing board behind lift up panelling was ingenious . The carpet was bright unique and cheery . The...

1Thank Babsfoot
Mansfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Such a shame to see this hotel has gone downhill so much... I've stayed here several times a few years ago, it was really good. Now it's missing much needed tlc putting in the building and the rooms. There were a couple of people in the bar who made me feel pretty uncomfortable. I do have to add that I...

1Thank Mariette R
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 October 2016

If you want bland conformity stay at a Holiday Inn. Loved every minute of my stay here. The bar serves cask ale and stays open late. The owner is good fun and kept the bar open for us. I didn't eat here but the menu looked interesting.

Thank 528johnosullivan
newport Pagnell
Reviewed 9 October 2016

What a shame yes this Hotel is in need of TLC and investment and is a little weird, but I can almost excuse that as the location is good and the room seemed clean. We came back to our room at 10pm and there were a few locals in the bar we went up to our room and tried to...

5Thank coachmakers
Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Room double booked so were given alternative. Room 5 quite large with an extremely colourful bathroom (would not like to feel ill in there). The bedroom wood cladded but not unattractive. Dinner very good, breakfast hot, cooked to order so there was a wait but worth it. Overall needed some TLC

1Thank Bubba B
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Had the deluxe double. Room 7. Was very impressed. Stayed one night. Room was spacious and light. Contemporary decoration. Bathroom was light and clean and jacuzzi bath was a hit with the baby. Would definitely stay again.

1Thank Stuart G
Hornchurch, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 September 2016

we stayed in one of the apartments .nice little concept. lovely wallpaper. very clean would of been better if not for the stained cracked ceiling we guess from a flood from the room upstairs and the laminate flooring outside bathroom needs some attention. but overall a nice room...breakfast was nice but it was just a shame to have to listen...

Thank sue66828
Welwyn Garden City, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Stayed a couple of nights this weekend and it is an interesting place if slightly old-fashioned. My room was quite small but everything worked so really no complaints, and the small restaurant had a reasonable menu and the food was nicely cooked. Tends to be quite noisy. On arriving at about 5.30 on Friday afternoon all the locals seemed to...

Thank Toni G
Colchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 September 2016

Staff very polite and helpful, the hotel needs a lot of work done to bring it up to standard.our lunch was lovely but it would have been a fantastic view out to sea if the hedge was cut down to see, the ceiling was all stained where there was a leak from above

Thank Patricia M
Nuneaton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 August 2016

Needing an overnight stay at a very busy period resulted in us booking the Hotel Continental almost in desperation. The reviews were so mixed we were apprehensive, but it was fine. The staff were pleasant but with a rather shambolic approach. The whole place is very quirky, with a predominance of nudes and rude artwork everywhere, it wouldn't do for...

1Thank eseeley123

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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Address: 28/29 Marine Parade, Dovercourt CO12 3RG, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Essex > Dovercourt
Hotel Class:2 star — The Hotel Continental 2*
Number of rooms: 13
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“If you stay here ask what time the bar closes and if your room is near the bar?”
 of 5 bubbles coachmakers, 9 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Check rooms on social media to make sure the room is to your liking”
 of 5 bubbles 634bubbab, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Every room is different. 'Off the wall' décor. No lift. First floor rear very quiet but no view.”
 of 5 bubbles eseeley123, 29 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Go some where else.”
 of 5 bubbles MarionW947, 20 Aug 2016 | Read review
“I was on the first floor and it was fine, I couldn't get the wifi to work, but that wasn't too important for me being there one night only”
 of 5 bubbles genevievec905, 5 Aug 2016 | Read review
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