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Reviewed 1 December 2016

Had eaten here before but never stayed. Had lovely (compact but functional) delux sea view room with terrace. Nice and clean, decent sized bathroom, very cute, would stay again. Staff all friendly. Had mussels in restaurant - excellent.

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Hotel_Continental29, Manager at Hotel Continental, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed your stay and meal in the restaurant. Kind regards

West Midlands
Reviewed 13 November 2016

We booked the Continental after our friends recommended it, although they had only stopped in the huts. When we arrived the staff were lovely and friendly. We had a drink in the bar with friends, great atmosphere. The hotel looked freshly decorated and clean. We then went to our room on the second floor. Although nicely decorated it has to...

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Hotel_Continental29, Manager at Hotel Continental, responded to this review

Glad to hear that you enjoyed many aspects of your stay. We are aware of and apologise for the problem with the water pressure in certain rooms and are working towards rectifying this. The hotel is an old building and there are restrictions on what we have been able to do regarding the size of the rooms during our renovations....

Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

We were visiting family in Whitstable, travelling 253 miles from our home in West Yorkshire, it was only a quick overnight visit to catch up with family we haven't seen in some time. I looked on the usual sites for accommodation for my family, my wife, our 5 year old and myself. We wanted somewhere close by, a sea view...

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Hotel_Continental29, Owner at Hotel Continental, responded to this review

The room you originally chose was our largest family room for 5, this does not have a sea view either so we are not sure why you were expecting one. Thoroughly enjoyed the details of your journey all the way down from Yorkshire. We apologise for the aspects of the hotel you found unappealing and will certainly pass on relevant...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

We booked a room with a sea view. It was small, but cute. I didn't like the bedding. It felt a little itchy (but, I am very fussy about quality cotton bedding). The hotel is the only one on the beach and is pricey for what it is. Our room was £175! The staff were super helpful with dinner reservations...

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Hotel_Continental29, Manager at Hotel Continental, responded to this review

We are pleased to hear that overall you enjoyed your stay and that you found the staff to be helpful. The hotel is centrally located on Whitstable sea front and this is reflected in the price. You also paid a premium for a room with sea view. Sorry to hear you found the bedding uncomfortable, it is high quality hotel...

Reviewed 1 November 2016

We stayed here for one night recently, had a lovely room with a sea view and balcony. The room had been refurbished and was comfortable. The Breakfast in the restaurant was excellent and the staff were attentive, we would certainly stay again the next time we are in Whitstable.

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Hotel_Continental29, Manager at Hotel Continental, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us. It is lovely to hear you enjoyed so many aspects of your stay. We look forward to welcoming you back on your next visit to Whitstable.

Wickford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Nice Hotel, small room but recently refurbished, nice Bathroom facilities, very clean and comfortable. Good breakfast with plenty to eat. Nice friendly staff. Hotel is on Seafront position. Good Seafood Restaurants are nearby.

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Hotel_Continental29, Manager at Hotel Continental, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave feedback from your recent stay. We are really pleased to hear you found the room to be well appointed and the staff to be friendly. Hope to see you again soon.

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Great location right on the seafront (although a couple of minutes walk to shops etc). Room was clean and pretty, with a nice balcony. However it was very small which meant one of us had to sit on the bed if the other one was moving around!

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Hotel_Continental29, Manager at Hotel Continental, responded to this review

We are happy to hear you enjoyed your recent stay and thank you for your comments. Some of our rooms are larger than others so it is worth mentioning on booking if you would like a more spacious room. Hope to see you again soon.

London
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Really nice place to stay, wonderful sea views from very comfortable rooms. Just a shame it all feels a bit disorganised - bookings for the wrong room, things having to be ordered more than once or brought to the wrong table. Wouldn't put me off staying again, but I would check the booking the day before!

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Hotel_Continental29, Manager at Hotel Continental, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. Sorry to hear that you found certain areas to be a bit disorganised. Your comments regarding the restaurant have been passed over to our food and beverage team. We are happy to hear that you would consider staying with us again, hopefully you will find your stay runs more smoothly...

Dunstable
Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

A wonderful hotel with stylish rooms which have recently been refurbished. The staff were friendly and helpful. The food in the restaurant was very good. Oysters available in the bar. Superb location overlooking the sea. So good that I want to keep it to myself! Full marks all round.

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Hotel_Continental29, Manager at Hotel Continental, responded to this review

We are really pleased that you enjoyed your recent stay and meal in the restaurant. Thank you for taking the time to leave your kind comments. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Stayed here as it was my dad's wedding, the staff were incredible so helpful and friendly, the room wasn't a newly refurbished one but was still lovely and spotless, breakfast was great, just had a fabulous time!

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Hotel_Continental29, Manager at Hotel Continental, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave a lovely review of your recent stay. We are really pleased to hear you found the staff to be so friendly and helpful and that you all had a lovely time.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
Hotel Continental Restaurant
Hotel Continental Restaurant
Cuisines: Bar, Seafood, British, International
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  • Restaurant
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Hotel Continental is the only hotel in Whitstable that enjoys a seafront location within 5 mins walk of the centre of the town. The rooms are currently undergoing a major refurbishment so be sure to ask reception for details. We also manage the very popular Fisherman's Huts accommodation. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Continental

Address: 29 Beach Walk, Whitstable CT5 2BP, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Kent > Whitstable
Price Range: $149 - $310 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Continental 3*
Number of rooms: 23
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