New Continental Hotel
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TravelPod Member ReviewsNew Continental Hotel Plymouth
Having stayed at the New Continental Hotel for a wedding, I thought I would take some time to review the hotel.
When I booked the hotel it looked really nice online and upon checking prices in the area it was a tiny bit more expensive than others however.... With the Continental you also get breakfast and car parking in the price, which in fact saved a fair few pounds.
As I approached the hotel, my first thoughts were this looks nice but as I got closer I noticed that the outside of the building was in need of painting and I started to think if this is the outside what's the inside going to be like.
After parking up the car and walking into reception, I was very pleasantly surprised. The lobby had been recently redecorated. The check in was fast and painless and I was in my room in no time at all.
The room itself was on the fourth floor and again was very well presented. I was quite surprised how big the room and the bathroom was. In fact I would say I was very impressed.
The wedding itself went very smoothly and you can tell that the venue has this down to a fine art. The food, was good quality and plentiful. The only thing I could complain about is one of the waiters was very slow and after asking if you wanted coffee, gave you a cup and then walked off without filling it. Was quite random indeed.
I've read that other people were complaining about the rooms having thin walls and could hear the people in the next room, thankfully this was something that I didn't experience and the hotel was full.
All in all I thought that this was a great hotel and would consider staying here again.
This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.
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