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3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1st Ave, Brighton BN3 2GU, England
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Ranked #25 of 45 Hotels in Brighton
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I am glad to stay there coming to Brighton. If it's a oldcar or lambretta meeting I book my stay there I am as at home. If you are plannig to visit the city the hotel is at 10 min. walk to the citycenter, 100m. from the sea.

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I booked the Imperial hotel for a visit back home to the UK to see family and friends over Christmas/New Year. The hotel was suitably located for my needs and very close to the beach. However, the parking instructions outside the hotel were not very clear and both myself and others got parking tickets unfortunately. The hotel needs to make... More 

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Hugh C, Manager at Imperial, responded to this review

We were really pleased to host you from the United States and were chuffed the Imperial was able to play her part in your Christmas celebrations Hopefully we can see you back before too long and when next visiting your family More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I want to thank all staff of Imperial Hotel in Brighton !Guys you made my trip memorable ! Your genuine attention to your customers classifies hotel to a very high level. My scheduled two-day rest had to be extended because it is impossible to get away from you !.. From the first moment I realized that it employs people who... More 

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Hugh C, Manager at Imperial, responded to this review

An absolutely stellar review and thank you so much It has lifted what has been a rather drab start to the year with the usual post-Christmas blues We are so looking forward to your next visit and meanwhile, Bruno and the team are over the moon. The Imperial is also purring contentedly! Renewed thanks More 

London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked in for a one night stay not long before Xmas and it was quite busy. The staff were great, very helpful but the hotel is really quite basic. Not sure why anyone would give it a high rating. We paid about £95 for a double room somewhere on one of the upper floors which I admit isn't a... More 

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Hugh C, Manager at Imperial, responded to this review

In thanking you for this detailed critique, we were sorry to lean you were not entirely happy with the room. As we have made clear here, the hotel is the subject of a major refurbishment program and once works at the rear of the building are complete we can focus with even more determination on the interior. Our external works... More 

Saint Julian's, Malta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just spent 10 days in December covering xmas eve, day and new years. First time I've stayed at the Imperial, it was perfect. Great rooms, spotless and airy. The staff where great, the manager, receptionists and the waitresses where welcoming and very helpful. A lovely breakfast with 1st class service, I felt at home. I look forward to going back... More 

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Hugh C, Manager at Imperial, responded to this review

This was a smashing review and thank you so much for visiting us from Malta Alvis, Bruno and the team are over the moon and are vey much looking forward to your next visit Meanwhile, renewed thanks and have a great 2015 More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a number of issues during our stay at the hotel however was told that there was no one with the authority to do anything, other than swap rooms, working during our stay. We were given an e-mail address to contact a manager after our stay but despite about 7 or 8 follow ups have never ever received a reply... More 

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Hugh C, Manager at Imperial, responded to this review

We have little idea what this guest is talking about, more so as more than six months have elapsed since they stayed While parking can be an emotive issue generally and no one likes receiving a ticket, the instructions provided by the Council are, I believe, clear and it remains the position that every driver has to take responsibility for... More 

Montevideo, Uruguay
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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you want swanky modern five star luxury then I'd advise you go elsewhere but personally I loved this hotel. It's dated for sure but our room was huge with a high ceiling, quiet, clean and comfortable and with everything we needed (tea, coffee, shampoo etc.). The location is great, next to the coast and a 20-minute walk along the... More 

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Hugh C, Manager at Imperial, responded to this review

We always relish the opinion of Senior TripAdvisor members and thank you so much for such a positive affirmation. The team here are over the moon and what a way to start 2015 We like to offer our guests a choice in terms of parking - vouchers are provided under the Council approved scheme and have the advantage of allowing... More 

Oxford, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel is good value and is very well located for visiting Hove and Brighton. We have had problems booking direct with the hotel in the past however we were very pleased with the service and accommodation we had during this last visit. The room was a good size and well heated considering the freezing temperatures outside this was excellent.... More 

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Hugh C, Manager at Imperial, responded to this review

It as great to have you visiting us from Oxford and thank you for such a super review - what a fantastic way to start the New Year! Needless to say we are very much looking forward to seeing you again as 2015 progresses and renewed thanks meanwhile More 

Romford, England, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed over Xmas & whilst the hotel was less than 1/2 full everything was as it should be, very helpful & 24 hour reception, all the public areas were clean & tidy & very warm which given the chilly wind outside was very welcome. Our room was fine though the configuration of the hotel takes some getting used to!... More 

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Hugh C, Manager at Imperial, responded to this review

Well this was the perfect review for our 300th on Trip Advisor and thank you so much Alvis and his team are really chuffed you had such a good Christmas stay and we are truly heartened that our decision to open this year [over Christmas] has been so well received and supported by our guests Hopefully we can see you... More 

Canvey Island, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Nice and clean friendly staff and very helpful. The location is ideal and located between Hove and Brighton just off the seafront, ideal for those wanting a bit of quiet. The rooms are adequate and clean, Slightly dated but then that is the age of the building and decor is consistent with keeping it in theme. It has a bar... More 

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Hugh C, Manager at Imperial, responded to this review

Thank you for leaving such a delightful review over the Christmas period - we really enjoyed hosting you and appreciated your highlighting the value for money the Imperial strives to provide As 2015 progresses we will make further progress with our refurbishment program - both external and internal Hopefully we can see back from Canvey Island before too long, as... More 

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Address: 1st Ave, Brighton BN3 2GU, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > East Sussex > Brighton and Hove > Brighton
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Imperial 3*
Number of rooms: 76
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