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Imperial Hotel

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Russell Square, London WC1 5BB, England (Camden / Primrose Hill)
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Ranked #590 of 1,069 hotels in London
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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Stavanger, Norway
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27 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Imperial is a larger hotel than I normally prefer, but it came with a package. Checking in was smooth and efficient. I asked for a quiet room, and was quite content to find that my room faced a back yard. Albeit, not very quiet, due to a number of noisy fans or something similar that should be possible to... More

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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

A more traditional hotel with seating provided in the reception area and facilities within and around the other sister hotels provides plenty of things to do. The room was clean, had a flat screen tv and ample storage. It was nice to have a separate wc to the bathroom so no need to be interrupted when have a soak :-)... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My son (20) and I just came back from a week-long stay in April 2014. The location was wonderful. Walking distance to the British Museum, very short walk to the Russell Square tube station. We had no desire to stay in a "fancy" hotel. We were there to sleep, not spend time there. The breakfast was fine -- the usual... More

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here with a group of 11 ladies for a hen weekend, Hotel location fab, just round the corner from Russell Square tube, breakfasts great, hotel lovely, beds so comfy I fell straight to sleep. Only slight problem was bath not very wide and towels washed within an inch of their life. Staff all very helpful, cheerful and kind -... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This hotel has a great location right on Russell Square, so easy access to the West End and the sights of Central London. Russell Square tube is just around the corner, and it's close to Euston, St Pancras and Kings Cross stations. The hotel itself is quite dated. The rooms have had some refurbishment but the rest of the place... More

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Hexham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our second visit to this hotel, we always stay in Russell Square. My husband was celebrating a special birthday, so we booked an executive room. It was very disappointing for the amount we paid, the room was large with an extra sofa bed, but that was the only difference to the standard room we stayed in the last... More

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nr pontefract
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have just had as stay in The Imperial Hotel for 2 nights. This hotel is pretty central but in my opinion that's the only good thing about it. The breakfast is terrible, always cold. Had to ask for fresh hot each day. The toast is left out and is like eating rubber. The porter is very rude and obviously... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here recently with colleagues. Overall not impressed. The first issue was our dining allowance. The arrangement with our business travel agent is that we get a £20 meal allowance or £25 if staying inside the M25. I had to explain this to the check in staff, who didn't know what the M25 was let alone where it is... More

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Telford, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed at the imperial hotel in London, found this hotel good value for money with a great location spot for site seeing. we found the room clean and the full English breakfast was lovely. The staff was very helpful and friendly. will go there again.

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a 4 night break in this hotel. Rooms lovely and clean, staff very helpful, and cooked breakfast was hot, even had good porridge, service in the dining room was also very good, no waiting or hanging around. Great central location, short walk to Covent Garden or catch the underground, just 2 mins away. Also had a nice hotel... More

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Additional Information about Imperial Hotel

Also Known As:
Imperial Hotel London
Hotel Imperial London
Imperial Hotel London, England
Address: Russell Square, London WC1 5BB, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > London > Camden / Primrose Hill
Amenities:
Restaurant Room Service
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Ranked #590 of 1,069 hotels in London
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Imperial Hotel 3.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Hotel, located near British Museum, Covent Garden & London University, adjacent to Russell Square tube station. ... more   less 
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