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Imperial Hotel

Russell Square, London WC1 5BB, England
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Dakar, Senegal
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This hotel has a superior location in the middle on the northern edge of the city, literally on campus with University College London. It's not renovated, is a true flash-back to the 1960's England that allows a view of the old system of English hospitality that's sort of FUN, really. Old uniforms, an English breakfast included in the room rates,... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I'm not a fussy person, I've only once complained about a meal and that was a long time ago! I've travelled all over the world, and experienced different cultures, so I'm very aware about having first world problems. So, why am I preluding my review with this intro? Because I am not a fussy person and I'm glad I'm not... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you're looking for a basic yet clean & comfortable room, the Imperial is great. It's by no means luxurious but it's pleasant enough to stay a night or two. Staff are always polite and helpful, breakfast is average. Would stay again if I wasn't planning on spending too much time at the hotel.

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Tarleton
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked through Super Break hotel & rail combined what a bargain. Stayed for 3 nights at the Imperial hotel within walking distance from Euston Station. On arrival friendly welcoming staff offer me a choice of which area of the hotel I would prefer my twin room to be! My room was bright spotlessly clean with tea & coffee making facility... More 

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Durham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice,clean hotel,would recommend to anyone,staff helpful,breakfast sufficient,hotel situated next to Russell square & the British museum.Kings cross train station is only a 20 minute walk.The day/night bar serves nice food/drink & is reasonably priced

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed for 3 nights for our break, have stayed here many times and will be back whenever we visit London. The reception Atrium bar are very attractive as well as Night and Day bar where you can sit with a drink or meal and watch the world go by. Rooms are clean with all the facilities you require. We had... More 

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Fredericton, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed here for 1 week. We pre paid the hotel in Canadian dollar with full breakfast before arriving. It is a very short walk from Russell Square Tube Stop and easy walk around the neighbourhood for restaurants, museums, grocery stores etc. The hotel is part of a family of 5 hotels in the Russell Square Bloomsbury... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Rooms very clean and hotel staff very pleasant and accomodating. Great service at breakfast, ideal spot for seeing the highlights of London. Staff held our luggage on the day of departure all day for a small charge of 50 pence. Would reccomend to friends and family

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Dundee, Scotland, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We recently stayed at the imperial for the 2nd or 3rd time! This is a great hotel with nice rooms, very close to all the tourist attractions! Food in the hotel is very good & reasonably priced! When we arrived we were given room 406 which had a constant noise from outside, from air con & the casino. We asked... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked two rooms for our family of two adults and two kids, ages 20 and 17. The hotel was nice enough to offer mom and dad an upgrade to a larger room at no charge so that both rooms would be near each other. Our room turned out to be large and very comfortable, with a king bed and... More 

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Snuggly nestled within Central London is academic and leafy Bloomsbury, an area that boasts walking distance access to many of London's most popular attractions. It is also home to some of Britain's most celebrated museums, including the must-see British Museum. Despite an understandable popularity with students, tourists and day trippers, vast sections of Bloomsbury retain a quiet, residential feel year round and throughout the week.
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