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Imperial Hotel

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Russell Square, London WC1 5BB, England (Camden / Primrose Hill)
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Good location for British Museum (7 mins walk), Oxford St (10 mins), Covent Garden (15 mins) underground (5 mins). Friendly, and helpful staff. On the negative side the beds are rock solid, the breakfast sub standard and the multiple Aircon units in the courtyard will keep you awake even with the windows closed. I wouldn't stay there again given the... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stayed for two nights, rooms big, beds low but comfortable and you do get a good nights sleep. Sitting down on them is problematic as they on wheels and they move taking you with it. The toilet facilities albeit nice are separate from the shower room, which is fine but there is no water/sink in the toilet so once you... More

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed at the Imperial hotel russell square for 3x nights and the hotel is in a very good location for tube stations and Euston train station. The reception is very nice and the staff very very helpful,our room was average and the beds were not the best, the breakfast buffet was ok as well. The pub that is part of... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I stayed for 3 nights in this hotel. It was sold as part of Luxairtours holiday package and allowed good saving (later I checked that prices were also good if you book directly on the hotel webpage - GBP 88 per night for single room). Loved the location - within walking distance from the British Museum, Soho, West End, Baker... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I stayed at this hotel recently and found it lacking in many aspects. Not a hair dryer in the room, and everything at a bare minimum. No toiletries apart from little sample soaps. Towels were small and thin. Blankets on bed, I prefer duvets. Just seemed old and tired. Breakfast was awful, it felt like being back at school. Stopped... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Very efficient check in; room very clean - bathroom has recently been updated, it was very clean, towels, toiletries available. Breakfast was basic but enjoyable, pleasant surroundings, friendly staff, efficient service once again. Hotel is literally round the corner from the tube station, central line, and only a short walk from Kings Cross. Would definitely stay again if I went... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed here a couple years ago. The hotel was clean, the front desk clerks were nice and helped answer our questions. The walls were a little thin so we could hear everything the people next to us said. It was in a good location. It felt safe at night. All, in all, not too bad.

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

This hotel is a budget choice, although it covers everything you need and very central. The check in was easy and the staff were friendly, the bed was comfy and the bathroom was spotless. Also handy to have onsite was a hair dresser (that can also be accessed from the street) and a bar/restaurant. The hotel itself was also easy... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is in Russell Square and is handy for the tube only 5 minutes away. There is plenty of choice for places to eat within the hotel and the food is tasty and good value. The rooms are clean and comfortable enough, but basic. We found the staff to be friendly and helpful. An all round decent hotel for... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went for a theatre break to see wicked the hotel was well placed and the staff were helpful when asked would probably try a different hotel on our next visit they have a perfectly adequate restaurant for breakfast but send you out to their sister hotels for your free dinner

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Address: Russell Square, London WC1 5BB, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > London > Camden / Primrose Hill
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Imperial Hotel 3.5*
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