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Imperial Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Russell Square, London WC1 5BB, England (Camden / Primrose Hill)
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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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stay here 3 nights. The hotel is old and out dated. But very clean. The staff is nice and friendly. The beds are twin size and not very comfy. Our room faced the street and it was very loud. It was hard to get a good nights sleep. The breakfast was not very good.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The main problem is the price. They charge you as if it were a 4 star hotels when I wouldn't give it one. Mattresses are old. Carpets dirty. Towels are like papers and breakfast is very poor. The only good thing is its location. The pictures from their internet web page are totally deceiving.

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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Great location near Covent garden . Staff are really friendly and treat their guests as priority I noticed. Breakfast had plenty to choose from and the bar prices are really good too considering most hotels no ally charge more. If your thinking of staying at this hotel don't take notice of the outside as it's very dated but inside is... More

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Yateley, United Kingdom
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We selected this hotel for an overnight stay when visiting London to see a show. We only planned to sleep there so were happy to select a budget hotel (paying a little under £130 for a dble room b&b). The Imperial exceeded our expectations on every level. Upon entering the hotel the staff were professional and helpful. There had been... More

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Barcelona, Spain
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I booked 2 nights at the Imperial to attend a conference across the street at the Russell. As a teacher we do no have big budgets and it was cheaper to stay in the Imperial. There is nothing fancy about the Imperial, rooms are shabby, but clean, and the mattress was decent. Although some complained about internet I did not... More

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Hastings, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Very close to tube station and short tube journey to theatres and mainline stations. rooms very small but adequate for short stay. Clean except for dust on overbed lights. No handwash basin in loo, toilet and bathroom separate. Unable to direct jet of shower above bath so not very good. Bit stingy with tea and coffee in room - only... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Older, large hotel right near the "intellectual" centre of London very near to the museums and universities of London and overlooking Russell Square and the Bloomsbury gardens. The location near the very large hospitals and St Pancras international means there is constant road noise 24x7 (and ambulance alarms) which can only be suppressed by closing room windows. Unfortunately rooms aren't... More

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Msida, Malta
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6 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I stayed for three nights at this hotel. I must say it was very pleasant and perfectly situated, directly in the center of London. The rooms were small, but very compact and nicely furnished. Staff was very helpful and everything was provided for. Internet connection was excellent and the rooms were also furnished with a flat-screen TV. The bed was... More

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Devon UK
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51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Arrived mid morning and found plenty of spaces in the underground car park which is excellent value at £18 per day. I could check-in immediately despite arriving earlier than the advertised check-in time. Reception staff were friendly and informative.(young blond northern girl) Had a free meal when booking through superbreak which you could take at one of several restaurants. I... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The location of the hotel is very good, 2 minutes walk from Underground station. The food is not that nice, little choice of average food. Rooms are small but okay. Quite noisy. Plus is the friendly staff.

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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 star — Imperial Hotel 3*
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