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Imperial Hotel

3.5 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
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Rhondda, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Nice hotel close to all ammenities comfortable friendly and if you book online you'll find some really good offers we got the Thames River Cruise which was really interesting some had the 3 course carvery which was very good and well worth the money, would stay again if in the area staff were reallyfriendly too.

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Burnley, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here with the family to sightsee in london. The hotel is in a great location and is a 5-10 mins walk to Euston train station! Unfortunatly on our first day we was ripped off by a taxi from the station to the hotel of £10! The showers need updating as you couldnt stand up and use them in my... More

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Stornoway, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

service from the staff was good. The room was clean,small but adequate for us. Hotel location was in central London but extremely noisy all through the night. worst of all...no airconditioning!! unforgiveable.

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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Have been to this hotel on a number of occasions. We always ask for a room overlooking the fountain and courtyard and have never suffered excess noise. The rooms we have had were spacious and clean and the breakfast although not loads of choice was always adequate. The hotel is in a nice area within easy reach of buses and... More

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59 reviews 59 reviews
16 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Imperial Hotel in London doesn't pretend to be more or other than what it is; a three star London hotel for people who value location higher than fancy features and deignerly whims. Except from the lobby, which indeed sends other signals than the rest of the hotel with its old-fashioned and luxurious air of chesterfield, velvet and brass, the hotel... More

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Chatham, United Kingdom
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48 reviews 48 reviews
10 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for the night as a base for a weekend stay in London. Hotel is large and a bit dated in presentation. However, it is clean and well presented, with helpful and friendly staff. The breakfast is fine, full English if you want it, and the hotel facilities are ok. Nice to sit out on the balcony in... More

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Easy to find & ideal for visiting all the sights. Not much to look at outside, in fact its quite an ugly building. The room had all we needed & was clean. Reception staff were difficult to deal with as English was not their first language & it took an age to book in! The dining room is not big... More

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Reno, Nevada
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9 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel wasn't terrible but it wasn't great either. All the rooms that face the street are very noisy even with the windows closed. The location of the hotel is good thou, it is close to a tube station and within walking distance of a number of attractions.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed for a night when on a quick 2 day trip to London. Hotel is less that 10 mins walk from Euston Station and right on the corner of Russell Square which is very handy. Hotel was a bit dated but otherwise clean and the staff very helpful. The room was fine. It was clean, bright and had a decent... More

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We just got back from a stay at the Imperial Hotel, On arrival we where sure this was not the hotel we had booked as the front of the hotel looking onto Russel Square had a lot to be desired. The Curtains had stains and where stained yellow. (These need to be replaced) On first glances its not somewhere you... More

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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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