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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Imperial Hotel has all you can ever ask for (and a little bit more). Whenever people ask me about Brighton they get the same response: "the hotel in which I stayed was absolutely stellar!" I had the time of my life there! Imperial Hotel will always be in my heart. A massive thank you to the staff for a memorable... More 

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Stuttgart, Germany
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Had a great time in Brighton and loved staying in the Imperial Hotel. Really good price compared to the other hotels, nice staff and great breakfast. I would definitely do it again. The hotel helped making my brighton experience a good one.

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Thank Klarissamnz
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely ultra clean room Staff friendly and helpful - night porter very helpful Spacious rooms with everything you would need. Room 119 had a sea view Added bonus of easy parking Checking in and out a breeze

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Thank theycallmeh13
SteveT258Hove, Manager at Imperial, responded to this review

What a super review and thank you so much for your kind remarks - you were a pleasure to host, to serve and we are very much looking forward to your next visit More 

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After a 300 mile drive from Manchester I arrived at the hotel at around 7.00pm and was looking forward to a quick meal and a drink before going to my room to do some paperwork as I was on a business trip and not pleasure. I was informed the hotel didn't do food and was suggested I went up the... More 

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1 Thank Andy H
SteveT258Hove, Manager at Imperial, responded to this review

While this is a disheartening review it is not clear which room this guest was checked into and of course had they asked, we would have assisted with their luggage, however much was involved. Rightly we take guest security seriously so why wouldn't we provide a gentle remind in this regard? The Imperial only provides bed and breakfast accommodation and... More 

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Reviewed October 20, 2016 via mobile

Stayed her for 2 nights and wish it had been longer. Reception staff were so friendly and helpful. Room was absolutely massive, 12 foot high ceilings and huge sash windows with balcony. Great sized bathroom and loads of space. Can't fault the hotel at all. Didn't try the food but will next time I stay. Great location too and right... More 

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Thank Darrenkusz
SteveT258Hove, Manager at Imperial, responded to this review

Super lovely review and thank you so much for your kind words and stellar rating; this means all the more coming from such a prolific Trip Advisor contributor Needless to say we are very much looking forward to welcoming you back as you were a delightful guest. Meanwhile renewed thanks More 

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Reviewed October 15, 2016

I guess it all comes down to one choosing the right hotel for their own needs. If one prefers an consumerist airport style chain hotel vibe this is not the right hotel. For me it was the perfect establishment for a weekend gateway. The building is in excellent condition and the rooms project a classic and refined aura. The double... More 

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SteveT258Hove, Manager at Imperial, responded to this review

What a super review and thank you so much for visiting us and for your kind words. We are, needless to say, very much looking forward to your next visit as you were a delightful guest More 

London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed October 11, 2016

Staff were very really friendly, the room was lovely , nice sea view , breakfast was amazing, room newly decorated. Great location just walking distance from the beach , Will definitely be returning . Had great time in Brighton so this place is super well recommended.

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Thank Caroline M
SteveT258Hove, Manager at Imperial, responded to this review

What a super review and thank you so much for choosing the Imperial and for your kind words - we always say it is about the right guest in the right hotel and you were definitely the right guest. Hopefully we can see you again before too long More 

Southampton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed October 3, 2016 via mobile

Read the reviews was a little concerned I needn't have worried it's in a great location in the sea front, quiet very clean and the staff at the hotel were very friendly can't complain I just needed a clean room whilst I visited Brighton. They have up the road opposite to the beach a nice pub with great good and... More 

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SteveT258Hove, Manager at Imperial, responded to this review

We really appreciated your visiting us from Southampton and thank you for providing such a balanced review of the Imperial, which enjoys a super location in Grand Avenue The team here really enjoyed looking after you and hopefully we can see you back here before too long. The pizza sounded delicious by the way Renewed thanks More 

Haslemere, England, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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Reviewed September 25, 2016

Plus point - It is close to the sea front. The hotel is over priced. Interior is shabby, a pile of old curtains dumped and lying in the main bar. Wallpaper in our room peeling off, mix matched and cracked tiles in the bathroom, furniture stained. Felt understaffed, service slow. Bar closed and locked by 11pm. The view from our... More 

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1 Thank JMBrazier
SteveT258Hove, Manager at Imperial, responded to this review

This is clearly a disappointing critique and it is a great shame this guest did not ask about the availability of other rooms as we could and would have been only too pleased to look at alternatives. The room they were allocated is however popular because it is at the back of the hotel and delightfully secluded as a result... More 

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Reviewed September 16, 2016 via mobile

Booked this hotel via booking.com. Has a good location. The receptionist was friendly and helpful. The rooms are big with high ceiling with lots of character but a bit dated . The bed was not so comfortable . The hotel has very limited parking spaces . When they all gone you can park in front of the hotel on the... More 

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Thank tjorgji
SteveT258Hove, Manager at Imperial, responded to this review

We really appreciate this no-nonsense review and thank you for choosing the Imperial With many of the major external and 'behind the scenes' works complete, we can now spend more time further improving the bedrooms, so hopefully you will notice further improvements when you next visit. We were sorry to learn the bed was not as comfortable as you would... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Imperial Hotel in Brighton & Hove mixes tradition and function with a light, fresh airiness. Its ideal position – at the end of the broadest of avenues – with its uncluttered outlook by the sea, is situated alongside Hove Promenade and The Lawns. This functional, exceptionally good value hotel is of the Regency period; its high ceilings and spacious bar and lounge are noticeable, as is its still, calm ambiance. The Imperial provides an excellent level of customer service and its conference facilities, coupled with a smart bar and an attractive restaurant, make it an equally popular venue for a variety of functions. Ample Parking is available on the street and surrounding areas using our low cost residential permit scheme at just £6.00 per day. We also offer spaces on a 'first come first served basis' on our hard standing area at £15 per day. The Imperial Hotel is the perfect choice whether you are visiting for pleasure or business! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Imperial

Address: First Avenue, Brighton BN3 2GU, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > East Sussex > Brighton and Hove > Brighton
Price Range: $57 - $198 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Imperial 3*
Number of rooms: 76
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Also Known As:
Imperial Hotel Brighton
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#16 On the Beach Hotel in Brighton
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“Have stayed in 5 different rooms - all great”
 of 5 bubbles theycallmeh13, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“Ask or an executive room”
 of 5 bubbles 95Tamas, Oct 15, 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on a higher floor are better, more character and away from the function room.”
 of 5 bubbles 359jarede, Aug 30, 2016 | Read review
“Seriously think about staying here, the pictures do not reflect the Hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles 516simoner26, Aug 1, 2016 | Read review
“Do NOT stay at this hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles PrafulS, Jun 8, 2016 | Read review
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