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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Not a great start when the 2 of us tried to check in after travelling for over 30 hours to be told the pre-paid booking had been made for a single room. I'm reasonably sure the reception staff thought we were trying to scam them somehow but we ended up paying an extra GBP110. The room itself was clean and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My husband and I stayed here for 6 nights in mid-September. Our room was on the 8th floor facing the back of the hotel so very quiet. The room was very clean with comfortable beds. Only minor problem was spotty Wi-Fi. However, the front desk staff more than made up for this. The porters sorted out our trip to Gatwick... More 

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London
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Not the best hotel in London but a decent one none the less, nicely located and the executive room was very spacious. The hotel is as other reviews allude "dated" but it gives it a charm all of its own. Nice staff. We wasn't too keen on the Day Night Bar which was the only bar open late as it... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Stayed at the imperial hotel for 2 nights whilst working in central London - book 2 nights and got a free three course meal at any of the imperial hotels in London - I decided to eat at the Bedford hotel across the road from this hotel and was very pleased with the food and friendly customer service. The room... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Stayed one night for business, check in was seamless, the room was 847 right at the end of the corridor. I'd asked in advance for a high floor and quiet room. I was dismayed to see I was right by the service elevator. The room was nice enough for the money, as with the Tavistock, it seems that Imperial hotels... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

came down for a night on business. Found check in easy. Room was large and comfortable with grand view ower tae Russel Square. Plenty o toiletries and water was hot. Breakfast is lush, especially the wee pork links. Great place for seeing London, very central. nipped up tae camden and donnered bck fae the market and popped intae a couple... More 

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Warsaw, Poland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My public sector employer booked me into the Imperial Hotel for a visit to London for a meeting - naturally to be careful with their funds. The price at £120 B&B, with a great location close to Russell Square was excellent for London. Staff at the hotel reception were very personable. Unfortunately, the hotel is worn out: scuffs and scratches... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked this hotel as part of a package. It was clearly an imposing hotel once upon a time (1970s at a guess?) but is in need of an update. But as an ok bed for a London visit it works fine. We had a room on the 9th floor overlooking Southampton Row and as it was late Summer we... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A traditional old style hotel, part of the Imperial Hotels group of five hotels in the Bloomsbury area of London. Not the most modern, but clean, well maintained, helpful staff and great value for money for such a central location. Recommended for business and tourist stays. Close to Russell Square and Holborn tube stations.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is an old poorly maintained 2 star hotel. I got the single room. It was durty with human hair on the table and spider webs. Hotel has no Aircondition !! It was a warm day and room temperature was much above the outside. If not for the fan they gave me I couldn't have slept the night. Bed was... More 

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Bloomsbury
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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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Casino and Gambling
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
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  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Imperial Hotel is the flagship of Imperial London Hotels. We're proud of it for a reason. Offering breathtaking views over London's greatest public square, it reflects every ounce of our dedication to service and value. Like all our hotels, the Imperial combines a remarkable location with the great facilities and friendly service of a family-run business. At the Imperial, though, while the price remains extremely reasonable, we add an extra dash of something special. The location is remarkable, connecting guests to the rest of London in minutes. In addition to the central Atrium Bar & Cafe, facilities include a casino, a hair salon and a Chinese herbalist. Restaurants and cafes offer plenty of choice to families and business travellers alike. Indulge in the intriguing delights of Coffee and Candy. Enjoy a late night at the Night and Day Bar, serving classic pub fare at great prices. And relax; we've been doing this since 1837, and we know how to make your stay a restful one. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Imperial Hotel

Address: 61-66 Russell Square, London WC1B 5BB, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > London > Bloomsbury
Price Range: $122 - $215 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Imperial Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 448
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Imperial Hotel London, England
Hotel Imperial London
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