We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Sponsored by:
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
12/25/2017 12/26/2017
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
      {listitems}
    {sold_out_text}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}
    Neighborhoods
    Neighborhoods

    Imperial Hotel

    61-66 Russell Square, London WC1B 5BB, England
    Save
    Lowest prices for your stay
    12/25/2017 12/26/2017
    Are these your travel dates?
    TripAdvisor uses this information to find you the lowest prices for your stay.
    $108
    Traveler (638)
    Room & Suite (384)
    Dining (89)
    Overview
    • Excellent10%
    • Very good43%
    • Average32%
    • Poor9%
    • Terrible6%
    Travelers talk about
    “russell square” (241 reviews)
    “british museum” (157 reviews)
    “atrium bar” (30 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Breakfast included
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Restaurant
    Room Service
    Bar/Lounge
    Concierge
    Wheelchair access
    Business Center
    Dry Cleaning
    Casino
    3.0 Star Hotel
    All hotel details
    {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null}
    Rooms
    Dec 25Dec 26
    |
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    Show Available Rooms
    Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 2 partner sites to see rooms from $108.
    We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all London hotels with availability
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    {"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_IRG_RATE_VERIFICATION","IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN_US","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","MOB_BOOKING_EMAIL_AGREE_HIDE","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_EXPRESS_BOOK","ATTRACTIONS_REMOVE_PAYMENT_ADDRESS_FIELDS","HR_IB_EXCLUDE_TAXES_AND_FEES","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","STORED_CARDS","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","META_AIR","IB_REVIEW_BOOKING_BUTTON","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","IB_KIPLINGER_AWARD","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "c659e7bf0367473db3b189b0d461c4e8", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":193635,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":25,"month":12,"year":2017},"checkout":{"day":26,"month":12,"year":2017},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":-1,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":false,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":"","impressionKey":"c659e7bf0367473db3b189b0d461c4e8","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":110,"lowestMetaPrice":108,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":110,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":true,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":{"hasFullTravelerInfo":false,"hasReducedBillingInfo":false,"hasFullBillingInfo":false},"highestMetaPrice":110,"lowestMetaPrice":108,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":110,"hotelName":"Imperial Hotel","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6ImM2NTllN2JmMDM2NzQ3M2RiM2IxODliMGQ0NjFjNGU4IiwiQUlLIjoiMjBlNTA3MzRhYzgxNGQ1ZGE4NmQ3OWFlMWFjY2ViNzcifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"isPriceDrawerEnabled":false,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false,"isMetaMarketingLandOnBookingFormEnabled":false}, "ibAvailability": false, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": -1, "checkIn": "12/25/2017", "checkOut": "12/26/2017", "lowestPrice": "$108", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": false, "contentIdMappings": {"68910715":"CancelonIB"}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": true, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_hr_inline_room_grid_hsx", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_hsx","template":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__widget","moduleList":["handlers","tracking"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_hsx","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__sub_header"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","moduleList":["handler"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"dust":{}},"scriptFlags":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","template":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__widget","moduleList":[],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__amenities","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__reservation_col"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
    Write a Review
    Reviews (2,093)
    There are newer reviews for Imperial Hotel
    See the most recent reviews
    Traveler rating
    Traveler type
    Time of year
    Language
    • More languages

    881 - 885 of 1,520 reviews

    Reviewed October 28, 2013

    After being unable to make reservation at The President (half term) we decided on the Royal National hotel, but after reading trip advisor reviews became a little jittery about it. At the last minute we decided to see if the Imperial could accommodate us, which...More

    3  Thank Rowan61
    Reviewed October 25, 2013

    ...but the only reason why I am giving this hotel an average is because I am not aware of British standards. And I don't want to insult anyone. But I have seen, been and stayed in better hotels. I thought that dropping our keys off...More

    Thank Maria M
    Reviewed October 24, 2013

    we have stayed at the imperial on many occasions three times last year and we are going for our second visit this year. lovely hotel first class staff. service 100 per cent. rooms lovely warm,clean and spacious. breakfast first class.central for the shopping and theatres....More

    2  Thank Kim M
    Reviewed October 23, 2013

    Most Trip Advisor reviews comment on this being a good value decent hotel in a great part of London and I won't disagree. Very busy with tourists. Great reception area. Rooms are small and a bit tired. It would be good to dust above eye...More

    Thank sarahliv
    Reviewed October 22, 2013

    On this trip I got engaged, Our family and friends rang to send champagne, flowers etc to our room but were refused, we also found somebodies grotty boxers behind the curtain so it was clear the room wasn't exactly properly cleaned. Staff were snobby and...More

    1  Thank Charlotte N
    The Montague on The Gardens
    4,326 reviews
    #10 of 1,077 hotels in London
    0.1 mi
     
    President Hotel
    3,653 reviews
    #508 of 1,077 hotels in London
    0.04 mi
     
    Thistle Bloomsbury Park
    1,087 reviews
    #475 of 1,077 hotels in London
    0.08 mi
     
    Bedford Hotel
    1,180 reviews
    #419 of 1,077 hotels in London
    0.08 mi
     
    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Restaurant
    • Room Service
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Room Service
    • Breakfast included
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Business Center with Internet Access
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Conference Facilities
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Casino and Gambling
    Details
    • Price range
    • $124 - $223 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #4 Casino Hotel in London
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 448
    • Reservation Options
    • TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Expedia, Hotels.com, Travelocity, Orbitz, getaroom.com, TripOnline SA, Cancelon and HotelsClick so you can book your Imperial Hotel reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
    • Location
    • United Kingdom >
    • England >
    • London >
    • Bloomsbury
    • Also Known As
    • Imperial Hotel London, England ,
    • Hotel Imperial London
    Add Photo Photos
    Traveler (638)
    Room & Suite (384)
    Dining (89)
    Pool & Beach (1)
    Hotel & Grounds (367)
    Bathroom (52)
    Family and Play Areas (13)
    Business Center & Event Rooms (1)
    Nearby
    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
    ...More
    Sponsored by:
    The Montague on The Gardens
    4,326 reviews
    .13 miles away
     
    President Hotel
    3,653 reviews
    .04 miles away
     
    Bedford Hotel
    1,180 reviews
    .08 miles away
     
    Thistle Bloomsbury Park
    1,087 reviews
    .08 miles away
     
    Nearby Restaurants
    Antalya
    913 reviews
    .05 miles away
    Friend At Hand
    471 reviews
    .08 miles away
    Pret A Manger
    225 reviews
    .04 miles away
    The Swan
    369 reviews
    .07 miles away
    Nearby Attractions
    British Museum
    57,278 reviews
    .20 miles away
    Russell Square
    464 reviews
    .07 miles away
    Queen Elizabeth II Great Court
    63 reviews
    .22 miles away
    Coram's Fields
    74 reviews
    .23 miles away
    Ask a question
    Questions & Answers
    Vera A
    November 16, 2017|
    AnswerShow all 2 answers
    Response from bobhaskett | Reviewed this property |
    Not sure about bus but if the airport is Heathrow the tube has a station just round the corner from the hotel.....get the Picadilly line tube train to Russell Square station. The Imperial Hotel is just round the corner from... More
    1
    Vote
    CoeliacTraveller
    November 3, 2017|
    AnswerShow all 5 answers
    Response from ImperialLondonHotels | Property representative |
    Hi, Gluten free bread is available on request. For continental breakfast, you may have; fruit, jams, marmalade and butter. all bookings made through our website include English breakfast which includes; bacon, hash browns... More
    0
    Votes
    sally p
    October 23, 2017|
    AnswerShow all 10 answers
    Response from ImperialLondonHotels | Property representative |
    Hi, Yes a triple room has three single beds at our Imperial. Kind regards,
    1
    Vote
    Room Tips
    "Get a room at the front overlooking Russell Square for the views."
    Read review
    "Request external room"
    Read review
    "None, was kept awake all night by traffic"
    Read review
    "Front facing good if you can cope with traffic noise"
    Read review
    Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
    Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing