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Reviewed August 28, 2012

Stayed at the Imperial, Russell Square for 3 nights on 20/8/2012 with my 9 year old grandson,my sister and her 10 year old grandson. I cannot thank all the staff enough for the kindness and attention shown to us. Dining room staff went out of their way to get the children what they liked to eat. Reception staff were brilliant,...

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Nicosia, Cyprus
Reviewed August 28, 2012

I have been to more than 20 countries in my life and stayed at more than 50 hotels in general. This is the worst hotel i have ever stayed. Ok it's in a good location but that's not the most important thing. The breakfast was oh so poor. Just fried eggs, sausages, bacon and baked beans. No fruits, no yogurts,...

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macclesfield
Reviewed August 22, 2012

Wife & I spent 4 nights at the Imperial. Friendly staff, clean comfortable rooms. We booked evening meal, which allowed us to eat in The Imp. or its 5 sister hotels(all within 300 metres). And the food in all of them was very good. Would definetly stay there again.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed August 19, 2012

Well you get what you pay for. I paid £58 for one night in central London, not bad. Room was basic, but clean. It was only a place to sleep anyway. The hotel is very dated but if the price stays that low i would probably use it again.

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Wirral
Reviewed August 14, 2012

Find this a good hotel when just staying for a couple of nights as tend to be out for the majority of the time. So if a travellor then a good spot for those who intend to go excursions. Within walking distance of the British museum near a direct tube line to Natural History museum from Russell Square. Also book...

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Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed August 6, 2012

My son was playing a gig in Camden Town so we needed something not too far away. We stayed 2 nights 20th July. We knew just about what we were getting before we went, and looking at Trip Advisor sort of confirmed it. The price for Central London is good, the position is also very good. It obviously wants some...

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Edmonton
Reviewed August 1, 2012

My husband and I spent one night here before starting our contiki and found the hotel pretty decent. It took around an hour to get from Heathrow here and it was close to the Contiki Basement. The rooms were small and we were a little disappointed to find we had two twin beds but after 10 hours flying and a...

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riggerdon
Reviewed August 1, 2012

Walking into the Imperial Hotel is like stepping back in a time warm to the early 1980's, which is probably the last time this hotel saw a lick of paint. I know a lot of reviews rate this hotel for its location but in my opinion this really can't compensate for the terrible quality and service on offer. The imperial...

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Cyprus
Reviewed July 30, 2012

My first choice for my 5 day visit to London with my teenage son was the Euro Hotel, also in Bloomsbury, and at a similar rate, but it was fully booked in January already. The journey from Heathrow to Russel Square with the Picadilly line takes just under an hour with no need to change lines so that's pretty convenient....

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Saskatoon, Canada
Reviewed July 26, 2012

I stayed at this hotel in May 2011 for the first night of my Contiki holiday Imperial Hotel London - Russell Square The Imperial Hotel is one of two hotels used by Contiki in London. It’s located close to the Royal National where the Contiki Basement is which is nice (about a 2 block walk). I arrived around 1pm and...

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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
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Casino and Gambling
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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: $146 - $220 (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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#5 Casino Hotel in London
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“I always ask for a room overlooking the courtyard and not one fronting the main road which is busy all night”
 of 5 bubbles keithmJ3299OE, 2 days ago | Read review
“rooms are quieter on the court yard side.”
 of 5 bubbles F7577VGclairem, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“overlooking the courtyard rather than the road which may be noisy.”
 of 5 bubbles 15elaineg, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“Overlooking the Courtyard are quiter”
 of 5 bubbles c0linth0mps0n, Feb 17, 2017 | Read review
“I enjoyed the view over park but noisy with traffic and ambulances !”
 of 5 bubbles cars51, Feb 8, 2017 | Read review
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