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    Imperial Hotel

    61-66 Russell Square, London WC1B 5BB, England
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    Overview
    • Excellent10%
    • Very good43%
    • Average32%
    • Poor9%
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    Travellers talk about
    “russell square” (230 reviews)
    “british museum” (152 reviews)
    “atrium bar” (28 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Breakfast included
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    Reviewed yesterday

    Having recently stayed at this hotel for the sixth time, and seeing some of the negative reviews about it, we felt a few comments of our own would be in order. First off, there is no doubt that the location is excellent. We have never...More

    Thank MBenzina
    Reviewed 6 days ago

    The staff is busy with themselves, speaking as few as possible, giving commands like in the military academy. There was never a control who was getting in and out, the access was open even at night! We had a room in the highest categorie, but...More

    Thank rolandmartinreise
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    We have stayed in the President on several occasions so thought we would try the imperial, we had 4 nights and that included breakfast and 1 evening meal to have in 4 other venues, we chose the India buffet, our room was very clean and...More

    Thank eddie b
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Stayed here for one night. The hotel staff were lovely and friendly, the hotel is pretty basic. We were at the front of the hotel so was pretty noisy and the curtains didn't even cover the whole window!! What's that about? So didn't have the...More

    Thank chunk1985
    Response from ImperialLondonHotels, Guest Relations Manager at Imperial HotelResponded yesterday

    Dear Guest, Thank you for your feedback regarding your visit to our Imperial Hotel. We are pleased to note that overall you enjoyed your stay, our English breakfast buffet and you appreciated our central location. We will be sure to pass your kind comments regarding...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    I stayed here from The 5 th July for a week ...marvellous hotel and transport nearby. The staff were super and were very helpful especially Jerome at the Porter,s desk who went out of his way to help me locate a place ,I needed to...More

    Thank audreyblack15
    Response from ImperialLondonHotels, Guest Relations Manager at Imperial HotelResponded yesterday

    Dear Guest, Many thanks for sharing your kind comments regarding your stay at our Imperial Hotel. We are pleased to note that overall you enjoyed your stay, found your room comfortable and you appreciated the cleanliness of our rooms. Our hotel is often praised for...More

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    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 Centre with Internet Access
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Conference Facilities
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Casino and Gambling
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$136 - US$1,646 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Hotel Style
    • #4 Casino Hotel in London
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 448
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    • Bloomsbury
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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
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    Mayzeev
    16 February 2017|
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    Response from Richard W | Reviewed this property |
    I believe there is air con in the rooms
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    dean t
    2 December 2016|
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    Response from ImperialLondonHotels | Property representative |
    Dear Guest, Information regarding parking can be found on CC Parking's webiste. The rates are the following: Standard Tariff 2 HOURS £5.00 3 HOURS £7.00 4 HOURS £9.00 6 HOURS £12.00 10 HOURS £14.00 12 HOURS... More
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    8 November 2016|
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    Response from Mischa K | Reviewed this property |
    Yes we did this in our room. Although they do push appart again quite easily
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    Room Tips
    "Southside or the smaller rooms to the russel square"
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    "Quieter facing the back courtyard"
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    "Ask for a room at the back of the hotel; pretty quiet"
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    "if its warm get a room with a low floor at the rear of the hotel"
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