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Imperial Hotel

1.9 km from London centre
  • Free Wifi
  • Breakfast included
  • Restaurant
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61-66 Russell Square, London WC1B 5BB, England
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Douglas, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

From arrival to leaving an excellent experience. Staff very attentive, food good, bar prices reasonable for London. Atrium Bar very comfortable with good selection of beer and spirits. Central Location is excellent with only a short walk to British Museum and Oxford Street

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Caernarfon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Located perfectly for anyone arriving into London at Euston station (an easy 10 minute walk), this hotel was perfectly placed for the British Museum, has great tube connections and is a pleasant walk from Covent Garden. We booked this hotel as part of a weekend theatre break package and I was surprised how lovely it was. As well as the...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good location and close to underground. Rooms were ok... very cold all the time. Bathrooms we average. Not the cleanest. Got a free breakfast which filled a hole... Staff were very friendly and helpful.

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inverness
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Check in was quick and simple and asked if we wanted a view so room 812 . Room was a bit dated though clean and warm but we were happy as had a really good deal thought might be noisy with traffic but didn't bother us it was a city break !! Very handy for tube and walking . Breakfast...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice location, polite staff, clean rooms, very soft mattresses . Breakfast was alright, fresh and nicely cooked, not extraordinary. In the front side you have a nice view of Russell square together with the noise of the traffic. No double glasses. Ratio of price / quality excellent!!!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent and extremely comfortable. Warm welcome and comfortable room with tasty breakfast. Something tasty for everyone. Tea and coffee facilities were good and a wonderful "Mary poppins" like views

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The location is great..! The hotel is nearby the russell square tube station, so you can access the tube station from Heathrow airport. There are plenty of coffee shops, restaurants, and convenient stores in the area.

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Seminole, Florida
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our first stay at the Imperial was nearly 25 years ago. Since then we have returned to it and its sister hotels, the President, the Tavistock, the Royal National, again and again. The times we have tried elsewhere we invariably regretted it and even moved mid trip. The location is the main reason. Steps to the underground; excellent shopping and...

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is my first stay at this hotel and I will return We booked a standard double, requested an early check in (if possible) Upon arrival (1140) we were informed our room was ready and we had been upgraded at no extra cost The room was spacious , a seating area, queen size bed, bathroom (with bath and shower). Lovely...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed for 5 days and the staff was nice and welcoming. When we arrived to the hotel the receptionist told us that we were upgraded to Executive Double Room. The room was standrad and clean but there was no safe or even a fridge which was disappoiting. The heating was permanent so we had to open the window to...

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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
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Casino and Gambling
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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
Region: United Kingdom > England > London > Bloomsbury
Price Range: $184 - $315 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Imperial Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 448
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Hotel Imperial London
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“Overlooking the Courtyard are quiter”
 of 5 bubbles c0linth0mps0n, 17 Feb 2017 | Read review
“I enjoyed the view over park but noisy with traffic and ambulances !”
 of 5 bubbles cars51, 8 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The rooms facing Russell Square park, have street noise at night”
 of 5 bubbles conrodz, 6 Feb 2017 | Read review
“At the Imperial, interior courtyard room or high floor facing Russell Square. At the President, facing Queen Square.”
 of 5 bubbles Michael33776, 3 Feb 2017 | Read review
“High up facing the rear not road”
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