Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Tube Station: Russell Square 0.1 1 miles (0.2 km), Railway Station: London St Pancras Domestic 0.6 miles (1 km), DLR Station: Tower Gateway 2.3 miles (3.7 km), Motorway: M1 Junction 1 5.7 miles (9.2 km). An amazing 5 underground stations within 0.5 miles (0.8 km) of the hotel. Built in 1970, the Imperial Hotel London is situated on Russell Square. A very bust area with good local amenities while being walking distance from of Holborn and Covent Garden. Holborn is geared toward the business sector as it boarders the City of London (square mile). However Covent Garden is one of the most popular districts with central London, famous for its piazza with bars and markets and for being part of London's theatreland. Russell Square is part of a larger area known as Bloomsbury. For many years this has been a popular area for budget priced hotels thanks to its close proximity to the major tourist areas and good local amenities while being just outside the premium priced areas. Russell square is a busy commuter route for London through traffic and this means a black taxi will always be easy to find, with good bus and tube links too. Nearest attractions include British Museum (0.2 miles), House of Homosexual Culture (0.3 miles), Dickens House (0.4 miles), Sir John Soames Museum (0.4 miles), Petrie Egyptian Archaeology Museum (0.5 miles), Pollocks Toy Museum (0.5 miles), British Library (0.5 miles), Ben Uri Art Society and London Jewish Museum of Art (0.6 miles) and the London Transport Museum (0.6 miles).
Hotel in Detail:All of the rooms at the Imperial Hotel are en-suite with amenities that include satellite TV, radio and tea/coffee facilities, trouser presses and minibar are also available. Items available by guest request and subject to availability are a fridge, iron, computer point, hairdryer and WiFi access point. Lift access to each floor.
Onsite is an a la carte restaurant that serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. Breakfast is buffet. Additionally the Day & Night coffee bar is open until 1am serving snacks and with internet kiosks. Guest can also relax in the Emperor Bar with its full range of drinks or the 'Atrium Lounge and coffee bar' with its leather sofas.
Within the Imperial hotel is a with a shopping arcade (includes hair salon and gift shop) and internet hot spot.
The hotel also offers extensive conference/functions facilities. Hotel has banking facilities. Laundry service by request.
Guests may use the leisure facilities of the nearby sister hotel Russell Hotel for a charge and have concessionary rates at a nearby health and leisure club.
There are luggage storage services available with a small charge for bags stored after check-out.
Bedroom Numbers: 448 / 9 Floors
Check-in: 14.00 (2 pm)
Check-out: 11.00 am
More hotels from this chainOf course you may well prefer to stay with the Imperial chain take a look at these hotels close by:
President Hotel: is 49 yards (44 metres) away, has a guest satisfaction score of 70% and rates start from about £62.
Bedford Hotel: is 144 yards (131 metres) from here, earns a customer rating of 80% and base rates begin at about £68.
Morton Hotel: 209 yards (191 metres), rated at 90% and with rates from around £195.
Royal National Hotel: 297 yards (271 metres), rated at 60% and with rates from around £60.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 70% by past guests. The London average is 80% and the average for 3 star hotels is 76%. Therefore this hotel is below average for its sector (star rating) . Imperial Hotels across the chain average 71% so this hotel is slightly below the guest rating for most Imperial hotels.
Milesfaster ranking: 730th from 865 London hotels, 3rd of 7 Imperial Hotels, and 247th of 327 three star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: A similar hotel nearby (0.0 miles, 0.0 km) would be the 3 star President Hotel, where rates start from £62 and which has a 70% guest satisfaction rating.If you are looking for something a bit cheaper then take a look at the St George Hotel. 1.5 miles from here (2.4 km), gaining a satisfaction rating of 59% from its past guests with base rates starting at about £30 (theres free WiFi too).
Would you prefer to go with something that has scored higher in guest satisfaction ratings? If that is what your after then the 4 Star Mercure London Bloomsbury seems like a possible option. The Mercure London Bloomsbury is only 0.1 miles (0.1 km) away. The Mercure London Bloomsbury has managed a rating of 81%.
Local hotels analysed:The fifty closest hotels from here (61/66 Russell Square, WC1 postcode) that we have data for cover a 0.5 miles (0.9 km) radius. The 50 consist of 4 five star hotels (average rating 92%), 22 four star hotels (average rating 83%), 17 three star hotels (average rating 77%), 5 two star hotels (average rating 71%) and 2 one star hotels (average rating 62%). Top 3 star hotels are Premier Inn Holborn and the Arosfa Hotel Bloomsbury (both 90%). Of these hotels the highest rated is Rosewood London Hotel (5 star) at 100%.
Base Rates: See how the area stacks up for low rates using base rates. We use published base rates but note these do not reflect special offers or short term discounts so remain a rough guide. We have calculated the average base rate for all the 50 nearby hotels at £116 per night. The low end of the scale shows rates from £14 at Generator Hotel (2 Star, 79%) to a high of £426 at Rosewood London Hotel (5 Star, 100%). Rate averages for each star rating: Five Star average: £265, Four Star average: £132, Three Star average: £86, Two Star average: £53 and One Star average: £52.
Our in-house ranking based on guest ratings but adjusted for influencing factors ranks Imperial Hotel London 43rd (joint) of the 50 local hotels and 13th (joint) for the 17 three star hotels in the area. For base rates the hotel ranks 13th of 50 (6th of 17 three star hotels.). Taking into consideration both rates and guest ratings we rank this hotel 29th of 45 of the local hotels in terms of value for money (Generator Hotel was top).
Parking: Underground onsite (charge)