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Cheltenham
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed in the Imperial while visiting family in Brighton. The staff were very friendly and the room, though a bit dated, was very clean and practical. The bed was extremely comfortable and we both slept well. The only thing that made us uneasy was that the window didn't lock, but we didn't realise that until just before we were...

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SteveT258Hove, Manager at Imperial, responded to this review

Thank you for this review and for visiting us from Cheltenham. We have a good team here at the Imperial but are always looking for opportunities to improve further, so your feedback is much appreciated Hopefully we can look after you on your next family visit as your were delightful guests

Rome, Italy
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hotel is very well located, just a fes steps from the seafront. Friendly staff and easy to book. I found fittings were a bit tired, and cleanliness of communal area left a bit wanting. The area is silent, some other guest (saturday night) were less so. Did not try the breakfast.

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SteveT258Hove, Manager at Imperial, responded to this review

We appreciate your visiting us from Italy and for your positive review and feedback. Naturally we were sorry that an inconsiderate guest disturbed your rest - our night manager would have dealt with the situation but inevitably 'after the event' The Imperial is well located and aims to deliver value for money so thank you for highlighting this

Southampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

A perfect little Hotel and for the price you cant go wrong. Booked in without fuss by happy competent staff which continued every time I approached the desk.Took the lift to my room which they had upgraded for me from a single which I had booked to a double at no extra cost. Everything I needed. Warm ,bright,beautiful white towels...

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SteveT258Hove, Manager at Imperial, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting us from Southampton and for this stellar review...Alvis and his team really try to be there for our guests and nothing makes them happier than reading a review like this We are really looking forward to your next visit and meanwhile, renewed thanks for your kind words and custom

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really nice place, clean and tidy. The receptionist , Carol was very gentle and compreensive. Good location, and if you go there for a weekend its a really good place to stay. Room with suficient space and very good pillows :)

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SteveT258Hove, Manager at Imperial, responded to this review

Caroline will be on cloud nine when she reads this review and thank you so much for visiting us and for your kind words. You were a delightful guest and we are very much looking forward to seeing you again

St Albans, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hotel is little tired, but bedroom cosy, quiet, warm but with all amenities one needs. Bedroom and bathroom spotless, crisp white fresh sheet, pillow and duvet. Blanket in wardrobe, shampoo and complimentary small bar of soap. Tea, coffee & kettle. Television. Window that opens! Hotel is situated in fantastic location, just slightly away from the noise and bustle of Brighton,...

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SteveT258Hove, Manager at Imperial, responded to this review

We really appreciated this review and thank you so much for visiting us from Hertfordshire The Imperial strives to provide value for money as a traditional seaside hotel and is the subject of ongoing improvements with the building spanning three centuries. As you say the hotel is well located on the Hove seafront with all the fine attractions of our...

Milton Keynes, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The building, like most in the area, is quite old though kept in good condition. We arrived a little early but the reception team were really helpful in making use of the time waiting for our room to be available. The room was large and spacious but really warm and comfortable and included a sea view which was literally just...

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SteveT258Hove, Manager at Imperial, responded to this review

Thank you so much for visiting us from Milton Keynes and for this stellar review. Your visit coincided with a few blustery days and we have on order various specialist window fitments to tame further our lovely sashes Brighton and Hove has so much to offer and hopefully we can see you back before too long As you rightly say,...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good priced hotel clean and comfortable staff pleasant and help full ,the parking is good value if you can get one of the parking spots on site trouble is there are only 6 ,the location is nice and peaceful and only a 10min walk or so to the town ,1 thing i would say is avoid the hotel bar due...

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SteveT258Hove, Manager at Imperial, responded to this review

Thank you for this review and for visiting us from the Midlands. The Imperial strives to provide value for money and we were glad your overall stay was a success. Like you,we would love a bigger parking lot! We are also able to offer street parking vouchers under the Council approved scheme which are a good alternative to 'feeding the...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is a rarity. Reasonable rates, 24hr reception and everything you need. Spotlessly clean, warm, comfy and quiet. A great base to get a feel for a lovely neighbourhood but a short ride from nightlife. Cosy rather than designer.

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SteveT258Hove, Manager at Imperial, responded to this review

We loved this review and thank you so much for visiting us from Kent...the Imperial strives to provide value for money, in a traditional seaside way. Alvis and his team are so pleased and are very much looking forward to welcoming you back, hopefully before too long Renewed thanks meanwhile

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel, ideally located near the best restaurants in Hove and by the sea (many sea view rooms) is a total bargain. The rooms are not luxurious tho' many are very grand however all have great amenities and the service is wonderful, friendly and accomodating. Do not bother with booking sites, you will get a better deal calling direct. And...

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SteveT258Hove, Manager at Imperial, responded to this review

Thank you for this informative and comprehensive review. The team were only too pleased to host you and are very much looking forward to seeing you again The Imperial strives to offer value for money and it is kind of you to point this out. Hotel bars are a tough nut to crack these days...with so much choice. We strive...

Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 February 2017

just to say thanks to nick the general manager and all the staff room very clean and tidy , breakfast also was good and hot this hotel is in walking distance to many good locations as church st is 5 mins walk away and the lanes roughly 20 mins walk thanks to all the staff for a lovley time there

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SteveT258Hove, Manager at Imperial, responded to this review

Thank you so much for visiting us from along the coast in Portsmouth and for this stellar review. You were a delightful guest and we are very much looking forward to seeing you again. We are lucky to have Nick and the team at Imperial and are over the moon that you felt able to sing their praises. It means...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Imperial Hotel in Brighton & Hove mixes tradition and function with a light, fresh airiness. Its ideal position – at the end of the broadest of avenues – with its uncluttered outlook by the sea, is situated alongside Hove Promenade and The Lawns. This functional, exceptionally good value hotel is of the Regency period; its high ceilings and spacious bar and lounge are noticeable, as is its still, calm ambiance. The Imperial provides an excellent level of customer service and its conference facilities, coupled with a smart bar and an attractive restaurant, make it an equally popular venue for a variety of functions. Ample Parking is available on the street and surrounding areas using our low cost residential permit scheme at just £6.00 per day. We also offer spaces on a 'first come first served basis' on our hard standing area at £15 per day. The Imperial Hotel is the perfect choice whether you are visiting for pleasure or business! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Imperial

Address: First Avenue, Brighton BN3 2GU, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > East Sussex > Brighton and Hove > Brighton
Price Range: $78 - $380 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Imperial 3*
Number of rooms: 76
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Imperial Hotel Brighton
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#13 On the Beach Hotel in Brighton
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“Check for parking.”
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“some rooms do have see views but i wouldnt pay extra for it tho”
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“if you want a sea view ask for it”
 of 5 bubbles PermaForenner, 24 Feb 2017 | Read review
“We stayed on the 1st floor and the rooms were nice”
 of 5 bubbles KevinW246, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
“showers on floor 4 not great as maybe a water pressure issue.”
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