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Imperial Hotel

  • Cornwallis Street
  • Barrow-in-Furness
  • Cumbria
  • LA14 2LG


  • Bed and Breakfast
  • Conference & Meeting Rooms
  • Disabled Facilities
  • Family
  • Parking
  • WiFi

About this property

The seaport of Barrow-in-Furness is found at the tip of the Furness peninsula, bordered by Morecambe Bay, the Duddon Estuary and the Irish Sea. It offers the ideal base to explore the Lake District and is close to Furness Abbey, Piel Island and many other attractions including South Lakes Safari Zoo (to which Imperial Hotel residents enjoy discounted admission).

The Imperial Hotel is situated in the heart of Barrow, opposite the impressive Victorian Town Hall.
Designed by Architect Thomas Bennett, the hotel was built in 1875 during the boom to accommodate the wealth of prospectors and gentry attracted by the town s industrial riches.

Closed for many years, the hotel has been gloriously restored following an extensive redevelopment programme.
Now re-open to the public, the Imperial Hotel is renowned for impeccable service and traditional values, bestowing each guest with a memorable stay.

The Imperial Hotel consists of 49 en-suite bedrooms, all of which are designed to provide luxurious comfort and style that every guest deserves.
All bedrooms feature pocket sprung luxury beds, flat screen televisions with an abundance of channels, tea and coffee making facilities and WI-FI internet access.

For pure splendour, choose one of our executive rooms or suites.
With king size beds, walk-in wet rooms and jacuzzi baths, each offer a delightful environment for you to relax and indulge.

After a busy day of work or pleasure, the ground floor Aspire Bar provides the perfect setting to unwind.
Whether you desire a long drink, a continental beer, a refined wine or celebratory champagne, your tastes are well and truly catered for. Cocktail lovers can savour the delights of an extensive menu devised by our resident mixologist from classic Cosmopolitans to a modern Mojitos.

The Imperial Hotel is seamlessly in tune with the needs of the modern world, offering wedding, business and commercial services with a choice of conference and banqueting suites accommodating up to 180 guests.
A prestigious venue and impeccable support services combine to make it the perfect choice for any event.

Directions to Imperial Hotel

The Hotel Imperial is located on Cornwallis Street, Barrow-in-Furness, adjacent the Town Hall.
Satellite Navigation users should enter LA14 2LG Cornwallis Street


Leave the M6 Motorway at Junction 36 and follow signs for Barrow on the scenic A590 route.
Continue along the A590 into Barrow-in-Furness centre until the Retail Park and Pizza Hut are visible on your right.

Keep straight on at the following two roundabouts (passing B&Q and DW Sports Fitness) before turning left at the traffic lights.
The Hotel Imperial can be found immediately ahead.


Limited free parking is available on a first come, first served basis in our secure garage.
Hotel reception will advise if spaces are available on arrival and grant access.
Further parking is available opposite in the Town Hall car park (Please note charges are applicable at certain times).


Barrow-in-Furness Railway Station is mile from the hotel


Manchester Airport is 105 miles away Glasgow Airport is 188 miles away Newcastle Airport is 142 miles away

Check in and check out times

You can check in from 15:00. You need to check out by 11:00.



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