Located in the high Colorado Rockies the Imperial Hotel and Casino is an attraction of both old and new. The interior and exterior of the Hotel takes its guests back to a time when the Cripple Creek area was a bustling, gold-mining community. The Casino, on the other hand, is equipped with the most up to date slot and video games, over 175 in total, available that keep the regulars coming back. The well trained staff members are known for their friendliness and desire to make your gaming experience as pleasant as possible. There is a Deli and full service bar on the casino floor for the guest's convenience.
The Hotel was built in 1896 and has undergone numerous updates while still maintaining its warm atmosphere.
Visitors have a number of options to choose from when deciding on their accommodations during their stay at the Imperial. Both private and shared baths are available. Different bed sizes including cribs and rollaway beds are available upon request. All the rooms are smoke free and are accessible up one or two flights of stairs. When planning a trip to the Imperial it's important to note that elevator service is not available. Each guest room has cable TV including some of the popular premiere stations. Pets are not permitted. All major credit cards are accepted.
The Cripple Creek area is loaded with a vast assortment of dining opportunities. Guests of the Imperial Hotel and Casino, however, will discover fine dining without having to leave the premises.
Chef Paul's Steak House offers top quality dining in the quiet setting of the roomy restaurant. The atmosphere is well suited to a first-rate dining experience. To enhance the dining experience, Chef Paul's offers a full bar and a substantial wine list. In addition to a wide ranging menu, the restaurant is well known for its salad bar selections.
The Red Rooster presents a unique dining experience. Opened in 1953 with one Red Rooster on display, the restaurant now has over 165 roosters of various shapes and sizes on display. Most of the roosters were gifts originating from all over the world. This is an ideal spot to kick back and enjoy a cocktail with business associates, family, and friends.
Last, but certainly not the least, is the popular Third Street Deli located directly on the main casino floor. Sandwiches, both hot and cold, are available in this conveniently located deli. For a quick bite after an energizing gaming experience this is a splendid place for a quick break.
The Imperial offers business clients or individuals wanting to host a private function a number of options that will make the event a success.
The Carlton Room accommodates up to 40 guests. The Mackin Room, with a built-in bar, is located on the third floor and provides accommodations for up to 140 guests.
Visitors to the Imperial Hotel and Casino will want to take the opportunity is visit some of the famous historical sites in Cripple Creek and the surrounding communities. The population of is approximately 1500, but at one time residents of Cripple Creek totaled nearly 50,000. Visitors can find old gold mines, ghost towns and a number of museums within a few miles of the town.