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The Empress Hotel

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  • Excellent31%
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  • Average19%
  • Poor6%
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Reviewed 2 days ago

If you are looking for a pleasant bar on Douglas promenade without the usual noise from TV screens showing football and over-amplified canned music, this hotel has a very peaceful and relaxed bar with a high standard of piano music to entertain. Well worth a...More

Thank Richard S
Reviewed 2 days ago

Small room (single). Clean when I arrived, but not done as thoroughly afterwards. Couldn't make the hairdryer work so I asked Reception, who sent a maintenance man. He said that it only worked if the bathroom light was on. As it was a bright morning...More

Thank cricketfan10
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Call in for a drink, decided to have a meal in the restaurant. Seated us the glass house at the front which has great views. Only downside was a broken window above us. Food very tasty and staff excellent. Good value also.

Thank Fidi I
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Are the Northern Irish not welcome at the centrally located Empress Hotel despite Douglas being twinned with Ballymoney, NI? No not really, but the first impression is not good as the flags outside represent the Iom, England, Scotland, Wales and the Irish Republic, but NOT...More

1  Thank Rodney059
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

very clean good size double room, nice sea views, I only had breakfast which had a great choice of hot & cold, the staff are very friendly & helpful, ideal location with good on road parking, I would highly recommend it and will be staying...More

1  Thank Michael H
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Amenities
Top amenities
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Beachfront
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Breakfast included
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Business Centre with Internet Access
Laundry Service
Banquet Room
Things to do
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
US$110 - US$229 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$110 - US$229 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Response from bethyoudog | Reviewed this property |
sorry dont know.
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Pinkyracer
18 June 2017|
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Response from Winston B | Reviewed this property |
Hi, TT is usually booked solid year on year. Try Booking com for any Island availability. Good luck!
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Debbie G
22 April 2017|
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Response from HEHotels | Property representative |
There's a ground floor entrance but reception need to be called to open the door if it's needed between 11am and 5pm when the area is not manned. We have no walkin showers or disabled friendly rooms unfortunately.
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"Avoid first floor rooms if you don't like to hear other people's music."
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"if you want the space, views and privacy choose one of the sea view suites."
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"Sea view, deluxe rooms are excellent value. However, Guests with mobility difficulties should note that..."
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