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    The Empress Hotel

    Central Promenade, Douglas IM2 4RA
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    Room & Suite (35)
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    • Excellent30%
    • Very good41%
    • Average19%
    • Poor7%
    • Terrible3%
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    “piano bar” (50 reviews)
    “sea view” (77 reviews)
    “burger bar” (14 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Breakfast included
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Room Service
    Fitness centre
    Wheelchair Access
    Business Centre
    Dry Cleaning
    3.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 26 March 2017

    We booked at the Empress Hotel because we wanted to be located on the Promenade. Check in was a breeze and we stayed in an Executive Double Sea View Room. Although the exterior of the hotel holds a distinct aged architecture, our room was recently...More

    Thank madcapsules
    Response from HEHotels, Manager at The Empress HotelResponded 30 March 2017

    Dear madcapsules Thanks for your great review from your recent stay. The seaview rooms are so much better following the refurbishment and with completion in the next week, will see all seafacing rooms upgraded. With new curtains, beds and décor, we feel they are well...More

    Reviewed 22 March 2017

    We purchased our stay at the Empress in a charity auction. The hotel is old but well maintained and spotlessly clean. Unfortunately we arrived midst a St Patrick's Day celebration and had to fight our way to reception. Our room was small but functional with...More

    Thank Zoe B
    Response from HEHotels, Manager at The Empress HotelResponded 30 March 2017

    Dear Zoe B Thanks for your review. The St Patricks Night Charity event is a very busy night for us and the front hotel lights get changed to bright green for the night too, which are brighter than our normal blue floodlights. However, the recently...More

    Reviewed 22 March 2017

    We visit family on the island regularly and always have an excellent stay at the Empress. Our newly decorated sea view room this time was lovely. The facilities are consistently good and the breakfast is first rate.More

    Thank Jack A
    Response from HEHotels, Manager at The Empress HotelResponded 30 March 2017

    Dear Jack A Thanks for your nice review. We are just completing the final floor of sea view rooms and Suites from our refurbishment this week and then all front facing rooms would have undergone the transformation, and I'm glad you liked the improvement. Hope...More

    Reviewed 17 March 2017

    Location ideal for the Gaiety Theatre, 5 minutes walk away. Room quite small but clean and functional. Buffet breakfast very good. Beach across the road. Parking can be an issue. Reception staff very helpful.

    Thank Loslie37
    Response from HEHotels, Manager at The Empress HotelResponded 21 March 2017

    Dear Loslie37 Thanks for your recent review. I'm glad you enjoyed the Hotel and breakfast and found the staff helpful. I look forward to your next stay with us. Regards Neil Gray Business Manager

    Reviewed 16 March 2017

    I travel to the Isle of Man quite frequently and always stay here. I appreciate the consistency in the value and service of the hotel and rooms, and of course the views as well! The rooms are outdated as others have mentioned and I feel...More

    Thank LoveLondonLife
    Response from HEHotels, Manager at The Empress HotelResponded 21 March 2017

    Dear LoveLondonLife Thanks for your 5 star review. We are just finishing a refurbishment of the seaview rooms at the front of the Hotel with completion by mid April. I hope you are able to try these superb new rooms next time as they are...More

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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Beachfront
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
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    • Breakfast included
    • Dry Cleaning
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    • Business Centre with Internet Access
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    • US$90 - US$140 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    18 June 2017|
    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!
    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.
    Frank O
    13 January 2017|
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    Response from HEHotels | Property representative |
    Hi We're about 25 minutes from the airport. You can get the bus from the airport for £3.10 and the number 1H stops about 100m away from us. Other buses are number 1 or 2 that also go past us but ask the driver to double... More
    Room Tips
    "Consider the sea view upgrade which wasn't (I think) too expensive."
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    "Do not have a room at the back of the hotel near the kitchen generator you will get no sleep."
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    "Just noisy in the penthouse suite."
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    "Try a seafront Room"
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