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    The Empire Hotel

    2 Orr Street, Queenstown, Tasmania 7467, Australia
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    • Excellent14%
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    • Average26%
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    1 - 5 of 110 reviews

    Reviewed 6 days ago

    Great old hotel with so much character,from the amazing staircase to the old fashioned rooms. The rooms are comfortable and very clean, Showers have good pressure and lovely hot water. The creaky floorboards add to the character of the place. The mattress is very soft...More

    Thank Shazsarale
    Response from Zac S, Public Relations Manager at The Empire HotelResponded 6 days ago

    Hi Shazsarale! Thank you for such a wonderful review! This is exactly the kind of feedback that we work for to hear from our customers. We hope to see you again in the future! Cheers, Empire Hotel Management

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    This Nanna took her 13yr old grandson on his birthday trip to the West Coast of Tasmania where he had never been, we stopped at the beautiful Nelson Falls on the way, we also had my son and partner along for the ride, this trip...More

    Thank 7557wendy
    Response from Zac S, Public Relations Manager at The Empire HotelResponded 6 days ago

    Hi Wendy! Thank you for the wonderful review! We're so glad that you chose to stay with us during your West Coast trip. It's great to hear that you were able to explore Nelson Falls - it's one of our favourite spots surrounding our area!...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    only stayed couple of nights, beds are supposed to be updated,,, well I was told they are all now only double and stupid 4 poster ones. Far too small,, agony with my bad back, and it squeeked all night. The time before had queen size...More

    Thank Robyn P
    Response from Zac S, Public Relations Manager at The Empire HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

    Hi Robyn, We're very sorry to hear that your stay at Empire was less than satisfactory. This is the first negative feedback that we have received about our beds. If you have any further comments regarding your stay, please email zac@tphospitality.com.au. We would love to...More

    Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

    Delicious lunch on a grey day in Queenstown. Staff in restaurant turn their hands to all the tasks of running a restaurant. Wonderful welcoming friendly staff. Yummy food. I ordered a blt and no trouble to add avocado. Lovely old world atmosphere.

    Thank Mary B
    Response from Zac S, Public Relations Manager at The Empire HotelResponded 18 July 2017

    Hi Mary B! Thank you so much for taking the time to leave such a wonderful review! We hope to see you again at Empire Hotel soon! Cheers, Empire Management

    Reviewed 4 May 2017

    Old style for a cosy hotel with a very friendly staff. A quiet, simple and comfortable room with a beautiful view on the moutains and clouds and local street art. The pub propose good meals. Beautiful staircase in the foyer. Excellent price/quality ratio.

    Thank Isabel3192
    Response from Zac S, Public Relations Manager at The Empire HotelResponded 10 May 2017

    Hi Isabel3192, Thank you for the raving review! We're glad to hear that you an awesome experience with us and could enjoy the wonderful views that we get to see everyday! Hope to see you again in the future. Cheers

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    • US$58 - US$68 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 35
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    23 October 2016|
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    Response from John H | Reviewed this property |
    You may be out of luck with the connecting rooms. Best to check with the hotel directly
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    "Didn't see a lift so the staircase may be a problem for people with mobility issues"
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    "Ask for room that's not above the kitchen exhaust fan."
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    "The rooms overlooking the railway caught the afternoon sun and were lovely and warm that night."
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    "Rooms on town side really noisy. Try and book room with ensuite."
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