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The Empire Hotel

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  • Excellent16%
  • Very good38%
  • Average26%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible7%
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“dining room”(11 reviews)
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2 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Got in late 9pm on a Sunday night and staff great and had my room organised Single bed great sleep on a soft mattress .. very good share bathroom across the hallway Standard continental breakfast What more could you ask for Value 10 out of...More

Thank gordontraves
Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is apprently renovating their bedrooms and bathrooms. We paid $80 for a night and the room was tiny, and not ensuite (the latter we did not mind). We expected basic but this was below basic. We did manage to get to use the...More

Thank midgybabe
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed here as an overnight stop between Cradle Mountain and Hobart. Booked a single room with shared bathroom and feel the price reflects what you get. the room was a decent size with a super comfortable bed which had an electric blanket. Shared bathrooms were...More

Thank feindigo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Staff were friendly. Food was good and typical pub food (steak and chips, a couple of salads, salmon, chicken Parma etc). Prices a little high ($25 for steak and chips) but probably to be expected for the area.More

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

Hi Elyse, Thank you for leaving a review. If you have any further feedback for us on how we could improve 3-stars to 5-stars, we would love to hear from you! We are always looking to improve our customer's experience. We hope to see you...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a great meal at this hotel and would have stayed here if there was room. They were very busy on the night we were there, but food & drinks came out really quickly. Delicious. Lovely old building and the staff were friendly and...More

Thank stonn5
Response from Zac S, Public Relations Manager at The Empire HotelResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Stonn, Thank you for such a wonderful review! we look forward to having you back here in the future. Cheers, Empire Hotel Management

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US$56 - US$74 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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HennyK56
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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"Maybe ask for a renovated room otherwise you might get basic."
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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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