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Empire Riverside Hotel

4.0 of 5
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Bernhard-Nocht-Strasse 97, 20359 Hamburg, Germany
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Ranked #44 of 316 Hotels in Hamburg
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Toulouse, France
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35 reviews 35 reviews
20 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Empire Riverside Hotel is a modern hotel just nest to the Elba River. It is sleek in design. The rooms are comfortable and the service is good. There is a trendy bar with great views on the 20th floor. I had a good stay and was well rested due to the comfort of the beds. I would definitely go... More 

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Pessac, France
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66 reviews 66 reviews
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Really good place for couples but also for business Rooms are really simply designed (modern so with the minimum but all confort) Nice washrooms Perfect breakfast in the hotel restaurant Don't forget to go and have a drink at the bar on the top floor !!!

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Limmen
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103 reviews 103 reviews
29 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed here three nights while on business in Hamburg. The hotel is located next to the river and has a great view of that same river. The inside of the hotel is very modern. Check-in was swift and easy. Very helpfull and friendly staff. The room is wonderful: lots of room, very nice beds and a bathroom that is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was my first business visit to Hamburg. This hotel was highly recommended by my friend in kiel. And I agree with my friends recommendation. The hotel is little bit more expensive but it has a wonderful view over the harbour. I was staying on the 12 th floor and the room had an excellent view of the harbour. You... More 

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Coconut Grove, FL
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35 reviews 35 reviews
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here on a business trip and was very pleasantly surprised. The location (near the "reperbahn") is quite seedy but the hotel itself is lovely, spacious and modern. Decor is sleek (especially the bathroom with its cheeky amenity kit), bed super comfortable and views were terrific.

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74 reviews 74 reviews
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33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had our room on the 12th floor from where you have an outstanding view on the harbour and the city. The room was well equipped and big enough but we missed the kettle and 5€ for a bottle of water is too much. The hotel is well located, next to the harbour and the Reeperbahn. It takes around 30... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Brilliant facilities, and very nice and spacious rooms with a clean almost scandinavian design. The skybar is fantastic with unmatched views. Service is another matter. If you want to use wifi for youtube, gaming etc you have to pay a hefty upgrade fee. This in itself is a fail in my mind. When I tried to purchase the upgrade I... More 

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Houston, Texas
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64 reviews 64 reviews
38 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The interior is modern but a bit dated, the rooms were nice, plenty of hot water for the showers, towels were about mid-life(not soft, but not scratchy yet). The free wifi was middling and I refused to pay for the premium wifi, wifi should always be decent and reliable in my book. The interior hallways reminded me of the end... More 

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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What an you say about the place? Efficient, modern, clean and an ideal location for what we wanted. Which was close to the bars and the 'Milentor Stadium' for FC St Pauli game If you want a relaxing family hotel this is a big no no If you want to see the extremes a city like Hamburg can give you... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

This was a flying one-night visit so a little difficult to comment on everything. The location is fine with good views over the river and city. The staff were polite and helpful and the rooms clean and comfortable. The wifi was a little "flakey" at times, but OK for simple tasks. The lobby bar "Davids" is friendly and inviting, but... More 

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