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Empire Riverside Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Bernhard-Nocht-Strasse 97, 20359 Hamburg, Germany
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Ranked #49 of 316 hotels in Hamburg
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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634 reviews 634 reviews
108 hotel reviews
502 helpful votes 502 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Let´s get this one staright ahead. Even the lowest internet rate is (comparing apples with apples) pretty high for Hamburg. But you get something back. Location: Very clsoe to the Reeperbahn, if you are with kids do not take the direct walk, turn left at the exit and the next left again it avoids one of the nastier areas. Very... More

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Birmingham, Alabama
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped into this hotel on a recommendation from a local Hamburg resident & friend. It was a very nice place to stay while en route from Copenhagen to Frankfurt - wished I had stayed another day in Hamburg rather than going onto Frankfurt, but that's another story. The hotel is well situated on the waterfront and has killer views of... More

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Toulouse, France
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I like this hotel and stay here quite often when on business trips in Hamburg. I often get the "corner" room, which makes two full walls purely out of window from bottom to the top. Love this. Rooms are very cozy, comfortable and quite. Fitness room is good, breakfast very good, too, with freshly pressed orange juice. Only thing I... More

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Milan, Italy
14 reviews 14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really nice hotel in general. Great views, beautiful rooms, excellent breakfast, very modern and still a warm feeling. I wasn't so happy about the service. The hotel knows that it is a good one and you can feel it. After showing the credit card in the right color I received a smile. Of course people from hamburg are known to... More

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Nieuwegein, The Netherlands
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99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

How convenient must it be if you are the only hotel who offers a truely astonishing view over the Hamburg Harbour. People will find you and pay the steep price to look at the ships pass by. I am one of those people, but if wasn’t for my 3 year old boy, I probably would have skipped this place. One... More

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Hannover, Germany
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7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel location allows a great view of the port, the rooms are comfortable and very clean. A highlight is the bar at the 20th floor of course depending on the weather you can have great view. For conferences the Hotel is excellent! Prices are reasonable.

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Milano, Italia
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Enjoyed the view on the waterfront, the room comfort ant the most unusual amenities in the room in a nice bag saying "take me". Food and wine quality was poor and service was average, though. Slow check in and check out.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Very nice room with a wall-sized window towards the harbour (QE 2 in the docks) and the Elbphilharmonie (recommended); modern design with stylish lightning and very comfy beds; the bathroom was perfect. Don't forget to visit the rooftop bar "20up" with an amazing Hamburg harbour view.

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Berlin, Germany
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10 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

The view is just breath taking, I have been in this hotel a few times and I always had view over the river/ harbor or the city of Hamburg. Make sure you request a room on the higher levels! The breakfast is ok, service is average. Depending on how busy the breakfast is, it can take a while to get... More

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19 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

Stayed here for a major conference at Hamburg Messe and was initially impressed by the functional room (less impressed by the rate more than doubling during the conference), and good breakfast (expensive - Euro 22 but I have paid more for less). When tested, you discover how blasé staff have become. 1) As a business hotel, internet access is important... More

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Address: Bernhard-Nocht-Strasse 97, 20359 Hamburg, Germany
Location: Germany > Hamburg
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Empire Riverside Hotel 4*
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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Wheelchair access
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#17 Spa Hotel in Hamburg #27 Business Hotel in Hamburg #38 Luxury Hotel in Hamburg #42 Romantic Hotel in Hamburg
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St. Pauli's unique Lifestyle-Hotel With the placing of the foundation stone on the area formerly occupied by the Bavaria brewery the development of the newest hotel project of the family-managed Fraatz Bartels group of companies – owner and operator of the Hotel Hafen Hamburg – started. The private hoteliers invested in the spectacular new hotel project in the heart of trendy St. Pauli, which has open its doors to guests travelling on leisure or business alike in November 2007. ... more   less 
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