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Hotel Empire

Van Iseghemlaan 31, Ostend 8400, Belgium
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015 via mobile

after having such a good time in the bar the year before we decided to stay in the hotel this year.The staff are friendly & helpful,the rooms are clean & for £150 for a twin room for 3 nights with breakfast i don't know what people have to moan about.

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
17 reviews 17 reviews
5 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

This establishment really deserves no stars. Tiny rooms, broken stairwell bannister, old uncomfortable beds. The hotel stinks of smoke. Our room stank of smoke. It's beyond belief that this hotel has any star rating. I slept in my clothes. Our bathroom made me feel dirty. I won't put any defamatory remarks on this review but it did not meet any... More 

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High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

This hotel had a quirky feel to it with stars from the movies painted on the room doors. The double room was 'compact' but clean and functional enough for our one night stay. The breakfast was 'continental' but there was plenty of it in the self service buffet. The bar was welcoming and had a great jukebox. Didn't eat in... More 

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Ostend, Belgium
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30 reviews 30 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

For a few euros more than a hostel you can have a private room with a good bed. One side of the hotel has been upgraded and is quite nice, the second part is the older hotel, which is not as nice but still more than ok for the price you pay. The bar downstairs is open 24/7. If you... More 

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Deal, England, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We chose this hotel for it`s location and couldn`t have been happier. The staff were very friendly and we didn`t have any problems at all. There were four of us travelling together and they did as requested and gave us two rooms together. We had the two rooms on the top floor and couldn`t have been happier as it was... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

It's a 2 stars hotel and I can't complain about anything. It's an old hotel so e.g. toilette wasn't very clean in nooks and crannies. Room was small, but enough for 1-2 nights. Breakfast was good as for 2 stars standard.

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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15 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

This hotel was basic but clean and tidy, the staff were friendly and even tried to teach us some basic Flemish. Breakfast was traditional continental but after a heavy nice of rich food and drink it is really all you need. The location was perfect and within walking distance of the beach and centre. The only thing I would change... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Disappointed. We were charged more money for a saturday night when we were staying for five nights. The size of the room was far to small. we had to report that the heating was on in the room and every day someone was sent to fix this, but it never went off and this made the room far too hot.... More 

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Antwerp, Belgium
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34 reviews 34 reviews
28 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

The guy from the reception was very friendly he made my day , I guess without him I got a depression just came from Malaga and was very tired so I did not care much just wanted to sleep bud the next morning I was fast to check out , small room very old , could be cleaner ! and... More 

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19 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

Have stayed at this hotel three times now, it's basic but clean, 24 hour bar, very well located for beach, shops, bars and restaurants. Plenty of hot water, no tea facilities in rooms, some rooms are better than others. Hotel has two sides and the rooms are better in the newer part of the hotel. Breakfast is a very basic... More 

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