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Hotel Empire

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Van Iseghemlaan 31, Ostend 8400, Belgium
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Ranked #35 of 47 hotels in Ostend
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2 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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Plymouth
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30 reviews 30 reviews
18 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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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2013

This was the second part of our honeymoon and we were originally down as booked for the Royal Astor which we have stayed at before and liked. We went through 5 Star travel a coach company specialising in mini breaks abroad, but were not told of the change of hotel until the last minute - which I thought was a... More

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Antwerp, Belgium
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

reception is in dark colours, not very welcoming. first question asked : what s your name, second question askes how are you going to pay. not very welcoming. girl at reception in the evening was not friendly. rooms basic and clean. windows extremely dirty. breakfast : fair, a lot of different sorts of bread is a plus. but not that... More

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Bishop Auckland, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2013

This hotel is not for the faint hearted it is so poor I am amazed that the local authority have licenced it.Take the lift from reception room for one person with one case only it took me to between second and third floors and nobody could hear the alarm.The room was filthy and the toilet was unusable however the bed... More

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Brussels, Belgium
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2013

During an official tour in the city I stayed here for just three days and my experience was good. It is a good budget hotel in the city. Rooms, services and staff, all are good. No issues regarding cleanliness or anything else. Overall my stay was comfortable and I would recommend it.

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Newport, Wales, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2012

Stayed 3 nights with a party of 20. Our room had a puddle (not a damp patch) on the floor, the miniscule wardrobe was about a metre high and about 10 inches deep, unusable for our clothes as it stunk of mildew. Manager said no other room was available. Next door had similar problems and asked for a refund to... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2012 via mobile

We'd read the reviews and thought surely it can't be that bad... Well it can and was! We thought well at least if its clean, but it wasn't rooms stank of smoke and had sticky stains on the floor. The shower leaked and was just a tap from the ceiling, bizarre! Ok so it wasn't clean but we were hoping... More

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Nottingham, England, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2012

We have recently returned from an organised coach trip and stayed for 2 nights at this hotel. Having read comments on here before we went,we went with an open mind. we asked for a twin room and got a double room with two single beds pushed together, the floors were stained and sticky, bath towels were shredded, their were no... More

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Lichfield, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
10 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2012

I had taken the liberty of emailing the hotel prior to stopping over at the hotel. As a two star we were ready for anything especially after reading other comments on this site. Must say on arrival the group of 36 people were dealt with in a speedy fashion in room allotment and keys. Then to the evening meal, not... More

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2012

We have recently returned from an organised coach trip and stayed for 2 nights at this hotel. Having read comments on here before we went,we went with an open mind, but went armed with disinfectant, cloths etc...on arrival, our worse nightmares were realised. The hotel was dark and smelt of cigarette smoke. Especially as the bar tender stood under the... More

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Additional Information about Hotel Empire

Also Known As:
Empire Hotel Ostende
Address: Van Iseghemlaan 31, Ostend 8400, Belgium
Location: Belgium > Flanders > West Flanders Province > Ostend
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Restaurant Shuttle Bus service
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Ranked #35 of 47 hotels in Ostend
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel Empire 2*
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