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Empress Hotel

Castle Mona Avenue, Douglas IM2 4RA
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Ranked #8 of 23 hotels in Douglas
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
sheila371 Leeds, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have just returned from the Isle of Man and stayed at the Empress Hotel which was first class in every way. We had a beautiful room overlooking the bay and fantastic weather. One draw back was the fact next door to the Empress Hotel is a late night take away (closing approx. 4am in the morning) youths who had... More

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
20 reviews 20 reviews
9 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel enjoys a superb location midway along the Douglas promenade. A smart exterior is complemented by well presented open plan lounge and dining areas. A pianist plays soft background music, though the occasional replacement artiste was rather over enthusiastic one evening. The presentation and quality of food at dinner varied, with the traditional roast beef being the most disappointing.... More

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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

This hotel is in a good spot for visiting Douglas. We have stayed 3 times during IOM TT fortnight. As with many of the hotels on the island, prices seem to increase during this period as the IOM is flooded with visitors. If travelling for the TT races you will need to book 12 months n advance. Room had a... More

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Douglas, United Kingdom
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51 reviews 51 reviews
4 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

We checked in to a smallish, clean sea view room which was smaller than what we'd expected. The view was nice though. Rooms are not well sound proofed as we could hear the man next door coughing during the night ! If a light sleeper (like me) bring ear plugs. The menu and food in the brasserie was lovely but... More

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Luton, United Kingdom
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56 reviews 56 reviews
47 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

Having stayed here in 2013 I retain my opinion that this is a decent hotel for a British seafront. It is about 10 minutes' walk from the town centre of Douglas on the seafront dominated by hotels and apartments. The same reception staff as a year ago, and travelling with a friend this time I had a twin room which... More

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Tralee, Ireland
19 reviews 19 reviews
4 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

We visit Isle of Man at least once a year and always stay in douglas.I booked the empress on line.we got a great welcome and a room with a sea view great start.its only a few minutes walk to town centre for shops and restaurants.My only fault is the food breakfeast was terrible.Orange juice is like water and it has... More

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Chester, United Kingdom
15 reviews 15 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

Hotel was very comfortable and clean, with helpful staff and an excellent position on the promenade. We stayed on the week following the motorcycle races and everywhere was quiet. The Island is in a time warp and has hardly changed since my last visit 50 years ago! Most of the seafront hotels appear to be converted to flats, and major... More

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isle of man
17 reviews 17 reviews
9 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

Hotel was very good rooms were lovely to a high standard, slept like a log. Bucks Fizz on arrival and evening meal was excellent. Entertainment was very good tribute to Michael Buble performed by Adam Brown. Breakfast was welcomed - only disadvantage was was breakfast finished at 9.45 considering you were up late being New Years Day.

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Hartlepool, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2013

I stayed for 2 nights rooms dated and bathroom very smelly. Food expensive and poor quality. Staff friendly. Would not recommended my family to stay here. Not a cheap hotel but not worth what you are paying.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013 via mobile

We were at my mum and dads wedding and the service was great couldn't ask for more the food was also fantastic everyone was really helpful especially Brian , Trevor and Lucas and all staff so would like to say a big thank you for making my mum and dad's wedding so special x x x :o)

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Address: Castle Mona Avenue, Douglas IM2 4RA
Location: United Kingdom > Isle of Man > Douglas
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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