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Empress Hotel

Castle Mona Avenue, Douglas IM2 4RA
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Ranked #7 of 23 Hotels in Douglas
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Phil B Chester, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Chester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Recently returned from another visit to the Empress and were not disappointed as it was as good as ever. Despite being busy, the Rooms, Food and Service were of their usual high standard, particularly the Bar which is run by Lukasz who is the star and main face of the hotel. Special thanks to him and well done to all... More

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Manchester, England, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The empress hotel what can I say absolutely fantastic 1st class hotel,friendly staff.hotel room overlooking Douglas bay very very clean,and the food was excellent would recommend the empress to everydody try it you won't be disappointed we weren't .Thank you

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Templepatrick, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having enjoyed many happy family holidays as a child at the Isle of Man, it was time to return to reflect on those wonderful memories - was I disappointed - certainly not! Choosing the Empress Hotel with its central location on the seafront in the heart of Douglas convenient to the port, shops, theatres and cinemas not forgetting the prestigious... More

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

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
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

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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Chester, United Kingdom
17 reviews 17 reviews
11 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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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57 reviews 57 reviews
4 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 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
40 helpful votes 40 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
20 reviews 20 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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Address: Castle Mona Avenue, Douglas IM2 4RA
Location: United Kingdom > Isle of Man > Douglas
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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