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Empress Hotel

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   05 Nguyen Thai Hoc St | Lam Dong Province, Dalat, Vietnam
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Ranked #30 of 53 Hotels in Dalat
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Despite no sign outside, this is now operating as Blue Water Hotel and Restaurant, connected with the restaurant on the lake across the street. They're also soft launching a patio cafe on the premises. Changes aren't made totally across the board: still see Empress towels and door signs. Rooms are nicely styled and good size, decor a bit dated, could... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

My husband and I stayed for 5 nights. Fabulous location close to markets and to the centre of the town. Room was big, could be cleaner and I am not a fan of flowered/brocaded bedspreads?? Free internet a bonus. Breakfast was just OK. Staff were very shy/friendly and each morning no greetings were received for example: Good morning. I realise... More 

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Geel, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

We stayed ,now for the second time in Hotel Empress,this year 2 nights.Nice situated,overlooking the lake,,and a short walk to the market area.comfortable room,good bed,and the breakfast was ok(baguette,eggs,toast,butter and marmelade)also the pick up from the airport,was OK,for a reasonable price.We loved it,and will return again

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Market Harborough, United Kingdom
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34 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

This is a relatively small hotel. Quiet. Great location overlooking the lake. Decent but not extraordinary breakfast. Room is clean & well appointed. Comfortable. I think we stayed in the same room David N referred to: rather tricky to open the door. Agree, many hotels and restaurants in Vietnam still don't seem to offer non-smoking facilities. This may seem fussy,... More 

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China
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

We arrived late on a bus and went to the first hotel name we saw in Lonely Planet. We paid US$40/night. This is far from being the worst hotel in the world but just a little effort would make this a superb place to stay. As it stands, this hotel is mediocre at best. The pros:- Great location near the... More 

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Forster, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2013

My wife & I spent 3 nights at this hotel picked because of its quiet location overlooking the lake. It was generally rundown and had seen better days. We were taken to the nearest room to reception. It was musty and the key did not work. Reception opened the door but we could not, called him back where the trick... More 

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Gross-Bieberau
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54 reviews 54 reviews
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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

This hotel must have seen much better times some decades ago. In line with the lack of maintenance the cleaning was below average and not in line with the rating listed. Hot water in the bathroom was a matter of luck. The very fresh climate of this hilly location was not catered for adequately and the night was freezing cold.... More 

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Jupiter, Florida, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

After reading a lot of other reviews, I was hesitant to stay here but decided to book the first three days of our two week stay in DaLat at the Empress. I was pleasantly surprised at the hotel. Though it is older, the rooms were clean and appointed very nicely. The bathrooms were nice and there was unlimited hot water... More 

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Blenheim, New Zealand
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

Best things about this hotel? Location at the lake: near to good restaurants ( especially the V Cafe): good-sized and reasonably comfortable room. Otherwise a tired place which must have been attractive in its time but now shows little sign of investment in upkeep. Fridge in our room did not work and was not fixed over three days despite several... More 

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Alexandra Headland, Australia
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013

This was a very fancy, but tired, hotel. Beautiful position overlooking the lake, but the steps and ramp up and down from the road made it a nightmare for our tired knees. The room was average clean, but not bad all things considered. Great shower. The courtyard, which could be beautiful, was very run down and unloved. A lot of... More 

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Address: 05 Nguyen Thai Hoc St | Lam Dong Province, Dalat, Vietnam
Location: Vietnam > Lam Dong Province > Dalat
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Empress Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 19
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