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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 #29 of 49 hotels in Dalat
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
Simon T Market Harborough, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 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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Market Harborough, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
18 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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61 reviews 61 reviews
38 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
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
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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53 reviews 53 reviews
9 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 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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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
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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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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26 reviews 26 reviews
7 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 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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Sydney, Australia
12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2013

The lake is beautiful and the promo pictures look great. The price for this hotel is relatively expensive when compared to others in the same district. The pictures are actually misleading. The grounds and hotel look like someone hasn't done much maintenance for a very long time. Doors rattle, shower door hard to open, mould all around the inside of... More

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Gold Coast
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72 reviews 72 reviews
30 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2013

Stayed here for two nights (unfortunately) Definitely never again. A great location spoiled by a very poor hotel. Tired, needs cleaning properly and forget about the breakfast; there were four of us and we asked for glasses for juice and was brought ONE glass. Asked for butter and was totally ignored. Best thing to do is find somewhere else to... More

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Holland Park, Brisbane, Australia
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2013

The Empress Hotel is ideally located beside the lake and close to the markets and near many restaurants. The grounds are nice and the rooms are of a good size. However …… I was disappointed the room was not clean. There was matted hair in the corner of the room, a condom wrapper under the bead and two old stained... More

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Also Known As:
Empress Hotel Dalat
Address: 05 Nguyen Thai Hoc St | Lam Dong Province, Dalat, Vietnam
Location: Vietnam > Lam Dong Province > Dalat
Free Breakfast Restaurant
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Ranked #29 of 49 hotels in Dalat
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Empress Hotel 2.5*
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