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Empress Hotel

101 Asbury Ave, Asbury Park, NJ 07712
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Ranked #1 of 4 Hotels in Asbury Park
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Atlantic City, New Jersey
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46 reviews 46 reviews
19 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stayed one night on weekend. Rooms are ok nothing special, bathrooms are dated that's only reason I didn't give 5 stars. But there are basically 2 large hotel choices in asbury (both just ok) this location is better as far as I'm concerned. Directly next door is bar watermark cafe, new sushi restaurant Blu Nami, Italian Bar Restaurant Stella Marina... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The most kind and pet friendly multiculturaly diverse hotel I have ever been to. The food is amazing, the rooms are clean, and the beach and boardwalk are minutes away. The Paradise club on the first floor of the hotel is a great place to have a great time! Thank you for making our stay so amazing!

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Old Bridge, New Jersey, United States
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Be aware of what you are getting into. Great staff but the good things end there. This not an upscale hotel. Rooms are very outdated and are in desperate need of being updated. Old CRT TV's that do not allow to connect any of your mobile devices. There is not even a dock for your mobile device to listen to... More 

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empres101, General Manager at Empress Hotel, responded to this review

Good morning, I am disappointed that this was your experience at the Empress. After reading your review I spoke with all staff members and reminded them that a clean sleeping room is mandatory. As the Manager for the past 9 years I take guests reviews very serious and hope you will give us the opportunity to see that is not... More 

Brooklyn, New York
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

its really hard to find gay or mixed hotels that allow dogs but this one is really nice 2 big beds nice big bathrooms n big closet and a terrace and you can smoke on your terrace as well grt pool and spacious living room area downstairs staff is nice and hotel overall is clean good drinks n food 1... More 

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New York City, New York
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9 reviews 9 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Really nice staff, fun scene by pool with gay notes, drag shows at evening Paradise bar, huge burgers poolside. View of beach, comfy rooms great value, and steps to boardwalk Blu Nami Sushi, crepes and other treats. Perfect for casual fun with historic ruins of the old Casino nearby and the retro charms of Bruce Srpingsteen nostalgia performance venue the... More 

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New York City, New York
15 reviews 15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Welcoming staff, felt safe while they were friendly and unobtrusive. Clean everywhere, pool is a bit of a show, but really not intimidating at all. It's low key despite some people trying to think they're not in a renovating era in AB. Elevator somewhat slow, could use some vending machines as there is nothing nearby to get a snack. Best... More 

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Baltimore, MD
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100 reviews 100 reviews
53 hotel reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

This place is more like a three to three and a half stars value for money, strictly speaking, but I'm being generous because you can tell that this once-glamorous retro resort has fought its way back from the brink of the wrecking ball and not done a bad job, and the people running it are very nice. Just keep in... More 

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Dayton, New Jersey, United States
18 reviews 18 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Clean rooms, great climate control, A/C super quiet on the balcony, pet friendly, continental breakfast, and plenty of entertainment. The staffing no matter where you're at (front desk, lobby, tiki, restaurant, main room) are all super friendly, professional, and accommodating. The food in the restaurant is also very good. Wings, quesadilla, spicy tuna wrap, BLT w/friend green tomatoes, ALL VERY... More 

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Clifton, New Jersey
13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Excellent place for a getaway! The hotel staff is friendly and accomodating, especially Audrey and Doug,. The GM Kris is always a pleasure to see and talk with. it has a mix of people from gay to straight to couples and children. it was justa melting pot of everyone getting along and enjoying each others company. Walk across the street... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014 via mobile

Great time. Right there near the boardwalk, down the Street from several famous Asbury Park landmarks and attractions. We got in free at the Night club that's in the same building!!! My only complaint is that since we were on the 4th floor we were out of range of the wifi. But it was a beautiful view and would love... More 

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Address: 101 Asbury Ave, Asbury Park, NJ 07712
Location: United States > New Jersey > Jersey Shore > Asbury Park
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 100
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