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Empress Hotel

Certificate of Excellence
101 Asbury Ave, Asbury Park, NJ 07712
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Ranked #1 of 5 Hotels in Asbury Park
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 5 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here last night. Needed a place last minute and wound up here. Staff was great, but that's about it. Room was old, dusty, and air conditioner didn't work great. Overall it just felt rundown and not worth the price we paid. We were also asked for drugs while riding in the elevator. My friends and I won't be back.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I left something in my room when I checked out. I called the next day, Kris at the front desk found it and held it for me until I got back to pick it up. THANK YOU. They were wonderful and helpful during my stay & after!

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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

There really is no hotel on the beach in Asbury Park other than the Empress. It's the only game in town. It's overpriced for what you get. The room is small but clean. You really aren't in the room that much. This is a decent place to stay for one or two nights but not longer. It's literally a 2... More 

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New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

When I go to the Jersey shore, The Empress is my hotel of choice. The hotel has so much to offer; pool, bar, entertainment and a great staff. The views of sunrises are spectacular. If you go to the shore, you must stay at the Empress Hotel!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Booked a room for two nights the weekend before Memorial Day. The room was clean and close to the beach and near all the restaurants and other amenities Asbury Park has to offer. I have two complaints: the pool was not open and security. About 3:00 in the morning, a group of twenty year olds who rented a room (there... More 

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New York City, New York
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21 reviews 21 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

I don't know what happened between the other reviews and mine but this place is unacceptable, There was not even toilet paper in the bathroom - not to mention even a holder - the closet door was broken in the middle and curtains filthy. The pool was unavailable as they were waiting an inspection but the rate I was charged... More 

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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

I stayed here at the Empress twice, with my sister and her husband and my niece and her husband. The first time was in 2013 for a couple of days. I stayed on the 4th floor in a room with balcony. The rooms were old, window dirty, bath room was not properly cleaned, rugs smelled the pool area was very... More 

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Marmora, New Jersey, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 via mobile

Every year for my birthday weekend my husband & I head to Asbury Park for an overnight visit. This was our 3rd time staying at The Empress because its location and welcoming vibe are the best in the area! The front desk is super helpful with dining suggestions and they seem to be very happy you are there. The rooms... More 

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Portland, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Stayed here for a concert at the Stone Pony. Excellent location - beach view was awesome. Staff were very friendly and helpful each time we needed them. Room was clean and plenty big. Balcony was perfect for enjoying some scenery and people watching. Would definitely stay again.

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

Good morning, Thank you for taking the time to write this kind review. We love to hear guests feedback about the hotel. We are in a great location if you are going to see a show at the Stone pony. You can park your car and walk to the venue within 5 minutes. We are excited for the upcoming season... More 

Hoboken, New Jersey
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28 reviews 28 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

The Empress is my go to hotel when staying in Asbury Park. Across the street from the boardwalk, the Empress Hotel is a well located hotel, with a dance club and pool. There are only two large hotels in Asbury to choose from, but the Empress is the party that doesn't stop. The rooms aren't anything special, but are decent... More 

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

Good morning, We are glad to hear that you are a repeat customer. The Empress hotel is great place to come and decompress from a long week at work. We look forward to having you as our guest. Please don't forget to book your rooms. Summer is right around the corner and after a very long winter we are filling... More 

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