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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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  • 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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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Because I want it all to myself !! My partner and I just returned from a 3 night stay at the Empress in Asbury. It was our first time in Asbury Park and we were excited to go. We were not disappointed. We arrived at the hotel and checked in, we were given an ocean view room on the 4th... More

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20 reviews 20 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first trip to Asbury Park and we were pleasantly surprised. The Empress Hotel has a very laid back feel. The front desk staff were nice and efficient. Rooms were clean and neat and we had an oceanfront view. We enjoyed the bar and the outdoor pool. Special recognition to the bartender who was nice enough to offer... More

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New York
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38 reviews 38 reviews
15 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our stays recently at the Empress have all been excellent. I love the staff as well as the location. Rooms are always clean. The club Tabu is fun as well. They also have karaoke nights which are a blast. I highly recommend Empress.

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New York City, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I really enjoyed my stay at the Empress Hotel! The staff is friendly and fun while being professional. The rooms are cozy and clean, the decor has its roots planted in some "I remember the 70s" fun. And there is a famous club on sight, if you're there for nightly fun too. I was there with my boyfriend and his... More

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Easton, Pennsylvania
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

We made a quick trip to the beach and decided to stay overnight. Our first stay at the Empress and it really couldn't have been any nicer. We had a double room on the ocean side which was clean and comfy with nice and fresh linens, extra towels and plump pillows. All the staff we met were just lovely and... More

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Brooklyn, New York
13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

this is a real nice hotel with a few bars a place to eat as well nice pool they allow dogs there rooms are nice good beds n a terrace with chairs 50 feet from ocean and boardwalk lots of places to eat liquor store is far so get your stuff before u go

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New York City, New York
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79 reviews 79 reviews
25 hotel reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Booked last minute on Saturday morning, threw bags in the car, kids in the car seat and off we were to the shore. The location of this property can't be beat, its right across from the board walk, so when traveling with two young children ability to go across the street is just priceless to me. As its been mentioned... More

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Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
7 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

We stayed at The Empress so we could be with friends who were visiting from out of state and also staying there. The staff was incredibly friendly and everyone we encountered was great. They were accommodating about letting us leave our car in the lot during the day while we walked around even though we had checked out. The location... More

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East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

I just wanted to give a review on my recent stay at the Empress Hotel in Asbury:) I cannot say enough about the customer service, the staff was so tentative and helpful, kind and considerate and friendly! My boyfriend, myself and my 15 year old son went for a quick early getaway(yes I am a straight woman with a male... More

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Wall Township, New Jersey
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35 reviews 35 reviews
9 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

f your room looks towards the beach, big deal, 90% do. Of course they also look out over a street and buildings in front of the beach! In the winter, straight people may enjoy this hotel which houses one of the only gay dance clubs at the shore. During the summer from Friday thru Sunday night, The club and most... 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): $$$
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Setting the standard for Asbury Park, the Empress Hotel has 101 rooms. Across the street from the Atlantic Ocean and adjacent to historic Ocean Grove, our hotel offers breathtaking views of the beach, Wesley Lake, and our oversized pool. Sunbathing or jogging, shopping or swimming, the Empress is the perfect access point for the boardwalk, beach, revitalized shopping district, and dozens of area attractions. Our poolside Tiki huts, world-class dance club, and customized professional service offer everything for a relaxing getaway or the perfect party. At the Empress Asbury Park, the royal treatment is yours. ... more   less 
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