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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 5 days ago
BBK1000 New York City, New York
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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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New York City, New York
14 reviews 14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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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96 reviews 96 reviews
49 hotel reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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San Diego
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an interesting hotel with a schizophrenic existence. One minute a high energy gay hotel and nightclub. The next minute you will see families with children check in...the next minute the hallways will be filled with marijuana smoke, with loud partying str8 people who just came from a concert at the Stone Pony. Be advised the free wifi does... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

To give some background : We decided to stay here very last minute on a Saturday night in Aug and booked it at like 9:30p due to a cancellation they had. The parking lot was quiet small. We ended up paying for parking a block away. The hotel seems okay for people who are into clubbing. Not good for sleeping.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was amazingly surprised how nice this hotel was. I haven't been to Asbury Park in years so was a little reluctant. But we were looking for a hotel on the beach that accepted out 2 dogs so we tried it. The hotel was clean, the staff was extremely friendly, located right across the street from the 1st ave beach. Plenty... More

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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

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
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

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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Address: 101 Asbury Ave, Asbury Park, NJ 07712
Location: United States > New Jersey > Jersey Shore > Asbury Park
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Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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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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