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Empress Hotel

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101 Asbury Ave, Asbury Park, NJ 07712
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Central, NJ
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The location and scenery were nice, but the rooms are way overpriced, and parking was a nightmare. There is extremely limited parking for this hotel as the city took eminent domain over most of their parking spaces. Some staff were quite rude as well. I don't think i would recommend this place to a friend or relative.

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2 Thank CannonBall1970
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Was directed there by another hotel chain because pet friendly. Got there late and tired. Worked out great as hotel staff was quick and courteous. Was asleep 15 minutes after arriving through doors. Would recommend to anyone passing thru Asbury.

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Thank Ipsboston
NYC
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25 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015

The Empress has a pool which is open, for a small fee, to the public. I often go there to relax and order from the bar/Restaurant. It's crowded on weekends in summer, so I generally go on Tues or Wed. It's a fine, fun place, with clean pool

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Thank Frank S
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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67 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015 via mobile

We make it here just about every year. Staff is friendly and rooms are very clean. The Stone Pony is about a block away and there are some good eateries right across the street. Nightlife is good, but I've only been here in the off season so it could be awesome in the summer.

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Thank Tom W
Guttenberg, New Jersey
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9 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015 via mobile

I have continued to return to the Empress Hotel year after year for business, and for pleasure, simply because the staff is wonderful, the hotel is clean and always well kept. Anyone can offer a roof over your head, but not everyone always greets you with a smile, and knows you by name! That's what I get from the good... More 

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Canandaigua, New York
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12 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2015

We loved staying at this hotel for a fun time in the sun. It was right across the street from the boardwalk and beach! Room was fine. My only suggestion is not to go on a weekend unless you like noise and to party! The nightclub there is really hopping on weekends and you can hear the music quite loudly.... More 

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2 Thank Laurie R
New York City, New York
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178 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015 via mobile

The empress is ideally located across the street from the beach and boardwalk as well as accessible in price. We were treated nicely and provided a lovely breakfast the best part was our terrace facing the beach, which was a nice surprise I'm not giving it a perfect score because it is a little worn on the edges, but it... More 

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New York, New York
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6 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

We reserved a room here with some trepidation given the comments about noise issues. And the fact one signs a waiver when one checks in didn't assuahe our worries. But we had requested, and were given a room a distance from the club (third floor, ocean side) and happily there were no sound issues at all. The fact that we... More 

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Thank BartGNYC
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9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

This is probably the best hotel in this town. Great beach town but nothing really to do during off seasons. There are two bars and a pool on the ground floor. All rooms have balcony and the corner rooms are the best!!

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1 Thank Alvin L
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17 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015

I love coming to this pool for swimming, rest, reading and getting my suntan! The staff is great! Kris is the manager and always greets me and chats for a while. Doug is on staff at check-in and he had a great personality! The pool is kept immaculate by resident pool mgr Mario..."thanks, Mario, for doing such a great job... More 

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