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Empress Hotel

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101 Asbury Ave, Asbury Park, NJ 07712
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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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Geneseo, Illinois
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13 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed here for our last leg of the journey for Project Fear Is Horseplay. Upon our arrival we were impressed by the location of the hotel; right across the street from the beach and Boardwalk. It was a very quiet hotel, but we stayed on a weekday. We asked for an ocean view room and were greeted with a... More 

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Freehold, New Jersey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Pleasant hotel, but mostly for gays who want to party and are too smart to drive. Mostly clean but a little outdated. It's a great place to crash but doesn't offer too much for the price. Hallways are a bit noisy but it's expected from the off the hook nightclub downstairs.

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NYC
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Rooms are basic, but clean and have good views. Very good hotel for NJ on the boardwalk at the shore, very clean. Always ask for an ocean view, high floor, and do not stay above the nightclub on a low floor facing the pool, it will be loud. The staff is incredibly nice and friendly. Pool is fun in the... More 

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Fort Dix, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I got a great room this time the view(see pictures from balcany) was great. The room was clean and in good order. The staff at the Empress were great as usual, it was good to see Kristen (sp) again. Again I recommend the Empress Hotel while visiting Asbury Park.

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Ringwood, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Location could not be better. It is ON the beach, just across the street from the board walk, and two great restaurants.... And a short walk to all the fun of downtown. The staff is amazingly friendly, polite and considerate... Treating guests like family and long time friends. And if you don't feel like hitting the beach, stay at their... More 

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Staten Island, NY
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Everything was up to standard, but for the life of me, I can't understand why when it is 90 degrees out do these pools at the Jersey Shore have the heater on. It was like getting into a bath. I want to be refreshed when I go into a pool when it is sweltering out. This is the second place... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here Friday August 14th. There really aren’t many chain hotels at the Jersey Shore, so I was relying on reviews from Tripadvisor to find a decent place and the Empress was the top rated hotel in Asbury Park. It’s not the cheapest option by far and the prices jump up on weekends (which is typical of shore hotels),... More 

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Lambertville, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good location for beach goers, place was old but clean. lets be honest...the two main hotels in Asbury park are old but clean. Internet was only available in the lobby NOT in the rooms. No internet was a problem. short walk to town was a plus. Staff was very helpful when i needed to print a document & fax it... More 

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Clifton, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A few friends and I stayed at the Empress for a long weekend, Fri - Sun. There was no line at check in and we were greeted by very friendly staff. Our check in information was readily available so the process was quick. We received free passes to the pool and night club in addition to towel cards. Parking was... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not bad. In fact, pretty good! Me and a friend were at Asbury Park this past weekend. The place where we normally stay was fully booked--(Oceanic Inn..okay shoot me). Anyway, Asbury Park is now "quite happening" and is pretty much very crowded every weekend during the summer. After learning that another hotel was fully booked too, I was referred to... More 

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

Good morning, Thank you for taking the time out to review the hotel. I am happy to hear that you stayed with us during your last visit to Asbury Park and I hope that you would consider staying with us again. I understand that your experience at the bar was not the best and I will be sure to share... More 

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