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Empyre Boutique Hotel

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68 Mostyn Street, Castlemaine, Victoria 3450, Australia
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Ballarat, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We have just returned from staying at this most magnificent accommodation. For years I have admired this fine historic building and from the minute you enter it automatically makes you smile and be happy. The rooms are all beautiful including the grand sitting/ lounge room and you have to see all the amazing furniture to truly take it all in.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had the pleasure of staying at the beautifully restored 1870 hotel The Empyre recently. Wonderful decor, fabulous breakfast and dinner outside our room on the balcony on a balmy night was outstanding. Service by Tony and Angela as impeccable. Everything was so good we decided to stay an extra night, so glad we did Castlemaine was buzzing on the... More 

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Melbourne
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have just spent the weekend at this beautiful historic hotel in country Victoria. We booked the hotel as a getaway for 5 couples so we had the run of the hotel, Tony was a perfect host, after showing us to our rooms we were free to settle in. The rooms were all different, the picks are the 2 suites... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Terrific hotel! Top quality fit out with a classy feel of modern eclectic without suffocating the proud history of the hotel. Every detail makes you warm and welcome from reception to evening cocktails and a great choice of delicious breakfast options. Truly a five star performance. We would definitely go back to the Empyre and happy to recommend it highly.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

We had the pleasure of staying at the beautifully restored 1870 hotel, The Empyre, last weekend. Exquisite decor, amazing breakfast and outstanding service by Tony and Angela. In fact, their exceptional care led to them returning my favourite boots, which I had left, to Melbourne over 100km away! Thank you, thank you

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

We were only sorry our stay was for one night. The Garden Room we stayed in was appointed to perfection. The beautiful antique furniture and all the fittings were just wonderful. The bed was sooooooo comfortable. And, EVERYTHING WORKED. Hot water, TV, lights, just a delight not to have to "fiddle" with switches. We had some friends from Castlemaine join... More 

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Spring Beach, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

This exquisite find in the middle of a charming little town is well worth the hour's drive from Melbourne. A beautifully restored Victorian mansion, complete with iron lace and original fittings, The Empyre is owned and run by a couple, Tony and Angela, who are excellent hosts. My friend and I stayed in one of the newer rooms out the... More 

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Vic
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10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Wonderful evening had in this gorgeous hotel. No expense spared! Delightful room, beautiful linen, stunning furnishings, great bar area with balcony overlooking Castlemaine. Wonderful service a pleasure to stay - great find in Central Victoria

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Moruya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

My husband and I stayed for two nights recently; our choice being based on the many excellent Tripadvisor reviews. We were really impressed with the ambience and the quality of this beautiful hotel. Our hosts Tony and Angela, were very welcoming, and always helpful with advice about the local area. Our accommodation was in the Malherbe Suite which is located... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

My wife and I stayed here for one night and had an entirely enjoyable time. The hosts were very welcoming and helpful with dinner recommendations, the room was comfortable and clean, our breakfast was perfect with plenty of choice and we would absolutely look to stay here again.

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