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Empress Hotel

1.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1317 Ursulines Ave, New Orleans, LA 70116 (Mid-City)
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Ranked #146 of 153 hotels in New Orleans
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Rating summary
  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2 of 5 stars
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1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Worst stway ever room had roach tras rooms had a air conditioner but didn't work wall s so thin you could hear the person in the next room havein sex staped in a hotel 11 miles away from the French Quarter and it was totally worth it and payed the same amount as that nasty hotel and there was wal-mart... More

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Hot Springs, Arkansas
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27 reviews 27 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'm not going to rag on this place because it is clear everyone else has made their point. This hotel is NOT a place that you would feel clean in. It IS however a good place to stay for someone on a budget, sightseeing for a day, and drinking in the streets at night. I came here a LONG time... More

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

My boyfriend and I took a road trip from Orlando to New Orleans just for the one night and didn't have anywhere booked for the night, we went into many hotels and after we nearly gave up, a hotel nearby told us that this hotel had some rooms left, they told us that it wasn't too nice so we were... More

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Curacao
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

I have never, ever. left bad feedback, but this is the worst place ever.....what you get for $78 is a bed, and that is it. You will never take a shower in this dump. It looks like a prison cell, no fridge, no toilet paper, 2 worn out towels, small bed, no night lamp, no window, no nothing, only a... More

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Dublin, Ireland
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

I did research before my trip and this hotel has the lowest rates in the city if you're looking for a place that is within walking distance of the French Quarter. I don't know why this place gets such a bad rap. My room was very clean and I didn't have any issues with my stay there. If you're looking... More

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Kingston, Canada
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

Pros: had availability Cons: had availability The other reviewers are correct... Nice staff indeed. But the rooms must be in violation of some local health codes. Stayed 1 night. Lucky us. Noisy. Close to the French Quarter gets it 1 star.

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London, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
18 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

Outside of a place in China, this was the worst hotel I have ever stayed in. New Orleans can be expensive, and I'm on a budget so this was a cheaper option. The reception staff are friendly and helpful. There is a sign at reception saying guests not allowed into the premises after 11pm and then never in a guests... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014 via mobile

I was finally able to make it to NOLA! Been wanting to visit for years! I was on a budget and can only stat for 3 days. I guess you get what you pay for. Of was not to nice of a place and definitely was in a seedy area. Me on the other hand love adventure so I enjoyed... More

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Tampa, Florida
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014 via mobile

This hotel was very convent in price and area. It was about 10-15 minutes away from Bourbon St and Canal St. The front desk staff were very attentive with meeting the needs of their guest. There was someone there 24 hours making me and my friends feel safe and secure. We truly enjoyed our stay at the Empress, it was... More

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Blenheim, New Zealand
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014 via mobile

Dodgy part if town with gang drug deals happening in the street. We arrived and were greater by the bill to finalise our stay, no hello etc. We paid in cash and were shown to the room. It was a disgrace! Moths and cockroaches were in the bed and littered across the floor. The bedroom lock was falling off and... More

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Address: 1317 Ursulines Ave, New Orleans, LA 70116
Location: United States > Louisiana > New Orleans > Mid-City , Treme - Lafitte
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:1 star — Empress Hotel 1*
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Empress Hotel New Orleans
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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Wheelchair access
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