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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 #145 of 153 Hotels in New Orleans
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  • Location
    3.5 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
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Need a little improvement and they are remodeling !!! But overall i had a great stay at the Empress!!!! They get it done. The front desk clerks are very helpful and are very knowledgeable of everywhere in the french quarter. There is a wonderful balcony where i caught a late night breeze. the ppl in the hotel were interesting .... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was the worse hotel I have ever visited. I have seen better bathroom at gas stations. I booked to stay there for the Essence Festival July 3rd to July 6th. I had to check out early I stayed one night. I would have rather to loose the money than stay there another night. Do not stay there.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

If you've enjoyed the simple comforts of staying in a hostel or European style pensiones, then the Empress Hotel in New Orleans may be just the right spot for you. The rooms are not large, but they do have a private clean bath, TV, comfortable enough bed, friendly staff, and probably the best value in town - rooms are well... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

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
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

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
12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 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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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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
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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32 reviews 32 reviews
24 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 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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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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Also Known As:
Empress Hotel New Orleans
Empress New Orleans

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