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Empire Riverside Hotel

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Saint-Tropez, France
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67 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Hotel is located close to the Hamburg harbor and offers clean and smooth rooms. plenty of floors lead to the nice "above the city" Bar where you can enjoy plenty of nice drinks. Packed - most of the time

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Samira S, Guest Relations at Empire Riverside Hotel, responded to this review

Dear valued guest, Thank you for staying with us and taking the time to review your stay in the Empire Riverside Hotel. We are glad to hear that you had a pleasant time with us here in Hamburg. Our 20up Bar is very popular and especially at the weekends many people like to visit it. We would be very happy... More 

Ile-de-France, France
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98 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had a deluxe room, 30 sq m, with shower and bathtub. Clean, good equipment, nice simple decoration and a minibar. No boiler to prepare tea in the morning and bed is rather hard for sensitive backs. Gym is small but nice sauna. Parking costs 20€ for the night.

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Samira S, Guest Relations at Empire Riverside Hotel, responded to this review

Dear valued guest, Thank you for staying with us and taking the time to review your stay in the Empire Riverside Hotel. We are glad to hear that you liked our category deluxe. All the more we are very sorry to hear that you felt not very comfortable with our extra large beds. We would be happy to welcome you... More 

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21 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Was there for business reason, the staff is ok, checking in is easy and well prepared, checkout as well. Breakfirst is ok, choice and quality. Room is large and quiet, equipment is ok. no french's chanel.... why ?

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Samira S, Guest Relations at Empire Riverside Hotel, responded to this review

Dear valued guest, Thank you for staying with us and taking the time to review your stay in the Empire Riverside Hotel. We are happy to hear that you had a pleasant time with us here in Hamburg. Our TVs are equipped with national and international channel, also a french channel as well. We would be very glad to welcome... More 

Titisee-Neustadt, Germany
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Great hotel. Get a room with a river view, they cost more but are amazing. Lying in beg watching cruise ships come in and out. Great location, super close to the Sunday morning fish market and action of the Reeperbahn. Great service. We didn't eat at the restaurants but the menus looked very tasty. Try not to get a room... More 

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Samira S, Guest Relations at Empire Riverside Hotel, responded to this review

Dear valued guest, Thank you for staying with us and taking the time to review your stay in the Empire Riverside Hotel. We are glad to hear that you had a pleasant time with us here in Hamburg. The great views into the harbor and the ground-deep window fronts are two of our main trademarks. It’s nice to read that... More 

Bolingbrook, Illinois, United States
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23 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016

In May of this year, myself and a colleague traveled to Germany for business. Our first stop was in Hamburg. Initially I was concerned as of course I didnt know what to expect. I loved the hotel! It was a quiet, boutique hotel about a 1/4 mile from the live action! The rooms were modern just a tiny bit small.... More 

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Samira S, Guest Relations at Empire Riverside Hotel, responded to this review

Dear valued guest, Thank you for your stay in the Empire Riverside Hotel. The normal size of double beds in Europe are 1,80m x 2,00m. We would like to give our guests an enjoyable comfort with extra-large beds. (2,00m x 2,10m) It’s nice to read that you liked our concept and service. We are pleased to welcome you once more... More 

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39 reviews
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

I stayed at this hotel during a business trip, and I was very happy with the great view from my room, overlooking the river and the whole city. The bar on the top floor is great for a nightcap too. Location is good as it is a short taxi ride away from the city centre. The only disappointment with this... More 

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Samira S, Guest Relations at Empire Riverside Hotel, responded to this review

Dear valued guest, Thank you for staying with us and taking the time to review your stay at the Empire Riverside Hotel. We are glad to hear that you had a pleasant time with us here in Hamburg. Our Hotel was built in 2007 and we are characterized as a lifestyle hotel. The great views into the harbor and the... More 

Varna, Bulgaria
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18 reviews
9 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

Amazing view from the corner rooms at the upper floors. The 20th floor bar is something that you absolutely MUST visit. Only the disadvantage is avilibility of two English speaking channels on the TV, but it is normal for Germany. Recently the Internet access became to be normal - free and fast.

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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

Very papular bar in the 20th floor, friendly staff, amazing view of Hamburg port and very good wifi; but unfortunately rooms are not as good as things I mentioned! Not enough space in rooms and poor accommodation. As a woman with curly hair, I must tell you to "bring your own shampoo and conditioner"!!

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London
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103 reviews
64 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

The Empire Riverside Hotel "just works". Rooms are of a very nice size, most with some view of the river. Mine was a lateral one, but it is good enough. Rooms are very bright and airy. Amenities in the room (including bathrobe) are of excellent quality. The kettle or any coffee making machine is missing, which is a shame. The... More 

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Bucharest, Romania
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14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016 via mobile

As many of you I travel a lot. I have stayed in many hotels, in many countries, in different continents and when you travel that much ( for personal or business) the hotel experience must have something from you home touch. Empire Riverside give me that. So if you want to experience what german hospitality (i do not if this... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
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  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Concierge
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Empire Riverside Hotel towers 90 meters above the River Elbe and dominates the skyline of Hamburg harbour. The hotel is located in a unique position high above the St Pauli Landungsbrücken in a triangle between the Hafen City, Elbchaussee and downtown Hamburg. Guests have immediate access to the city center and the port, and can watch ships entering and leaving the harbour from their beds. The Empire Riverside Hotel has 327 rooms starting from the fourth floor up to the twentieth floor. Most of the rooms are offering floor-to-ceiling panorama windows, extra-large beds, air conditioning, flat screen television, wireless internet, minibar and safe. The hotel restaurant waterkant serves international maritime cuisine and guests are welcome to watch chefs preparing the food in the show kitchen. There are two hotel bars: DAVID'S Bar & Lounge looking out onto Davidstrasse and the nightlife passing by, and the Skyline Bar 20up, offering an unrivaled panorama view overlooking the River Elbe and the Port of Hamburg. The RIVERstyle fitness& spa features cardio training machines, sauna, steam bath and Kneipp basin on a total of 200 square meters. The Empire Riverside Hotel is located in St. Pauli with acces to Underground and S-Bahn train in only 5-minutes-walk. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Empire Riverside Hotel

Address: Bernhard-Nocht-Strasse 97, 20359 Hamburg, Germany
Location: Germany > Hamburg
Price Range: $147 - $289 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Empire Riverside Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 327
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Also Known As:
Empire Riverside Hamburg
Hotel Empire Riverside
Hotel Style:
#10 Spa Hotel in Hamburg
#19 Luxury Hotel in Hamburg
#27 Business Hotel in Hamburg
#35 Family Hotel in Hamburg
#41 Romantic Hotel in Hamburg
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