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    The Empress Hotel

    Central Promenade, Douglas IM2 4RA
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    Overview
    • Excellent30%
    • Very good41%
    • Average19%
    • Poor7%
    • Terrible3%
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    “piano bar” (50 reviews)
    “sea view” (77 reviews)
    “burger bar” (14 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Breakfast included
    Beachfront
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Restaurant
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    Fitness center
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    3.0 Star Hotel
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    11 - 15 of 628 reviews

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    The staff are very friendly, room was very clean. The location to the shops was only approx. 4 minutes walk. The Steam Train and the Electric Railway are about 15 minutes walk from the hotel in opposite directions and the port for the Ferry is...More

    Thank suzanne380
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    Loved it 6 star x breakfast fab x staff lovely x rooms beautiful with sea view x The horse-drawn trams passing outside the hotel was lovely, you can just picture this place in the Victorian era!... Very relaxing. Entertainment, pianist of an evening was lovely.

    Thank Karen M
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    We stayed in the penthouse suite for 5 nights and the room was lovley, just as shown in the photos, the view from the balcony was as good as any BUT the kitchen extractor ducting passed over the room buzzing away from 6.30 to 21.00...More

    Thank peter h
    Reviewed 5 weeks ago

    Great Location but you need to lug your baggage up stairs and then along corridors with steps every 20 metres or so. While I am old I am very fit but found it a challenge to negotiate this hotel. The main corridors have not had...More

    1  Thank gordon35au
    Response from HEHotels, Manager at The Empress HotelResponded 4 weeks ago

    Dear gordan35au Your comments reflect travellers from parts of the world where you don't have many historic buildings like ours (Australian maybe?). The UK doesn't have many occasions annually for the use of air conditioning and fitting it into such an old building would not...More

    Reviewed September 6, 2017

    The empress hotel is quite impressive outside and in it's in main area with reception and bar. Behind this the corridors etc are quite old fashioned, showing age and wear but we're unclean or dilapidated in any way. The average age of the clientele here...More

    Thank TheCorm
    Response from HEHotels, Manager at The Empress HotelResponded 4 weeks ago

    Dear TheCorm Thanks for your review. Our sea view rooms have been refurbished this year and we are starting the first phase of the rear rooms over the coming winter to upgrade and modernise them too. The hotel public areas will also be undergoing some...More

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    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
    • Room Service
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Beachfront
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Room Service
    • Breakfast included
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Business Center with Internet Access
    • Laundry Service
    • Banquet Room
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • $89 - $142 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 102
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    • Location
    • United Kingdom >
    • Isle of Man >
    • Douglas
    • Also Known As
    • Empress Hotel Douglas ,
    • Empress Hotel Isle Of Man ,
    • The Empress Hotel Isle Of Man/Douglas
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    Pinkyracer
    June 17, 2017|
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    Response from Winston B | Reviewed this property |
    Hi, TT is usually booked solid year on year. Try Booking com for any Island availability. Good luck!
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    Debbie G
    April 21, 2017|
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    Response from HEHotels | Property representative |
    There's a ground floor entrance but reception need to be called to open the door if it's needed between 11am and 5pm when the area is not manned. We have no walkin showers or disabled friendly rooms unfortunately.
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    Frank O
    January 13, 2017|
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    Response from HEHotels | Property representative |
    Hi We're about 25 minutes from the airport. You can get the bus from the airport for £3.10 and the number 1H stops about 100m away from us. Other buses are number 1 or 2 that also go past us but ask the driver to double... More
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    "Consider the sea view upgrade which wasn't (I think) too expensive."
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    "Do not have a room at the back of the hotel near the kitchen generator you will get no sleep."
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    "Just noisy in the penthouse suite."
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    "Try a seafront Room"
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