We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Empress Hotel

Save
Traveler (161)
Room & Suite (43)
Dining (27)
You may also like:
See all
Nearby Hotels
Overview
  • Excellent31%
  • Very good41%
  • Average19%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“piano bar”(54 reviews)
“the penthouse”(19 reviews)
“sea view”(84 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Beachfront
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Room Service
Suites
3 Star Hotel
All hotel details
You may also like:
See all
Nearby Hotels
{"scriptFlags":null,"containerAttributes":null,"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}}}
Rooms
Jun 10Jun 11
|
1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
Standard Room
Getting you more information on this room More
Free Cancellation
Book now, pay at stay!
Select
Show Available Rooms
Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 3 partner sites to see rooms from $95.
We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Douglas hotels with availability
{"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_IRG_RATE_VERIFICATION","IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN_US","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","VISA_SPONSORSHIP_WEB","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","MOB_BOOKING_EMAIL_AGREE_HIDE","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_EXPRESS_BOOK","HR_IB_EXCLUDE_TAXES_AND_FEES","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","STORED_CARDS","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","META_AIR","IB_REVIEW_BOOKING_BUTTON","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","IB_KIPLINGER_AWARD","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "62914c9ff0bc4feca65252e041cbf20d", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":191539,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[32435769],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":10,"month":6,"year":2018},"checkout":{"day":11,"month":6,"year":2018},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":95,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":true,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":"","impressionKey":"62914c9ff0bc4feca65252e041cbf20d","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":0,"lowestMetaPrice":95,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":0,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":false,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":null,"highestMetaPrice":-1,"lowestMetaPrice":95,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":-1,"hotelName":"The Empress Hotel","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6IjYyOTE0YzlmZjBiYzRmZWNhNjUyNTJlMDQxY2JmMjBkIiwiQUlLIjoiYjE0YzRkZGU2MjE5NDk4ODlkY2Q2OGVmMTU2NmE1NzgifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false,"isPriceDrawerEnabled":false,"isMetaMarketingLandOnBookingFormEnabled":false}, "ibAvailability": true, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": 1, "checkIn": "06/10/2018", "checkOut": "06/11/2018", "lowestPrice": "$95", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": true, "contentIdMappings": {"32435769":"BookingCom"}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": false, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_resp_hr_room_grid", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"scriptFlags":null,"containerAttributes":null,"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_responsive","moduleList":["handlers","tracking"],"template":"ibex_room_grid_responsive__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_responsive","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_responsive__sub_header"}}}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"scriptFlags":null,"containerAttributes":null,"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","moduleList":["handler"],"template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"dust":{}}}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"scriptFlags":null,"containerAttributes":null,"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive","moduleList":[],"template":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_responsive","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__amenities","occupancy":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__occupancy","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__reservation_col"}}}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
Reviews (696)
There are newer reviews for The Empress Hotel
See the most recent reviews
Filter reviews
681 results
Traveler rating
215
261
135
48
22
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
215
261
135
48
22
Show reviews that mention
All reviewspiano barthe penthousesea viewburger barisle of manexecutive roomcentral promenadelarge hotelsingle roomkippersbuffet breakfastreception staffsea frontcoach partycoach triplovely hotelself service
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
151 - 155 of 681 reviews
Reviewed May 13, 2017

We stayed as a group of 31 four nights at this well located large hotel. The rooms are good, bathrooms very good. Staff friendly and very efficient. Breakfast good, Dinner good. No real weaknesses.......but note shaver points different from UKMore

Thank david r
Response from HEHotels, Manager at The Empress HotelResponded May 21, 2017

Dear david r Thanks for your kind feedback. Glad your group had a good stay and hope you will return again in the future. Not sure which room you were in as the shaving points at the hotel are all UK standard ones, but thanks...More

Reviewed May 12, 2017

This was a return visit. The location and sea view is fantastic. Our room had been refurbished. We enjoyed the friendly helpful atmosphere. The breakfast was the best one throughout our 3 week vacation in the UK. We liked the young energetic young servers. We...More

Thank valcanada2016
Response from HEHotels, Manager at The Empress HotelResponded May 21, 2017

Dear valcanada2016 Many thanks for your 5 star review. I'm sure all of the staff will be pleased to see your comments after their hard work to ensure we look after guests as well as possible. I do hope you are able to return again...More

Reviewed May 8, 2017 via mobile

I have previously stayed here before hence booking again. Only booked night before with Booking.com Checking in fine efficiently .Room clean and large facing the rear but quite and was not a problem Had bar meal which was good,entertainment good, seemed to cater for the...More

Thank philcalvert
Response from HEHotels, Manager at The Empress HotelResponded May 21, 2017

Dear philcalvert Thanks for your 5 star review. I'm glad you had another great stay. Rather than booking on a 3rd party site and to save you money, go to our website and either book on the advance purchase rate which saves 10% if you...More

Reviewed May 3, 2017

Excellent refurbished executive sea view room. Extremely comfortable beds. Fantastic view. Amazing choice for breakfast. Hotel has friendly and helpful staff. Early check in not a problem if room is ready, check out up to midday on request, usually 11am

1  Thank Winston B
Response from HEHotels, Manager at The Empress HotelResponded May 21, 2017

Dear Winston B Thanks for your kind review. Glad you liked the newly refurbished sea view room with new beds and also the breakfast too. Hope to see you again soon. Regards Neil Gray Business Manager

Reviewed May 1, 2017

Have stayed at The Empress for the past 4 years and have to say that the standard of service has declined. Despite our group booking booking for a week for a sporting event which necessitated early morning starts we were put in a room on...More

Thank PennyPIR
Response from HEHotels, Manager at The Empress HotelResponded May 21, 2017

Dear PennyPIR Unfortunately some people expect the hotel to open breakfast earlier on occasions than our 6.45am opening to suit your own plans. As we offer a continental breakfast before this time every day, I think your comments are very unfair as to cook a...More

View more reviews
Most Booked Properties in Isle of Man
See allSee all
About
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
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
$110 - $229 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
$110 - $229 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Add Photo Photos
Traveler (161)
Room & Suite (43)
Dining (27)
Pool & Beach (3)
Business Center & Event Rooms (3)
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
JC-DC-69
April 6, 2018|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from bethyoudog | Reviewed this property |
sorry dont know.
0
Votes
Pinkyracer
June 17, 2017|
Answer
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!
0
Votes
Debbie G
April 21, 2017|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
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.
0
Votes
Room Tips
"Avoid first floor rooms if you don't like to hear other people's music."
Read review
"Go in winter. So"
Read review
"if you want the space, views and privacy choose one of the sea view suites."
Read review
"Sea view, deluxe rooms are excellent value. However, Guests with mobility difficulties should note that..."
Read review
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing