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West Monroe, Louisiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Needs TLC but the beds are comfortable. No bedbugs. Smells of bleach when you walk in the room. We Lysol everything everywhere we go not just here. It smells better. AC works very good. Besides knowing the area, not a bad hotel. If push come to shove I would stay here again. I don't see what the fuss is about.... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was terrible - the whole place smelled like weed, & there were sketchy people who kept bothering me when I was there. I felt unsafe - My room had a window that you couldn't even look out from, felt like I was in prison. Bathroom was run down and so filthy. Found at least 5 cockroaches under my bed.... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

You could see outside around the air conditioner. They had a plastic cove base in front of the bath tub covering a big hole. Joint compound over half of the walls unpainted. No elevator to the second floor, my husband is handicap and had to walk up stairs,and they were narrow.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Hotel Was Everything I Expected. Very Reasonable price, being that is 2 Blocks away from New Orleans French Quarter. This gave me the freedom to not worry about Parking or transportation to or from the party life of NOLA. I will continue to visit each and Everytime I come to Louisiana.

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Middletown
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4 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

This room served its purpose. It was a place to stay for the night, but I could not wait to get out of there. The smell of Clorox in the room was so bad it burned my nose and eyes. The bed has plastic on the mattress and the sheets fall off. The toilet leaked and there was a bucket... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
1 review
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

This place was far from the Ritz. But after reading some of the reviews, I was scared to stay. However I was in New Orleans for Essence Festival and I was due to check out the Rite on the 4th, there wasn't another room in the city. I drove by the Empress Hotel. I went in to see if they... More 

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Lafayette, Louisiana
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

This hotel is great if your into prostitutes and drug addicts walking around. Along with holes in the walls and mold in the bathroom. The bathtub looked like it had duct tape on it. The mattress is wrapped in plastic. The room might be 10x10. While I was waiting on my refund another customer was wanting a refund cause she... More 

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El Pescadero, Mexico
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

My wife and I stay here for a night (we only had one night)!! on our way to visit my parents in Mobile. We've been to New Orleans many times, and of course, love it!! We thought the Empress Hotel was exactly as advertised!. The accomodations are basic (it's not the Royal Sonesta!!!), but the location was awesome, the price... More 

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Monkton, Vermont
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

The rooms are disgusting and this hotel should be torn down or at least gutted and renovated. The walls are badly damaged, the floors are so rotten in the bathroom that you can press down and see underneath, the towels are dirty, there are ant and roach traps, plastic mattress covers, windows that you cannot see out with broken blinds....You... More 

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Jacksonville, Alabama
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28 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2016

I got there on a Saturday night the weekend of my Spring Break. There weren't any other rooms in town and this hotel had two. However, the room wasn't available until 8:00 and they wouldn't let me even pay for it until 7:30. The room was nothing fancy, I didn't expect it to me. It had a window unit in... More 

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Staying in Treme

Neighborhood Profile
Treme
That sound? That flavor? That certain je ne sais quoi that lets you known you’re in “Nawlins” and nowhere else? It’s all good and in broad abundance on the streets of Tremé, where so much of what’s considered to be the very best of New Orleans culture and tradition is, put simply, just how people go about their daily lives in this historic part of town. As one of America’s oldest African-American neighborhoods and among the nation’s first established residential areas for free people of color, Tremé’s significant heritage and contribution cannot be understated. This is especially the case when considering some of Tremé’s most famous residents, most notably jazz great Louis Armstrong. For full flavored food, funky and jazzed up music, and vibrant street life presented with homegrown pride, you can’t beat a visit to Tremé.
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Internet
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Empress Hotel

Address: 1317 Ursulines Ave, New Orleans, LA 70116-2309
Location: United States > Louisiana > New Orleans > Treme , Mid-City
Price Range: $91 - $180 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1 star — Empress Hotel 1*
Number of rooms: 36
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