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The Empire Hotel

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Restaurant
Free Parking
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Non-Smoking Hotel
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Family Rooms
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HOTEL STYLE
Historic Hotel
Great View
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful old pub, great food and service, also ambiance by the bucket load. A wonderful way to spend a rainy Friday Evening. Also enjoyed the history portrayed in photos and paintings . The fire was on as well so it was super cosy.

Thank Janet S
Response from Zac S, Public Relations Manager at The Empire HotelResponded 5 days ago

Hi Janet, Thank you for the wonderful review! We are so glad to read that you had a great experience with us and we hope to see you back here again in the future. Cheers, Empire Hotel Management

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We booked with a nostalgic sense having stayed here in the late 1970’s. Externally she is currently being repainted and internally our double room was clean, recently updated en suite but in a very high ceiling original room. The view out the window was straight...More

Thank Shiyu
Response from Zac S, Public Relations Manager at The Empire HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Shiyu, Thank you for your wonderful review! It is so nice to read that you stayed with us back in the 1970's and have come back to visit us again this year. We hope to see you again in the future and thank you...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here so that we could go kayaking. However we really enjoyed this hotel, it is very quaint, with a tea room. The staff are lovely. We also tried the food and this was great too! Well worth a visit!

Thank Michelle H
Response from Zac S, Public Relations Manager at The Empire HotelResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Michelle, Thank you for your wonderful review! We are very glad to read that you enjoyed your experience with us and we hope to see you back here again soon! Cheers, Empire Hotel Management

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were visiting Queenstown and were going to this hotel for lunch when the manager started yelling violent threats at a peaceful group of people demonstrating in the street against......violence! He then started throwing objects at them and continued for about an hour. I would...More

Thank Jodie H
Response from Zac S, Public Relations Manager at The Empire HotelResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi all, In regards to an earlier post; After concluding an investigation, we can confirm that nobody from the Empire staff threw the steak. An identified person who did throw the steak, has no association with the Empire Hotel, Queenstown, and has been dealt with...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely old place, yes its a bit tired but if your looking for a good beer, nice locals to chat to and one of the best steaks I have ever tasted then this is the place for you. Try this place and you will be...More

Thank Dickie2019
Response from Zac S, Public Relations Manager at The Empire HotelResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Dickie, Thank you for the wonderful review! We hope to see you back in there future at Empire Hotel. Cheers, Empire Hotel Management

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HennyK56
23 October 2016|
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Response from John H | Reviewed this property |
You may be out of luck with the connecting rooms. Best to check with the hotel directly
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"Good value for money"
70nicop
17 Jul 2018
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"Maybe ask for a renovated room otherwise you might get basic."
midgybabe
14 Apr 2018
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"Didn't see a lift so the staircase may be a problem for people with mobility issues"
Shazsarale
15 Oct 2017
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"Ask for room that's not above the kitchen exhaust fan."
7557wendy
11 Oct 2017
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PRICE RANGE
US$51 - US$70 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
AustraliaTasmaniaQueenstown
NUMBER OF ROOMS
35
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