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    The Empire Hotel

    2 Orr Street, Queenstown, Tasmania 7467, Australia
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    Reviewed 22 April 2017

    A comfy pub, nice service, good food, handy to everything. The updated ensuite a nice bonus. Everything in town was shut for dinner the night we stayed so they all joined us at The Empire! Staff didn't skip a beat.

    Thank jenbell1
    Response from Zac S, Public Relations Manager at The Empire HotelResponded 9 May 2017

    Hi jenbell1! Thank you for the great review! We're glad to hear that you had such a good experience with us. Hope to see you again in the future. Cheers

    Reviewed 9 April 2017

    We had a dabble on the Pokies before dinner and came out $6 ahead which was nice. Thr Bistro was very dimly lit so it was difficult for me to read the menu. We both ordered garlic bread and a small size pasta dish each....More

    Thank Sammi B
    Response from Zac S, Public Relations Manager at The Empire HotelResponded 9 May 2017

    Hi Sammi B, Thank you for the great review! Awesome to hear that you had a win on the Pokies!! We're glad that you enjoyed your meals and had a great experience with us. Thank you for the feedback on the lighting in the bistro...More

    Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

    We had dinner here as recommended by the motel restaurant was closed. The Fishermans basket was plentiful with prawns Scallops and flathead. Accompanying salad and French fries were good. Partner have the salt-and-pepper squid, which again was plentiful but very salty, to a point where...More

    Thank LuxuryLoverWA
    Response from Zac S, Public Relations Manager at The Empire HotelResponded 9 May 2017

    Hi LuxuryLoverWA, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. We apologise for the delay in response - we missed a few of the reviews that came through in the past couple of months. Glad to hear that you enjoyed the Fisherman's Basket,...More

    Reviewed 18 March 2017

    Rooms are small. Really only single rooms. Bed is a double not a queen. Rooms on town side very noisy. Worst nights sleep in any hotel ever. No wifi as advertised. Only a small sitting room with a tv and kettle etc. but you couldn't...More

    1  Thank Phil & Wendy T
    Reviewed 13 March 2017

    The Empire Hotel has there famous stairway to the first floor, and it is magnificent. After the get to the top of the stairs it all stops. The rooms are very ordinary and a lot of people wouldn't want to stay. I suggest that you...More

    Thank diandray50
    Response from Zac S, Public Relations Manager at The Empire HotelResponded 9 May 2017

    Hi diandray50, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. Although our rooms have been kept simple, we do work as hard as possible to give our guests a great atmosphere. Glad to hear that you enjoyed seeing our famous stairway! Hope to...More

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    • US$57 - US$88 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    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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    "Didn't see a lift so the staircase may be a problem for people with mobility issues"
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    "Ask for room that's not above the kitchen exhaust fan."
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    "The rooms overlooking the railway caught the afternoon sun and were lovely and warm that night."
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    "Rooms on town side really noisy. Try and book room with ensuite."
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