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.

Empire House Hotel

Traveller (10)
Room & Suite (4)
114 S Front St, Rising Sun, IN 47040-1216 See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
2.5 Star accommodation
{"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","moduleList":["handlers"]},"scriptFlags":null}
Reviews (29)
Filter reviews
29 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Show reviews that mention
All reviews front porch quaint hotel bed and breakfast ohio river place to stay marsha casino fridge
Updating list...
1 - 5 of 29 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So I struggled with how many blobs I would award the Empire House Hotel, eventually settling on three which I feel is totally fair. *Ahem* So I found myself stuck in this particular part of Indiana for a week for a conference/comedy competition at Belterra....More

Thank dknight818
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

Emphasis on beds with granola bars provided for "breakfast." Spent two nights here. Proprietress was very friendly. Supposed to have queen beds suite but my wife and I had to sleep in separate beds because of their small size. Definitely showing its age.

Thank Roger101052
Reviewed 11 July 2018

Very nice, simple, clean, bed and breakfast. Cool veranda with beautiful view of the Ohio River. Marsha, the owner/operator was very welcoming, and accommodating . Quiet, scenic river town. Highly recommended.

Thank Rodney A
Reviewed 18 June 2018

This was wonderful! I enjoy older historic venues and this was perfect. The owner (Marsha-a retired kindergarten teacher) was very pleasant to deal with. It was a weekend when there was an event in town but the prices stayed the same. If I ever go...More

Thank BMW143
Reviewed 6 June 2018 via mobile

This is a quaint hotel right on the Ohio River. Beautiful area. You can sit on the front porch and watch the boats etc float by. Marsha the owner was extremely helpful and nice. There is a shuttle from Rising Sun Casino. Everything is unique....More

1  Thank Bennett2Sons
View more reviews
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette
Number of rooms
Price range
US$72 - US$89 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
United States > Indiana > Rising Sun
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette
Number of rooms
Price range
US$72 - US$89 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
United States > Indiana > Rising Sun
Traveller (10)
Room & Suite (4)
Nearby HotelsSee all nearby hotels
Rising Star Casino Resort
262 reviews
.79 km away
Baymont by Wyndham Lawrenceburg
317 reviews
15.33 km away
Quality Inn & Suites
158 reviews
15.84 km away
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Lawrenceburg
736 reviews
16.09 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 20 nearby restaurants
Jack's Place
43 reviews
.46 km away
Main Street Diner
16 reviews
.22 km away
River View Buffet
32 reviews
.75 km away
14 reviews
1.11 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 7 nearby attractions
Rabbit Hash General Store
59 reviews
.77 km away
Rising Star Casino
146 reviews
.78 km away
Red Wolf Sanctuary
18 reviews
1.98 km away
Dinsmore Homestead
9 reviews
7.05 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Empire House Hotel staff and past guests.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Room Tips
"I am sure the upper levels are great where you can drink your morning coiffee and watch the river traffic."
18 Jun 2018
Read review
"Rooms of different sizes, decor, and cost, so the best fit for one's needs may not always be available...."
1 Feb 2017
Read review
"The front porch is literally outside the door of the upper suite."
14 Jun 2012
Read review
"There are river views available."
27 Feb 2012
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