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    Empress Hotel

    1317 Ursulines Ave, New Orleans, LA 70116-2309
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    • Excellent7%
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    • Terrible56%
    21 Apr 2017
    “I'm surprised this building has not been condemned!!”
    31 Dec 2016
    “Bare bones "hotel" ”
    Free Internet
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    Reviewed 3 April 2017

    How can this even be considered a hotel?! This is a hostil AT MOST.. and crappy hostil at that. There is plastic on the beds.. but even under the plastic the beds are stained? Makes you wonder if the plastic is for the hotels protection...More

    1  Thank Karissa K
    Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

    Ok, this place is a great place to stay if you're wanting something cheap and within walking distance of the French quarter and the four cemeteries close by. The room's were clean and the staff is friendly. We sat on the balcony a couple nights...More

    Thank James S
    Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

    Where do I start? We were told to park on the grass. We were told we were not allowed to bring anyone to our room, all entertaining had to be done outside. We were told we had to turn in our room key each time...More

    5  Thank Epaphriditis
    Reviewed 26 February 2017

    There are other pictures in this section...Mine posted on booking.com This place is aweful. The bathroom wall was held up with masking tape. The climate control an old window ac and a plug in portable heater. Extra towels in grocery bag. The bathroom was so...More

    3  Thank ramirezjrr50
    Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

    Don't stay in this hotel if you don't want your trip to be a disaster. BYW, not every room has wifi, guess you'll know if you're lucky or not. Travelling for sightseeing, but this hotel turned my dream into a nightmare

    1  Thank GAO C
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    Shawn H
    20 June 2016|
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    Response from Wix S | Reviewed this property |
    Well, no one in my family has experience in the hotel business nor do we want such experience. That's why! ;-) Wix
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    5 February 2015|
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    Response from ChrisKCK | Reviewed this property |
    Wish I could answer. Have not been back, but I doubt much has changed. Although, the room taped in the episode was MUCH "nicer" than the pit we stayed in.
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