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Accrington
Reviewed 3 November 2016

Having stayed at other hotels this hotel is ideal ad a base for a budget holiday. Rooms are clean and adequate. Beds comfortable. Breakfast is minimal with the usual. There was no choice of alternative unless asked. Kippers were available but not offered. Manx gourmet restaurant is a burger restaurant again no frills but tasty. Did not dine in the...

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Reviewed 14 September 2016

Very attractive hotel. Lounge area is very well laid out.. Good choice at meal times. Breakfast especially good. Staff pleasant and helpful. Bedroom a bit on the small size and not a lot of natural light but comfortable and quiet. Well situated with lovely views of the bay. Buses stop nearby, as do the horse drawn trams. A really delightful...

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Essex
Reviewed 10 July 2016

I am staying at this hotel as I write this review, have just got back to the hotel after a day out to find the lift not working, went to reception and asked if there was another lift to get to the 4th floor, was told there was not, asked how I was supposed to get to the 4th floor...

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3Thank frascatti
Blackpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 May 2016

I stayed for 5days from the 16th to the 20th of May. This was my second trip and we were not disappointed food staff and service 10 out of 10. I had a problem with the room I had booked but Ann Maria Duty Manager sorted it out for me and we were able to move the following day she...

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Epsom, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 April 2016

As we got off the bus from airport and saw the entrance to the hotel we were very impressed. The lobby and reception areas are open plan and very attractive giving a welcoming and luxurious feel. The reception staff were charming and helpful. In fact, the staff throughout our stay were first class. Nothing was too much trouble. Our room...

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2Thank Cait45lin
Reviewed 10 February 2016

Our sea facing room was very comfortable with a large firm bed. Kippers for breakfast. We were there for a function, dinner in the hotel. The food was perfectly adequate with over 100 diners. The staff were very helpful even reminding us of the best place to buy our kippers

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Onchan, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 November 2015

We decided to go for a meal at The Brasserie at the Empress as a direct result of our usual haunt starting to charge it's customers for parking. We were certainly not disappointed. The service and food were both excellent and the hotel itself wonderful. Well done, I hope you get many more customers.

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Bolton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 October 2015

Although I'd been to IOM on business years ago this was the first time for my wife and we had an enjoyable 3 day break. Rooms well appointed with Tea/coffee etc although a little small for an executive sea view room - the view were great and certainly wouldn't have wanted to be in any of the inside rooms which...

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Thank Bob889
Bradford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 October 2015

Very nice hotel but rooms very small unless you can get a room with a view or an upgrade our first room was very small and not much daylight ,but nicely appointed. We complained as we were stopping for a week and eventually got a nice larger room but sadly no outlook .On the pluside staff were excellent breakfasts were...

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Godalming, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 September 2015

Oh dear, oh dear! What a shame. This lovely looking hotel in a great location was a huge disappointment. The public areas look nice if a bit dated but in reality are not comfortable. Go behind the door into the residents only area and it is very disapointing. Wait ages for the lift to take you through narrow uninteresting corridors...

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Address: Castle Mona Avenue, Douglas IM2 4RA
Region: United Kingdom > Isle of Man > Douglas
Price Range: $85 - $155 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Empress Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 76
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“Worth paying for a room at the front.”
 of 5 bubbles dorothym99, 14 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Yes check if you are booking through Bookings .com telephone hotel to check you have got what you have booked.”
 of 5 bubbles GARRYL655, 27 May 2016 | Read review
“4th floor overlooking sea has fabulous views”
 of 5 bubbles Cait45lin, 14 Apr 2016 | Read review
“As with any seaside hotel, the best rooms are at the front overlooking the sea”
 of 5 bubbles D8808NTpatriciac, 10 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Get a seaview room”
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