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Sydney, Australia
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38 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The accommodation manager recommended the Empire hotel for dinner and we took the advice. Very warm welcome, some chat over the bar with pre dinner drinks. They offered for us to buy a Tasmanian wine from their bottle shop to have with dinner, no corkage charge! The food was above expectation, a high standard with great flavours. We did not... More 

Thank Glenn A
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived on a very cold, bleak, rainy, misty, cloudy Tasmanian afternoon..... tired. We had pre booked, and checked in at the Bar... What a greeting!!!!! Amazing, the foyer, encompasses a most fabulous balustrade'... partly, made in the U.K. Using local pine....we were fortunate enough to have one of the 2 rooms with bath... very comfortable. The Manager, Reg. With... More 

Thank 12genius
Devonport, Australia
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30 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As we entered the hotel it's charm and glory was evident with the impressive beautiful hand carved staircase-just stunning! We had a meal in the dining room decorated as one would expect after experiencing the entry stairs, more of the same charm. Staff were very friendly, meal come and it was for the very hungry, very generous! This is a... More 

Thank Dazshelby
Melbourne, Australia
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33 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016

We had dinner at the Empire Hotel some years ago and will never return. The woman behind the bar wanted us to leave a credit card at the bar while we had dinner but as no-one had been at the bar when we first walked in, and with the Tabaret only feet away, we were dubious about how safe it... More 

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Olympia, Washington
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337 reviews
59 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2016

This is an old hotel that retains the look and feel of 1900. Wonderful wood and furnishings. On the downside, no elevator but an amazing staircase to haul stuff up. The room for three was rather small and quirky. Hard to find out how to turn on lights and such. Despite that, we had a nice sleep. Again, the history... More 

Thank Hal72
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22 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

The meals we had were really good, being there were 3 of us we saw a range of the menu with 3 dishes and all were great and decent portions, the entrance staircase is the showcase piece of this grand old pub

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Hobart, Australia
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20 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Stopped in for some lunch and was happily greeted with a good menu with some nice sounding dishes. Both ordered chicken snitzels good old pub food. After waiting over 40 mins the lady at the counter walked over and told us she had made a mistake ringing it up and it didnt process correctly and she apologised for how long... More 

Thank danniman
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5 reviews
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Could have stayed here for a few more hours, but were on our way to somewhere else. A big old historic mansion turned pub that has loads of feels. The steak was huge and perfectly cooked and the mushroom sauce was so good I licked it clean. Haha.

Thank Amanda K
Newberg, Oregon
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195 reviews
48 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

This place has some great historical features, particularly the main stairway. I got a simple and budget single room with a clean and neat share barroom just down the hall. The single bed was comfy and the two bar electrical fire helped keep the room warm. There was a washbasin in the room for hand washing and teeth rushing. An... More 

Thank StarrsySmith
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3 reviews
Reviewed 22 September 2016

We stayed overnight with our two young children and we found the Empire Hotel to be historic in atmosphere and the staff very friendly and accommodating, We had lunch and dinner in the restaurant and found the food delicious and the decor quite charming. Our children explored the incredible staircase and played pool downstairs. We highly recommend the two lookouts... More 

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Additional Information about The Empire Hotel

Address: 2 Orr Street, Queenstown, Tasmania 7467, Australia
Region: Australia > Tasmania > Queenstown
Price Range: $51 - $97 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — The Empire Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 35
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“Great base to hub from while looking at the many sites to see! Don't forget to go on the train!”
 of 5 bubbles Dazshelby, 3 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Didn't stay here - just used the dining room twice”
 of 5 bubbles Gwennie46, 27 Mar 2016 | Read review
“all rooms are views in Queeny”
 of 5 bubbles markgK3096KW, 7 Jul 2015 | Read review
“If you want the free wifi ask for a room that has good access.”
 of 5 bubbles MichaelK342, 14 Feb 2015 | Read review
“Everything about this hotel is great”
 of 5 bubbles Leanne1364, 22 Nov 2014 | Read review
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