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Setting the standard for Asbury Park, the Empress Hotel has 101 rooms. Across the street from the Atlantic Ocean and adjacent to historic Ocean Grove, our hotel offers breathtaking views of the beach, Wesley Lake, and our oversized pool. Sunbathing or jogging, shopping or swimming, the Empress is the perfect access point for the boardwalk, beach, revitalized shopping district, and dozens of area attractions. Our poolside Tiki huts, world-class dance club, and customized professional service offer everything for a relaxing getaway or the perfect party. At the Empress Asbury Park, the royal treatment is yours.
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Property amenities
Pool
Wheelchair Access
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Outdoor pool
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Centrally Located
Quirky Hotels
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Full view
91Great for walkers
Grade: 91 out of 100
148Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
38Attractionswithin 0.5 km
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All reviews stone pony dance club famous stone nightclub attached club paradise the jersey shore summer stage ocean side continental breakfast hotel bar hotel manager fun place to stay the hotel is clean great pool off season bit dated comfortable rooms
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very nice hotel located at the end of the boardwalk (or beginning depending on how you what direction your coming from). Rooms have balconies w/ some offering an oceanview. Comfortable bed. Didn't hear any noise, but this was off season. Nice lobby, extremely friendly staff....More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank sunny45
Response from empres101, Guest Relations Manager at Empress HotelResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Sunny45, We appreciate you taking the time to write an awesome review. We're glad you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you in the near future. We have a great staff who work hard to ensure our guests have a pleasant stay. Also,...More

Reviewed October 29, 2018

Excellent service as usual. Staff always friendly. Rooms are nice. Beds are excellent. With every room, you get two passes to Empress' club called Paradise. Love it there. See ya on New Years Eve 2018.More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Bacardiron1
Response from empres101, Guest Relations Manager at Empress HotelResponded October 30, 2018

Thanks Ronnie for your review! The staff in the nightclub work hard promoting the Halloween Party - the hours of decorating and organizing hours making it better every year. We're glad you had a great time! We appreciate your feed-back on the hotel - happy...More

Reviewed September 8, 2018

I have stayed here for the past few years but this past summer, during the week , there were just too many day pass people. Almost no one at the pool area was staying at the hotel. The charge of only $5 is so low...More

Date of stay: July 2018
1  Thank Bernie S
Response from empres101, Guest Relations Manager at Empress HotelResponded September 18, 2018

Hi Bernie, First of all, thanks for staying with us! We appreciate your feedback from your stay but, we do not let the public use our pool unless they are 21. Unfortunately, your experience at our pool, was a time we had several guests with...More

Reviewed September 1, 2018 via mobile

This an easy place to stay in Asbury Park. The pool is fabulous. The scene is warm. I met lots of guests and felt very invited. Folks are very engaging. It’s in a great location and the beds are very comfortable.

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank reginasewell
Response from empres101, Guest Relations Manager at Empress HotelResponded September 26, 2018

Hi Jennifer, We appreciate your review - thank you! We're grateful for your compliments and look forward to your next reservation! Best wishes,

Reviewed August 26, 2018 via mobile

I have stayed here consistently since the hotel reopened 15 yrs ago and frequented the club and pool before that. The rooms are nicely appointed and clean - staff under Kristen ( who has been here since the Empresses and Asbury Park’s resurrection from the...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank Thomas G
Response from empres101, Guest Relations Manager at Empress HotelResponded September 18, 2018

Hi Thomas, Thanks for your recent stay and your review! Our staff is excellent and definitely the reason we were voted number one on Trip Advisor for customer service! We're a great team! Please stay with us again and enjoy all Asbury has to offer...More

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ellepea123
June 12, 2018|
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Response from Mike_Nick_Travel | Reviewed this property |
Hi ellepea12, I am not sure. I know the club is opened unlit 2 or later. I would imagine the pool has similar times since it also has a bar and is next to the club
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Maybec94
August 29, 2017|
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Response from Peekamoose | Reviewed this property |
I think it is during the week but on weekends it's got very big party seen going on and then it wouldn't be
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keithlovestravel80
July 5, 2017|
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Response from Howard K | Reviewed this property |
No, they do not.
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Room Tips
"Rooms that over look the pool is the best in my opinion."
Bacardiron1
Oct. 29, 2018
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"You'll want to face the ocean so you're away from the nightclub"
BeachloverNYNewYork
Aug. 25, 2018
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"Ask for quiet room and sea view"
lesley100
Aug. 13, 2018
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"I think the rooms need to be updated, hardwiring the smoke detectors would be a good start"
klotzba
Jul. 23, 2018
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PRICE RANGE
US$122 - US$341 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
empress hotel asbury park
LOCATION
United StatesNew JerseyJersey ShoreAsbury Park
NUMBER OF ROOMS
100
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