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Empress Hotel

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Reviewed 23 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

1Thank GAO C
Eugene, Oregon
Reviewed 14 January 2017

The very best things about the Empress: Location, staff, clean rooms and wifi, free parking. Location was close to everything and we never had to take our car. Its a lovely walk to the French Quarter and Frenchman Street. The balcony at the hotel is very nice to have a cup of coffee in the morning. I can recommend staying...

4Thank sandraestevez600
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Stayed three days had a great time the rooms we're perfect clean.l loved the free parking and there were just five blocks to Bourbon Street the staff were awesome they help me book tours around New Orleans I will be back for Jazz Fest at the Empress. Thank you guys at the Empress I'll see you soon

2Thank Alonso O
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

12/31/16 My husband and I are on a cross country road trip from Florida to Los Angeles. We decided to stay 2 days in New Orleans. With 2 dogs in tow we needed a relatively cheap place that doesn't charge a pet deposit. My husband found The Empress Hotel and booked us two nights. We arrived on December 29th, checked...

3Thank Jackie L
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

I loved my stay at the Empress. The clerk was polite upon arrival. She let us look at our room prior to staying and took her time to show us around. It's a quiet , quaint spot in the Treme. It was very close to all the attraction of the French Quarter without paying outlandish amounts of money. We brought...

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Reviewed 24 November 2016

First of all when visiting New Orleans I wanted to make sure I had enough extra money to do all of the exciting things there are. That meant trying to save on hotel and parking and the empress did just that. I was able to stay here and save money as that they did offer the best deal in town...

1Thank Rebecca M
Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

We were sailing out of New Orleans and looking for a reasonable accommodations, as the city was completely booked. My friend booked this place as a "back up" but this became primary. I travel quite a bit for both personal and pleasure and I have NEVER stayed in such a horrible hotel! I'll just make a list: The Good: -hotel...

6Thank I1529YL
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

I went during peak season - Halloween, Voodoo festival . At the time of booking I wasn't really aware of either festivities and didn't know that was the reason most hotels were 250+ per night !! Wouldn't recommend walking to and from after dark. It cost about $5 USD to get an uber into town so I didn't mind that....

1Thank Hiuy S
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

This is not a family friendly hotel, so don't bring children to stay here. The hotel is falling apart. When Hotel Impossible was here, they must have only remodeled a couple of rooms and mine wasn't one of them. The neighborhood is a little sketchy too. That being said, my bed had clean sheets and it was comfortable. My friend...

2Thank Kendra H
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

This place should be shut down!!! I didn't want the room once I had seen it therefore I couldn't get a refund due to making reservations online. It stinks, the room is A HOT Match box! Drunk people all over the place smoking in the hallways. The board of health need to be called out to inspect this place!!! Please...

6Thank Donnella C

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That sound? That flavor? That certain je ne sais quoi that lets you known you’re in “Nawlins” and nowhere else? It’s all good and in broad abundance on the streets of Tremé, where so much of what’s considered to be the very best of New Orleans culture and tradition is, put simply, just how people go about their daily lives in this historic part of town. As one of America’s oldest African-American neighborhoods and among the nation’s first established residential areas for free people of color, Tremé’s significant heritage and contribution cannot be understated. This is especially the case when considering some of Tremé’s most famous residents, most notably jazz great Louis Armstrong. For full flavored food, funky and jazzed up music, and vibrant street life presented with homegrown pride, you can’t beat a visit to Tremé.
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Additional Information about Empress Hotel

Address: 1317 Ursulines Ave, New Orleans, LA 70116-2309
Region: United States > Louisiana > New Orleans > Treme
Price Range: $107 - $171 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1 star — Empress Hotel 1*
Number of rooms: 36
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“If you don't like your room ask to see another one.”
zachross88, 30 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Go to a different hotel”
338karissak, 3 Apr 2017 | Read review
“make a reservation”
sandraestevez600, 14 Jan 2017 | Read review
“any room there is worth the deal you are getting”
U6984JVrebeccam, 24 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Just never stay here; there ARE no good rooms.”
  • Where the bed bugs live. Horrible, horrible.
  • The TV was so tiny, you couldn't see it from the bed, which was the only place to be.
  • This speaks for itself. Disgusting.
  • No surfaces to put anything on except the chair.
  • Not one shelf to put anything on. No hooks to hang anything up.
TucsonConnie43, 13 Oct 2016 | Read review
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US$82* /night
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