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Kurri Kurri, Australia
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Really Old pub from the exterior and appears a little dodgy. Though it was a pleasant surprise. The pub has rooms with a ensuite and shared bathroom rooms. Stayed in Room 2 which was an ensuite queen room. The bathroom was brand new. Great water pressure and good towels. The bed was comfortable. Breakfast was included. Supposed to start at...

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Australia
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The outside looks crummy - but when you enter the hotel, you are faced with a lovely wooden staircase, old pictures and memorabilia. We enjoyed a pub meal there with some good friends. It was very busy, but the staff did OK. It's a country pub. My husband left his fleecy jacket on a chair - we collected it next...

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Greater Hobart, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked 1 night at the Empire Hotel via Wotif, but unfortunately due to ill health I had to cancel. Even though I did this 11 days prior to the date of the reservation I lost the total amount for the booking, which had to be paid in advance, an amount of $ 80. I emailed the hotel about this...

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were looking forward to staying at this establishment. Greatly disappointed in the room, meals and staff. We cut short our stay by a day and this was not too soon. The hotel has so much potential but in its current state it is very sad. Of the 3 evening meals we ordered only one night was the food edible,...

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Katherine
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We got recommended by our hotel to this pub and as soon as we walked in were greeted by this amazing staircase with so much history. They were packed and said there'd be a lengthy wait for meals but it wasn't that long and the food was very good. Unfortunately once the crowd left the service at the left a...

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Hobart, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A beautiful old building. What a shame the staff running it are so hopeless. Im talking some of the rudest, most unhelpful staff I've come across, in the over 30 countries I've travelled in. I just hope they pull their socks up, or get replaced, so this grand old building can have the custodians it deserves.

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North Ryde, Australia
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

In the interest of fairness and balance (see previous review which was posted twice for reasons unknown) this update is provided. We unfortunately left something of value in our room at the Empire Hotel and, when contacted, the manager agreed immediately to forward-mail the item and declined our offer to meet the cost. Very commendable and helpful.

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Thank Nokinian
Zac S, Guest Relations Manager at The Empire Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Nokinian, I do apologise for the lateness of this reply, but we very much appreciate you taking the time to leave us a positive comment, We hope one day you will venture thru again. Cheers and all the best for 2017

Broome
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

This hotel is grand inside - just beautiful - from the stairs to the walls, ceilings, decor - very well complimented and takes your mind back to ol school memories in Tassie. Their meals fresh and delicious - whiting! The staff friendly and smiles. I will definately return to this hotel Cheers Management !

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Zac S, Guest Relations Manager at The Empire Hotel, responded to this review

Hi there BroomeStormz, Thank you for taking the time to leave such lovely comments about our beloved hotel! We are glad that you enjoyed your stay and we do hope to see you again very soon :) Cheers and all the best in 2017!

Hobart, Australia
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Our family headed into the empire for dinner. Ordered were the following: Chicken parmigiana and salad: Good size, cooked well. Salad included: dry, required more dressing. Carbonara (large size): Passible, small serving left our daughter needing to eat when she got home. T bone steak with salad. medium to medium rare: cooked to well done, not a pink bit of...

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Zac S, Guest Relations Manager at The Empire Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Edward, Thanks for taking the time to give us a review. We were very disappointed to hear that you did not enjoy your visit to The Empire. Feedback like yours is crucial to ensure we deliver and maintain our desired standards to our guests. We apologise that you didn't enjoy your meals and I've passed this feedback onto our...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 4 December 2016 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...

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  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
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Additional Information about The Empire Hotel

Address: 2 Orr Street, Queenstown, Tasmania 7467, Australia
Region: Australia > Tasmania > Queenstown
Price Range: $52 - $111 (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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  • View of Queenstown railway station from Room2 Windows
 of 5 bubbles DDSWM, 24 Feb 2017 | Read review
“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
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