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Reviewed 1 week ago

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... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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.... More 

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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... More 

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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... More 

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Pascagoula, Mississippi
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Reviewed 25 October 2016

This hotel is horrible,it's old the ceiling plaster is falling,the commode had a bucket under the handle,the tubb was stopped up and filled with bugs,it was reported to staff and nothing was done, the linens hadn't been changed body fluids were present on the sheets,around the air conditioner you could see outside,dust was everywhere and a bullet hole was in... More 

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Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

It is not fair that I have to give this place even a 1 star rating. They deserve a straight 0. It is hardly even a "hotel" Words cannot describe how terrible this place is. I did not imagine in my entire life that I would come across a hotel so atrocious. I will say, the location is decent near... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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Reviewed 14 October 2016

Nobody vacationer should ever, ever stay here. Maybe if you only stumble back from Bourbon St to pass out for a few hours before doing it again, but - if you're like us - just regular people experiencing New Orleans and expecting a decent inexpensive room, forget it. We Wondered about the plastic that was supposed to be covering the... More 

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Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Nothing good to say about this place. Padlock on the door, bathroom horrible a gas station toilet, walls peeling and holes on the wall, the bathtub has cacks. Bedroom, plastic on the mattress cracks on the walls and no closet. Have to leave your key, before you leave the hotel, have to paid for ice, have to return your towels... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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Reviewed 10 September 2016

I'm speechless it is so disgusting and owner is delusional. Should be condemned. Filthy, not safe. How is this still standing? Kind of people staying here are somewhat dodgy. Appalling. Shockingly awful.

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Treme
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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  • Free Parking
  • Free Internet
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Additional Information about Empress Hotel

Address: 1317 Ursulines Ave, New Orleans, LA 70116
Region: United States > Louisiana > New Orleans > Treme , Mid-City
Price Range: $117 - $276 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1 star — Empress Hotel 1*
Number of rooms: 36
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“any room there is worth the deal you are getting”
 of 5 bubbles 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.
 of 5 bubbles TucsonConnie43, 13 Oct 2016 | Read review
“No elevators to the 2nd floor”
 of 5 bubbles sweetheart2u, 5 Jul 2016 | Read review
“It seemed like most of the party's were on the bottom floor.”
 of 5 bubbles gg1229471, 19 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Best tip: have NO expectations and do not compare to other hotels.”
 of 5 bubbles caveatactor, 13 Apr 2016 | Read review
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