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The Empire Hotel

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AMENITIES
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Family Rooms
Bar/Lounge
Housekeeping
Free Wifi
2.5 Star accommodation
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Janet S
110
Reviewed 2 weeks agovia mobile
Wonderful old pub, great food and service, also ambiance by the bucket load. A wonderful way to spend a rainy Friday Evening. Also enjoyed the history portrayed in photos and paintings . The fire was on as well so it was super cosy.
Thank Janet S
Response from Zac S, Public Relations Manager at The Empire Hotel
Responded 1 week ago
Hi Janet, Thank you for the wonderful review! We are so glad to read that you had a great experience with us and we hope to see you back here again in the future. Cheers, Empire Hotel Management
Shiyu
Louisville
5217
Reviewed 3 weeks agovia mobile
We booked with a nostalgic sense having stayed here in the late 1970’s. Externally she is currently being repainted and internally our double room was clean, recently updated en suite but in a very high ceiling original room. The view out the window was straight into another room!’
Dinner was tasty traditional and taken in the formal dining room.
The staircase remains a heritage wonder to behold.
Thank Shiyu
Response from Zac S, Public Relations Manager at The Empire Hotel
Responded 2 weeks ago
Hi Shiyu, Thank you for your wonderful review! It is so nice to read that you stayed with us back in the 1970's and have come back to visit us again this year. We hope to see you again in the future and thank you for appreciating the history of our beautiful hotel! Cheers, Empire Hotel Management
Michelle H
Brisbane Region, Australia
4519
Reviewed 3 weeks agovia mobile
We stayed here so that we could go kayaking.
However we really enjoyed this hotel, it is very quaint, with a tea room.
The staff are lovely.
We also tried the food and this was great too!
Well worth a visit!
Thank Michelle H
Response from Zac S, Public Relations Manager at The Empire Hotel
Responded 3 weeks ago
Hi Michelle, Thank you for your wonderful review! We are very glad to read that you enjoyed your experience with us and we hope to see you back here again soon! Cheers, Empire Hotel Management
Jodie H
70
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
We were visiting Queenstown and were going to this hotel for lunch when the manager started yelling violent threats at a peaceful group of people demonstrating in the street against......violence! He then started throwing objects at them and continued for about an hour.
I would not recommend entering this business without wearing a flack jacket and definitely would not take the family in.
Disgraceful that such a bully is allowed to roam the streets, let alone run a business.
ENTER AT OWN RISK!
Thank Jodie H
Response from Zac S, Public Relations Manager at The Empire Hotel
Responded 4 weeks ago
Hi all, In regards to an earlier post; After concluding an investigation, we can confirm that nobody from the Empire staff threw the steak. An identified person who did throw the steak, has no association with the Empire Hotel, Queenstown, and has been dealt with accordingly. Naturally it is concerning that a mistaken identity has created extreme stress to our Publican and his team (our valued employees). Such misinformed allegations gaining traction on social media platforms and within other media platforms had the potential to not only negatively impact our business, but to cause undue stress to innocent parties. This is our final response to the allegations and we wish to make no further comment. We will now turn our focus back to offering our guests a warm, welcome West Coast hospitality experience. We would appreciate if you would consider amending or removing your review, Thank you.
Dickie2019
Sydney, Australia
7312
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Lovely old place, yes its a bit tired but if your looking for a good beer, nice locals to chat to and one of the best steaks I have ever tasted then this is the place for you.
Try this place and you will be surprised.
Thank Dickie2019
Response from Zac S, Public Relations Manager at The Empire Hotel
Responded 3 weeks ago
Hi Dickie, Thank you for the wonderful review! We hope to see you back in there future at Empire Hotel. Cheers, Empire Hotel Management
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About
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Restaurant
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pool
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
35
Price range
US$51 - US$70 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
The Empire Hotel Queenstown, Tasmania, Australia
Location
Australia > Tasmania > Queenstown
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
35
Price range
US$51 - US$70 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
The Empire Hotel Queenstown, Tasmania, Australia
Location
Australia > Tasmania > Queenstown
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HennyK56
23 October 2016|
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Response from A2323LAjohnh | Reviewed this property |
You may be out of luck with the connecting rooms. Best to check with the hotel directly
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"Good value for money"
70nicop
17 Jul 2018
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"Maybe ask for a renovated room otherwise you might get basic."
midgybabe
14 Apr 2018
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"Didn't see a lift so the staircase may be a problem for people with mobility issues"
Shazsarale
15 Oct 2017
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"Ask for room that's not above the kitchen exhaust fan."
7557wendy
11 Oct 2017
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