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Reviewed 9 March 2015

This is a great hotel for business or vacation. I stayed here on the recommendation from some local co-workers and was very pleased. It is a relatively small hotel with renovated rooms that are well appointed. The bathroom was very nice, the beds were comfortable and the room had all the amenities you needed. It just has that boutique hotel...

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Empresss_GM, General Manager at Empress Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Jim B - Thank you for taking the time to share your recent experience as a guest of our hotel. As a repeat guest, we greatly appreciate your feedback, which highlights the consistency of both the service and product we offer. We take your comments very seriously and are adding some additional healthy choices to our breakfast. Please contact...

Saint Louis, Missouri
Reviewed 9 March 2015

My family (3 of us total) and I had an excellent stay of 3 nights at the Empress Hotel. The Empress provided lots of conveniences not provided by other luxury hotels like free Wi-Fi, free breakfast, free bottles of water(2), microwave and mini fridge in every room, nightly turn down service with free chocolates and complimentary cookies at the reception...

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Dear Lynn P - Thank you for taking the time to share your recent experience as our guest. We are very happy to see that you and your family greatly enjoyed your time with us! Our staff prides itself on providing the highest guest service possible and we appreciate your comments. We are also delighted to see that you were...

Reviewed 8 March 2015

Everything about this hotel was top draw. It had been renovated and they did a beautiful job. The bathroom was beautiful, the room was lovely. They offer a continental breakfast which as not skimpy in a lovely room. Totally satisfied. All inall not one complaint.

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Dear Ruthlin - Thank you for taking the time to share your recent experience as our guest. We are very pleased to see such great comments about our recently renovated rooms, and the breakfast served on the newly renovated patio. We are absolutely delighted to know that we were able to provide you with such a great experience. We look...

New Orleans, Louisiana
Reviewed 7 March 2015

I travel a lot for business and I love to find small hotels that I want to come back to. The Empress makes the cut. In fact, on my last trip to San Diego I chose to stay in charming La Jolla and drove into town in 15 minutes. I plan to do that next time as well. Empress is...

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Dear CarolineH - Thank you for taking the time to share your recent experience as our guest in our newly renovated rooms. We are very happy to see that you were able to enjoy our quiet location walking distance away from the beach, local shops and restaurants in the village area of La Jolla and the Manhattan located in our...

Omaha, Nebraska
Reviewed 28 February 2015

Excellent hotel in the heart of La Jolla. Newly renovated. First rate staff, especially the team at the front desk. Have stayed here many times and each visit is better than the last. A bargain for the price. Highly recommended. .

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Dear FunTripz14 - Thank you for taking the time to share your recent experience at our hotel. As a regular guest that has been staying with us many times, it is absolutely a pleasure to see that we continue to provide you with the high level of service you have come to expect from each stay with us. We appreciate...

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 28 February 2015

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Orange County, CA
Reviewed 26 February 2015

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
Reviewed 20 February 2015

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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Higher is better. We were on the third floor overlooking some ugly roofs of the nearby apartments.”
mikeeA5157CW, 2 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Fifth floor has a view of the water in the distance”
barbarabL4810BQ, 26 Mar 2017 | Read review
“we liked our top/5th floor room. No one above - partial view of ocean.”
Rateyjane, 10 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Spa suite was a real treat.”
AKREdinburgh, 9 Feb 2017 | Read review
“5th floor affords some views from either side of the hallway.”
  • Windows have adjustable shutters.
  • The blue ceiling is very cheery.
  • Very beach color scheme which is lively & appropriate.
  • You can see the ocean here and there between the buildings.
  • peek-a-boo ocean
  • Rainbow after 36 hours of rain and wind.
X-NYr, 26 Jan 2017 | Read review
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