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This property is 2 minutes walk from the beach. Overlooking Douglas Bay on the Isle of Man, this hotel has a piano bar, a health club, and a large conservatory that features panoramic sea views.

There is a choice of dining options at The Empress Hotel, including a French-style brasserie restaurant ,or The Piano Bar which serves a full bar menu daily until 9.30pm and a range of drinks.

The hotel’s rooms all have modern décor, and come equipped with satellite TV. Guests can also make use of a work desk and facilities for making tea and coffee.

A variety of shops can be reached in under 10 minutes’ walk, and there are restaurants to eat in along the nearby promenade.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 8.9 for a two-person trip.

The Empress Hotel has been welcoming Booking.com guests since 3 Feb 2010.

Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.0)

Breakfast info

Full English/Irish, Buffet

Loyal customers

There are more repeat guests here than most other properties.


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4 reasons to choose The Empress Hotel

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speak English
Closest beach
  • Douglas Beach

    7.6 Good beach
    40 yards from property
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Hotel surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighbourhood!
Excellent location - show map
What's nearby
  • Manx Museum
    0.5 miles
  • Gaiety Theatre
    0.5 miles
  • TT Grandstand
    0.6 miles
  • Laxey Wheel
    6.1 miles
  • Castle Rushen
    9.3 miles
  • Peel Cathedral
    9.7 miles
Beaches in the neighbourhood
  • Douglas Beach
    40 yards
  • Laxey Beach
    5 miles
Public transport
Closest airports
  • Isle of Man Airport
    8 miles
How to get to The Empress Hotel from Isle of Man Airport
    Taxi
    Public transport
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1 restaurant on site

    The Brasserie

    Cuisine: British

Facilities of The Empress Hotel
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Garden
Activities
  • Live sport events (broadcast)
  • Live music/performance
  • Themed dinner nights Additional charge
  • Walking tours Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Wine/champagne Additional charge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Kid meals Additional charge
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Internet
WiFi is available in the hotel rooms and is free of charge.
Parking
No parking available.
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
  • Luggage storage
  • 24-hour front desk
Cleaning services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business facilities
  • Fax/photocopying Additional charge
  • Business centre Additional charge
  • Meeting/banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key card access
  • Safety deposit box
General
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Heating
  • Packed lunches
  • Lift
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
Languages spoken
  • English
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Sustainable initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and environmentally friendly travel

House rules The Empress Hotel takes special requests - add in the next step!

Check-in

From 15:00 hours

Check-out

Until 11:00 hours

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

0 - 1 year
Cot upon request
Extra bed upon request
£15 per child, per night
2+ years
Extra bed upon request
£15 per person, per night

Supplements are not calculated automatically in the total costs and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The maximum number of extra beds and cots allowed is dependent on the room you choose. Please check your selected room for the maximum capacity.

All cots and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa American Express The Empress Hotel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please note that On-Site Leisure facilities are closed until further notice.

In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Food & beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to help protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Please inform The Empress Hotel in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

The Brasserie is closed from Sun 26 Apr 2020 until Sun 14 Jun 2020

Bar is closed from Sun 26 Apr 2020 until Sun 14 Jun 2020

FAQs about The Empress Hotel

  • The Empress Hotel has 1 restaurant:

    • The Brasserie

  • The Empress Hotel is 0.7 miles from the centre of Douglas.

  • The prices at The Empress Hotel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • Guests staying at The Empress Hotel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.4).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Full English/Irish
    • Buffet

  • The nearest beach is just 150 yards from The Empress Hotel.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to The Empress Hotel by:

    • Taxi 30min
    • Bus 40min

  • Room options at The Empress Hotel include:

    • Single
    • Double
    • Twin
    • Twin/Double
    • Suite
    • Family

  • The Empress Hotel offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Walking tours
    • Live music/performance
    • Themed dinner nights
    • Live sport events (broadcast)

  • Check-in at The Empress Hotel is from 15:00, and check-out is until 11:00.

  • Yes, The Empress Hotel is popular with guests booking family stays.