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3.8 out of 5

"Fantastic old pub, nice a d friendly staff. Rooms confortable Food not the best but ok " More

By a verified traveller on Sun 12 Jan 2020

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Hotel Description

At The Empire Hotel you'll be steps from West Coast Wilderness Railway and 2.8 km (1.7 mi) from Lake Beatrice Conservation Area. Highlights at this inn include free continental breakfast, a restaurant, and free self parking.

All 20 rooms feature free WiFi.

For a drink, you can stop by the inn's own bar/lounge. Added amenities include free WiFi in public areas and coffee/tea in a common area. Each morning free breakfast is served.

With a stay at this Queenstown inn, you'll be 11.3 km (7 mi) from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Double Room, Shared Bathroom

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
AU$74* Per night/room 12 Aug. - 13 Aug.

Double Room, Ensuite

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Double Room, Ensuite

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Twin Room, Ensuite

Bed Count 2 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Triple Room, Ensuite

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Family Room, Ensuite

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

The Empire Hotel ratings based on 107 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
3.8 out of 5 4.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 3.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 3.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for The Empire Hotel

Everyone (80) Couples (15) Students (1) Family (9)
5 out of 5

Posted by on 10 Mar. 2020

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2 out of 5
Lovely old building with gorgeous staircase, and nice and warm. But: Beds too small. Breakfast poor and not healthy; no soy milk available, no fruit, no yoghurt, just terrible, cheapest instant coffee, orange juice, bread and cereal. Had to hunt down a staff member to ask for bowls then mugs. Lack of provisions ie no hand wash, shampoo etc. At least it had a common room with a kettle and microwave.

Posted by , from Adelaide, South Australia on 25 Feb. 2020

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4 out of 5
Fantastic old pub, nice a d friendly staff. Rooms confortable Food not the best but ok

Posted by on 12 Jan. 2020

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3 out of 5
I liked the location and heritage of the premise. Very basic accommodation, service staff not always available, wifi weak.

Posted by on 8 Jan. 2020

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5 out of 5
Facade and heritage items, staff friendly great continall breakfast

Posted by on 7 Jan. 2020

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4 out of 5
I loved the history of this building, learning about the historic staircase (local Blackwood which was shipped to England to make it!!), reading the menu from a prime ministers stay in 1901, the lovely and accommodating staff as well as the newly renovated bathrooms! We enjoyed a dinner there, which they accommodated us at short notice. Who can knock a complimentary continental breakfast. Lovely stay.

Posted by on 26 Nov. 2019

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5 out of 5
Associated with great history of Queenstown n mining. The first hotel of Queenstown, nearly a century old but with all the modern facilities. A great stay.

Posted by on 23 Nov. 2019

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5 out of 5
Large spacious room, great ensuite and very clean. Locations is excellent to shops, museum, and train station. Staff excellent, meals were great.

Posted by on 22 Nov. 2019

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4 out of 5
A lovely old historic hotel, the rooms are clean and comfortable with modern ensuites and everything you need for an over night stay. You do hear a bit of noise from the bar on a friday night, which you kind of expect in a hotel, we took ear plugs so it wasn't an issue. We had dinner with friends and everyone enjoyed their meals. We thought everything was good value.

Posted by on 18 Nov. 2019

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3 out of 5
Currently undertaking renos so property accommodation should improve

Posted by on 8 Nov. 2019

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Property Features

There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Free breakfast is available daily. WiFi is free in public spaces. The Empire Hotel also features coffee/tea in a common area and a television in a common area. Self parking is free. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this Queenstown inn.

  • 20 guestrooms or units
  • Continental breakfast (free)
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • 1 conference room
  • Coffee in lobby
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Television in lobby
  • Smoking in designated areas

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

The Empire Hotel offers 20 accommodations with complimentary toiletries. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Toiletries (free)

Food & Drink

Guests are served free continental breakfast daily from 7 AM to 9 AM.

Onsite venue - This restaurant serves lunch and dinner.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 7:30 AM - 5 PM. If you arrive at the property after hours, you'll need to check in at an alternate location: Hotel BarIf you are planning to arrive after 5 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 7:30 AM - 5 PM.
Guests arriving after hours will need to go to the following location to check in: Hotel Bar
Guests arriving after 5 PM must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cots (infant beds) available
  • Service animals are allowed
  • Staffed front desk

Hotel Names

  • Empire Hotel Queenstown
  • Empire Queenstown
  • The Empire Hotel Inn
  • The Empire Hotel Queenstown
  • The Empire Hotel Inn Queenstown
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*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.