Empress - Douglas

Central Promenade, Douglas, Isle of Man, IM2 4RA  show map
 3 stars
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Empress - Douglas

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

 Parking
 24-hour

24-hour reception

 Fitness/Gym

Fitness center

 Sports activities

Golf course

Hiking

 Spa and relaxation

Spa lounge

Reflex massage

Steam bath

Jacuzzi

 Breakfast

In-room breakfast

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Bar/Lounge area

Overview

Empress is a 4-story hotel in a leisure area of Douglas at a close proximity to Onchan Pleasure Park and Camera Obscura offering luxurious rooms with a fantastic view over the sea. Featuring contemporary architecture, the hotel is welcoming guests since 1890.

The hotel is about 200 meters from Manx Museum, Gaiety Theatre and Palace Cinema. The property is set within 1 km distance from Douglas city center.

The lovely hotel offers easy access to bars, restaurants and brasseries.

Empress Hotel lies within 15 minutes’ drive to Ronaldsway airport.

Rooms

The rooms in Empress Hotel come with coffee/tea makers, a dressing area, a writing desk, heating and TV. The property boasts views of Douglas Bay from its rooms. Decorated in fresh design with carpet floor, the rooms feature private bathrooms equipped with a shower, a hairdryer and free toiletries.

Eat & Drink

A fine selection of Asian dishes is served at the specialty restaurant. The hotel’s Piano serves snacks and desserts along with complimentary drinks. Guests can dine in The Gallery Restaurant and The Italian Job located within a 5-minute walk of the property.

Services

Empress Hotel offers a meeting room, printers and a business center for business guests.

Relax

On-site leisure facilities include a swimming pool and a golf course.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the hotel rooms for free.

Guest Parking

No parking available.

Year renovated:   2010.  Number of floors:   4.  Number of rooms:   102.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Indoor parking
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Safe deposit box
  • No pets allowed
  • Currency exchange
  • Beauty salon
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator

Sports & Fitness

  • Hiking
  • Golf course
  • Fitness center

Services

  • 24-hour room service
  • Dry cleaning
  • Laundry
  • Wedding services
  • Newspaper service
  • Shoe shine service

Dining facilities

  • Bed and breakfast
  • In-room breakfast
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Bar/Lounge area
  • Catering service

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Printers
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Paid cribs/Baby cots (on request)
  • Paid babysitting/Child services
  • Video games

Leisure facilities

  • Casino
  • Spa lounge
  • Steam bath
  • Jacuzzi
  • Garden area
  • Leisure/TV room
  • Television in lobby
  • Reflex massage

Room view

  • Sea view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Heating
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Rollaway beds
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bath/Shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  3 pm

Check-out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 2 may stay at the price of GBP 7.50 per person per night in a crib. 

How to reach hotel

hotel Empress - Douglas Douglas location
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Hotel Address:

Central Promenade, Douglas, Isle of Man, IM2 4RA

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City Center
  • Douglas
    1000 ft
Airports
Restaurants
  • The Gallery Restaurant (cuisine: English)
    300 ft
  • The Italian Job (cuisine: Italian)
    500 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2010
  • Number of floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    102

Rooms and availability

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Bed type: Double bed or 1 Double bed and 1 Single bed or 1 Single bed
Size: 220 sq. feet
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    Deluxe Double Room
    Bed type: Double bed or Twin beds
    Size: 270 sq. feet
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      How to reach hotel

      hotel Empress - Douglas Douglas location
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      Hotel Address:

      Central Promenade, Douglas, Isle of Man, IM2 4RA

      Get directions
      City Center
      • Douglas
        1000 ft
      Airports
      Restaurants
      • The Gallery Restaurant (cuisine: English)
        300 ft
      • The Italian Job (cuisine: Italian)
        500 ft
      Hotel information
      • Check-in:
        from  3 pm
      • Check-out:
        until  11 am
      • Year renovated:
        2010
      • Number of floors:
        4
      • Number of rooms:
        102

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      What's nearby

      Popular areas

      • City Center - 700 ft

      Local attractions

      • Onchan Pleasure Park - 1.3 mi
        Onchan
      • Nautical Museum - 9.0 mi
        Bridge Street, Castletown
      • Leece Museum - 10.0 mi
        The Old Courthouse, Peel
      • Curraghs Wildlife Park - 7.3 mi
        Main Road
      • House of Manannan - 9.9 mi
        Mill Road, Peel

      Near the hotel

      • Manx Museum - 700 ft
        Douglas

        Restaurants nearby

        • The Gallery Restaurant - 300 ft

          Address: Harris Promenade
          Phone: + 44 (0) 1624 645500

          71% likes this, based on 53 reviews
          Cuisine: English
          Price Range: USD 45 - USD 111

        • Millennium Saagar - 600 ft

          Address: 1 Sherwood TErrace, Broadway
          Phone: +44 (0)1624-679 871

          63% likes this, based on 36 reviews

        • Sir Norman's - 600 ft

          Address: The Sefton Hotel
          Phone: +44 (0) 1624 645500

          57% likes this, based on 64 reviews
          Cuisine: English, Vegetarian, Healthy

        • The Italian Job - 500 ft

          Address: The Villa Marina Arcade
          Phone: 01624 676905

          73% likes this, based on 100 reviews
          Cuisine: Italian

        • Imperial Dragon - 600 ft

          Address: Caledonia Hotel, Loch Promenade

          72% likes this, based on 33 reviews
          Cuisine: Chinese

        Hotel information
        • Check-in:
          from  3 pm
        • Check-out:
          until  11 am
        • Year renovated:
          2010
        • Number of floors:
          4
        • Number of rooms:
          102

        Empress Reviews

        Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Empress

        Average guest rating

        7.8out of 10
        Fabulous
        Based on 431 reviews

        Guest reviews

        • Single
          8.8

          It was clean and comfortable.

          The lights in the corridors were on all night, which makes it harder to sleep as the light leaks into the room.

        • Older travelers
          6.6

          Location and friendly staff

          Downstairs fine bedrooms need updating. Windows need attention as does the shower system. Not the largest of rooms!

        • Single
          7.8

          The friendly staff make this the exceptional place to stay in Douglas

        • Single
          9.6

          The hotel staff were very friendly and helpful. The hotel is in a very good location for the beach and douglas town centre.

          The only complaint i have is the staff are to quick when taking your breakfast plates

        • Older travelers
          8.2

          the staff at the hotel were very polite and helpfull always eager to please would stay here again.

          the coffee was catering brand it was rubbish

        • Older travelers
          8.8

          It was very comfortable with good views of Douglas Bay

          The lift "call to go up" button on the ground floor did not work

        • Group of friends
          8.2

          The location was excellent and the standard of the hotel was exceptional

          Our room and bed was slightly too small. Dont stay in the cheaper smaller hotel rooms if you plan on moving around alot in them.

        • Group of friends
          9.6

          central to where we were meeting friends

          the bar closed at quart to midnight when in brochre it says 1 a.m. there were people in too some of our group arrived a few minutes before us and got served

        • Single
          8.0

          I stay regularly in the iom , and unfortunately the general concept of customer service on the Island is appalling. However the Empress is the one exception the staff treat everyone with great care and it is always a great pleasure to return to the Crown Jewel of Douglas

        • Older travelers
          9.2

          Very comfortable and relaxed. service excellent and staff extremely obliging & polite..

          White paint on toilet seat was chipped in places giving it an unclean appearance even though it wasn'T. Grooves on window frames were dirty (only visible when window opened)

        • Older travelers
          7.0

          Nice location and sea views; lovely pool and jacuzzi.

          Breakfast would have been better if cooked food made to order. Why no local kippers?

        • Older travelers
          8.2

          For our second stay at the empress (in 20 years) we wwere pleased to see that it had maintained its customer service standards

        • Single
          9.2

          An imressive entrance/bar/dining area after you have transited the covered stairs from the Promenade. All the staff were very friendly especially the receptionist. The buffet breakfast was of very good quality

        • Older travelers
          7.4

          Very convenient for all of our needs, such as being near public transport,etc. The view from our room was excellent.

          The decor in our room was not good. Paper was peeling from the walls and the (cheap) furniture was chipped.

        • Couple
          7.8

          Breakfast was to a high standard and the staff were friendly and efficient.

          The gym/pool area is an attractive feature of the hotel but having seen them they do need updating. After getting ready to swim, we decided against it as it didn't look very clean and I received a minor electric shock from the running machine. As this area is unmanned, we were unable to ask for assistance

        How to reach hotel

        hotel Empress - Douglas Douglas location
        Show big map »

        Hotel Address:

        Central Promenade, Douglas, Isle of Man, IM2 4RA

        Get directions
        City Center
        • Douglas
          1000 ft
        Airports
        Restaurants
        • The Gallery Restaurant (cuisine: English)
          300 ft
        • The Italian Job (cuisine: Italian)
          500 ft
        Hotel information
        • Check-in:
          from  3 pm
        • Check-out:
          until  11 am
        • Year renovated:
          2010
        • Number of floors:
          4
        • Number of rooms:
          102