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The Empire Hotel

Queenstown inn with restaurant and bar/lounge

  • Free WiFi and free parking
From
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7.8.Good.
  • We loved staying at this unique hotel in Queenstown. Although rooms were not ensuite,…

    Jan 21, 2019

  • The hotel is iconic with bags of history and worth staying in just for that. We opted for…

    Dec 17, 2018

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Official standards

This property advises that it adheres to Safe Travels (WTTC - Global) cleaning and disinfection practices.

Enhanced health and safety measures

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wear personal protective equipment
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • 24 hours gap period enforced between guest stays
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser

Guests rated location

Quiet
Walkable
Easy parking
Safe
Convenient
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi

Property highlights

Main amenities

  • 20 guestrooms
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Restaurant and bar/lounge
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Meeting room
  • Limited hour front desk

What’s around

  • West Coast Wilderness Railway - 2-minute walk
  • Lake Beatrice Conservation Area - 33-minute walk
  • Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park - 7 mi / 11.3 km
  • Henty Glacial Erratics State Reserve - 8.4 mi / 13.4 km
  • West Coast Range Regional Reserve - 9.7 mi / 15.6 km
  • Lukes Knob Regional Reserve - 17.3 mi / 27.9 km

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Enter dates for 2 guests

  • Family Room, Ensuite
  • Double Room, Shared Bathroom
  • Triple Room, Ensuite
  • Single Room, Shared Bathroom
  • Quadruple Room, Shared Bathroom
  • Double Room, 1 Queen Bed, Ensuite
  • Twin Room, Ensuite
  • Twin Room, Shared Bathroom
  • Triple Room, Shared Bathroom
  • Double Room, Ensuite
  • Basic Double Room

Location

  • West Coast Wilderness Railway - 2-minute walk
  • Lake Beatrice Conservation Area - 33-minute walk
  • Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park - 7 mi / 11.3 km

What’s around

Landmarks

  • West Coast Wilderness Railway - 2-minute walk
  • Lake Beatrice Conservation Area - 33-minute walk
  • Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park - 7 mi / 11.3 km
  • Henty Glacial Erratics State Reserve - 8.4 mi / 13.4 km
  • West Coast Range Regional Reserve - 9.7 mi / 15.6 km
  • Lukes Knob Regional Reserve - 17.3 mi / 27.9 km
  • Crotty Ridge Regional Reserve - 17.3 mi / 27.9 km
  • Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers National Park - 17.6 mi / 28.3 km
  • Teepookana Regional Reserve - 18.1 mi / 29.2 km
  • Lake Johnston Nature Reserve - 20 mi / 32.2 km
  • Mount Murchison Regional Reserve - 23.2 mi / 37.3 km

Getting around

  • Hall's Creek Station 11-min drive

At a glance

Size

  • 20 rooms

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Check-out time is 10 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • COVID-19 alert: Travel requirements are changing rapidly, including need for pre-travel COVID-19 testing and quarantine on arrival.

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.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Children

  • No cots (infant beds)

Pets

  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms

Parking

  • Free on-site self-parking
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

At the property

Food and drink

  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee/tea in a common area

Working away

  • One meeting room

Services

  • Front desk (limited hours)

Facilities

  • Designated smoking areas
  • Television in common areas

Languages Spoken

  • English

In the room

Freshen up

  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi

More

  • Daily housekeeping

Special features

Dining

On-site venue – This restaurant serves lunch and dinner.

Small print

Also known as

  • Empire Hotel Queenstown
  • Empire Queenstown
  • The Empire Hotel Inn
  • The Empire Hotel Queenstown
  • The Empire Hotel Inn Queenstown
  • The Empire Hotel Inn Queenstown

Policies

This property does not have lifts.

Guests can rest easy knowing that there's a fire extinguisher and a first aid kit on site.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F; guest room doors are sealed after cleaning; the property is cleaned and disinfected with electrostatic spray.

Staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitiser.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global).

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs

  • Yes, The Empire Hotel does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitiser and staff wear personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Yes, there's free self parking.
  • Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
  • You can check in starting at 2 PM. Check-out time is 10 AM.
  • Yes, there's an on-site restaurant. Nearby restaurants include Maloneys Restaurant (3-min walk).
7.8.Good.
  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Magnificent Stair.

    Classic old pub with a magnificent Blackwood staircase. Room was small but adequate, all very clean.

    Graham, 2 night trip, Mar 19, 2021

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Great stay at a great price!

    Brilliant stay as always! Our second visit and we really enjoyed it. Staff so helpful and friendly. Food in the pub delicious.

    Celia, 1 night trip, Jan 31, 2021

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  • 6.0.Good

    Character hotel in an old west town

    Very small room with literally room for a queen bed and access either side. Some leeway as New Year’s Day and the only establishment open but waited over an hour for dinner to be served (bar staff did offer us a complimentary drink) and the main bar closed at 9pm which was frustrating. The hotel had character and the staff were friendly but it appeared in need of some TLC but I guess this is reflected in the price.

    S, 1 night trip, Dec 31, 2020

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Quiet, friendly and perfect stay

    It was amazing! Certainly exceeded my expectations! I read all the reviews but need not have worried. Everyone was so friendly and helpful and it was so quiet! The food was excellent and served promptly despite some reviews. I would def stay here again. So much character and old world charm too. Thank you!!

    Celia, 1 night trip, Dec 17, 2020

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  • 4.0.Fair

    Old character building was nice. Customer service very average and dinner one of the worst I have ever had. Our room on second floor with window facing back of the building and with no fan or air conditioner we had to keep the window open. Below our window seemed to be their smoking area with staff and others smoking, at times very loud and swearing. I would stay at this hotel again.

    Marja, 2 night romance trip, Nov 17, 2020

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  • 4.0.Fair

    Our room had no window to outside. It had a small internal window into a landing. The room had no bin and no wardrobe. Our towells weren't replaced and our beds weren't made. We expected more for over $100 per night in a country town

    2 night romance trip, Oct 18, 2020

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  • 8.0.Very good

    Everything I needed on a quick overnight driving break. Very convent having the pub downstairs for dinner too.

    1 night trip, Jun 30, 2020

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  • 8.0.Very good

    Good location, comfy beds,light didn’t work. Nice food. Staff pleasant. Hot water in shower.

    Marion, 2 night trip with friends, Mar 4, 2020

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  • 4.0.Fair

    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.

    Sharon, 1 night romance trip, Feb 24, 2020

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  • 8.0.Very good

    Ok for a short stay

    Room is quite small, but it was ok for just a night. The hotel is a very old building that is an attraction by itself.

    Marcio, 1 night trip, Jan 14, 2020

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