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A 4 Star Hotel and Events Venue in Douglas, Isle of Man

A wonderful retreat for all the family, and in a beautiful setting, overlooking the open seaside. We have 104 bedrooms and a range of room types to suit most requirements.

Please feel free to browse our website and see what we have to offer to make your stay with us a memorable one.

We offer NEW FREE SUPER FAST FIBRE WiFi  throughout the Hotel (WiFi code is: empress99).
Most bedrooms and public areas can be accessed via the main lift although some rooms are accessed via a few steps in the corridors or bedrooms as well.

The 4 Star Empress Hotel has one restaurant, one main bar and two meeting and event rooms and frequently holds Weddings and Dinner Dances with music until midnight (mainly at weekends) that can sometimes be heard in some bedrooms.

‎Note: Check-in time is from 3pm and check-out is before 11am every day 

The Empress Hotel has no parking on site, but the Promenade and side roads in front and nearby, do offer limited free parking . The Promenade parking is free 16 hours in any 24 hours in disk zones, from outside the Hotel towards the Manx Electric Railway only on the seaside of the road where the local signs state, with no returning to that space within 2 hours. The land side of the road also has some 16 hour parking, but near shopping areas, this is limited to 30 minutes to 1 hour maximum and electric charging spaces is limited to 2 hours only.
Please collect a parking disk from the ferry terminal on arrival to display in your car that also provides 2 hours free parking in places around the Island. If you are unsure where to park near the hotel, please check the signs carefully as parking wardens do patrol the Promenade and issue tickets 6 days a week from 8am to 8pm (not Sundays), so please follow the local signs. Paid for parking is available on council run car parks with details HERE. The nearest to the Hotel is Chester Street (15 minutes walk back to the Hotel) with hourly rates upto 10 hours only, or at The Steam Packet Building parking (15 minutes walk away) and costs £5.50 for 24 hours. Parking map of Douglas can also be found Car Park Locations Douglas.

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The Isle of Man has many great places to visit. At the Empress Hotel we aim to make your stay a pleasant and memorable experience. With our central location to most of the attractions on the Island, nothing is too far away. The local shops, event venues, restaurants and bars are within an easy 5 – 10 minute walk away too.

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Stay at the 104 bedroom 4 star Empress Hotel and you are choosing to stay in a bedroom that feels like home from home. Luxurious beds all with soft duvets and crisp clean linen complemented by contrasting throws and cushions will help you drift off to sleep at the end of a tiring day and wake fully refreshed.

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