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The Empress Hotel

The Empress Hotel is centrally located on Douglas promenade and is within easy reach of the local amenities and town centre. It offers panoramic sea views from many of the bedrooms and guests can sit and enjoy the fantastic views in the full width building conservatory.

It’s beautiful setting overlooking the open seaside is a perfect retreat for all the family. They have a range of rooms on offer to suit all requirements. The bedrooms have modern décor and marble en-suite bathrooms with baths and showers. Free WiFi is available throughout the hotel.

Why not take advantage of the hotel’s leisure facilities which include a small gym, sauna and steam room, with beauty treatments available including soothing massages, by prior appointment.

The town centre can be reached in under 10 minutes walk and local buses and trams depart just outside the hotel regularly throughout the day. Their great location means that if you’re travelling by ferry, the Sea Terminal is only a 10 minute walk away and the Islands airport is less than a 25 minutes.


The Piano bar serves snacks and drinks all day and shows all the major sporting events including most Premiership matches.


There are a range of dining options to choose from at The Empress, including the Manx Gourmet Burger Restaurant and their own French-style Brasserie Restaurant. Both offer fantastic local food and a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. 

Classic Room

Both their double and twin bedded Classic Rooms have been designed with comfort and convenience in mind. They include an en-suite bathroom with shower & bath and complimentary toiletries, LCD TV, hairdryer, trouser press and complimentary tea & coffee.

Sea View Room

The sea view rooms include the features of the Classic Rooms, but offer breath taking views across Douglas Bay. They have large windows and bigger LED televisions with full Sky Entertainment channels and Sky Sports.

Sea View Suite

The hotel has 3 Sea View Suites each with an entrance porch area. The rooms have a separate lounge and desk area and at the front large windows and spectacular views across Douglas Bay. Two separate LED televisions are available in the lounge and bedroom. Sky TV is available in the lounge area and Freeview in the bedroom. There is also a work desk and sofa seating area and the additional features of the Classic Room.

Penthouse Sea View Suite

On the fourth floor of the hotel, they have their luxurious Penthouse suite. It has a super king size double bed and a sofa area against a gallery window. Doors lead out onto your own private balcony offer breath taking views over the whole of Douglas bay. There is a comfortable sofa and arm chair seating area and a large en-suite marble bathroom with shower & bath. You can sit back and relax and watch your favourite channels on the large LED television with all the Sky Entertainment and sports channels.