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Rambouillet, France
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In this hotel you get the minimum for the price you pay. Welcome is nice, for sure langage is a barrier but some are talking english and do their best to support. Room is efficient let's say. You have a good bed, a clean but old type bathroom with shower. Take care of water pressure, if you don't want to...

Thank Arnaud P
ElenaKarakich K, Менеджер по связям с общественностью at Empire Hotel, responded to this review

Dear guest, thank you for taking time to share your thoughts about Empire hotel! We will take into account your remarks about our bathroom . It is very pleasant to know you loved the hotel and enjoyed your stay! Looking forward to welcome you back soon!

Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
Reviewed 17 November 2016

old Soviet style hotel. location is good at the center of Irkutsk near the Angara river. rooms, staff, cleanness are just okay. kinda outdated. shower is really weird, kinda feels like its going to break soon

Thank saruulbatbayar55
ElenaKarakich K, Менеджер по связям с общественностью at Empire Hotel, responded to this review

Dear guest, thank you for taking time to share your thoughts about Empire hotel! It is very pleasant to know you loved the hotel and enjoyed your stay! Looking forward to welcome you back soon!

Reviewed 9 October 2016

The Empire hotel is centrally located in Irkutsk, a short walk from mayor attractions. The rooms are nice and I slept well in a comfortable bed. The bathroom was also good, if you subtract the in Russia obligatory cracks in tiles. All in all a good decent choice, though nothing out of the ordinary. Breakfast is seved in a windowless...

Thank Anastasia1805
Pleasanton, California
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Hotel could use a facelift. Tiny elevator could hold two people, maybe. I ended up using the stairs. This could be a problem for anyone who can't do stairs. The staff was very accommodating. Breakfast was the usual fare. Location was good for sight seeing. Weird spaceship capsule shower, but it worked.

Thank nataliebh2015
ElenaKarakich K, Менеджер по связям с общественностью at Empire Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing the Empire Hotel as your preferred hotel in Irkutsk and for taking the time to share your great feedback. It was a pleasure to read that you appreciated our location We are looking forward to welcoming you back at the Empire. Warmest regards, Empire Hotel Management Team

Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Our first room had broken AC. After some negotiation they switched us to a room on the fifth look with no windows but the AC worked. Except for limited rooms, it would appear that most have poor views. No windows on the fifth floor. In our second room the shower didn't work properly. There is a tiny elevator. No bottled...

Thank deepchi
ElenaKarakich K, Менеджер по связям с общественностью at Empire Hotel, responded to this review

Dear guest, thank you for your comment. We'd like to explain. AC at this time of year is not provided, because the temperature is low and guests usually ask for radiators. What is more, the hotel was full at that time and we could offer only the room on the fifth floor. There are windows in the rooms at the...

Santa Fe, New Mexico
Reviewed 10 August 2016

Just OK, nothing special. Their restaurant is a place to avoid. The food was awful and the service worse. Don't go there unless you are absolutely stuck. The food arrived and the hot food was warm at best and the cold food seemed as if it came out of the freezer.

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Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

We stayed in the Junior suite. It had an incredible view of the Cathedral of the Epiphany :) Our room was spacious and clean with a wonderfully comfortable bed. The shower was hot :) There was a safe provided. Hot water for tea and coffee was available from the water cooler in the corridor. The staff were very helpful and...

Thank Nickysjones
Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

Room is clean with airco. Well located and super comfy beds. Bathroom is strange. It is that kind of plastic cabine where you could have back massage... Breakfast is not really good and solid. It could be the Russian way or not. We will discover it later on...

Thank AT T
ElenaKarakich K, Менеджер по связям с общественностью at Empire Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. Hope to see you again. With best regards the hotel management

New York
Reviewed 18 July 2016

Rooms are okay. Shower is a challenge, the designer forgot that the handheld wand needs to be flexible. Breakfast choices are standard for the region, A coffee maker behind the bar will provide fresh coffee/cappuccino on request, in place of the instant coffee on the buffet table. The elevator is tiny, only two guests at a time.Standard 3 star hotel.

Thank MomDives
Reviewed 7 April 2016

I have traveled quite a bit, and I must say. The staff at the Empire were absolutely fabulous people. The in hotel dinning down stairs was great...oh and the bakery in front of the hotel is a city staple! YOU MUST TRY IT! truly amazing. Also, the front desk staff, specifically Julia, were fantastic.

Thank DBH1215

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  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
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  • Breakfast included
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Additional Information about Empire Hotel

Address: Polskikh Povstantsev St.,1, Irkutsk 664011, Russia
Region: Russia > Siberian District > Irkutsk Oblast > Irkutsk
Price Range: ₹ 3,220 - ₹ 8,519 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Empire Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 49
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“the 5th floor are all rooms with skylights only - cold in the fall/winter/spring”
 of 5 bubbles 650daryak, 16 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Our room was on the third floor and quiet but no view. Not sure if other rooms have better views.”
 of 5 bubbles WendyB170, 10 Jun 2015 | Read review
“We had room on second floor. Open window a bit noisy from air- conditioners. Double glazing shuts out noise. In- room a/c good.”
 of 5 bubbles N0elaR, 5 Jun 2015 | Read review
“Don't get the fifth floor without checking if there is a window and not a skylight.”
 of 5 bubbles RheaJeena, 9 Aug 2014 | Read review
“If you are smoker you may choose smoking room”
 of 5 bubbles Zarko255060, 26 Sep 2012 | Read review
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