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The Empire Hotel

2,5-star2,5 stars
2 Orr Street, Queenstown, TAS, 7467, Australia

Queenstown inn with restaurant and bar/lounge
  • Free WiFi and free parking
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  • Our stay was great as it is close to the trains and the paragon theatre have stsyed there…Apr 9, 2021
  • Classic old pub with a magnificent Blackwood staircase. Room was small but adequate, all…Mar 19, 2021

The Empire Hotel

from ZAR 884
  • 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

What’s around The Empire Hotel


  • West Coast Wilderness Railway - 2 min walk
  • Lake Beatrice Conservation Area - 33 min 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

Getting around

  • Hall's Creek Station - 11 min drive

At a glance

Key facts


  • 20 rooms


  • 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.
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 BarTo make arrangements for check-in please contact the property ahead of time using the information on the booking confirmation. If you are planning to arrive after 5 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions. 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

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Free onsite self parking

Payment types at the property

*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
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Television in common areas
Languages Spoken
  • English

In the room

Freshen up
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
  • Daily housekeeping

Special features


Onsite venue - This restaurant serves lunch and dinner.

The Empire Hotel’s small print

Also known as

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


This property does not have elevators.

Guests can rest easy knowing 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; guestroom 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 sanitizer.

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 for The Empire Hotel

  • Does The Empire Hotel offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    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.
  • What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at The Empire Hotel?
    This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer and gives staff personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Is parking offered on site at The Empire Hotel?
    Yes, there's free self parking.
  • Are pets allowed at The Empire Hotel?
    Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at The Empire Hotel?
    You can check in starting at 2 PM. Check-out time is 10 AM.
  • Are there restaurants at or near The Empire Hotel?
    Yes, there's an onsite restaurant. Nearby restaurants include Maloneys Restaurant (3-min walk).

Recent reviews

Good 7,8 From 124 reviews

Exceptional 10,0
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, au1 night trip
Good 6,0
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, au1 night trip
Exceptional 10,0
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, au1 night trip
Fair 4,0
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, au2 night romance trip
Fair 4,0
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
au2 night romance trip
Very good 8,0
Everything I needed on a quick overnight driving break. Very convent having the pub downstairs for dinner too.
au1 night trip
Very good 8,0
Good location, comfy beds,light didn’t work. Nice food. Staff pleasant. Hot water in shower.
Marion, au2 night trip with friends
Fair 4,0
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, au1 night romance trip
Very good 8,0
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, au1 night trip
Good 6,0
I liked the location and heritage of the premise. Very basic accommodation, service staff not always available, wifi weak.
au2 night business trip

The Empire Hotel