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Rated from 1 to 5, a higher number of stars indicates a better quality, range of services and facilities with an emphasis on 6 key areas – cleanliness, service, food, bedrooms, bathrooms and hospitality.

The merit score for this hotel is 81%. This helps you to compare quality between hotels of the same star rating.

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Customer rating 9 / 10
Based on 201 reviews

Enjoyable guest experience in this family-run hotel and spa

AA Inspector

At a glance

Family rooms
Wheelchair accessible
Indoor parking
Dogs welcome

Family run for over 60 years, the Empire offers luxuriously appointed bedrooms with every modern facility. The 'Number 72' rooms in an adjacent house are particularly sumptuous. The indoor pool is overlooked by a lounge and café where snacks are served all day, and in summer an outdoor pool and roof garden are available. Watkins Restaurant offers an interesting fixed-price menu.


  • En-suite rooms: 58
  • Family rooms: 10
  • Ground-floor rooms: 2
  • Dogs allowed on premises
  • Dogs allowed in bedrooms
  • Broadband available
  • Wi-Fi available
  • Freeview TV in rooms
  • Hearing loop

Room rates

  • Single room, minimum price: £80
  • Double room, minimum price: £120
  • Leisure breaks available

Opening times

  • Closed: 15–27 December


  • Fully air-conditioned
  • Night porter
  • Lift available
  • Outdoor parking spaces: 47
  • Indoor parking spaces: 10


  • Steps for wheelchair: 3
  • Accessible bedrooms: 1
  • Walk-in showers


  • Children welcome
  • Cots provided
  • High chairs
  • Children's portions or menu


  • Indoor swimming pool, heated
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Gym
  • Spa
  • Other leisure facilities: Sauna, steam room, fitness suite
  • Weekly entertainment
  • New Year entertainment programme

Getting here

From Chester, A55 junction 19 for Llandudno. Follow signs to Promenade, turn right at war memorial and left at roundabout. Hotel 100 yards on right.

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Nearest train station

Llandudno Junction
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