Established in 1901

The Empire Hotel

  • Hotel
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Bottleshop
  • Gaming

Discover Our Historic Hotel

Welcome to The Empire

Located in the heart of Queenstown, Tasmania. The ‘Grand Old Lady of the West’ is a Tasmanian icon and has a prominent facade in the towns streetscape. Rich in history, dating back to the wealth of the mining era, at the turn of the century.

Inside, guests are greeted by a beautifully handcrafted, National Trust listed staircase, made from Tasmanian Blackwood, that is admired by visitors from all around the world.

Our restaurant is set in a large traditional dining room with a sense of the grandeur of the past.

The Empire Hotel is home to 24 accommodation rooms, bar, gaming, restaurant and bottle shop, which is everything you need for your stay in Queenstown, located on the West Coast of Tasmania.

Stay At The Empire

Our Rooms

The Empire Hotel is home to over 20 different room types, from single beds with spacious recently renovated bathroom facilities, queen rooms with ensuite and spacious family rooms. We are able to accommodate all of your accommodation needs.

Eat At The Empire

Our Restaurant

Join us in our stunning dining room, which has played host to many names that are carved into Australian history. With that, we welcome you to take a chair by the fire, enjoy some local cuisine, and sample some of Tasmania’s finest wines.

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What Our Guests Say

Reviews

Super clean facilities. Bathroom was very nice for a shared space. Would 100% stay here again as cheap and easy gateway to the Wild West.

Lewis

11 months ago

Lovely historical country pub! Friendly staff, great bar and fantastic pub grub. We stayed overnight and jumped on the Wilderness Railway at 9am after a hearty continental breakfast which was included in tariff

David

11 months ago

Good value! We had a room with private bathroom which was clean and well set up. Free continental breakfast was a bonus! And good pub meals on site

Denise

11 months ago

Explore The Empire

Heritage Features

Come and see our beautifully handcrafted, National Trust listed staircase, made from Tasmanian Blackwood, that is admired by visitors from all around the world.

Dine in our restaurant, which is set in a large traditional dining room with a sense of the grandeur of the past.

Find out more

Our Bar

Come in and unwind at The Empire Hotel. Enjoy a cold drink in our bar, play a little pool and enjoy a friendly chat.

Open 11am till Late – Monday to Sunday
and from 12pm on Public Holidays

Visit Us

Bottleshop

Our newly renovated Big Bargain Bottleshop is the largest bottleshop on the West Coast. We stock a large range of spirits, beers, Tasmanian wines, soft drinks and ice.

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Gaming

Try your luck in our modern 15 machine gaming room.

Open 11am till Late – Monday to Sunday
and from 12pm on Public Holidays