Established in the year 1901, this landmark hotel [formerly known as “The Empire Hindu Hotel” or popularly referred for decades as “Empire”] is very conveniently located in the Central Business district of Mumbai right across the Main CST Railway station or VT station. Being one of the oldest hotels in the city, we have mastered the art of simple but elegant hospitality over the last 118 years.
The hotel is located in a well-maintained heritage building with high ceilings and fantastic views of downtown Mumbai. We are right in the heart of the heritage district close to all the tourist attractions in South Mumbai such as Gateway of India, Taj Mahal Hotel, Marine Drive, Khala Ghoda, Asiatic Society Library, Bombay University, Jehangir Art Gallery, and Mumbai High Court. The hotel is surrounded by a variety of coffee shops, antique booksellers, art galleries, and museums making it ideal to indulge in your creative endeavors. If you are interested in shopping for Indian handicrafts, souvenirs, and ethnic wear the famous Fashion Street, Colaba Causeway, and Crawford Market and are all located within walking distance from the hotel.
The hotel has a solid reputation of providing top quality dormitory accommodation at a very reasonable rate. It is perfect for business travellers, local visitors, and international travelers as well as groups looking for value for money budget stay options in downtown Mumbai. The hotel also caters to foreign backpackers and tourists who wish to explore the unique culture of downtown Mumbai from a central and easily accessible location.
Empire Royale Hotel is a budget property that can accommodate guests in dormitories with access to common bathrooms. The rooms are spacious, clean, and well maintained. We have air-conditioned as well as non-air conditioned rooms. All the washrooms are modern in design and well serviced at all times.
The hotel provides complimentary Wi-Fi throughout the property. Some of our other facilities include: a media/TV lounge to check your emails or watch the news, a designated dining room to sit and enjoy your meals, a safety deposit locker to store your important documents and valuables, and a luggage storage room for convenient checkouts. There is ample free public parking around the hotel. The 24-hour front desk staff—fluent in English, Marathi, and Hindi—are always at hand to help with any assistance required within the city and to arrange onward journeys.
We look forward to welcoming you to our beautiful property and appreciate the time taken to visit our website.