The Empress Hotel is strategically located on East Hastings Street, between Main Street and Gore Avenue, in the Strathcona neighborhood of Vancouver, BC. Surrounded by Gastown, Vancouver's downtown core, Chinatown and an industrial/waterfront district, few properties are as centrally and conveniently located as this subject property. The building features 76 rooms under the Single Room Accomodation (SRA) bylaw, whereby 29 of which have their own washroom. In addition to the private washrooms, each level has one common washroom for shared use. The ground floor houses an owner occupied pub with 118 licensed seats.