about us

1900

Already at the beginning of the past century, the familiy (great-grandmother and grandparents) opened different gastronomic facilities (Hölze Bud, Mosella, Ems) near the Place de la Gare.

1939

Mr. Egide Mertens purchased the property where now the hotel Empire stands.

1945

Opening of a pub on the property.

1957

Construction of the hotel Empire.

1963

Mr. Josy Mertens and his wife took over the management of the hotel.

1986

Julien and Victor Mertens took over the management of the hotel.

1992

Beginning of the rebuiling and modernization of the hotel.