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The Fairmont Empress

4 Star
721 Government St, Victoria, BC, CA, V8W1W5 View on a map
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Pets Allowed

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Hotel Empress Review

“Friendly and helpful staff.Great buffet in the Bengal lounge with fast,polite and friendly staff.Hotel oozes colonial charm,especially the Empress and Bengal rooms.Comfortable room with a great view of Parliament and the harbour.Will go again.” – Mr S.Hart

a classic CPR hotel

“It was a pleasure to stay at the Empress one more time. It is usually too expensive for us but just this once we spent the money and enjoyed the pleasures of the old hotel. The room was okay, not marvelous but certainly up to the mark. It is the hotel itself and its location that makes it so special. The Indian buffet at the Bengal Room is good. Not the best Indian food we have ever eaten but…” – Bob and Edna

Hotel Review

“As you can appreciate Butchart's Gardens was on our 'bucket list'. The Fairmont Empress should have been as well. It was a remarkable experience in every way and we look forward to a return engagement.” – Leif & Kathy Anderson

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Nearby Attractions

  • Miniature World - 0.1 mi
  • Victoria Conference Centre - 0.1 mi
  • Victoria Bug Zoo - 0.1 mi
  • Royal BC Museum - 0.1 mi
  • Pacific Undersea Gardens - 0.1 mi
  • The Robert Bateman Centre - 0.2 mi
  • Thunderbird Park - Royal BC Museum - 0.2 mi
  • British Columbia Parliament Building - 0.2 mi
  • Victoria Harbour - 0.2 mi
  • Open Space - 0.2 mi
  • Greater Victoria Public Library - 0.2 mi
  • Bay Centre - 0.2 mi
  • Helmcken House - 0.2 mi
  • Victoria Clipper Ferry Terminal - 0.2 mi
  • Legislative Assembly of British Columbia - 0.2 mi

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About The Fairmont Empress

The Fairmont Empress is a Conde Nast Gold List recipient in 2010, and is best known for being one of the beautiful buildings along Victoria’s Inner Harbour.

Boasting its timeless beauty as well as century old architecture, the luxurious resort showcases the grandeur and style of Vancouver Island. The hotel boasts of 477 luxuriously designed guest rooms that have a cozy sitting area, ample space, comfortable beds, high speed Internet access, bathrobes, and cable television. There is also a hair dryer, ceiling fan, iron and ironing board, as well as windows with breathtaking views.

The location of the hotel is perfect for checking out areas such as the Art Gallery of Victoria, Beacon Hill Park and Kids Petting Zoo, and Butchart Gardens, to name a few.

Floors: 8, Hotel Rooms: 477
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The Building

  • Year Built: 1908
  • Number of Rooms: 477
  • Number of Floors: 8

General Hotel Amenities

  • Gift Shops Or Newsstand
  • Elevator & Lift
  • Ballroom(s)
  • Private Patio
  • Designated Smoking Areas
  • Banquet Facilities
  • Shopping On Site
  • Garden On Site
  • Front Desk Safety-Deposit

Guest Services

  • 24 Hour Full Room Service
  • On Site Security Guard
  • Translation Services & Currency Exchange
  • Wedding Event Services
  • Complimentary Newspapers In Lobby
  • Atm & Banking Services
  • 24-Hour Front Desk Support
  • Laundry & Dry Cleaning Services

Dining & Drinks

  • Number of Restaurants: 4
  • Lobby Coffee/Tea
  • Bar & Lounge
  • Breakfast Available (Surcharge)

Online Access

  • Wi-Fi Fee
  • Wired High-Speed Internet Access - Surcharge

Business Facilities

  • Full-Service Catering & Event Planning
  • Meeting Room Size (feet): 914932
  • Exhibit Space
  • Meeting Room Size (meters): 85000
  • A/V Equipment
  • 24 Hour Self Service Business Center
  • Number of Meeting Rooms: 33
  • Technical Assistance Support Staff
  • Technical Assistance Helpdesk
  • Secretarial Services
  • Business Center Services
  • Large Conference Rooms

Leisure Options

  • Excursions, Tours & Ticket Assistance
  • Family Picnic Area
  • Indoor Swimming Pool

Parking

  • Plenty Of Self Parking (Surcharge)
  • Valet Parking (Surcharge)
  • Garage Parking Fee
  • Long-Term Parking Fee

Pet Policy

  • Pets Welcomed

Luxury Services

  • Multilingual Speaking Staff
  • Translation Services
  • Excursions & Tour Assistance
  • Porter & Bellhop
  • Doorman & Doorwoman
  • Concierge Services To Assist You Throughout Your Stay

Transportation

  • Luxury Transportation Service Of Limo Or Town Car
  • Cruise Terminal Shuttle Services (Surcharge)
  • Ferry-Terminal Shuttle Fee
  • Airport Transportation (Surcharge)

Wellness Options

  • Health & Wellness Club
  • Massage & Spa Treatment Room(s)
  • Steam Room & Sauna
  • Full-Service Health & Wellness Spa
  • Medical Assistance Available
  • Beauty Salon
  • Spa Tub
  • Hair & Beauty Services

Child Care / Activites

  • Babysitting/Childcare
  • Supervised Childcare/Activities
  • Children's Swimming Pool
  • Children's Club

Check-in / Check-out

  • Check-Out Time: 11 AM
  • Express Check Out
  • Express Check-in
  • Check-In Time Begins: 4 PM

Room Views

  • Beautiful City Views
  • Beautiful Water View

Accepted Credit Card

  • Diners Club
  • MasterCard
  • Discover
  • Visa
  • JCB International
  • American Express

Room Amenities

  • Early Morning Alarm Calls
  • Extra Towels & Linens
  • Room Window Opens
  • Coffee & Tea Maker
  • Extra Beds/Rollaways Available
  • In Room Minibar
  • Daily Maid Service
  • Cribs Available

Room Electronics

  • Pay Per View Movies
  • Ceiling Fan
  • AM & FM Clock Radio
  • Flat-Screen TV
  • Hair Dryer
  • Voicemail
  • Iron & Ironing Board
  • Video Game Console Station
  • Personal Climate Control
  • Phone
  • Cable TV Service

Room Luxury

  • Private Individual Bathroom
  • Premium Linens
  • Lavish Bathrobes
  • Free Daily Newspaper
  • Hypo Allergenic Linens Available
  • Evening Turndown Service (On Request)
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Avg Rating 4.4 of 5 based on 57 Verified Reviews

They stayed. Now they have their say.

  • Hotel Empress Review

    “Friendly and helpful staff.Great buffet in the Bengal lounge with fast,polite and friendly staff.Hotel oozes colonial charm,especially the Empress and Bengal rooms.Comfortable room with a great view of Parliament and the harbour.Will go again.”

  • a classic CPR hotel

    “It was a pleasure to stay at the Empress one more time. It is usually too expensive for us but just this once we spent the money and enjoyed the pleasures of the old hotel. The room was okay, not marvelous but certainly up to the mark. It is the hotel itself and its location that makes it so special. The Indian buffet at the Bengal Room is good. Not the best Indian food we have ever eaten but certain very tasty and of a good quality. But it was the gin and tonics earlier in the day that helped make our stay memorable. A lovely stay. ”

  • Hotel Review

    “As you can appreciate Butchart's Gardens was on our 'bucket list'. The Fairmont Empress should have been as well. It was a remarkable experience in every way and we look forward to a return engagement.”

  • Barb &Gem Stay

    “Wonderful place ; kind and professional staff;amazing food.”

  • Classic Hotel

    “Great staff, high standards in service.”

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Room Rates & Availability

Starting from $117 per night

Fairmont Room

1 king, 1 or 2 queens, 2 doubles, or 2 twin beds with duvet, triple sheeting, and 4 pillows per bed, including 2 accent pillows. 275...

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Deluxe Room

1 king or 2 queen beds with duvet, triple sheeting, and four pillows per bed, including two accent pillows. 350 to 450-square-foot room. Windows open to...

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Junior Suite

1 king bed with duvet and sofa bed, triple sheeting, and four pillows per bed, including two accent pillows. Windows open to city or courtyard view....

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Fairmont Gold Courtyard View

1 king bed with pillowtop mattress, Egyptian-cotton triple sheeting, down duvets, and feather pillows. Windows open courtyard view. Located on floors 1-4. 28-42 square meters (300-450...

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Moderate Room

1 queen bed with down duvet. Located on floors 1-6. 23 square meters (250 square feet). TV with cable channels, pay movies, and video games (surcharge)....

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Fairmont Gold Harbour View

1 king bed with pillowtop mattress, Egyptian-cotton triple sheeting, down duvets, and feather pillows. Victoria's inner harbour. Located on floors 1-4. 23-32 square meters (250-350 square...

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Check-in Time: 4:00 PM  Check-out Time: 11:00 AM

Pet Policy: Pets Welcomed

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