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Fairmont Empress

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721 Government Street, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1W5 CanadaSee on map
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Free Internet
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Air conditioning
Pool
Non-smoking hotel
Restaurant
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4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Quiet, luxurious room at back of building. Fantastic service from valet parking to servers in bar and restaurant. Room had a leaky shower and noisy air conditioning. Take the time to explore this gem of a building and at least pop into the bar. The...More

Date of stay: June 2019
Thank Glen E
Response from ManagerEmpress, General Manager at Fairmont EmpressResponded 2 days ago

Thank you very much for your feedback. We do hope we shall have the opportunity to serve you again sometime soon. Kind regards, Indu Brar General Manager

Reviewed 4 days ago

Unfortunate experience with Accor Hotels I will not book with Accor again. Unreasonable extra fees in the Gold Lounge. 1 glass of wine is $18 CAD. Staff is forced to assiduously observe that guests to honorably record amount and type of alcoholic beverage consumed at...More

Date of stay: June 2019
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The Empress is beautiful. The location is great walking distance to alot of restaurants and shops. Across from marina. Bus runs from in front of hotel to go to Bunchart Gardens. Its a magnificent gem of era gone by

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Date of stay: June 2019
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Response from ManagerEmpress, General Manager at Fairmont EmpressResponded 2 days ago

Thank your lovely comments. We do hope we shall welcome you back again soon. Kind regards, Indu Brar General Manager

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Stayed for 4 days with my wife for a holiday. The hotel is in an amazing location (central, beautiful & historic). The staff were very attentive and professional. The room was great - stunning view, excellent size and everything high quality. Everything about the hotel...More

Date of stay: June 2019
Thank Anthony57scott
Response from ManagerEmpress, General Manager at Fairmont EmpressResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for the lovely feedback. We do hope we shall welcome you back again sometime soon! Kind regards, Indu Brar General Manager

Reviewed 1 week ago

The Empress is the most original and well appointed hotel in Victoria. Since its major renovation this hotel is first class and on a level of its own. I have stayed here many times and absolutely love the rooms, the staff and the entire atmosphere...More

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Date of stay: June 2019
Thank 891travels
Response from ManagerEmpress, General Manager at Fairmont EmpressResponded 2 days ago

We sincerely appreciate all of your lovely feedback. Thank you very much! Kind regards, Indu Brar General Manager

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Description
Regarded as a Condé Nast Readers' Choice and Gold List hotel, and honoured with the Travel + Leisure distinction as a top Canadian hotel, the Fairmont Empress graces Victoria's sparkling Inner Harbour with More an iconic presence. The Fairmont Empress, Victoria B.C.’s most iconic hotel, has just unveiled a $60 million dollar restoration.This luxury hotel offers 464 beautifully appointed guest rooms and suites, and expansive meeting and wedding space adjacent to the conference centre. Located on the picturesque West Coast of Canada, this is the ideal location to explore all the natural beauty of Vancouver Island. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Free Internet
Air conditioning
Babysitting
Banquet Room
Business Center with Internet Access
Concierge
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Heated pool
Hot Tub
Indoor pool
Laundry Service
Meeting rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-smoking hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Wheelchair access
Beachfront
Free parking
Breakfast included
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Gold level
Certificate of Excellence
GreenLeaders Gold level
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Onsen
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Spa
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Luxury
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Business
,
Family
,
Romantic
Room types
Suites, Non-smoking rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Gold level
Certificate of Excellence
GreenLeaders Gold level
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Hotel Style
Onsen
,
Spa
,
Luxury
,
Business
,
Family
,
Romantic
Room types
Suites, Non-smoking rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
464
Price range
$324 - $630 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
The Fairmont Empress Hotel Victoria
,
Fairmont Hotel Victoria
,
Fairmont Hotel Empress
,
Empress Hotel Victoria
,
Fairmont Victoria
,
Victoria Fairmont
,
Fairmont Empress Hotel
Location
Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver Island > Victoria Capital Regional District > Victoria
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Gold level
Certificate of Excellence
GreenLeaders Gold level
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Hotel Style
Onsen
,
Spa
,
Luxury
,
Business
,
Family
,
Romantic
Room types
Suites, Non-smoking rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
464
Price range
$324 - $630 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
The Fairmont Empress Hotel Victoria
,
Fairmont Hotel Victoria
,
Fairmont Hotel Empress
,
Empress Hotel Victoria
,
Fairmont Victoria
,
Victoria Fairmont
,
Fairmont Empress Hotel
Location
Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver Island > Victoria Capital Regional District > Victoria

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Jay B
April 2, 2019|
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Response from Jeryttsmommy11 | Reviewed this property |
It’s a large space, I’d guess the bar itself seats 50 or so. The longe area probably the same, perhaps more
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sunvalleygirl1
February 26, 2019|
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Response from HueyLong | Reviewed this property |
Got Junior Suite package - 2 nights, third night free. Rooms were large with two bathrooms. Very good deal. Highly recommend.
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vegetarian-girl
December 22, 2018|
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Response from donna m | Reviewed this property |
Call the hotel and speak with the concierrge. They will be able to direct you.
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Room Tips

"Back of the building is quiet, but no view. Front has harbour view."
237glene
4 days ago
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"A room on the gold floor is well worth the extra. Choose city view, since the lounge and terrace face the..."
edesem123
1 week ago
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"Lounge facilities very worthwhile"
728amandak
1 week ago
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"Over the harbour, if you can afford it."
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2 weeks ago
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