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Canada › British Columbia › Victoria
Location Details
Regarded on the Condé Nast Gold List and Travel + Leisure 500 Best Hotels of the World and a legendary Canadian landmark, Fairmont Empress Hotel is located upon Victoria's sparkling Inner Harbour and within the beloved cultural city centre.
General Information
The Fairmont Empress Hotel features 464 luxuriously appointed guestrooms and suites, Willow Stream Spa, regarded as one of the best spas in Canada, professional meeting facilities, top notch restaurants, and many more fine amenities.


Discover British Columbia: from $1932 | Five nights | Deluxe harbor view room | special rate | private SUV transfers , Travel Dates: January 3 - December 15, 2023

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Fairmont Gold Lounge and Terrace features the best Inner Harbour views in Victoria and has expanded in size making it the centerpiece of the Fairmont Gold experience. Amenities offered to guests staying in Fairmont Gold guestrooms include complimentary deluxe breakfast, access to the Honour Bar, afternoon snacks, evening hors d'oeuvres, and evening desserts.

Room Details

Each guestroom offers Wi Fi access, terry bathrobes, a TV with cable channels, a Keurig one-cup coffee maker, a tea kettle, luxurious linens and down-filled duvets, and windows that open.
Signature Harbor View Rooms are fully air conditioned, offer spectacular views of Victoria's sparkling Inner Harbor, and feature the unique signature architecture of the historic Fairmont Empress. These rooms are spacious and feature chic resort décor inspired by Vancouver Island's nature.
Fairmont Gold Spacious Harbor View Rooms offer increased living space as well as fantastic views of Victoria's sparkling Inner Harbor. Fully air-conditioned, with a marble bathroom, and exclusive services are available in the lounge.

Suite Details

All suites additionally offer twice daily housekeeping service, flatscreen TV with pay movies, deluxe amenities, CD player, ceiling fan, coffee maker, hairdryer, iron with ironing board, and a telephone with voicemail.
Harbor View Suites are fully air-conditioned, offer spectacular views of Victoria's sparkling Inner Harbor, and feature the unique signature architecture of the historic Fairmont Empress. These suites also provide a separate living space, as well as one king size bed or two queen size beds, one sofa bed, and two or three bathrooms.
Vice Regal Suite offers a panoramic view of Victoria's Inner Harbour. Vice Regal refers to the spouse of the serving Governor General of Canada and is a tribute to the Consorts' historic portraits adorning the hotel's hallways, several former guests. This suite is located on the sixth floor of the Humboldt Wing and features a spacious parlor with piano, elegant dining room for eight and is ideal for entertaining. The king master bedroom is elegantly decorated and offers a four piece en suite. Additionally there is a powder room and full kitchen, perfect for entertaining. This suite is designed to celebrate special occasions and memorable experiences.
Royal Suite is undeniably the best hotel accommodation on Vancouver Island and features a king bedroom, living room parlor, dining room for eight, modern spa bathroom and en suite powder room, and exclusive access to all Fairmont Gold services and amenities. Glamorous, luxe living at its finest with a palatial feel and is perfect for celebrations and entertaining.

Guest Services

Guests can enjoy services including babysitting services, bell and porter services, bicycles, concierge services, housekeeping services, Wi Fi access, laundry services, parking available, a pet program, safety deposit boxes, and special accessibility needs.


Q at The Empress located in the most storied room in Victoria, is a must-visit culinary experience. This atmospheric space has a fresh contemporary feel, all the while staying true to the building’s unique iconic heritage. The Pacific Northwest cuisine is based on regional ingredients, partnerships with local farmers and artisans, and utilizes the chef’s own herb and vegetable garden to ensure a fresh and unique meal. The carefully curated menu features sustainably sourced seafood, traditionally raised meats and a wide variety of artisanal offerings.
Q Bar features subperb culinary offers and includes a vibrant selection of signature cocktails, an extensive wine list and enticing local craft beers are on tab as well.
Lobby Lounge is the toast of Victoria, offering a grand space which celebrates the past and embraces the future. Elegant, in every sense of the word, this timeless lounge is home to the world-renowned tradition of Tea at the Empress.
The Veranda: Located just under the "Empress" sign and a brief walk from Victoria's cruise ship terminal, shopping and attraction centres, The Veranda is the perfect setting for visitors and locals alike to enjoy the sights and sounds of Victoria's picturesque Inner Harbour.


Nearby activities include whale watching, boating, golfing, fishing, and visiting the gardens.


For Golf Enthusiasts, Vancouver Island is the place to be. Boasting 12 courses within a 30 min. drive, we golf year round at some of the most breathtaking and challenging golf courses anywhere in Canada. Transportation to and from is readily available from the hotel lobby and can be arranged by our concierge. The hotel's preferred golf partner is Olympic View; - ask our Concierge for tee times and special rates.


Willow Stream Spa provides the most luxurious spa experiences on Vancouver Island. The team of spa professionals take pride in your relaxation and wellness journey. Energy makes the difference between just living and living well. That's why energy renewal is the mission. The staff are passionate about having you leave feeling energized.


The Fairmont Empress, has a fully-equipped gym including an indoor heated swimming pool, indoor whirlpool, two saunas, and equipment featuring a stair climber, elliptical, stationary bikes, treadmills, and free weights.

Family Information

Cribs, playpens, rollaway beds, highchairs, microwaves, historic scavenger hunt with prizes, activity books and crayons, specialty children’s bathrobes, croquet set, and baby amenities are all available upon request.

Honeymoon Information

A sought after destination for generations, The Fairmont Empress is your perfect fairy castle for the special day. Elegant ballrooms and spaces transform into the wedding of your dreams.

Other Information

Fairmont Empress is located on the picturesque West Coast of Canada in Victoria a beautiful harbor city. Crowned by the historic Crystal Ballroom, the hotel offers more than 23,000 square feet of meeting space and over 96,000 square feet when combined with the adjacent Victoria Conference Centre that will enchant event attendees.

Land price is per person based on double occupancy (unless noted) for select travel dates shown. Air-inclusive vacations are for gateways noted. Rate quoted includes government-imposed fees and taxes and any necessary currency exchange rates. Rate is current when priced, at the time you purchase your vacation, rate may be higher. Rate does not include any applicable daily resort or facility fees (and in Europe, city tourist taxes) payable directly to the resort at check-out; such fees will be advised at the time of booking. Subject to availability and change; certain restrictions and black out dates may apply. Additional airline restrictions may apply, contact the airline directly with questions.

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