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Fairmont Empress, Victoria
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Victoria, British Columbia CA

Fairmont Empress, Victoria

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Elegant historic icon.

A Canadian landmark, the iconic château-style Fairmont Empress, Victoria first opened its doors in 1908. From its location across from Inner Harbor, this stylish property offers an excellent jumping-off point for exploration of Victoria and Vancouver Island.

Insider Tip

Delight in the ritual of afternoon tea, a tradition for over a century at the Fairmont Empress, with 21 varieties of loose-leaf tea, including the original blend of The Empress Tea and the rare Tong Mu Phoenix Lapsang Souchong.

Where You’re Staying

Rooms and suites feature decorative molding, sophisticated wallpaper, and furnishings inspired by local flora and fauna. Select suites feature views of the gardens, the Inner Harbor, or the city from private terraces.

Where to Dine

Q at the Empress serves Pacific Northwest–style cuisine under intricately carved cherry wood ceilings or on the verandah during the summer season. Enjoy a signature cocktail and live music at Q Bar.

Where to Relax

Willow Stream Spa at Fairmont Empress offers a Finnish-style sauna, steam room, and mineral pool. The signature Island Senses treatment includes a sea salt body scrub, mud wrap, and lavender massage. The adjoining Health Club offers an indoor heated pool and whirlpool.

Worth Experiencing

Enjoy a traditional English-style afternoon tea in the Lobby Lounge. Walk through Butchart Gardens. Visit the wineries of Saanich Peninsula. Shop bespoke designs along Johnson Street.

Restaurant and/or Bar
Spa On-Site
Fitness Center On-Site
Pool On-Site

721 Government Street. Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1W5 Canada

Victoria International Airport.

Remember, Platinum Card Members receive:
  • Daily breakfast for two
  • Room upgrade at check-in, when available
  • Noon check-in, when available
  • 4:00 p.m. check-out guaranteed
  • Complimentary Wi‑Fi
Experience Credit

US$ 100 Property credit to be used during your stay

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