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The Fairmont Empress

4 stars
721 Government St, Victoria, BC, V8W1W5, Canada, ‏‎800-491-6126
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Waterfront hotel with 4 restaurants, near British Columbia Parliament Building

Main amenities

  • 477 guestrooms
  • 4 restaurants
  • Full-service spa
  • Indoor pool
  • Breakfast available
  • WiFi in the lobby
  • Health club
  • Valet parking
  • 24-hour business center
  • Airport shuttle
  • Childcare
  • 24-hour front desk

What’s around

  • In Downtown Victoria
  • British Columbia Parliament Building (0.2 mi / 0.3 km)
  • Miniature World (0.1 mi / 0.2 km)
  • Royal BC Museum (0.2 mi / 0.3 km)
  • Pacific Undersea Gardens (0.2 mi / 0.3 km)
  • Victoria Bug Zoo (0.2 mi / 0.3 km)
Excellent4.3 / 5
  • We stayed in a part of history and that was amazing. Hotel is very old and needs a…Jun 13, 2015
  • Room was great; comfortable bed, in-room water heater for tea, nice shower. Location is…Apr 27, 2015
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Hotel Info: ‎866-539-8117‎

from $236
  • Fairmont Room, 2 Double Beds
  • Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed
  • Fairmont Queen
  • Fairmont Gold, Harbour View
  • Fairmont Gold, Courtyard View
  • Moderate Room
  • Junior Suite
  • Deluxe Room, 2 Queen Beds

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 477 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 8 floors

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time starts at 4 PM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
  • Express check-in/out

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

Travelling with others

Children

  • Babysitting/childcare

  • Children's club

Pets

  • Pets allowed *

  • Restrictions apply *

Extra people

  • Roll-away beds available, charges may apply*

Internet

  • WiFi and wired Internet access in public areas *

  • WiFi in rooms *

Transportation

Transfers

  • Airport shuttle at scheduled times *

  • Cruise terminal shuttle *

  • Ferry terminal shuttle *

Parking

  • Valet parking *

  • Accessible parking

Also known as

  • Empress Fairmont
  • Victoria The Fairmont Empress
  • Fairmont Hotel Victoria
  • The Fairmont Empress Hotel Victoria
  • Empress Hotel
  • Fairmont Empress
  • Fairmont Empress Hotel
  • Fairmont Empress Hotel Victoria
  • Fairmont Empress Victoria
  • Empress Hotel Victoria
  • Fairmont Empress

Policies

Pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property at the number on the booking confirmation.

Children under 16 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool, health club, fitness facility, or spa tub without adult supervision.

Optional extras

Self parking costs CAD 30.00 per night with in/out privileges

Valet parking costs CAD 30.00 per night with in/out privileges

Pets are allowed for an extra charge of CAD 25 per pet, per night

WiFi is available in guestrooms for CAD 14.95 for 24 hours (rates may vary)

WiFi is available in public areas for CAD 14.95 for 24 hours (rates may vary)

In the hotel

Taking the kids?
  • Children's club
  • Supervised childcare/activities
Food and drink
  • Breakfast (surcharge)
  • 4 restaurants
  • Bar/lounge
  • 24-hour room service
  • Coffee/tea in the lobby
Things to do
  • Indoor pool
  • Children's pool
  • Health club
  • Full-service spa
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Spa tub
  • Sauna
Working away
  • 24-hour business center
  • Number of meeting rooms - 33
  • Conference space
  • Conference space size (feet) - 914932
  • Conference space size (meters) - 85000
Services
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Hair salon
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Wedding services
Facilities
  • Year Built 1908
  • Elevator/lift
  • ATM/banking
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
Accessibility
  • Disabled parking
  • Accessible path of travel
  • Braille or raised signage
  • Accessibility equipment for the deaf
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility

In the room

Home comforts
  • Climate control
  • Ceiling fan
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Bathrobes
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Premium bedding
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Pay movies
  • Cable TV channels
  • Video-game console
Stay connected
  • Free newspaper
  • Phone
More
  • Daily housekeeping

Special features

Spa

Willow Stream Spa has been ranked within the top 5 spas in Canada by Conde Nast and was the reader's choice for Black Press' Best of the City.
Willow Stream Spa has 11 treatment rooms, including couples treatment rooms. Offerings include massage, aromatherapy, body scrubs, body wraps, and hydrotherapy. Manicures and pedicures are also available.

Dining

Empress Dining Room - This restaurant serves breakfast, brunch, and dinner. Reservations are required.

Recreation

On Site

  • Health club
  • Sauna
  • Spa tub
  • Personal motorized watercraft on site

Nearby

  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Golf lessons available nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby
  • Water skiing nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby

The Fairmont Empress’s small print

Also known as

  • Empress Fairmont
  • Victoria The Fairmont Empress
  • Fairmont Hotel Victoria
  • The Fairmont Empress Hotel Victoria
  • Empress Hotel
  • Fairmont Empress
  • Fairmont Empress Hotel
  • Fairmont Empress Hotel Victoria
  • Fairmont Empress Victoria
  • Empress Hotel Victoria
  • Fairmont Empress

Policies

Pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property at the number on the booking confirmation.

Children under 16 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool, health club, fitness facility, or spa tub without adult supervision.

Optional extras

Self parking costs CAD 30.00 per night with in/out privileges

Valet parking costs CAD 30.00 per night with in/out privileges

Pets are allowed for an extra charge of CAD 25 per pet, per night

WiFi is available in guestrooms for CAD 14.95 for 24 hours (rates may vary)

WiFi is available in public areas for CAD 14.95 for 24 hours (rates may vary)

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

The Fairmont Empress

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