Fairmont Empress

Victoria, Canada
Nearest Airport
Victoria International (YYJ) - 16 mi/25 km
  • Adventure
  • Landmarks
  • Local Immersion
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721 Government Street
Victoria, V8W 1W5

Royalty and celebrities have enjoyed the remarkable ambience of Fairmont Empress since its opening in 1908. Experience the regal history in one of the hotel's guest rooms or suites, newly restored and elegantly appointed, offering panoramic views of Victoria or the Inner Harbour. Choose Fairmont Gold, where you will gain access to a private lounge and concierge team, and enjoy complimentary breakfast, evening hors d'oeuvres, and honor-bar service. There are also two excellent restaurants: Q at the Empress and the completely restored Lobby Lounge – home of the world-famous Tea at the Empress.

Virtuoso Amenities:

For 2023:

  • Upgrade on arrival, subject to availability
  • Daily Full Breakfast for up to two guests per bedroom
  • $100 USD equivalent Resort or Hotel credit to be utilized during stay (not combinable, not valid on room rate, no cash value if not redeemed in full)
  • Early Check-In / Late Check-Out, subject to availability
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi


To secure a promotion, contact your travel advisor.
  • 4th night free

    Valid for Travel Now Through 30 Dec 2023

    Stay longer, experience more.

    Experiences become priceless memories that you can carry with you for a lifetime. So why not stay a little longer and experience more? We’ll make it well worth your while with the fourth night on us at Fairmont Empress. Book now until September 30, 2023 for travel until December 30, 2023.

At the Hotel


  • 24-hour Security
  • Air Conditioning
  • Banquet Facilities
  • Business Center
  • Club Floor
  • Conference Facilities
  • Internet Access
  • Lounge/Bar
  • Parking
  • Pet Friendly
  • Restaurant
  • Shopping


  • Concierge Desk
  • House Safe
  • Laundry/Dry Cleaning/Pressing
  • Turndown Service
  • Wakeup Calls


  • Fitness Center
  • Jacuzzi/Whirlpool
  • Pool
  • Sauna
  • Spa

In Your Room

  • Bathrobes
  • Complimentary Coffee/Tea
  • Complimentary Newspaper
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Safe
  • Slippers


95% Recommended (38 Reviews)

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