Rooms & Suites: 481
Overlooking Inner Harbour, this landmark hotel is within steps of shop-lined Government Street and the copper-domed Parliament Buildings and three blocks from the Maritime Museum.
Since its inception in 1908, the Empress has been offering afternoon high tea in the majestic lobby. Rising regally on the banks of Victoria's spectacular Inner Harbor, The Fairmont Empress showcases the spirit and energy of Vancouver Island in grand style. Lovingly restored to her turn-of-the-century beauty, The Fairmont Empress captures the grandeur and elegance of a bygone era, while her facilities and services meet the needs of today's traveler. Whether it's 18-holes of golf in a pristine setting or a soothing aromatic massage with essential oils, this luxury chateau-style Island resort offers the perfect escape from the stresses of modern life. From exhilarating ocean-bound whale watching safaris, world-class cultural exhibits and mouth-watering local cuisine to scenic garden and winery tours, you will be awestruck by the countless experiences Victoria and The Fairmont Empress have to offer. The Fairmont Empress features 481 luxuriously appointed guest rooms and suites, with magnificent views of the city, courtyard or spectacular Inner Harbor. With a selection of unique guest room sizes and categories to suit every taste, this landmark Fairmont property is a tribute to classic elegance. The beautifully renovated Fairmont Gold floor features a private lounge with lavish continental breakfast, honor bar and evening hors d'oeuvres, complimented by an attentive concierge team, executive boardroom and High Speed Internet access designed to meet the needs of the most discerning corporate or leisure traveler.
Business Meeting, Family Vacation, Golf Getaway, Pet Friendly, Romantic Getaway, Shopping & Fashion, Spa & Wellness, Wedding
Victoria International Airport (YYJ)
18 miles/30 minutes
May through October