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    The Fairmont Empress

    721 Government Street, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1W5, Canada
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    Overview
    • Excellent55%
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    “bengal lounge” (323 reviews)
    “high tea” (352 reviews)
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    Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

    I went as a kid and was impressed then... they just completed $60 million of renovations, it was marvelous. We especially loved the stained glass ceiling in the ballroom. They've added some contemporary touches in the restaurant/ bar that work well overall. The grounds are...More

    Thank Wendy S
    Response from ManagerEmpress, General Manager at The Fairmont EmpressResponded 4 days ago

    Thank you Wendy for your great feedback. I am so pleased to read your feedback and to know you have visited us before when you were a child. We hope to welcome you again one day soon! Kind regards, Indu Brar General Manager

    Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

    The three night stay started off on a disappointing note. The woman at check- in asked if I'd like to upgrade for $20. I asked if the room was in fact better and was assured it was nice with a city view. The very nice...More

    1  Thank Ibujen
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    We were cruising the San Juan Islands with friends and decided to cross the border and spend a day/night in Victoria. We chose the Empress based on its history and reviews we were not disappointed. The hotel Is centrally located and has striking curb appeal....More

    Thank Mikezgall
    Response from ManagerEmpress, General Manager at The Fairmont EmpressResponded 4 days ago

    Thank you for your review. I sincerely appreciate your feedback and compliments on our location and service. We hope we can welcome you back in the future. Kind regards, Indu Brar General Manager

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Everything was wonderful, service, food, room, location. Registration and check-in took less than two minutes. Received an email at noon just prior to arrival stating room is ready. Unbelievable view of the sunset, Parliament, water. Numerous gardens full of flowers. Special treat was that of...More

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    Thank 822Richard
    Response from ManagerEmpress, General Manager at The Fairmont EmpressResponded 4 days ago

    Thank you for your review. I sincerely appreciate your feedback and compliments on our location, service and beautiful gardens. We hope we can welcome you back in the future. Kind regards, Indu Brar General Manager

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    The Empress has so much history and is in a perfect location for sight seeing, dining and relaxing while taking in the beautiful scenery. The rooms are comfortable but lack any "wow" factor. The breakfast although adequate was far from the usual standard provided by...More

    Thank JulsMelbourne
    Response from ManagerEmpress, General Manager at The Fairmont EmpressResponded 4 days ago

    Thank you Jules for providing your valued feedback. I am thrilled you enjoyed our iconic property and will ensure your comments regarding breakfast are shared with the team for follow up. Kind regards, Indu Brar General Manager

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Room Service
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Room Service
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Conference Facilities
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Hot Tub
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    • US$304 - US$510 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #2 Green Hotel in Victoria
    • #7 Spa Hotel in Victoria
    • #9 Luxury Hotel in Victoria
    • #13 Business Hotel in Victoria
    • #16 Romantic Hotel in Victoria
    • #17 Family Hotel in Victoria
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    • Number of rooms
    • 477
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    • Also Known As
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    Janiegrannie
    9 July 2017|
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    Response from Grammer | Reviewed this property |
    I don't remember exactly but somewhere between $60 and $70. Buschardt Gardens has one less expensive around $45
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    Response from Darren618q | Reviewed this property |
    I don't believe that there is an a la carte menu for afternoon tea but they serve much more than tea and scones. There was more food than we could eat. Scones, sandwiches, desserts, some of which we bought back to our room... More
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    "Room with a view to the harbour is not the value. 1 small window in the entire room with limited view in the..."
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    "Very central and within walking distance of everything interesting."
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