The Fairmont Empress

Address: 721 Government Street, Victoria, Vancouver Island, British Columbia, V8W 1W5, Canada | 4 star hotel
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This 4 star hotel, located in the Downtown area of Victoria, is near Royal British Columbia Museum, Parliament, Fairmont Empress Hotel, and National Geographic IMAX Theatre.
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          • Swimming pool
          • Restaurant
          • Fitness/Health center
          • Bar/lounge


          • Wheelchair accessibility
          • Pets allowed


          • Suites


          • Room service
          • Business Services
          • Kids activities or Babysitting

          TravelPod Member ReviewsThe Fairmont Empress Victoria

          Reviewed by kaydeejay

          Elegant hotel

          Reviewed May 17, 2016
          by (9 reviews) , Australia Flag of Australia

          Nice hotel with a nice room however it was a comedown after our suite upgrade at our last hotel and a very small bathroom. The included breakfast was luke warm and only powdered scrambled eggs were available.

          This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

          Reviewed by jackwcummings

          Former Empress Hotel

          Reviewed Sep 20, 2015
          by (8 reviews) Port Angeles , United States Flag of United States

          Expensive place to have High Tea and stay overnight

          This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

          Reviewed by barbandgraham


          Reviewed Jun 26, 2015
          by (17 reviews) Canberra , Australia Flag of Australia

          First class accommodation and service in this magnificent historical hotel overlooking the water.

          This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

          Reviewed by debbie1964

          Great sleep, great bed, great breakfast.

          Reviewed Apr 22, 2015
          by (1 review) , Australia Flag of Australia

          Coffee machine posed a challenge. Finally success! 9am and our first coffee!

          This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

          Reviewed by tc-mike-travels

          always a lady

          Reviewed Aug 24, 2012
          by (44 reviews) Santa Rosa , United States Flag of United States

          super experience on gold level...great room...better service!

          This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

          Reviewed by ejdoran

          Fairmont Empress

          Reviewed Oct 23, 2005
          by (10 reviews) Minneapolis , United States Flag of United States


          This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

          TripAdvisor Reviews The Fairmont Empress Victoria

          4.00 of 5 stars Excellent

          Travel Blogs from Victoria

          Beautiful Gardens and rough seas

          A travel blog entry by janbroom on Jun 07, 2016

          1 comment, 15 photos

          This morning our first trip out with David our guide for the trip and it was Butchart Gardens. We had beautiful weather (lucky he said) and the Gardens were stunning. Bought myself a hummingbird glass mobile which I fell in love with and thought it can go in our bedroom to go with my hummingbird quilt.
          Arrived back at the appointed time and …

          Late breakfast and a long walk

          A travel blog entry by janbroom on Jun 06, 2016

          8 photos

          Woke up at 9.00 am had a cup of tea and then made our way down to breakfast. Everyone else apparently had been down before us so we had the restaurant to ourselves. Had oatmeal to start, enormous bowl with banana, and maple syrup, brown sugar and milk. Only could eat half of it same as Neil, Neil had eggs and vegetable hash and I had poached eggs …

          Last day in Victoria

          A travel blog entry by kaydeejay on May 19, 2016

          1 comment

          We started this morning with breakfast at the Empress hotel which was a bit of a disappointment after the great breakfasts at the Belleville deli. The eggs were powdered and everything was a bit lukewarm, the pancakes were light and fluffy though. After breakfast we got on the temporary coach for a 30 minute drive to Butchard gardens. We had about …

          Scenic tour starts today

          A travel blog entry by kaydeejay on May 18, 2016

          We had a late start today as we needed a lazy morning and we are moving hotels today. We were able to get late checkout on one room at the Hotel Grand Pacific until 1pm. We made our own arrangements for breakfast, dad went to Belleville's again and I got a smoothie at the Courtyard Cafe at the hotel before my sports massage at 10am. After my …

          Victoria, BC

          A travel blog entry by hjgm on Oct 04, 2014

          5 photos

          Dan has been training in Vancouver for his new job for the last two weeks (one more week to go) and I suggested we make use of his close proximity to Vancouver Island and have a weekend in Victoria.

          Everyone I have spoken to recommended Victoria. I wasn't disappointed. It was lovely to be back on the coast - I believe the sea also made …

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