Regarded as one of the top hotels in Canada by recognised travel organisations and publications, Fairmont Empress sits majestically on Victoria’s sparkling Inner Harbour. The grand chateau style building offers 464 elegantly appointed rooms and suites with magnificent views of the harbour, city and gardens. Each accommodation is designed with sophistication in mind, combining traditional elegance and classic details with modern colours and luxuries.
Fairmont Empress is an iconic and historic landmark on Victoria Inner Harbour, many celebrities have stayed at the hotel including Katherine Hepburn Barbara Streisand an, d John Travolta. A long standing tradition, since the hotel opened in 1908, is afternoon tea, Fairmont Empress serves more than 800 people this quintessentially Victoria experience each day.
Willow Stream Spa at Fairmont Empress is Victoria’s finest full service spa and is a serene oasis offering authentic spa experiences. Relax in the Finnish style sauna, steam inhalation room and mineral pool before your spa treatment. The Fairmont fitness centre includes an indoor heated swimming pool, indoor whirlpool, saunas as well as cardiac equipment and free weights.
The Fairmont Empress offers dining in the most storied room in Victoria at ‘Q at The Empress’. Q Bar served superb culinary delights along with signature cocktails, an extensive wine list and local craft beers.
Fairmont Gold is available in all Fairmont Hotels, and offers a hotel with in a hotel concept with a separate and exclusive check-in area. Fairmont Gold at Fairmont Empress offers 65 elegant rooms with luxury touches and modern details. The Exclusive Fairmont Gold Lounge and Terrace boasts the best views of Victoria’s Inner Harbour. Guests staying in a Fairmont Gold Room will enjoy concierge service, complimentary deluxe breakfast served every morning in the Fairmont Gold Lounge, a fully stocked honour bar, afternoon snacks and complimentary cocktail canapés served between 17:00 – 19:00 daily.