Rising regally over Victoria's spectacular Inner Harbor, Fairmont Empress luxury chateau-style hotel showcases the spirit and energy of Vancouver Island in grand style and offers the perfect escape from the stresses of modern life. Guests can enjoy activities such as whale watching safaris, world-class cultural exhibits, playing golf, tasting mouth-watering local cuisine, or going on scenic garden and winery tours. No stay at The Empress would be complete without a visit to one of the magnificent Victoria restaurants in this historic hotel. Guests may try the coveted English ritual of Afternoon Tea, savor the famous curry buffet in The Bengal Lounge or sample award-winning food and wine in The Empress Room. The impressive surroundings and exceptional cuisine guarantee a truly memorable Victoria dining experience.
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Service is somewhat not up to my standards with luxury hotels. The check in was possibly the worst one I ever had at a hotel. I booked the stay under my name, but because of I was golfing on the day of arrival, I told my girlfriend to check in for us first. She had all the booking information and my credit card that I used to book the stay, she still got denied from the front desk. The staff actually told her to just wait for me to come at the lobby despite the fact that she knew I was at least 3 hours away. Very bad experience, I had to make multiple calls during my game to finally have my girlfriend to check in for us,
Gold Floor exceeds expectations
Oct 18, 2021
As always, the Gold Floor is worth it! Was upgraded to a larger room and enjoyed the lounge. Doug and his team are gracious and generous... feels like home only I don't have to make my own bed.