The Fairmont Empress

4.5 star rating

This hotel is rated between 4 and 5 stars. 4 star - Quality accommodation with a variety of facilities and services. 5 star - Exceptional accommodation with superior facilities and services.

  • City break
  • Hotel
Hotel reviews summary


Rising regally over Victoria's spectacular Inner Harbor, The 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.


  • All taxes

Inclusions subject to change without notice at the discretion of the property. Some restrictions may apply.


All rooms include:

  • 24 hour room service
  • Alarm clock
  • Bathrobes
  • Coffee maker
  • Crib (on request)
  • Hair dryer
  • Housekeeping
  • Iron/Ironing board
  • Rollaway bed (on request)
  • TV
  • Complimentary toiletries

Select a room type:

Fairmont Room includes:

Room includes:

  • 1 king bed, or 1 queen bed, or 2 double beds
  • 250 square feet
  • Minimum 1 adult, maximum 4 adults
  • Maximum 3 children
  • No more than 4 guests in the room
  • Ceiling fan
  • Seating area
  • Smoke-free
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Fairmont room 2 doubles

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Fairmont room bathroom

Amenities & activities

  • Elevators

Accessibility features are based on request and availability, and are not guaranteed. Please contact WestJet Vacations at 1-877-737-7001 for further information.

Check-in time: 4 p.m.

Check-out time: 11 a.m.


  • Lobby
  • Room


  • In room wired
  • Business centre
Type of restaurant Type of cuisine Open for Additional information

The Bengal Room

  • Buffet
  • International
  • Dinner
  • Lunch

The Empress Room

  • À la carte
  • International
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
  • Dress code
  • This venue may be closed or have reduced days of service during low season

Afternoon Tea

  • Café
  • Coffee and pastries
  • Snacks
  • Rooms: 477
  • Fitness centre: On site
  • Salon: On site ($)
  • Sauna steam room: On site
  • Spa: On site ($)
  • Spa treatments: On site ($)

721 Government Street

Victoria, British Columbia, Canada


27 km from  YYJ


    • Indoor pools: 1
    • Jetted pools: 1
    • Kids' pools: 1
    • Baggage check
    • Business centre
    • Concierge
    • Dry cleaning
    • Gift shop
    • Laundry facilities
    • Laundry services
    • Parking
    • Tour desk
    • Valet parking
    • Wedding facilities