Fairmont Empress

  • 721 Government St
  • Victoria, BC V8W 1W5
  • Phone: 250.384.8111 , Toll Free: 1-866-540-4429
Regarded as a Condé Nast Readers' Choice and Gold List hotel, and honoured with the Travel + Leisure distinction as a top Canadian hotel, Fairmont Empress graces Victoria's sparkling Inner Harbour and beloved cultural city centre. This luxury hotel in Victoria, British Columbia, offers 464 luxuriously appointed guest rooms and suites, and expansive meeting, venue and wedding space adjacent to the conference centre. The Fairmont Gold experience offers a unique lifestyle experience with personalized, attentive service. Located on the picturesque West Coast of Canada on Vancouver Island, explore exclusive special offers and create memories at the iconic Fairmont Empress. Fairmont Empress is undergoing significant renovations including phase 1 which is well underway and launching late spring 2016. The renovations include an expanded inventory & upgrade to all Fairmont Gold rooms and suites, a new Fairmont Gold lounge & patio located above the iconic “The Empress” sign, a new waterfront restaurant & lounge, and renovated tea room & lobby lounge. Estimated to exceed $30M, the renovation’s modern luxury will cherish the respected architectural detail and heritage of Fairmont Empress. World-class cuisine, breathtaking views and soothing spa surroundings await you at this luxury island resort. Call Toll-free 1.800.441.1414.
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  • Year Opened: 1908
  • Year Last Renovated: 2017
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Room Breakdown

  • Total Guest Rooms: 464


  • AAA Diamond: 4
  • Canada Select Star: Not Rated


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Facility Info

  • Description Hotel is adjacent & connected to Victoria Conference Centre with over 73,000 sq ft of meeting space
  • Largest Room 4550
  • Total Sq. Ft. 23000
  • Reception Capacity 1000
  • Theatre Capacity 350
  • Banquet Capacity 750
  • Number of Rooms 7
  • Suites 40
  • Classroom Capacity 200
  • Sleeping Rooms 464