Fairmont Empress

  • 721 Government St
  • Victoria, BC V8W 1W5
  • Phone: 250.384.8111
Overlooking Victoria's spectacular Inner Harbour for over 100 years, The Fairmont Empress captures the spirit and energy of Vancouver Island in grand style. This landmark chateau-style resort features 477 luxuriously appointed guest rooms, two award-winning restaurants, a signature lounge and the magnificent 8,000 square-foot Willow Stream Spa. Slip away for 18-holes of golf in a pristine setting, watch orcas frolic on an ocean-bound whale watching safari, or indulge in a locally-inspired treatment at the Willow Stream Spa. Whether you're seeking a relaxing weekend getaway or an exhilarating outdoor adventure, The Fairmont Empress offers an oasis for the senses. Complete the experience with a visit to one of our award-winning restaurants. Partake in the ritual of Afternoon Tea, enjoy a leisurely lunch on our Veranda, dine in the award-winning Empress Room or savour the renown curry buffet and a signature martini in The Bengal Lounge. 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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  • 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