Regarded on the Condé Nast Gold List and Travel + Leisure 500 Best Hotels of the World, The Fairmont Empress hotel in Victoria sits majestically in Victoria's sparkling Inner Harbour and vibrant city centre. Since 1908, it has been Vancouver Island's most celebrated resort. The Fairmont Empress Hotel's Victoria accommodations feature luxuriously appointed non-smoking guest rooms and suites, with magnificent views of the City, Garden, Courtyard or spectacular Inner Harbour. With a selection of unique guestroom sizes and wide array of Victoria luxury hotel accommodations to suit every taste, this landmark Fairmont property is a tribute to classic elegance in accommodation.
Classic Fairmont Rooms are furnished in traditional elegant decor and can accommodate up to four people. Each room has a cozy sitting area with two armchairs, some with ample space to accommodate a crib or rollaway.
Spacious Deluxe Rooms feature traditional elegant decor with large sitting areas. Excellent for families, these rooms can accommodate up to five people with additional space for a rollaway or crib. The sitting area is furnished with either a sofa, sofabed or two armchairs. Rooms for the physically challenged are available in this guest room category.
Harbour View Deluxe Rooms are elegantly furnished and feature a spectacular view of Victoria's Inner Harbour. Each room is appointed with two armchairs and can comfortably accommodate up to two people.
All of Signature Rooms have been personally selected for their unique features and benefits. These premier guest rooms are chosen for their distinctive room layout and spacious size and feature one king bed with views of the Inner Harbour and distinctive architecture.
Fairmont Gold rooms are located on the 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th floors. All Fairmont Gold Rooms are non-smoking and offer business amenities, private direct-dial telephone with complimentary business cards and personalized wake-up calls. Nightly turn-down service, overnight shoe-shine and morning newspaper delivery are services provided to all Fairmont Gold guests. Guests of Fairmont Gold are offered privileges that include the exclusive use of the Fairmont Gold Lounge overlooking Victoria's pristine Inner Harbour, private check in, a dedicated concierge team, an honour bar, and complimentary daily breakfast and evening hors d'oeuvres.
Guests of Fairmont Gold are offered privileges that include the exclusive use of the Fairmont Gold Lounge overlooking Victoria's pristine Inner Harbour, private check in, a dedicated concierge team, an honour bar, and complimentary daily breakfast and evening hors d'oeuvres. All Fairmont Gold Rooms are non-smoking and offer business amenities, private direct-dial telephone with complimentary business cards and personalized wake-up calls. Nightly turn-down service, overnight shoe-shine and morning newspaper delivery are services provided to all Fairmont Gold guests.
Drawing inspiration from Queen Victoria's role as the Empress of India, this colonial style lounge is known throughout Victoria for its authentic curry buffet and signature cocktail menu. The Bengal Lounge is a favourite of residents and visitors alike. Overlooking the stately gardens, the richly appointed Bengal Lounge offers not only a delicious curry lunch and dinner buffet but also an impressive international à la carte menu. Cocktail and martini aficionados will appreciate the vast selection of signature drinks.
Notably the most picturesque dining room in Victoria, The Empress Room combines impeccable service with an exquisite menu. The finest ingredients with a "farm to fork" philosophy of bringing Vancouver Island's epicurean-rich cuisine to your table are marveled into culinary masterpieces paired with an extensive wine list. Dine beneath the ambience of a hand-crafted wood ceiling where iconic movie stars, royalty and notable guests have dined.
A time honoured tradition for over a century, the world renowned tea lobby of The Fairmont Empress has served England’s most beloved ritual and Victoria's grandest tradition of Afternoon Tea to famed royalty, celebrities and dignitaries alike. Surrounded by rich chintz fabrics, antiqued tapestries and rugs, elegant wing back chairs, vintage furnishings and hand-carved tables, the picturesque backdrop of the Inner Harbour provides the quintessential Victoria experience to all who grace Afternoon Tea.
Recognized by Condé Nast as a Top Resort Spas in Canada and Spas of America Top 100 Spas of the Americas, Willow Stream Spa on Vancouver Island is a beautiful oasis in the heart of Victoria. Willow Stream Spa in Victoria offers over 85 authentically local aesthetic and spa treatments customized to your needs. All guests of our Victoria day spa enjoy the added valued of complimentary access to the Hungarian Mineral pool, eucalyptus steam room and sauna with all services.
Access to the Fitness Centre is complimentary to registered hotel guests. The Fairmont Empress Fitness Centre is open seven days a week 24 hours a day and includes the following services: indoor heated swimming pool, indoor whirlpool, two saunas, fitness center.