The Fairmont Empress
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The Fairmont Empress is in the heart of Victoria, within a 5-minute walk of Maritime Museum of British Columbia and British Columbia Parliament Building. This 4-star hotel is 0.2 mi (0.3 km) from Victoria Bug Zoo and 0.3 mi (0.4 km) from Victoria Harbour.Rooms
Make yourself at home in one of the 464 air-conditioned rooms featuring minibars and flat-screen televisions. Cable programming and video-game consoles are provided for your entertainment, while wireless Internet access (surcharge) keeps you connected. Private bathrooms with bathtubs or showers feature designer toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include phones, as well as safes and desks.Amenities
Relax at the full-service spa, where you can enjoy massages, body treatments, and facials. You're sure to appreciate the recreational amenities, including a health club, an indoor pool, and a spa tub. This Edwardian hotel also features wireless Internet access (surcharge), concierge services, and gift shops/newsstands.Dining
Enjoy American cuisine at Q at the Empress, one of the hotel's 2 restaurants, or stay in and take advantage of the 24-hour room service. Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at the bar/lounge. Full breakfasts are available daily from 6:30 AM to 11:30 AM for a fee.Business, Other Amenities
Featured amenities include a 24-hour business center, limo/town car service, and express check-in. Planning an event in Victoria? This hotel has facilities measuring 22600 square feet (2100 square meters), including conference space. For a surcharge, guests may use a roundtrip airport shuttle at scheduled times and a cruise ship terminal shuttle.Attractions
Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.
Government Street - 0.1 km / 0.1 mi
Greater Victoria Visitors & Convention Bureau - 0.1 km / 0.1 mi
Miniature World - 0.2 km / 0.1 mi
Maritime Museum of British Columbia - 0.2 km / 0.1 mi
Royal BC Museum - 0.3 km / 0.2 mi
Victoria Bug Zoo - 0.3 km / 0.2 mi
British Columbia Parliament Building - 0.3 km / 0.2 mi
The Robert Bateman Centre - 0.4 km / 0.2 mi
Victoria Conference Centre - 0.4 km / 0.2 mi
Thunderbird Park - Royal BC Museum - 0.4 km / 0.2 mi
Open Space Arts Center - 0.4 km / 0.3 mi
Victoria Harbour - 0.4 km / 0.3 mi
Bay Centre - 0.5 km / 0.3 mi
Bastion Square - 0.5 km / 0.3 mi
Legislative Assembly of British Columbia - 0.5 km / 0.3 mi
The nearest airports are:
Victoria, BC (YWH-Victoria Inner Harbour) - 0.3 km / 0.2 mi
Victoria, BC (YYJ-Victoria Intl.) - 26.7 km / 16.6 mi
Port Angeles, WA (CLM-William R. Fairchild Intl.) - 44.2 km / 27.5 mi
Bedwell Harbour, BC (YBW-Bedwell Harbour Seaplane Base) - 63.3 km / 39.3 mi
Friday Harbor, WA (FBS-Friday Harbor Sea Plane Base) - 254.4 km / 158.1 mi
The preferred airport for The Fairmont Empress is Victoria, BC (YYJ-Victoria Intl.).
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed. Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property. The photos are representative of rooms offered and may differ from the actual room received. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
Airport shuttle service is available at scheduled times from 3:30 AM to 7:30 PM. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to get details.
Please note, there is important information about this property to know before you arrive.
Know Before You Go
- Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
- Up to 3 children 17 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.
- Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section).
The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
- Breakfast fee: between CAD 12.00 and CAD 24.00 for adults, CAD 8.00 and CAD 12.00 for children (approximately)
- Fee for in-room wireless Internet: CAD 14.95 per night (rates may vary)
- Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: CAD 14.95 per night (rates may vary)
- Airport shuttle fee: CAD 25.00 per person (one-way)
- Airport shuttle fee per child: CAD 15.00 (one-way), (from 3 to 17 years old)
- Self parking fee: CAD 32 per night (in/out privileges)
- Valet parking fee: CAD 32 per night (in/out privileges)
- Pet fee: CAD 25 per accommodation, per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.
- -Indoor pool
- -24-hour business center
- -In-room accessibility
- -Accessible bathroom
- -Wedding services
- -Dry cleaning/laundry service
- -24-hour front desk
- -Safe-deposit box at front desk
- -Spa tub
- -Breakfast available (surcharge)
- -Conference space
- -Gift shops or newsstand
- -Concierge services
- -Long-term parking (surcharge)
- -Fitness facilities
- -Coffee/tea in common areas
- -Self parking (surcharge)
- -Spa treatment room(s)
- -Limo or Town Car service available
- -Multilingual staff
- -Shopping on site
- -Banquet hall
- -Airport transportation (surcharge)
- -Designated smoking areas
- -Health club
- -Tours/ticket assistance
- -Cruise terminal shuttle (surcharge)
- -Full-service spa
- -Ferry terminal shuttle (surcharge)
- -Number of floors - 8
- -Number of restaurants - 2
- -Year Built - 1908
- -Total number of rooms - 464
- -Conference space size (meters) - 2100
- -Conference space size (feet) - 22600
- -Express check-in
- -Express check-out
- -WiFi (surcharge)
- -Picnic area
- -Valet parking (surcharge)
- -Meeting rooms