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    The Fairmont Empress

    721 Government Street, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1W5, Canada
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    Overview
    • Excellent55%
    • Very good25%
    • Average12%
    • Poor5%
    • Terrible3%
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    “bengal lounge” (323 reviews)
    “high tea” (352 reviews)
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    Free Wifi
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    Reviewed 3 August 2015 via mobile

    This is one special place we have come to for the last 8 years. This has to be the best, most beautiful and well known hotel in Victoria. With its location right off the inner harbour it has a prime spot for a great stay....More

    Thank PeterB8343
    Response from ManagerEmpress, General Manager at The Fairmont EmpressResponded 12 August 2015

    Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your comments with us. It is so nice to hear that you have been coming to stay with us for the past 8 years. We are always so happy to welcome back our returning guests. Our Fairmont Gold team...More

    Reviewed 3 August 2015

    This is one of the remaining Historical Luxury Hotels in Canada OR the U.S.A. Located directly across the street from the Waterfront gives a beautiful view of the bay area of Victoria. The night lighted views of the Government Building across the street to the...More

    Thank Keith Y
    Response from ManagerEmpress, General Manager at The Fairmont EmpressResponded 6 August 2015

    Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your comments with us. It is so nice to hear that you had a most enjoyable stay. It was wonderful to read that you had a nice view of our parliament building across the street and had a chance...More

    Reviewed 3 August 2015

    Hotel made you feel both welcome and respected. The old world feel as we strolled thru the hotel was something we both enjoyed. The Gold Club was a pleasure both with the food and the view. I know that if ever we visit Victoria again...More

    Review collected in partnership with Fairmont Hotels & Resorts
    Thank joespht17
    Response from ManagerEmpress, General Manager at The Fairmont EmpressResponded 6 August 2015

    Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. I am so happy to hear that you had a most enjoyable visit to Victoria. The Fairmont Gold rooms are wonderful along with the added benefit of the lounge. I am glad that...More

    Reviewed 2 August 2015

    We booked this hotel at the last minute through a third party booking as a quick getaway weekend after our wedding. I didn't really get a chance to let the hotel know we were there on our honeymoon, but it was nonetheless such a lovely...More

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    Response from ManagerEmpress, General Manager at The Fairmont EmpressResponded 6 August 2015

    Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. It is so nice to hear that you had a most enjoyable honeymoon with us. I am so happy that our staff took such great care of you and ensured you had a...More

    Reviewed 2 August 2015

    Fecal on toilet handle and very loud music from hotel bar - perhaps given a shabby room since we booked on hotels.com Not mpressed by resonce of staff that they dont normally get complaints about loud music and it will end around 10:45More

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    Thank allysond812
    Response from ManagerEmpress, General Manager at The Fairmont EmpressResponded 6 August 2015

    Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your experience with us. I am truly sorry to hear of the cleanliness issues in your room and the fact that the noise from the Bengal Lounge was not addressed appropriately. We take all guest comments very seriously and...More

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    Amenities
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    • Pool
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Room Service
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Room Service
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Conference Facilities
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Hot Tub
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    • US$ 304 - US$ 510 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #2 Green Hotel in Victoria
    • #7 Spa Hotel in Victoria
    • #9 Luxury Hotel in Victoria
    • #13 Business Hotel in Victoria
    • #16 Romantic Hotel in Victoria
    • #17 Family Hotel in Victoria
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    • Number of rooms
    • 477
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    • Also Known As
    • The Fairmont Empress Hotel Victoria ,
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    Janiegrannie
    9 July 2017|
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    Response from Grammer | Reviewed this property |
    I don't remember exactly but somewhere between $60 and $70. Buschardt Gardens has one less expensive around $45
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    Response from Darren618q | Reviewed this property |
    I don't believe that there is an a la carte menu for afternoon tea but they serve much more than tea and scones. There was more food than we could eat. Scones, sandwiches, desserts, some of which we bought back to our room... More
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