Recognized as one of Top 21 Iconic Hotels in the World by National Geographic Traveler magazine, honoured with Travel + Leisure Magazine’s World’s Best Award for Top 10 City Hotels in Canada, and regarded as a Condé Nast Readers’ Choice and Gold List hotel, Fairmont Empress is located in Victoria, BC overlooking the city’s sparkling Inner Harbour. In June 2017, the hotel completed a $60+ Million restoration that celebrates its proud history while moving it into a new era of modern luxury; transforming this iconic property into an elegant must-visit destination for the world’s discerning travellers.


This hotel presents a vibrant variety of dining experiences found throughout the iconic hotel. Enhance your stay with our offerings that focus on fresh ingredients, celebrate local producers, and showcase sophisticated, timeless spaces. You’ll enjoy the Q at the Empress; Q Bar; Lobby Lounge; Tea at the Empress; The Veranda.


This Four-Star, 4-Diamond property offers 464 beautifully appointed guest rooms and suites. Many of the rooms offer magnificent views of the harbour, city and gardens. With a wide selection of unique guestrooms featuring classic details and modern touches, the Empress is sure to make your stay in Victoria unforgettable.

To Do

Fairmont Empress offers resort amenities in a romantic Victoria setting. Whether you desire a full-body massage at our Willow Stream Spa, workout at the Health Club, which includes a fully-equipped gym or lounging around the indoor heated pool and whirlpool area. How about a walk around the beautiful harbour or the stunning Butchart Gardens.REQUEST A QUOTE

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