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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)
    “afternoon tea” (333 reviews)
    Free Wifi
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    4.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 3,396 reviews

    Reviewed yesterday

    The Empress is working hard to update itself and in almost all ways is succeeding. We had a wonderful stay and were especially impressed by the hard-working lobby staff. We enjoyed the luxurious bed the most and the food in the restaurant was excellent.

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    Hotel's Favourite
    Reviewed 21 May 2017

    We arrived at the Fairmont Empress after 2 weeks of traveling through the Canadian Rockies on a Rocky Mountaineer vacation. Although the main lobby was still under renovations, nothing spoiled the charm of the hotel in general or the beauty of our upgraded room. My...More

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    Response from ManagerEmpress, General Manager at The Fairmont EmpressResponded 25 May 2017

    Thank you very much for your lovely feedback. I am so pleased we were able to upgrade you and that you enjoyed your suite. The Inner Harbour is such a bustle of wonderful activity and the views are truly beautiful. Thank you again. We look...More

    Reviewed 2 days ago

    Great place to stay. Very central and beautiful upgrades. Not inpressed with overall experience. Wasn't overly helpful with anything including the amenities they had at the hotel and things to check out during our stay. Staff was nice but I get the same level of...More

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    Thank Mommaonvacation
    Reviewed 2 days ago

    We stayed at the Empress last year and it was good, but the renovation made a huge difference. The room we had was great. We did not use the restaurant but went to the lounge one night for drinks and an appy and the service...More

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    Thank A4732XZbobn
    Reviewed 2 days ago

    The hotel was ultra busy when we checked in and our room wasn't ready in time. We were offered an upgrade which was a nice gesture for us having to wait a couple hours. It was a nice day so we were able to walk...More

    Thank preevine
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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • 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$295 - 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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    • Suites ,
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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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    18 May 2017|
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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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    15 May 2017|
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