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    The Fairmont Empress

    721 Government Street, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1W5, Canada
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    Overview

    • Excellent53%
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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    The food alone in worth the stay. great staff. They are wiilling to do whatever it takes to make you feel comfortable and have a pleasant experience. Truly is a world class. We are planning on staying there again.

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    Response from ManagerEmpress, General Manager at The Fairmont Empress

    Thank you very much for your lovely comments. We are thrilled that you had a pleasant experience and we look forward to welcoming you back. Kind regards, Indu Brar General Manager

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    The Empress, if need be said, is in a class by itself. Situated on reclaimed land at the forefront of the harbor it holds a commanding position in the town, as its name would suggest. Three of us, my wife and I, along with her...More

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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Excellent hotel with all the amenities. I joined their President's Club and selected Gold Member service which provides additional amenities through the Gold Member lounge (see comments below). This significantly adds to the experience and I recommend it. The rooms are not the most spacious...More

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    Response from ManagerEmpress, General Manager at The Fairmont Empress

    Thank you Lee for your lovely and detailed review of your recent stay with us. I am so pleased that you enjoyed our Tea at the Empress experience, and our central location within walking distance to so many venues. We look forward to welcoming you...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Disclaimer; I work as an event manager and I spend my fair share of time in Hotels. I visited the Fairmont Empress this month for work, and I have to say I was thoroughly impressed. This property is just wrapping up a many-million dollar renovation...More

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    Response from ManagerEmpress, General Manager at The Fairmont Empress

    Thank you very much for your lovely and detailed review of your stay with us. I am so pleased you enjoyed our fabulous Fairmont Gold experience. Our view from the rooftop patio is second to none! It is also wonderful to read that you enjoyed...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    I booked a Gold room for my Wife's birthday for three nights over Easter. We ate at the hotel restaurant, made extensive use of the facilities and had their world famous afternoon tea. The word perfect is much overused these days, but it exists at...More

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    Response from ManagerEmpress, General Manager at The Fairmont Empress

    I am so pleased to read your great review how you felt very special throughout your stay. We strive to provide the best guest service possible and look forward to welcoming you again soon. Kind regards, Indu Brar General Manager

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    About
    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
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$225 - US$512 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #2 Green Hotel in Victoria
    • #8 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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    clandreis
    Good Afternoon, Do you offer parking and if so, what is the rate? Thank you
    7 April 2017|
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    Response from Derek N | Reviewed this property |
    Overnight underground covered parking for Empress is $30 CDN + Tax a night. There are not many parking options around the hotel, but if you are willing to walk 5-6 blocks, there is street parking 2 hour time limits, also... More
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    S C
    Do gentlemen need to wear coat and tie at high tea ?
    20 March 2017|
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    Response from HotelVancouver | Property representative |
    Hi SC, No tie required. Dress is smart casual.
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    jojoking
    you answered: The shuttle departs every hour starting at 9:20am in front of the hotel. The last shuttle leaves the gardens at 10:00pm. If you are going on a Saturday night for the fireworks the last departure is 10 minutes after the fireworks have finished. The cost is $61.75 per adult. Tickets can be purchased from our concierge desk. Further information can be found on the CVS Sightseeing website. . Does the ticket price include the price to enter the gardens as well as the shuttle back and forth? Are the fireworks every Saturday night? What dates as we are thinking of traveling in early October
    14 September 2016|
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    Response from Vlpetersen | Reviewed this property |
    Never mentioned shuttle. ????
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