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Welcome to
Fairmont Empress

Welcome to Canada’s Castle on the Coast. The Empress Hotel sits proudly at the centre of culture and history in Victoria, British Columbia.  This award-winning Victoria hotel and National Historic Site is an alluring blend of classic and contemporary, vintage and cutting-edge: Where Modern meets Iconic. 





Fairmont Empress features 437 well-appointed, air conditioned guest rooms and suites. Many of our tastefully designed guest rooms offer magnificent views of the harbour, city and gardens. With a wide selection of unique guest rooms featuring classic details and modern touches, Fairmont Empress is sure to make your stay in Victoria unforgettable.

Fairmont Gold Two Bedroom Harbour View Suite

Fairmont Gold

775 sq.ft. / 72 sq.m

Our unique Fairmont Gold Suite has two bedrooms, two bathrooms and a large contemporary living room with sofa bed. Oversized windows in all rooms frame the Inner Harbour. Up to five adults. *Not bookable online

Fairmont Gold Deluxe

Fairmont Gold

330 sq.ft. to 420 sq.ft. / 31 sq.m to 39 sq.m

These generous Fairmont Gold rooms feel more like urban island residences, with designated sitting and lounging spaces. Fairmont Gold lounge, breakfast and canapes. City views. 


Fairmont Gold Room

Fairmont Gold

260 sq.ft. to 330 sq.ft. / 24 sq.m to 31 sq.m

Modern upscale design, heightened finishings. Ideal for business traveller or couple. Fairmont Gold lounge, breakfast and canapes.


Fairmont Gold Harbour View

Fairmont Gold

280 sq.ft. to 350 sq.ft. / 26 sq.m to 33 sq.m

Views of Victoria's sparkling Inner Harbour. Ideal for the individual traveler. Your Fairmont Gold experience includes a dedicated concierge with private check-in and check-out, exclusive lounge with deluxe continental breakfast served daily, all day coffee and tea service, and evening canapés & honour bar.  


Fairmont Gold Deluxe Harbour View

Fairmont Gold

380 sq.ft. to 420 sq.ft. / 35 sq.m to 39 sq.m

These Fairmont Gold Deluxe rooms offer views of Victoria's Inner Harbour, and are ideal for couples. Elegant and rich décor inspired by the natural beauty of Vancouver Island compliment sleek furnishings and modern marble bathrooms, each with a rain fall shower. Access to exclusive Fairmont Gold amenities.


Fairmont Gold One Bedroom Suite

Fairmont Gold

450 sq.ft. to 600 sq.ft. / 42 sq.m to 56 sq.m

Ideal for couples looking for a little more space these luxuriously furnished suites feature a separate living area. Fairmont Gold amenities. Nespresso machine. Rainfall shower. City View 


Fairmont Gold One Bedroom Harbour View Suite

Fairmont Gold

450 sq.ft. to 750 sq.ft. / 42 sq.m to 70 sq.m

This one has it all: views of the Inner Harbour, sophisticated design, ample space for retreating or socializing. This residence-style suite features one king bed and channels urban chic. One bathroom, one powder room.



Map & Directions

Check-in 4:00pm -
Check-out 11:00 am.

Guest Services

Fairmont Empress is proud to offer an array of guest services.
  • Babysitting
  • Bell & Porter Services
  • Bicycles
  • Concierge
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet access
  • Laundry services
  • Pet program
  • Disabled accessibility

The Willow Stream Spa at Fairmont Empress

The award winning Willow Stream Spa at Fairmont Empress is Victoria's premier luxury spa, and is home to signature West Coast treatments available nowhere else. View Treatments


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Sustainable Responsibility

  • A Five Green Key Hotel, we add new eco-chic practices including waste audits & composting.
  •  In 2011 we added onsite honey hives to produce jarred honey
  • Electric and Hybrid vehicle charging stations
  • Our Culinary team incorporates sustainable ingredients from local farmers in all their menus. 
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