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    The Fairmont Empress

    721 Government Street, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1W5, Canada
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    • Excellent55%
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    “bengal lounge” (323 reviews)
    “high tea” (359 reviews)
    “afternoon tea” (336 reviews)
    Free Wifi
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    4.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 10 September 2015

    I spent two nights at The Fairmont Empress and was given excellent service by the staff, especially Keely on check-in and dealing with the many questions asked of her. Also helpful was Frank during a 3:30 AM departure. Lovely property and location in addition. Cannot...More

    Thank John C
    Response from ManagerEmpress, General Manager at The Fairmont EmpressResponded 15 September 2015

    Dear John, Thank you for sharing your comments with us. It is so nice to hear that Keely and Ralph took such great care of you. They are wonderful employees and we are very fortunate to have them as part of our team. I will...More

    Reviewed 10 September 2015

    an afternoon tea stop ..... if it was good enough for the Queen, good enough for us. Pretty pricey break in Victoria visit. Should have chosen more Victoria site seeing then spending too long, for too little, at tea. Have definitely had better (and I'm...More

    Thank zmn4500
    Response from ManagerEmpress, General Manager at The Fairmont EmpressResponded 15 September 2015

    Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for sharing your comments with us. I am sorry to hear that our Afternoon Tea was not what you expected. There are so many things to see and do in Victoria and I am happy to chose to join us....More

    Reviewed 10 September 2015 via mobile

    Older style rooms in an impressive building. Fantastic meals and great service throughout. Ideally positioned opposite the harbour, with hop on hop off bus, carriage rides, whale watching tours and float planes outside the front door. Numerous eateries within walking distance. A perfect hotel to...More

    1  Thank Andrea E
    Response from ManagerEmpress, General Manager at The Fairmont EmpressResponded 15 September 2015

    Dear Andrea, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. It is so nice to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us, had some wonderful meals and excellent service. Our location is perfect for visiting local attractions, shops and restaurants. I will...More

    Reviewed 9 September 2015 via mobile

    My mother took me to the fairmont empress in Victoria BC as a bonding trip and just to relax and treat ourselves. It was an amazing hotel, breathtakingly beautiful and luxurious. She especially loved the beds and ordered 2 of their pillows from their website....More

    1  Thank katieteter
    Response from ManagerEmpress, General Manager at The Fairmont EmpressResponded 15 September 2015

    Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. It is so nice to hear that you and your mother enjoyed your stay with us. The beds and pillows are extremely comfortable and I am happy your mother purchased some pillows....More

    Reviewed 9 September 2015

    This hotel has an old world charm. Beautiful, classic, elegant. Located in downtown near the harbor, one can walk to the Royal BC museum, restaurants, mall, hop-on hop-off buses, and other interesting places. The service was great. Our room had all the amenities incl variety...More

    3  Thank p03nair
    Response from ManagerEmpress, General Manager at The Fairmont EmpressResponded 14 September 2015

    Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your comments with us. It is so nice to hear that you had such a wonderful stay with us. Our location truly is perfect for getting around downtown Victoria and visiting local attractions. I...More

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    • Pool
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    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Dry Cleaning
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    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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    • US$297 - US$546 (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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    • Also Known As
    • The Fairmont Empress Hotel Victoria ,
    • Fairmont Hotel Victoria ,
    • Fairmont Hotel Empress ,
    • Empress Hotel Victoria ,
    • Fairmont Victoria ,
    • Victoria Fairmont ,
    • Fairmont Empress Hotel ,
    • The Fairmont Empress Victoria, Canada - Vancouver Island
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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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    Kassie O
    15 May 2017|
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    Response from CJQLD | Reviewed this property |
    Definitely not
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    "Harbourview if possible."
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    "Book a harbor view room on the 6th floor, any higher and you'll have to take two elevators to get to your..."
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    "Gold Floor"
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