Regarded as a Condé Nast Readers' Choice and Gold List hotel, and honoured with the Travel + Leisure distinction as a top Canadian hotel, the Fairmont Empress graces Victoria's sparkling Inner Harbour with an iconic presence. This luxury hotel in Victoria, British Columbia, offers 464 beautifully appointed guest rooms and suites, and expansive meeting and wedding space adjacent to the conference centre. Located on the picturesque West Coast of Canada, this is the ideal location to explore all the natural beauty of Vancouver Island.
Important Fairmont Empress Renovation notice: Phase One of our extensive restoration is complete and we are pleased to present some inspired new additions! June 2016 launched with the grand opening of Q at The Empress-a bold new restaurant and bar, our sophisticated new Lobby Lounge, prominent meeting and social space, an expanded Fairmont Gold, a sweeping and glamorous Royal Suite and 235 lavish guest rooms.
Phase Two takes place from October 2016 – June 2017 and will feature a spectacular new lobby, renovated health club and spa, renewed public spaces and the remaining 229 guest rooms. The 30+ million dollar rebirth celebrates both the history and the natural beauty of the West Coast, while moving Fairmont Empress into a new era of modern luxury. For more information on these exciting plans, we invite you to visit our restorations page here.
Willow Stream Spa at Fairmont Empress
Willow Stream Spa features full-service spa experiences and is regarded as one of the best spas in Canada. Perfect for bridal showers and private events, the nail salon provides the perfect backdrop for any occasion. Let us help you find your energy at Willow Stream Spa.
Meetings and Events
Fairmont Empress is Vancouver Island's largest convention and events destination. Unparalleled venue facilities onsite, proximity to the Victoria Conference Centre and sustainable meeting options making Victoria the ideal location for the most discerning planner. Planning a wedding? Fairmont Empress' team will create a fairy tale wedding for you.