The Fairmont Empress sits majestically at the cornerstone of Victoria's sparkling Inner Harbour and vibrant city centre. This Vancouver Island hotel is located in British Columbia's capital city and features turn of the century architecture, classic beauty and an unrivaled location. Since 1908, it is Vancouver Island's most celebrated resort, spa and meeting destination. The Victoria hotel features the highly acclaimed Willow Stream Spa regarded as one of the best spas in Canada and a must to experience on any visit to Victoria.
Epitomizing style and service, our Fairmont Gold product has received a multi-million dollar renovation offering unparalleled luxury, ranked among the best Fairmont Gold experiences in Canada. View our Calendar of Events.
Meetings and Events
The Fairmont Empress is Vancouver Island's largest convention and events destination. Unparalleled venue facilities onsite and a location adjacent to The Victoria Conference Centre offer the perfect Victoria meeting address. Sustainable meeting options are provided for the most discerning planner with Fairmont's Eco Meet. The Ivy Ballroom is newly renovated offering an unrivaled meeting and wedding destination on Canada's west coast. Click to view our current offers.
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- Victoria's premiere Five Green Key hotel
Part of the charm of Vancouver Island is the journey. Fly, jet or cruise there are a variety of transportation options for traveling to Victoria. Experience world-renowned Vancouver Island and the quintessential Victoria experience at The Fairmont Empress.