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If you are looking for family fun in British Columbia, why not take a trip to Victoria's most fabled castle on the coast. The city feels like a quaint English town with many family attractions in easy walking distance to explore during your Victoria family vacation. Try a British Columbia whale watching adventure or explore Vancouver Island.

Our Kids Rule the Castle Victoria Family Travel Package begins with a scavenger hunt around the property. Find the honeybees, explore the city and end with an in-room movie complete with refreshments.  In the morning take the family to the Empress Dining Room for breakfast before starting another exciting day in BC's capital city!

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Sample Children & Family Friendly Activities

 Hotel Onsite Activities 

Victoria Activities


  • Indoor Heated Swimming Pool: open 5:00am to 1:00am
  • Welcome amenity
  • Child-sized bathrobes available upon request
  • Children's menus
  • In room movies 
  • Children's scavenger hunt
  • Babysitting services



  • Cribs available upon request
  • Rollaway beds available upon request


The hotel may provide a list of reputable and certified babysitting services while staying at The Fairmont Empress during your Victoria family vacation. 

For information and reservations, please contact Royal Service at 250 384 8111.


At all Fairmont hotels, kids aged 5 and under eat free off the children’s menu while kids aged 6-12 eat for half price off the regular menu. For the Children's menus and information on our restaurants, click here.

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