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Authentically Victoria
Recognized as one of Top 21 Iconic Hotels in the World by National Geographic Traveler and honoured with Travel + Leisure’s World’s Best Award for Top 10 City Hotels in Canada, Fairmont Empress is recently restored with a thoughtful aesthetic that pays tribute to its iconic history while celebrating a new era of modern luxury. Located in Victoria, British Columbia overlooking the city’s sparkling Inner Harbour, Canada’s Castle on the Coast is the ideal starting point to explore Vancouver Island’s stunning natural beauty. 

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    Tea at the Empress
    Served daily since its opening in 1908, world famous Tea at the Empress is served in the sophisticated Lobby Lounge. Located on the picturesque West Coast of Canada, Fairmont Empress is the ideal starting point to explore the stunning natural beauty of Vancouver Island.

    Return of the Queen
    Fairmont Empress, Victoria B.C.’s most iconic hotel, recently unveiled a $60 million dollar restoration. Learn More.

    Dining at Fairmont Empress
    Victoria's top Pacific Northwest cuisine is found right here at Q at the Empress. For more casual dining and the best martini on the Island, experience Q Bar

    Willow Stream Spa at Fairmont Empress
    This full-service spa is regarded as one of the best spas in Canada. Let us help you find your energy at Willow Stream Spa. Make 2020 the year of wellness with our Spa for a Year Program. Enjoy monthly treatments at our serene oasis. 

    Meetings, Events and Weddings 
    Fairmont Empress is Vancouver Island's premier venue for top tier functions. With unparalleled facilities, proximity to the Victoria Conference Centre and sustainable meeting options, the Empress is Victoria’s ideal location for discerning planners.  Planning a wedding? Fairmont Empress' team will create a fairy tale wedding for you right here at Canada's castle on the coast. Learn More.

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