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Welcome to
Fairmont Empress

Welcome to Canada’s Castle on the Coast. The Empress Hotel sits proudly at the centre of culture and history in Victoria, British Columbia.  This award-winning Victoria hotel and National Historic Site is an alluring blend of classic and contemporary, vintage and cutting-edge: Where Modern meets Iconic. 





Fairmont Empress features 431 well-appointed, air conditioned guest rooms and suites. Many of our tastefully designed guest rooms offer magnificent views of the harbour, city and gardens. With a wide selection of unique guest rooms featuring classic details and modern touches, Fairmont Empress is sure to make your stay in Victoria unforgettable.

Fairmont Gold Two Bedroom Harbour View Suite

Fairmont Gold

775 sq.ft. / 72 sq.m

Our unique Fairmont Gold Suite has 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and a large contemporary living room with sofa bed. Oversized windows in all rooms frame the Inner Harbour.  Up to 5 adults. *Not bookable online.

Fairmont Gold City View

Fairmont Gold

260 sq.ft. to 330 sq.ft. / 24 sq.m to 31 sq.m

King bed. Modern upscale design, heightened finishings. Ideal for business traveller or couple. Fairmont Gold lounge, breakfast and canapes. Accessible room available on request.


Fairmont Gold Harbour View

Fairmont Gold

280 sq.ft. to 350 sq.ft. / 26 sq.m to 33 sq.m

These airy king rooms look right onto the Inner Harbour. Modern upscale design, heightened finishings. ideal for business traveller or couple. Fairmont Gold Lounge, breakfast and canapes.


Fairmont Gold Deluxe Harbour View

Fairmont Gold

380 sq.ft. to 420 sq.ft. / 35 sq.m to 39 sq.m

Stunning views, these large, naturally lit rooms feature a luxurious king bed and enticing lounging areas. This guest room is perfect honeymooners and couples on a romantic escape.


Fairmont Gold One Bedroom Suite

Fairmont Gold

450 sq.ft. to 600 sq.ft. / 42 sq.m to 56 sq.m

Ideal for couples looking for a little more space these luxuriously furnished suites feature a separate living area. Fairmont Gold amenities. Nespresso machine. Rainfall shower. City View.


Fairmont Gold One Bedroom Harbour View Suite

Fairmont Gold

450 sq.ft. to 750 sq.ft. / 42 sq.m to 70 sq.m

This one has it all: views of the Inner Harbour, sophisticated design, ample space for retreating or socializing. This residence-style suite channels urban chic. 1 bathroom, 1 powder room.



Map & Directions

Check-in 4:00pm -
Check-out 11:00 am.

Guest Services

Fairmont Empress is proud to offer an array of guest services.
  • Babysitting
  • Bell & Porter Services
  • Bicycles
  • Concierge
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet access
  • Laundry services
  • Pet program
  • Disabled accessibility


Fairmont Empress offers a wide selection of hotel packages and promotions designed to provide exceptional value. Whether you are planning a quick weekend getaway or the vacation of a lifetime, we have the perfect Vancouver Island experience for you.

The Willow Stream Spa at Fairmont Empress

The award winning Willow Stream Spa at Fairmont Empress is Victoria's premier luxury spa, and is home to signature West Coast treatments available nowhere else. View Treatments


From seasonally inspired menus to dining experiences that will satisfy any craving, see what our chefs are preparing just for you.

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Sustainable Responsibility

  • A Five Green Key Hotel, we add new eco-chic practices including waste audits & composting.
  •  In 2011 we added onsite honey hives to produce jarred honey
  • Electric and Hybrid vehicle charging stations
  • Our Culinary team incorporates sustainable ingredients from local farmers in all their menus. 
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