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The Fairmont Empress

721 Government St, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

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The Fairmont Empress

OVERVIEW

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Hotel Overview

Property Location The Fairmont Empress is in the heart of Victoria, within a 5-minute walk of Maritime Museum of British Columbia and Victoria Bug Zoo. This 4-star hotel is 0.3 mi (0.5 km) from British Columbia Parliament Building and 0.4 mi (0.6 km) from Victoria Harbour.
Rooms Make yourself at home in one of the 464 air-conditioned rooms featuring minibars and flat-screen televisions. Cable programming and video-game consoles are provided for your entertainment, while wireless Internet access (surcharge) keeps you connected. Private bathrooms with bathtubs or showers feature designer toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include phones, as well as safes and desks.
Amenities Pamper yourself with a visit to the spa, which offers massages, body treatments, and facials. You're sure to appreciate the recreational amenities, including a health club, an indoor pool, and a spa tub. Additional features at this Edwardian hotel include wireless Internet access (surcharge), concierge services, and gift shops/newsstands.
Dining Enjoy American cuisine at Q at the Empress, one of the hotel's 2 restaurants, or stay in and take advantage of the 24-hour room service. Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at the bar/lounge. Full breakfasts are available daily from 6:30 AM to 11:30 AM for a fee.
Business, Other Amenities Featured amenities include a 24-hour business center, limo/town car service, and express check-in. Planning an event in Victoria? This hotel has facilities measuring 22600 square feet (2100 square meters), including conference space. For a surcharge, guests may use a roundtrip airport shuttle at scheduled times and a cruise ship terminal shuttle.

Location

721 Government St, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

Airport:

YYJ - Victoria Airport

ROOMS

Amenities

  • Free newspaper
  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Phone
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathrobes
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron/ironing board
  • In-room safe
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Window screens
  • Cable TV service
  • Room service (24 hours)
  • Flat-panel TV
  • Non-Smoking
  • WiFi (surcharge)
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Designer toiletries
  • Desk
  • Video-game console
  • Premium bedding
  • Slippers
  • Recycling
  • Pay movies
  • Electric kettle
  • Portable fan

DETAILS

Property Amenities

  • Picnic area
  • Express check-in
  • Cruise terminal shuttle (surcharge)
  • Bar/lounge
  • Ferry terminal shuttle (surcharge)
  • Elevator
  • Fitness facilities
  • Indoor pool
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Express check-out
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Self parking (surcharge)
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Valet parking (surcharge)
  • Food and water bowls
  • Conference space size (meters) - 2100
  • Luggage storage
  • ATM/banking
  • Concierge services
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Shopping on site
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Airport transportation (surcharge)
  • Coffee/tea in common areas
  • Full-service spa
  • Conference space
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Meeting rooms
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Electric car charging station
  • Sauna
  • WiFi (surcharge)
  • Health club
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Spa services on site
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Number of restaurants - 2
  • 24-hour business center
  • Conference space size (feet) - 22600
  • Ballroom
  • Banquet hall
  • Laundry facilities
  • Spa tub
  • Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • Wedding services
  • In-room accessibility
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Garden
  • Multilingual staff
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Year Built - 1908
  • Total number of rooms - 464
  • Number of floors - 8

Recreation

Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Government Street - 0.1 km / 0.1 mi
Greater Victoria Visitors & Convention Bureau - 0.1 km / 0.1 mi
Miniature World - 0.2 km / 0.1 mi
Maritime Museum of British Columbia - 0.2 km / 0.1 mi
Victoria Bug Zoo - 0.3 km / 0.2 mi
Victoria Conference Centre - 0.3 km / 0.2 mi
Royal BC Museum - 0.3 km / 0.2 mi
British Columbia Parliament Building - 0.3 km / 0.2 mi
The Robert Bateman Centre - 0.3 km / 0.2 mi
Thunderbird Park - Royal BC Museum - 0.4 km / 0.3 mi
Open Space Arts Center - 0.4 km / 0.3 mi
Victoria Harbour - 0.4 km / 0.3 mi
Bay Centre - 0.5 km / 0.3 mi
Legislative Assembly of British Columbia - 0.5 km / 0.3 mi
Helmcken House - 0.5 km / 0.3 mi

The nearest airports are:
Victoria, BC (YYJ-Victoria Intl.) - 26.5 km / 16.5 mi
Victoria, BC (YWH-Victoria Inner Harbour Seaplane Base) - 0.3 km / 0.2 mi
Roche Harbor, WA (RCE) - 81.1 km / 50.4 mi
Friday Harbor, WA (FRD) - 67.8 km / 42.1 mi
Friday Harbor, WA (FBS-Friday Harbor Sea Plane Base) - 65.6 km / 40.8 mi

The preferred airport for The Fairmont Empress is Victoria, BC (YYJ-Victoria Intl.).

  • Bicycle rentals
  • Boat launch
  • Fishing
  • Golf - driving range
  • Golf - miniature
  • Golfing
  • Helicopter/airplane sightseeing
  • Hiking/biking trails
  • Ice skating
  • Mountain biking
  • Pilates classes/instruction
  • Playground
  • Racquetball/squash
  • Rowing or canoeing
  • Running track/path
  • Sailing
  • Scooter/Moped Rentals
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water skiing
  • Whale-watching
  • Windsurfing
  • Yoga classes/instruction