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Fairmont Empress

721 Government St, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

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Overview

Property Location Fairmont Empress is in the heart of Victoria, within a 5-minute walk of Maritime Museum of British Columbia and Victoria Bug Zoo. This eco-certified hotel is 0.2 mi (0.4 km) from British Columbia Parliament Building and 0.3 mi (0.4 km) from Victoria Harbour.
Rooms Make yourself at home in one of the 431 air-conditioned rooms featuring minibars and flat-screen televisions. Wireless internet access (surcharge) keeps you connected, and cable programming is available for your entertainment. 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 complimentary wireless internet access, concierge services, and gift shops/newsstands.
Dining Satisfy your appetite with American cuisine at Q at the Empress, one of the hotel's 2 restaurants. Wrap up your day with a drink at the bar/lounge. Full breakfasts are available daily from 6:30 AM to 11:00 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 22604 square feet (2100 square meters) of space consisting of conference space and meeting rooms. Guests may use a cruise ship terminal shuttle for a surcharge, and self parking (subject to charges) is available onsite.

Airport:

YYJ - Victoria Airport

Details


Amenities

  • Non-Smoking
  • Television
  • Desk chair
  • Premium bedding
  • Electric kettle
  • Change of bed sheets (on request)
  • Window screens
  • Pet-friendly room
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Minibar
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • WiFi (surcharge)
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Change of towels (on request)
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Phone
  • Desk
  • Designer toiletries
  • WiFi speed - 25+ Mbps
  • Towels provided
  • Portable fan
  • Energy-saving switches
  • Eco-friendly toiletries
  • Travel crib
  • Eco-friendly cleaning products provided
  • Bedsheets provided
  • Recycling
  • LED light bulbs
  • Wireless internet access
  • TV size measurement: inch
  • Slippers
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathrobes
  • Hair dryer
  • Air conditioning
  • TV size: 32
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Housekeeping on request
  • Pay movies
  • In-room safe
  • Separate sitting area
  • Flat-panel TV
  • Cable TV service
  • Free newspaper
  • Executive level room

Property Amenities

  • Renewable energy source - solar
  • Grey water recycling system
  • Sailing nearby
  • Free WiFi
  • Number of bars/lounges - 1
  • Number of spa tubs - 1
  • Number of indoor pools - 1
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Water skiing nearby
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Ferry terminal shuttle (surcharge)
  • Cruise terminal shuttle (surcharge)
  • All property's electricity comes from renewable sources
  • Comprehensive food waste policy
  • Energy-saving switches
  • Eco-friendly toiletries
  • Vegetable garden
  • At least 80% of all lighting comes from LEDs
  • Eco-friendly cleaning products provided
  • Recycling
  • LED light bulbs
  • Vegan menu options available
  • Vegetarian menu options available
  • Multilingual staff
  • Electric car charging station
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Elevator
  • Fitness facilities
  • Locally-sourced food on site (80% or more)
  • Sustainability/community reinvestment (10% revenue or more)
  • Bicycle rentals on site
  • Organic food
  • Showcase for local artists
  • Banquet hall
  • Ballroom
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Humane animal treatment
  • Vending machine
  • Locally-owned & organized tours & activities
  • Express check-in
  • Picnic area
  • Garden
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Wedding services
  • Water-efficient showers only
  • Luggage storage
  • Express check-out
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Business center
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Personal motorized watercraft on site
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby
  • Housekeeping on request
  • Terrace
  • Hair salon
  • ATM/banking
  • Concierge services
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Shopping on site
  • Comprehensive recycling policy
  • Vegetarian breakfast available
  • Biodegradable/compostable stirrers
  • No single-use plastic straws
  • No single-use plastic soda bottles
  • No single-use plastic stirrers
  • Conference space size (meters) - 2100
  • Reusable cups only
  • Reusable tableware only
  • Biodegradable/compostable straws
  • Limo or town car service available
  • No single-use plastic water bottles
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Golf lessons available nearby
  • Water dispenser
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Coffee/tea in common areas
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • Food and water bowls
  • Meeting rooms
  • Change of bed sheets (on request)
  • Windsurfing nearby
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Health club
  • Change of towels (on request)
  • Full-service spa
  • Number of restaurants - 2
  • Spa services on site
  • Golfing nearby
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Sauna
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Steam room
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Self parking (surcharge)
  • Conference space
  • Valet parking (surcharge)
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Conference space size (feet) - 22604
  • 24-hour business center
  • Year Built - 1908
  • Total number of rooms - 431
  • 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 / 0.2 mi
Royal BC Museum - 0.3 km / 0.2 mi
Victoria Bug Zoo - 0.3 km / 0.2 mi
Bay Centre - 0.3 km / 0.2 mi
Thunderbird Park - Royal BC Museum - 0.3 km / 0.2 mi
British Columbia Parliament Building - 0.3 km / 0.2 mi
Victoria Conference Centre - 0.4 km / 0.2 mi
Victoria Harbour - 0.5 km / 0.3 mi
Helmcken House - 0.5 km / 0.3 mi
Legislative Assembly of British Columbia - 0.5 km / 0.3 mi
Greater Victoria Public Library - 0.5 km / 0.3 mi
Bastion Square - 0.6 km / 0.3 mi

The nearest airports are:
Victoria, BC (YWH-Victoria Inner Harbour Seaplane Base) - 0.3 km / 0.2 mi
Victoria Intl. Airport (YYJ) - 26.8 km / 16.6 mi
Roche Harbor, WA (RCE) - 81.3 km / 50.5 mi
Friday Harbor, WA (FRD) - 68 km / 42.2 mi
Friday Harbor, WA (FBS-Friday Harbor Sea Plane Base) - 65.9 km / 40.9 mi

  • 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

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