Fairmont Empress Hotel

Canada's Castle on the Coast - located on Victoria's sparkling Inner harbour.

Fairmont Empress is located in Victoria, BC Canada, overlooking the city’s spectacular Inner Harbour. In June 2017, Fairmont Empress completed a 60+ million dollar restoration that celebrates its proud history while moving the hotel into a new era of modern luxury; transforming this iconic property into an elegant must-visit destination for the world’s discerning travelers.

This Forbes Four-Star, 4-Diamond property offers 464 beautifully appointed guest rooms and suites, Willow Stream Spa with signature West Coast experiences, Q at the Empress Restaurant featuring Pacific Northwest cuisine and award winning wine list, Q Bar’s regionally focused cocktail culture, and a re imagined Fairmont Gold Lounge with stunning harbour views.  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.

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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

Experience the world famous Tea at the Empress in the newly restored Lobby Lounge. For more casual dining and the best martini on the Island, experience Q Bar. Victoria’s top Pacific Northwest cuisine is found right here at Q at the Empress.

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.

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.


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Government Street 721
Victoria V8W 1W5 BC CA
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