Fairmont Empress Hotel provides award-winning accommodation in Victoria and is within a 20-minute walk of Victoria Railway Station. It features a fitness center, as well as an indoor pool, a Jacuzzi and a sauna.
Guests can enjoy a range of massage treatments and beauty therapy at the on-site spa and wellness center, Willow Stream. Guests have access to express check-in/check-out, around the clock reception and a meeting room.
All the charming rooms at the hotel provide a spa bath, plus all the essentials for an enjoyable stay. Each provides a private bathroom with bathrobes and a hair dryer.
Fairmont Empress Hotel's on-site restaurant, Bengal, is a popular place to have a meal. In the evening, guests can enjoy a drink in the comfortable lounge bar.
The position of the hotel permits easy access to many tourist attractions. BC Ferries and Greater Victoria Public Library are within walking a distance.
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|Check in anytime after 4:00 PM, check out anytime before 11:00 AM|
|Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.|
Yes, reservations at Fairmont Empress can be cancelled free of charge with some of our providers. Make sure to read the provider's cancellation policy.
Yes, guests staying at Fairmont Empress can enjoy a free breakfast.
Yes, Fairmont Empress has a restaurant on-site.
Check-in time is 4:00 PM and check-out time is 11:00 AM at Fairmont Empress.
No, Fairmont Empress does not offer free parking.
No, Fairmont Empress does not offer free Wi-Fi.
Fairmont Empress is located Downtown Victoria, 0.7 km from the centre of Victoria. Miniature World is the closest landmark to Fairmont Empress.
Yes, Fairmont Empress has a pool on-site.
Yes, Fairmont Empress is a pet-friendly hotel.
Fairmont Empress is 0.4 km from Victoria Inner Harbour Seaplane Base. Fairmont Empress is 25.4 km from Victoria Intl.
No, Fairmont Empress does not offer free airport shuttle service.
To stay in a room that is affordable yet scenic, book the Fairmont Harbor View Room, an elegant choice that has windows that directly overlook the water, as well as a small sitting area and work desk. If you will be staying at the Fairmont Empress with your family, consider booking the Deluxe Room, a choice that can fit up to four people and ranges in size from 330 to 430 sq ft.
If you forgot to pack your workout equipment or would just simply like to be able to have a private workout in your room, there is the Fairmont Fit program, which will provide you with items such as yoga mats, an MP3 player, and workout clothes for a small additional charge. To explore the surrounding region while simultaneously burning some calories, rent one of the BMW cruise bicycles that are available for all guests for free from the front desk of the Fairmont Empress.
For guests that would like to reduce the signs of aging and clean out their pores, make a reservation for the Rose Infinity Advanced Facial, a service that will help to boost the production of new skin cells and get rid of wrinkles. If your skin is feeling dull and dehydrated, opt for the Eucalyptus Body Scrub, a sea salt exfoliation treatment that will improve blood circulation and nourish your entire body. To rid your body of stress and allow yourself to unwind, there is the Stress Relief massage that lasts for either 60 or 90min and focuses on your main tension points.
When you book your wedding at the Fairmont Empress, you will automatically be provided with several amenities and services, including a wedding menu tasting, a wedding coordinator, a 1h open bar, and a selection of 4 and 5 course menus to choose from. Additional amenities can be booked, such as a custom-made wedding cake, a cocktail hour before the reception, a sparkling wine toast, and wine for each guest to drink during dinner. The hotel also has a list of preferred photographers, musicians, and florists that they can help connect you with.
Due to the distance between the two locations, the best way to travel from Vancouver International Airport to the Fairmont Empress is by driving, which will take you approximately 2h 50min to 3h. While public transportation is also an option, it is important to keep in mind that it will take you upwards of 4h. It is possible to book a private shuttle service and doing so will cost you around 80 CAD per person in a shared van (approximately 60 USD). (Prices checked 15/08/19).