Fairmont Empress Victoria


  • kitchenette
  • parking
  • swimming pool
  • Wi-Fi
  • restaurant
  • gym
  • Charging station
  • laundry


Perched majestically on the banks of Victoria's Inner Harbour, the iconic Fairmont Empress elegantly embodies the spirit and energy of Vancouver Island.

Over the years, The Fairmont Empress has played host to dignitaries, royalty and an array of Hollywood celebrities including Katherine Hepburn, Roger Moore, John Travolta, Barbra Streisand and Harrison Ford, to name just a few.

In 1919, Edward, Prince of Wales, waltzed into the dawn in the Crystal Ballroom.

Attractively restored to its turn-of-the-century splendour, this iconic centenarian hotel offers an array of facilities and services that meet the needs of today's modern traveller. 

Feuille verte Eco-friendly accomodation : This hotel makes significant efforts to reduce its environmental impact by promoting their sustainability policies with their guests. 

  • 477 rooms
  • Indoor pool
  • Hot tub
  • Fitness room
  • Bicycle rental ($)
  • Dry cleaning ($)
  • Valet service ($)
  • Porter and concierge services



Your visit to Victoria would not be complete without sampling the exquisite cuisine of the Fairmont Empress.

Experience the world famous Tea at the Empress, visit Q Bar for casual dining and the best martini on the coast, or enjoy Victoria's top Pacific Northwest cuisine at Q at the Empress. Whatever your culinary desire, the Fairmont Empress is sure to impress.

The Fairmont Empress has hosted England's most beloved ritual for over a century. Served in the newly restored Lobby Lounge, the menu features freshly-baked scones, pastries, clotted creams and strawberry preserves along with some of the finest loose leaf teas available.

Among the world’s best tea experiences, Tea at the Empress is a must-do event for visitors to Victoria!

Discover the elegance of a time past in the elegant award-winning dining room of Q at the Empress. 

Recipient of the prestigious Wine Spectator Award of Excellence, Q at the Empress offers an excellent selection of the best wines from the region and around the globe. The Chef and his team will surpass your expectations with their eclectic Pacific Northwest cuisine, prepared with fresh local ingredients.

Sit back and enjoy the comfortable atmosphere of this sumptuous Victorian room with its stunning views of Victoria's sparkling Inner Harbour and the hotel's rose garden.

Order a delicious local craft beer, something from the extensive wine list or a signature cocktail... and make the most of the moment!


721 Government Street, Victoria, (BC)