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Fairmont Empress

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Indoor pool
Premium bedding, minibar, in-room safe, desk
Premium bedding, minibar, in-room safe, desk
Premium bedding, minibar, in-room safe, desk

Overview of Fairmont Empress

UNESCO Sustainable Property

Fairmont Empress

4 out of 5

4.4/5 Excellent

Guests rated this property 4.7/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pet friendly
  • Pool
  • Air conditioning
  • Hot tub
  • Spa
  • Laundry

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitizer provided
  • Personal protective equipment
721 Government St, Victoria, BC, V8W1W5

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationRoyal BC Museum4 min walk
  • Popular LocationVictoria Harbour5 min walk
  • Popular LocationVictoria Clipper Ferry Terminal7 min walk
  • AirportVictoria, BC (YYJ-Victoria Intl.)32 min drive

About this area

Victoria

Located in Victoria, Fairmont Empress is connected to the convention center. Maritime Museum of British Columbia and Chinatown are cultural highlights, and some of the area's activities can be experienced at Victoria Harbour and Victoria Golf Club. Traveling with kids? Don't miss Victoria Bug Zoo. Kayaking and water skiing offer great chances to get out on the surrounding water, or you can seek out an adventure with ecotours and hiking/biking trails nearby. Guests appreciate the hotel's central location.

What's nearby

  • Maritime Museum of British Columbia - 3 min walk
  • Victoria Bug Zoo - 3 min walk
  • Royal BC Museum - 4 min walk
  • Victoria Harbour - 5 min walk
  • Victoria Clipper Ferry Terminal - 7 min walk

Getting around

  • Victoria Intl. Airport (YYJ) - 32 min drive

Restaurants

  • Q at the Empress – Garden-view restaurant with a bar offering American cuisine. Serves breakfast, brunch, lunch, dinner, and light fare daily. Reservations required. Kids' menu available.
  • Lobby Lounge – Garden-view restaurant with a bar offering American cuisine. Serves lunch and dinner daily.
  • Q Bar – Garden-view bar offering American cuisine. Serves lunch, dinner and light fare daily.

About this property

Fairmont Empress

2 restaurants, a full-service spa, and an indoor pool are available at this hotel. Additionally, a health club, a bar/lounge, and a spa tub are onsite. All 464 rooms feature thoughtful touches like bathrobes and slippers, plus WiFi and flat-screen TVs with cable channels. Guests will also find minibars, premium bedding, and coffee makers.

Awards and affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in Green Key Eco-Rating Program, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.

Awards and affiliations

This property has signed the UNESCO Sustainable Tourism Pledge.

Awards and affiliations

The property is a member of Historic Hotels of the World.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows standard cleaning and disinfection practices of ALLSAFE (Accor Hotels)
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Ecolab (3rd party expert - Global)

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks available
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitizer provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner
Reservations are required for the use of certain onsite facilities
This information is provided by our partners.

Temporary closures

Some amenities are temporarily unavailable

Due to COVID-19, some amenities and services are unavailable Jul 1, 2021 - Jan 1, 2022 (dates are subject to change):
Fitness facilities