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“empress hotel”(645 reviews)
This scenic patch of waterfront is the location of Victoria's many tourist attractions, recreational activities, restaurants and shopping. For a special treat, have afternoon tea at the grand Empress Hotel or board a ferry for a harbor tour.
Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
James Bay
+1 250-388-7223
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely place to visit and walk around. Loads to do and see in the area. A beautiful Bay Area and safe and clean. Go visit

Thank sawbograham
Reviewed 1 week ago

A trip to Victoria isn't complete without a walk around the inner harbor and adjacent buildings. It can easily be worked into a day-long walking tour of the city.

Thank WindowSeatWorld
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I treated ourselves to visit our cousin in Victoria over our American Thanksgiving weekend. It turned out to be our best visit yet! There was no need for a car as we strolled the Inner Harbor day and night. We enjoyed several...More

Thank JudyP1614
Reviewed 1 week ago

Victoria's Inner Harbour is a beauty and you can walk the entire harbour on the many walkways, past the Legislative buildings, the Empress Hotel and many more historic buildings on paths that feel like it's one hundred years ago. What a beautiful place to spend...More

Thank Scott L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived by ferry from Seattle and began to enjoy varying views of the harbor for three days. The tiny water taxis are the biggest treat.

Thank WelshHills
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great place to take your photo of the Parliament Building. The inner harbor walkway is full of art & craft exhibition. It is wonderful to watch the artist making the native art pieces.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent a portion of the evening, just walking the Victoria Seawall and enjoying the lights of the Inner Harbour and the buildings around the area. The Parliament Buildings are terrific along with the Fairmont Hotel and the other Hotels and businesses about the area. Even...More

Thank Ian W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The whole inner harbour is lit up with lights. Beautiful walk at night,even in the rain. Never get tired of Victoria.

Thank CDNehAbbotsford
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Close to everything, much to see in all directions. The Ferry from the USA landing, sea plane tours, water taxi landing, Jet boat tours, across the street from the Empress Hotel, the Museum, and downtown for shopping and restaurants.

Thank russbat80
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is a waterfront and very touristy, what can I say? It is a little bit overrated, but pretty. It has nice lights that light up at night.

Thank J3123
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Ron B
September 8, 2018|
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Response from Francina D | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I do not know. Victoria harbour tourist info would know.
Ivo V
July 27, 2018|
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Response from Jason B | Reviewed this property |
Looks like you got your answer. Oak Bay hosts a market once a month on Wednesday evenings and Sidney hosts one also on Thursdays which can be googled also. Not related to your question but I wanted to share
Beth G
August 29, 2016|
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Response from 8DaveS8 | Reviewed this property |
inspiredwireart I found her. She is Karen Allan