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    The Fairmont Empress

    721 Government Street, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1W5, Canada
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    Reviewed yesterday

    Great location, shame we could not get a room with see view. When we checked in and went on our hike to our room! It was depressing, one window was to high to see out of the other was half blocked by radiator boxing and...More

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    Reviewed 2 August 2017

    Really enjoyed our stay at the iconic Empress-the Gold Floor is now on the 4th.floor, with twice the room of the pre-renovation-more table space, two rooms on either side of the dining area, the walk out balcony with fire place, heat lamp, really is a...More

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    Response from ManagerEmpress, General Manager at The Fairmont EmpressResponded 9 August 2017

    Thank you for the lovely feedback regarding your recent stay with us. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay and we look forward to the opportunity of welcoming you back again soon! Kind regards, Indu Brar General Manager

    Reviewed 2 days ago

    Four of us enjoyed The Empress lounge for dinner and were impressed by the quality of service and food. Prices were reasonable, although the wines were a bit pricey, with limited choice at the low end. Still, this is a fine place to eat.

    Thank _dfwpollard
    Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

    Fabulous Right from the time we presented ourselves to the desk we were very well looked after Staff very attentive Good menu, my Husband chose the Ribeye steak which he said was fantastic, myself had the salmon, again delicious They will willingly make changes with...More

    Thank emmahayley
    Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

    The hotel is in a fantastic location right on the harbour front. We were checked in promptly,but for me the desk clerk was tooo sickly sweet in her greeting. Room was lovely, bathroom was minute. Ok for one night, but if we had been staying...More

    Thank travelaholic_8
    Response from ManagerEmpress, General Manager at The Fairmont EmpressResponded 2 days ago

    Thank you for taking the time to provide your detailed feedback. Kind regards, Indu Brar General Manager

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    Amenities
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    • Pool
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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    • Restaurant
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    • Spa
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Room Service
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Dry Cleaning
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    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
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    • Babysitting
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    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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    • Spa
    • Hot Tub
    • Heated pool
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    • US$264 - US$576 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #2 Green Hotel in Victoria
    • #6 Spa Hotel in Victoria
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    • #17 Family Hotel in Victoria
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    James M
    11 September 2017|
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    Response from JulsMelbourne | Reviewed this property |
    Not sure - you could email the Empress with your query and I am sure that they will advise you. Cheers - Jules
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    9 July 2017|
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    Response from Grammer | Reviewed this property |
    I don't remember exactly but somewhere between $60 and $70. Buschardt Gardens has one less expensive around $45
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    17 May 2017|
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    Response from Darren618q | Reviewed this property |
    I don't believe that there is an a la carte menu for afternoon tea but they serve much more than tea and scones. There was more food than we could eat. Scones, sandwiches, desserts, some of which we bought back to our room... More
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    "Request near the lift or you will spend most of your holiday in the hotel corridor"
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    "the harbour view rooms are lovely."
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