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The Fairmont Empress

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Regarded as a Condé Nast Readers' Choice and Gold List hotel, and honoured with the Travel + Leisure distinction as a top Canadian hotel, the Fairmont Empress graces Victoria's sparkling Inner Harbour with an iconic presence. The Fairmont Empress, Victoria B.C.’s most iconic hotel, has just unveiled a $60 million dollar restoration.This luxury hotel offers 464 beautifully appointed guest rooms and suites, and expansive meeting and wedding space adjacent to the conference centre. Located on the picturesque West Coast of Canada, this is the ideal location to explore all the natural beauty of Vancouver Island.
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Property amenities
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room service
Free Internet
Banquet Room
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Heated pool
Hot Tub
Indoor pool
Laundry Service
Meeting rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-smoking hotel
Paid Internet
Paid Wifi
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Wheelchair Access
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Air conditioning
Family Rooms
Non-smoking rooms
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But very impressive. Room had king size bed, nice bathroom and location is great. Yes beautiful and elegant. We had breakfast next morning which was also great. Thank you Cheryl. By the way, we were greeted by Winston who is a charmer.
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Stayed here for a couple of nights. Great location right in the middle of all the action. The location could not be better. Can walk everywhere on foot from here including China Town and felt very safe at night! The legislature is right across the street as well as the
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My sister and I spent the weekend in Victoria and it felt like we were in UK. Pus the weather was gorgeous. Couldn't have a better weekend. We really enjoyed our stay. The food was excellent in the restaurant we went to.
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Beautiful! Hotel! Attended a conference here over 5 days. My room was fabulous, king sized bad, two full bathrooms and a sitting room. Hotel staff are lovely and helpful. The hotel is clean and inviting. They even have a hotel dog! Hotel is located at then heart of downtown
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Response from ManagerEmpress, General Manager at The Fairmont Empress
Responded 2 days ago
Thank you very much for your detailed feedback. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay and also that you were able to meet Winston! We are so thrilled he is a member of our team. We look forward to your next visit. Kind regards, Indu Brar General Manager
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This hotel delivered in every way! The staff was incredible, friendly, helpful and welcoming. The check in and check out procedure was quick and easy with the invoice emailed promptly. The valet parking staff were friendly and prompt. The restaurant was excellent with good
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Response from ManagerEmpress, General Manager at The Fairmont Empress
Responded 2 days ago
We sincerely appreciate your wonderful feedback. Thank you for visiting. We look forward to serving you again sometime soon. Kind regards, Indu Brar General Manager
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What a beautiful hotel and city.
view of the Empress from the harbor
What are your family packages?
Got Junior Suite package - 2 nights, third night free. Rooms were large with two bathrooms. Very good deal. Highly recommend.
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Call the hotel and speak with the concierrge. They will be able to direct you.
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As noted by other travellers, check out time is 11. Try joining the Fairmont Club rewards system and you are more likely to get a room upgrade and flexibility with checkout. Any hotel will usually store your luggage for you in between checkout time and when you actually leave. Have a great time, it's a fantastic place!
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Check out time is 11am. They stored our luggage while we were gone for hours whale warching.
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yes, I think they are all renovated - we saw no works going on. we were offered 'renovated rooms at booking and check-in, just call the hotel direct
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"A view of the inner harbor"
"The higher floors have a beautiful view of the harbor."
"I imagine that all rooms are equipped similarly... and probably there are rooms with bay view."
"Don't believe their summer promo....or any promo."
"Call the hotel directly, instead of booking through booking platforms!"
US$220 - US$539 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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