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Reviewed September 15, 2018

It's a once in a lifetime experience, but be prepared for the set cost. I loved it, but once is enough..

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Judy D
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Reviewed September 14, 2018 via mobile

Very stately and full of artifacts. They say that royalty still visits and stays there.
Well lighted and beautiful at night.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 10, 2018

Overall a good historical look at Canada. Some interesting artifacts, although some are really just knick knacks and antiques (e.g. old food cans, uniforms). Very large exhibit on the Indian population of Canada but the exhibit got on the soapbox about the evil Europeans and Canadian settlers without looking at the situation in the context of that time frame. Worth a visit if you have a couple of hours to kill.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank traumac
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Reviewed September 8, 2018 via mobile

What gave this hotel its grace was all of the ivy which was taken down during a recent renovation. It’s actually now hard to tour since you have to have tea to get into the porch area but if you go around to the side you can enjoy a few high end shops. It is also a conference center, but for the casual visitor you can’t get a flavor of the interior anymore.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 5, 2018

Wow!! Amazing that this was built so long ago. The Empress is on a Grand scale. Reminded us of the Builtmore Estate but you can stay there. We were able to enter the side and shop on the ground level. Sundays they set up games on the front lawn. A must see.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Tony S
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