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Empress Hotel National Historic Site of Canada
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This beautiful hotel and surrounding grounds bring you back in time. Went for high tea which was lovely with beautiful china, 3 tiers of goodies and piano playing in the background. Worth every penny!

Thank kp122
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Thank Judy D
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

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

Thank cjkines1
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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.

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.

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