Fairmont Empress

Fairmont Empress


721 Government Street, Victoria, BC, Canada

ExcellentBased on 1,024 reviews

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About Fairmont Empress

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Fairmont Empress Hotel is located in Victoria and features a Jacuzzi and an indoor pool. It is close to British Columbia Parliament Buildings, dining options and shops.

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Good to Know

To Downtown0.7 km
Nearest airportVictoria Inner Harbour Seaplane Base
Distance to airport0.4 km


Check-in time4:00 PM
Check-out time11:00 AM
InternetWi-Fi available in all areas
PolicyPets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
Payment & CancellationPolicies vary by room type and provider.
Front desk number+1 250 384 8111

Amenities at Fairmont Empress

Top features

Free airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly


  • Wine glasses
  • ATM on-site
  • Electric kettle
  • Executive lounge access
  • Family rooms
  • Feather pillow
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Gift shop
  • Laundry facilities
  • Ironing service
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Free toiletries
  • Shops (on site)
  • Heated pool
  • Room service
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Hypoallergenic
  • Hypoallergenic pillow
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • Property is cleaned by professional cleaning companies
  • Process in place to check health of guests
  • Hot tub
  • Interconnected room(s) available
  • Indoor pool
  • Key card access
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Kids meals
  • CCTV outside property
  • No smoking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Express check-out
  • Parking
  • Hairdryer
  • Lockers
  • Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • Air-conditioned
  • Non-feather pillow
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
  • Delivered food is securely covered
  • Pants press
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
  • Guests can opt out of accommodation cleaning
  • Picnic area
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • Disinfection of high-touch surfaces
  • Bathrobe
  • Private bathroom
  • Garden
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • Designated smoking area
  • 24hr front desk
  • Storage available
  • Spa and wellness centre
  • Radio
  • Terrace/Patio
  • Disabled Access
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Safety deposit box
  • EV charging station
  • Seating area
  • Elevator
  • Minibar
  • Shampoo
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Slippers
  • First-aid kit
  • Microwave
  • Sofa
  • Alarm clock
  • Sofa bed
  • Allergy-free room
  • Enhanced cleaning
  • Spa bath
  • Body soap
  • Telephone
  • Kettle
  • Carpeted
  • Refrigerator
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Thermometers for guests provided by property
  • Safe
  • Sauna
  • City view
  • Trash cans
  • Coffee machine
  • TV
  • Conditioner
  • Valet parking
  • Desk
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Wardrobe or closet


  • Eco tourism
  • Bicycle rental
  • Cycling
  • Fitness centre
  • Pay-per-view channels
  • Massage


  • Babysitting or child care
  • Business centre
  • Car rental
  • Wake-up service
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Fax/photocopying
  • Concierge service
  • Currency exchange on-site
  • Laundry service
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Multi-lingual staff
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Contactless check-in/check-out
  • Face masks for guests available
  • Health club
  • Spa
  • Beauty salon
  • 24-hour security
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Conference rooms
  • Wedding services
  • Ticket service

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Reviews for Fairmont Empress

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Where is Fairmont Empress?

Find the exact location and address of Fairmont Empress in Victoria, making it easy to plan your travel logistics. Landmark and ‘Getting Around’ data was last updated on 28 September 2023.

Most Popular Landmarks

Miniature World0.1 km
The Maritime Museum of British Columbia0.2 km
Victoria Bug Zoo0.2 km
Royal BC Museum0.2 km
Victoria Harbour0.5 km
Market Square0.7 km

Getting Around

Victoria Bus Station0.2 km
Victoria Ferry0.5 km
Victoria Douglas at View0.5 km
Victoria Douglas at Discovery1.2 km
Victoria Douglas at Kings1.7 km
Victoria Douglas at Finlayson2.6 km

FAQs when booking at Fairmont Empress

Find answers to commonly asked questions regarding reservations, amenities, policies, and more when booking a stay at Fairmont Empress. FAQs were last updated on 28 September 2023.

How close is Fairmont Empress to the nearest airport, Victoria Inner Harbour Seaplane Base Airport?

With a distance of 0.4 km between Fairmont Empress and the nearest airport, Victoria Inner Harbour Seaplane Base Airport, the drive typically takes about 0h 01m depending on traffic. Be sure to check traffic trends near the hotel and airport as some areas experience higher traffic than others and can increase your expected travel time.

What is the best way for guests to get from Victoria Inner Harbour Seaplane Base Airport to Fairmont Empress?

Fairmont Empress has parking for hotel guests so for most visitors spending time in Victoria, renting a car for around C$ 38/day may be the best option. This will give you the ability to get to and from Victoria Inner Harbour Seaplane Base Airport, and also give you the flexibility to get around the area. Taking a taxi or rideshare service from the nearest airport, Victoria Inner Harbour Seaplane Base Airport, to your hotel is often the most cost effective transportation solution.

Is Fairmont Empress considered pet-friendly?

Yes, dogs and most pets in general are allowed at Fairmont Empress.

Is there a pool at Fairmont Empress?

Yes, Fairmont Empress has a pool for hotel guests. Generally, hotel pools have opening and closing times so be sure to speak to the front desk before using the pool.

How close is Fairmont Empress from the Victoria city center?

Fairmont Empress is 0.5 km away from the center of Downtown, Victoria. Consider visiting Hatley Castle, a popular landmark that can be accessed from Fairmont Empress by various forms of transportation.

What is the Fairmont Empress phone number?

You can reach the front desk of Fairmont Empress at +1 250 384 8111.

Does Fairmont Empress have Wi-Fi available?

Yes, Fairmont Empress has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

Is there a gym or fitness center at Fairmont Empress?

Yes. You should consider staying at Fairmont Empress if having access to a fitness center on-site is important.

What is the check-out time at Fairmont Empress?

Fairmont Empress check-out time is 11:00 AM, though late check-out may be accommodated if agreed in advance with the hotel reception.

How much does it cost to stay at Fairmont Empress, Victoria?

Prices at Fairmont Empress will vary depending on when you plan to stay and what room type you require. The average nightly room price recently has been C$ 401, though some users have found rates as low as C$ 233. To see prices for your dates, enter them in the form above.

Is there a restaurant at Fairmont Empress?

Yes, there is a restaurant on-site at Fairmont Empress, Victoria. If you’re more interested in drinking than eating, there’s a bar on-site too.

Does Fairmont Empress have a laundry service?

Fairmont Empress does have a laundry service. Contact the property for details. Guests also have access to an iron and an ironing board during their stay - either in the room, or by asking the front desk.

How far is Fairmont Empress from Royal BC Museum?

Fairmont Empress is a walkable distance (0.2 km) from Royal BC Museum, Victoria.

Is Fairmont Empress close to Emily Carr House?

Emily Carr House is also a popular place to see in Victoria. It is 0.9 km from Fairmont Empress.

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