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    The Fairmont Empress

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

    Location is very central to Victoria city activities. Our room was well appointed. Breakfast was good and the one one meal we had there was well cooked and presented. The air conditioning was noisy due to airflow and the bathroom had a small step which...More

    Thank RockyLib
    Hotel's Favourite
    Reviewed 10 July 2017

    The Empress has been recently renovated and tastefully done even though I thought it a bit too modern, but I guess it's keeping up with the times. All the staff were very attentive and friendly. Our room was very large, but we were not able...More

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    Response from ManagerEmpress, General Manager at The Fairmont EmpressResponded 11 July 2017

    I am so pleased to read that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you liked our renovation/restorations. We are thrilled with how everything turned out. Our central location is wonderful and I am pleased you had a chance to enjoyed some of the...More

    Reviewed yesterday

    The staff, service and grounds were impeccable. The room left a lot to be desired, especially when paying well over $600 an evening. Very sterile. Almost gulag like. No decor or ambience. Bathroom was way too small, no shelve space for even a toilet kit....More

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    Reviewed yesterday via mobile

    The Empress still exudes old world charm, in the common areas, architecture, tea room. Rooms are a bit modern, wished they were a little more traditional. Service is always impeccable. 2 queen room is spacious and room is tidy and clean.

    Thank Ben C
    Reviewed 3 days ago

    We stayed here for 4 nights in two rooms, although we ideally would have preferred interconnecting rooms, as we had booked, they are not guaranteed until you get there, which is a shame as we do pay before we go. Nevertheless Hannah on check in...More

    Thank Paul B
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    • Pool
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Room Service
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Room Service
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
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    • Pool
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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    • Spa
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    • US$297 - US$545 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #2 Green Hotel in Victoria
    • #7 Spa Hotel in Victoria
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    • #13 Business Hotel in Victoria
    • #16 Romantic Hotel in Victoria
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    Janiegrannie
    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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    18 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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    15 May 2017|
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