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    The Fairmont Empress

    721 Government Street, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1W5, Canada
    +1 866-624-0085
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    Reviewed 26 October 2015

    We celebrated a belated 30th anniversary at the Empress. Our stay could not have been more perfect. The staff treated us special down to the small Anniversary Cake delivered to our room. Each morning breakfast was 'over the top' and afternoon appetizers were always delightful....More

    Thank Amanda H
    Response from ManagerEmpress, General Manager at The Fairmont EmpressResponded 26 October 2015

    Dear Amanda, Thank you for sharing your comments with us. It is so nice to hear that your 30th anniversary stay with us was so memorable. I was thrilled to read that our Fairmont Gold team took such care of you. They are a fabulous...More

    Reviewed 25 October 2015

    We stayed at the Empress Hotel in Victoria in October. The hotel is a legend. The property is beautiful, but do not expect modern accommodations. The guest rooms and bathrooms are small and very average. I'm not even sure if there is any air conditioning....More

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    Response from ManagerEmpress, General Manager at The Fairmont EmpressResponded 26 October 2015

    Dear Elaine, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. It was nice to read that you enjoyed the beauty of our hotel. I am sorry that we were not able to accommodate your request for an early check in. Unfortunately it is...More

    Reviewed 24 October 2015 via mobile

    We decided to stay at the Empress Hotel taking a break. Staff were VERY friendly and VERY courteous. We took a room with Harbour view and were not disappointed. It is not our first stay and it won't be our last. The room was comfy...More

    Thank Whistlerorbust
    Response from ManagerEmpress, General Manager at The Fairmont EmpressResponded 26 October 2015

    Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for sharing your comments with us. It is so nice to hear that you enjoyed your recent stay with us. I am glad that you enjoyed your Harbour View Room and our staff took great care of you. We have...More

    Reviewed 24 October 2015

    Make sure you get what you ask for, messed up my reservation in a bad way. I made my plans and reservations in Jan. 3 days before I left for trip I got a email saying they couldn't provide Fairmount Gold service or the room...More

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    Response from ManagerEmpress, General Manager at The Fairmont EmpressResponded 26 October 2015

    Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for sharing your comments with us. I am sorry that we were not able to put you in the original room you had booked. We are embarking on a very exciting time at our hotel will renovations to our guest...More

    Reviewed 23 October 2015

    Beautiful and great central location. Landscaping is beautiful and it is located right on the habour. Walking distance to downtown and most sites. Ferries close by to travel to Vancouver or float planes. Enjoy!More

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    Response from ManagerEmpress, General Manager at The Fairmont EmpressResponded 23 October 2015

    Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for sharing your comments with us. It was so nice to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. Our gardening team works very hard to maintain our grounds. I am glad you enjoyed them. Our location is perfect for...More

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    • The Fairmont Empress Hotel Victoria ,
    • Fairmont Hotel Victoria ,
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    Stayorgo7
    20 October 2017|
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    Response from Louise H | Reviewed this property |
    There is a presidents club, I think that’s what it was called, that had access to a balconies bar. Other than that I don’t remember seeing balconies.
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    11 September 2017|
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    Response from JulsMelbourne | Reviewed this property |
    Not sure - you could email the Empress with your query and I am sure that they will advise you. Cheers - Jules
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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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    "Ask for near the elevators- the hallways are LOOOOOOOOOOOONG"
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    "Room with a harbour view is lovely!"
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    "Rooms on front or right side as you look at the hotel from harbour have best views"
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    "Choose an upper floor with harbour view"
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