Fairmont Empress graces Victoria’s Inner Harbour with an elegant presence. Local attractions include Butchart Gardens, Craigdarroch Castle and Fisherman’s Wharf. Guestrooms and suites afford spectacular views across the harbour, city or gardens. For a touch of luxury, choose the Fairmont Gold Level offering exclusive amenities, from which complimentary breakfast and cocktail-hour canapés can be enjoyed in the Fairmont Gold Lounge and Terrace. Dining choices are varied, so you can expect a range of culinary delights. Q at the Empress is reminiscent of the building’s fascinating heritage, whilst modern finishes bring a contemporary twist to the room. Q Bar is open until late and features a unique selection of cocktails, craft beers and an extensive wine list. The Lobby Lounge is the epitome of sophistication and is home to the world renowned Tea at The Empress experience.
Prices per person including 3 nights accommodation on a room only basis.
Our pricing aims to give an indication of the prices in low and high season. Low season pricing for Canada is typically between October to April, and high season between May to September. Some lodges may close during the winter months. Prices are per person based on three nights accommodation (unless otherwise indicated) and exclude flights and transfers. Flights, child prices, single room supplements and transfers are available on request. Date restrictions, terms and conditions apply to our special offers; please call for details.
British Columbia’s coastal areas enjoy mild temperatures year round, with long sunny days in summer and cooler evenings in spring and autumn. Inland, the winters are cold and snowy. Alberta is Canada’s sunniest province with warm summers and mild springs. Snow in the Rockies is expected from November to March. Central Canada and the Provinces of Québec and Ontario offer year-round possibilities from the perfect winter wonderland to hot and sunny summers.
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