Fairmont Empress

‘Majestic Hotel overlooking Victoria’s Stunning Harbour’

The Fairmont Empress is a historic hotel located right at the heart of Victoria.  With an unrivalled waterfront location, the hotel features turn of the century architecture and classic beauty and elegance from the manicured lawns to the delightful rooms.  As a premier meeting destination as well as leisure hotel, there are many business facilities on site such as meeting rooms and the business centre. For holiday travellers the facilities are plentiful too with a spa, fitness centre, indoor pool and a range of bars and restaurants on site that compliment well the abundant choice available in the close by city centre.

In Our Opinion

‘Classic and elegant luxury in the perfect location’

Q at the Empress

The Empress Room combines impeccable service with an exquisite menu. The finest ingredients with a "farm to fork" philosophy bring the region's rich cuisine to your table and are accompanied by an extensive wine list.

Q at the Empress is open daily from 7:30am-11am for breakfast. Q Bar and Veranda are open for dining from 11:30am to 11:00pm daily.

The Veranda
The Veranda is set outside the hotel, front and centre for a perfect view over the inner harbour.  Relax and watch the marine traffic with bistro style food and a wide range of cocktails and drinks.

• Fitness centre
• Spa
• Sauna
• Steam room
• Indoor pool
• Whirlpool

• Business centre
• High speed internet
• Concierge
• Laundry
• Car parking
• Safety deposit boxes
• 24 hour room service


The Fairmont Empress has an unrivalled waterfront location, on the edge of Victoria’s inn harbour and within a few minutes’ walk of the art galleries, restaurants and shops the city has to offer. Victoria Inner Harbour Airport is 5km away while Victoria International Airport is 26km.

Nearby Attractions
• British Columbia Parliament Building 0.3km
• Miniature World 0.2km
• Royal BC Museum 0.3km
• Pacific Undersea Gardens 0.3km
• Victoria Bug Zoo 0.3km