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Fairmont Empress

721 Government Street
Victoria, BC V8W 1W5
Phone:  (250) 384-8111
Toll Free:  (800) 441-1414
Fax:  (250) 389-2747
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Timeless and new. Casual and opulent. Leisurely and adventurous. In the heart of this idyllic setting, the world-famous Fairmont Empress awaits you.
Gold List award-winner, crowned one of the "Best Places in the World to Stay" by Conde Naste Traveller, The Fairmont Empress offers world-class luxury accommodation, cutting-edge meeting facilities and professional staff backed by nearly a century of expertise. Attached to the Victoria Conference Centre and overlooking Victoria's spectacular Inner Harbour, this elegant chateau-style resort captures the grandeur and elegance of a bygone era, while her facilities and services meet the needs of today's traveler.
A fabled Victoria landmark, The Fairmont Empress has played host to royalty, celebrities, and guests from around the world since 1908. The elegant ivy-clad hotel has been lovingly restored to her turn-of-the-century beauty and features 477 meticulously decorated guestrooms and suites in a perfect blend of tradition and modern comfort.

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A Royal Champagne Afternoon Tea at the Fairmont Empress

Dates: September 30, 2016 to November 30, 2016
Recurrence Recurring daily
Venue: Fairmont Empress
Type: Special Events
Time: Various - see website link
Location: Fairmont Empress
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Royal pinkies up! To honour and celebrate the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's upcoming visit to Canada, select Fairmont hotels will be launching A Royal Champagne Afternoon Tea. Featuring the creations of former Royal Pastry Chef Darren McGrady, the new tea menu will include such beloved items as: caramel banana cake (... more

Tea at The Empress Meeting Facility
  • # of Rooms: 16
  • Total Sqft.: 93,000
  • Largest Room: 4,560
  • Theatre Capacity: 450
  • Banquet Capacity: 320
  • Classroom Capacity: 200
  • Sleeping Rooms: 477
  • Reception Capacity: 500
  • Ceiling: 22
  • Description: The hospitality of the 19th century and the sophistication of the 21st century meet at The Fairmont Empress, a regal resort hotel in Victoria, British Columbia. Located at a picturesque point overlooking Victoria Inner Harbor and connected to Victoria Conference Centre via a glassed-in walkway, The Fairmont Empress is an ideal venue for a meeting. Featuring over 85,000 square feet of meeting space, The Fairmont Empress can accommodate everything from a small executive board meeting to a large convention. State-of-the-art technology is featured in all meeting rooms, including an Ethernet network, and high-speed Internet access is also available throughout the hotel. Staff at The Fairmont Empress is dedicated to providing a full service for your Victoria meeting to ensure it is a successful occasion.

Meeting Facility Rooms

Room Name Dimensions Ceiling Sq. Ft. Theatre Classroom Size Banquet Capacity Reception
Crystal Ballroom X   22     4560.00     450     200     320     500  
Palm Court X   19     2156.00             80     200  
Buckingham Room X   13     1380.00     70     30     80     110  
Balmoral Room X   13     1380.00     70     30     80     110  
Kensington Room X   13     384.00     24     16     20     30  
Windsor Room (Boardroom - 10) X   13     169.00                  
Helmcken Suite (Boardroom - 10) X   9     416.00                  
Blanshard Suite (Boardroom - 10) X   9     416.00                  
Douglas Suite (Boardroom - 10) X   9     416.00                  
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