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Tea at The Empress

721 Government Street
Victoria, BC V8W 1W5
Phone:  (250) 389-2727
Toll Free:  (866) 540-4429
Fax:  (250) 995-3611

Indulge in one of Victoria's grandest traditions Afternoon Tea at The Fairmont Empress. For over 95 years, the majestic lobby of this landmark hotel has played host to England's most beloved ritual, the taking of Afternoon Tea.
Award-winning Pastry Chef D'oyen Christie works his magic, ensuring an authentic and memorable experience, from your very first sip of specially blended Empress tea, right through to his freshly baked scones, served with Jersey cream and preserves. Presented tableside in the relaxing atmosphere of the opulent Tea Lobby, the stately Harbourside Room or under the hand-painted ceiling of the Library Lounge, Afternoon Tea is an absolute 'must do' for all who visit Victoria.

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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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