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Tea Room

Fairmont Empress

101 locals recommend · Estimated price 2 out of 4 ·

Tips from locals

Debra
Debra
July 14, 2020
The Empress, is one of the oldest hotels (built in 1908) in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. The hotel was designed by Francis Rattenbury. High tea at the Empress “rivals the best in the world.”
Si
Si
June 18, 2016
Empress Hotel National Historic Site of Canada - take a walk, snap some shots, have some high tea
Agata
Agata
January 18, 2016
A must-see in Victoria!
Angela
Angela
October 22, 2020
Originally built for the Canadian Pacific Railway, the Fairmont Empress is now one of the most exemplary landmarks in the Edwardian era. Visit and have tea!
Janette
Janette
August 17, 2018
An iconic and majestic hotel downtown. Wander inside and perhaps indulge in their expensive but elegant high tea.
Jim
Jim
May 14, 2020
When visiting downtown, a stop at the Empress is a must. Have High Tea and explore the grounds. Walk the Inner Harbour to the Legislature. Lots to see and do!
Kaleigh
Kaleigh
November 4, 2015
The Empress Hotel is a historical building and is as beautiful as it is old. Check out the empress tea room too :)
Paula
Paula
December 31, 2018
Stroll through Empress, or have an iconic afternoon high tea.
Matt
Matt
December 14, 2018
Lots of people like afternoon tea at The Empress, but you can wonder around for free if you'd rather just check it out
Nicole
Nicole
October 27, 2020
A beautiful place for tea time
Robert
Robert
May 31, 2016
"THE" Empress, this is the classic grand dam of downtown Victoria. Whether you are looking for high tea, a classy cocktail, high-end shopping, or just a tour of a historic building, the Empress is definitely worth a visit.
Lori
Lori
October 1, 2020
Downtown Victoria and all that it offers is just a short drive from Sooke. Normally its a 40ish minute drive on scenic highways.
S
S
July 21, 2016
I really like this place because it's said this is where Queen Elizabeth II stays when she visits. You can enjoy some high tea in the tea room, or perhaps stay a night in the hotel! Not budget friendly..
Jessica
Jessica
December 11, 2018
Iconic Victoria hotel right in the harbour.
Phil And Linda Beth
Phil And Linda Beth
January 17, 2018
The historic Empress hotel is not to be missed. Located right in the heart of the inner harbour.

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Location
721 Government St
Victoria, BC V8W 1W5
Phone+1 250-384-8111
Credit cards
Yes (incl. American Express & MasterCard)
Outdoor seating
No
Music
Live music
Parking
Private Lot, valet
Coat Check
Yes
Restroom
Yes
Wheelchair accessible
Yes
ATM
Yes
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