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GUEST ROOM DESCRIPTIONS
Canadian Pacific Accommodation:
- elegant and traditional decor, with furnishings that include reproduction antiques
- king, queen, double(s) and twin(s) sized beds, with down filled duvets
- city, garden and courtyard views
- ceiling fans, windows that open
- private bathroom with hairdryer
- private bar, in-room pay per view movies
- complimentary use of pool & health club facilities
In addition to the above services and amenities...
Canadian Deluxe Accommodation:
Pacific Premiere Accommodation:
- the most spacious Empress guest rooms offering a small seating area
- same views, amenities and bedding types as Canadian Pacific Accommodation
- offer full inner harbour view and a small seating area
- King, queen beds, with down-filled duvets (accommodate two people only)
- all other amenities are the same as Canadian Pacific Accommodations
Guest rooms featuring computer and fax ports, halogen lamp, desk amenities, portable telephone, bathrobe, iron & ironing board are available upon request at no additional charge to your corporate or group rate.
- private check-in\check-out
- private Concierge service
- exclusive lounge & boardroom
- complimentary continental buffet breakfast, honour bar and complimentary cocktail hour canapes
- upgraded guest room amenities, bathrobe, turndown and shoe shine service
In-room business services: (No extra cost)
A number of business features are available in select rooms at all levels of accommodation to meet the needs of the business traveller. Items like modem ports, cordless phones, desks and Special lamps are already featured in many of our rooms. We can also make arrangements for in-room coffee, Fax machines and practically any other feature you need to do business away from your office. Just be sure to let us know when you book your room.
FOOD AND BEVERAGE OUTLETS
The Empress Room...rates one of the best restaurants in Canada, offers ambience of Europe with the flavours of the Island. Our menu features the richness and sophistication of the Pacific Northwest. Your Maitre d' will help you create the perfect marriages of wine and food from our award winning wine list. A truly magical evening complete with the melodious sounds of our harpist. Reservations are required.
Kiplings...named after Rudyard Kipling, a frequent visitor to Victoria, "Kipling’s" features regional cuisine, using as many local Vancouver Island products as possible. An a la carte menu offers traditional favourites like Roasted Lamb Loin sandwich, New York Steak and Seafood Chowder. For travellers from different time zones, there is a traditional all-day breakfast.
The Bengal...cine feast tiyr eyes! Colonial India is recreated as the spices from our famous curry buffet tantalize your appetite. The Bengal Lounge overlooks the Empress Gardens. Come see...and be seen!
Afternoon Tea...a famous tradition since 1908. The hushed elegance of the tea lobby is perfect for fine conversation, while overlooking Victoria's inner harbour. Smart Casual attire - no ripped or faded jeans, short - shorts, tank tops or sleeveless shirts. Reservations are required.
Tea Lobby Lounge...the perfect place to enjoy an evening cocktail or share a glass of champagne.
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Celebrate 90 years of heritage at The Empress! Take a walk through our history. Our archival display is available for all guests to enjoy and is located on our Lower Lobby level.
Drycleaning, Laundry and Valet
Available 6 days a week. (not available on Sundays)
Available from 6:00a.m. until 12:00 Midnight.
A wide selection of in-room movies are available for your enjoyment.
Swimming Pool/Recreation Facilities
Health Club and Swimming Pool are located on the Reception Lobby level, offering saunas, exercise area, whirlpool, children's wading pool and swimming pool. Complimentary for all hotel guests.
A 300 car parking arcade with direct access to Main Lobby. Valet service is available upon request. Parking charged nightly.
Safety Deposit Box
Available for your valuables at no cost.
The Empress offers 17 shops, boutiques and services.
Guest Services Desk
Located across the lobby from the Front Desk. Willing to assist with your every need, our guest services staff are highly knowledgable of all activities, facilities & services in the Victoria area.
Directly adjacent to the hotel, they buy and sell all world currencies, travellers cheques, Euro cheques and drafts. Currency exchange also available through the front desk.
Gray Line Sightseeing
Ticket booth located in the South lobby, departures from the front of the hotel, for tours throughout the city.
Located in the lobby conservatory, offering salmon fishing, charters and whale watching.