Fairmont Waterfront Vancouver

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Stunning harbour, Stanley Park and North Shore mountain views and a central downtown Vancouver location make The Fairmont Waterfront hotel in Vancouver the perfect fit. Enjoy a peaceful nights rest in one of our Vancouver harbour and mountain view hotel rooms, host a meeting or event in our spacious Vancouver conference rooms, relax in the Health Club while taking in the views, or take a stroll through our unique 2100 square foot herb garden and honeybee apiary.

The Fairmont Waterfront hotel in Vancouver boasts a spectacular location connected to the Vancouver Convention Centre and Canada Place Cruise Ship Terminal, and within walking distance to the downtown Vancouver business district, local attractions and a diverse selection of restaurants. Relax like one of the locals and stroll the scenic seawall to Stanley Park, gallery hop in historic Gastown, or take the family for an outing to the Vancouver Aquarium.

Location: 14 km from the Vancouver International Airport

tripadvisor Traveler Reviews
  • David C : Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
Tour of Canada

Stayed at this lovely hotel for two nights at the start of our tour of the Canadian Rocky Mountains. Ideal location right across from the water front. This is a large five star hotel with all the amenities one would expect. Rooms are good and staff are friendly and efficient. Very good start to our holiday

  • Frank H : Kurri Kurri, Australia
Great location, in the middle of everything

This hotel is impressive both for its location and architecture. Located in the centre of Victoria. It's a big hotel with a caring nature, something that is uncommon in today's world. The rooms are well equipped with all the modern requirements. They have done a great job upgrading this hotel. The staff are helpful, nothing is a problem, they deserved to be complemented on their caring nature and interest in all their guest. Thank you

  • auklet48 :
Poor Value for the Price

While the Empress has wonderful historic value and is beautifully restored, for what you get it is not worth the price. The rooms and bathrooms are understandably small given architectural constraints but lack some basics - conveniently placed outlets by the beds to plug in electronic devices. Parking, WiFi and breakfast are not automatically included with the expensive room prices, standard at most hotels. And service is not consistent. On Canada Day it was superlative but 2 weeks later it was miserable; it took 30 minutes both to be served breakfast and receive my vehicle (that to the one night price of $32). High tea is over the top at $75. Although the scones and savory sandwiches were good the overall tea was pastry heavy; those of which were not particularly tasty. I would definitely not recommend staying at the Empress. A walk through and perhaps a drink at the bar would be enough to get the feel for the grandeur of the Empress.

  • paulwC945BY : Edmonton, Canada
quick holiday

Great hotel in a nice location. pricey but good value. The staff were very good and room are spacious and very clean. The pool and hot tub are excellent for relaxation at night. The High Tea is an experience but expensive for what you get

  • KCPDX : Portland, Oregon
Didn't dissappoint

Went for our anniversary. The location and history of the hotel were the initial draws. We found the service and personnel to be excellent and the facility to be above average. The only issue we encountered was the noise of the cooling system which wasn't so disruptive to complain. We did end up asking to upgrade our room to a harbor view.

Vacations packages include round-trip flights, accommodations, round-trip transfers (unless outlined below) to and from the hotel, and tourist cards (if required, unless outlined below).

If selecting an all-inclusive resort option, the package will also include the all-inclusive features as outlined by each resort.

Items not included:

  • Travel insurance (mandatory if traveling to Cuba)
  • Tourist cards ($10USD)if traveling to Dominican Republic with Sunwing Airlines
  • Departure taxes ($20USD) if traveling to Dominican Republic with Sunwing or Signarture Vacations
  • Hotel transfers for packages with WestJet to USA (with exception to Honolulu)
  • Hotel transfers for packages to Europe
  • Items of a personal nature

  • 489 rooms
  • 2 restaurants
  • 1 bar
  • 1 pool, hot tub
  • fitness centre
  • business centre
  • gift shop
  • internet/Wi-Fi (fee)
  • safety deposit box at front desk
  • self-parking (fee)
  • valet (fee)
  • wedding facilities
  • wheelchair accessibility
  • pet friendly (fee)
  • conference facilities
  • concierge
  • laundry and dry cleaning services
Fairmont Room:
  • One King, one Queen or two Double size beds
  • 360 to 430 square feet
  • tub with shower
  • A/C
  • LCD flat screen TV with in-room movies
  • hair dryer
  • iron/ironing board
  • Internet/Wi-Fi (fee)
  • robes
  • alarm clocks
  • maximum occupancy is 3 guests - maximum of 2 children per room.

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  • Fairmont Waterfront Vancouver
    Vancouver,Canada

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The Fairmont Empress
721 Government Street, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1W5 Canada

Some restaurants may be open for certain meals only and limited visits may apply. Reservations required and dress code in effect for a la carte restaurants. Time restrictions may apply for water sports.

Child pricing may only be available with select tour operators and valid for select dates and durations. Child pricing rules are subject to change without notice. Please contact one of our vacation specialists if you require assistance with child pricing.

Photo identification and/or credit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges.

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy. Rollaway beds and cribs (infant beds) may be available and should be requested at the time of booking; fees may apply.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in. Special requests cannot be guaranteed and may incur additional charges upon check-in to fulfil.

Hotels do not condone unruly behavior, parties in rooms, excessive noise or any other actions that violate the hotels terms of use. Guests may be removed from the property at their own expense in the event of any disturbance or complaint from other guests or hotel staff. Escapes.ca cannot be held responsible for any guests who may be removed from the hotel due to a violation of rules.

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