Fairmont Waterfront Vancouver

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Overview
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
  • camaro826 : Richmond, Canada
Enjoy my Trip at lot at Gold floor

The warm welcome of the reception made my trip with a good start The service and food are both perfect , however if there is more option for the dessert would be better in compare with the gold lounge in whistler The renovation of the hotel , the room and also the gold lounge really stunning , cozy and warmThe only little comment would be the bathroom , I wish it could be a little bit bigger and one of the kid do not have a bath robe which I requested When made the reservation, however this is very minor My kids really enjoy a lot with the kids pool and all the Christmas decor I will definitely go back again this April Looking forward for my next stay

  • Joseph R :
Severe disappointment.

As Fairmont properties go, this place should be ashamed of itself. On a cold and rainy January stay our windows would not shut all the way letting in write a draft. When maintenance came to fix it he said, "well the building is over 100 years old." The heat only goes up to 75 degrees in the whole hotel so no sense on changing rooms. The pool and spa were shut down for repair, so they offered another hotels facilities. We canceled our remaining nights and moved there. Much better in every regard. Don't be quick to book because it's a Fairmont and picturesque. This place is falling apart.

  • Gayle M : Austin, Texas
Enchanting, magical treasure hotel. Perhaps hotel is not the correct word. It felt like a castle.

The Empress is the crown jewel of Victoria, BC. Beautiful view of harbour and Parliament building. Easy strolling down Government street to shops and restaurants. The Willowstream Spa is fantastic! The High Tea is a must !

  • cherylk663 : Vancouver, Canada
Excellent Stay!

As loyalty members the Fairmont went out of their way to care for us. Our room was better than expected and concierge/desk service exceptional. The only area that could use improvement would be the restaurant - there seemed to be enough staff but certainly were slow.

  • BeingFoodieVan : Vancouver, Canada
High Tea with Empress Victoria

This was our first time staying at the Empress and we had a lovely time. We stayed for 2 nights at the Fairmont Gold experiencePart of the hotel have new modern redesigned but still retaining some of the features of the old classic Empress.The room was spacious, nicely furnished and the King size bed that was very comfortable, the bathroom was modern with a rain head shower. View of Victoria downtown port was breath taking!The food in the Q restaurant was delicious with very good friendly service and the Q Bar was a very cool place to spent time with friends and family.We spent a lovely afternoon at the tea lounge, meeting the hotel tea expert (sorry... I forgot his name) we have learn so much about tea culture and history, i'll never look at a tea bag the same again...:-), delicious sandwiches and desserts accompanied the tea.The Empress staff was very friendly, helpful and pleasant.The hotel is across the street from the BC Parliament and within walking distance to shopping and attractions.Highly recommended!

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
  • Resort fees (if applicable) must be paid directly to the hotel
  • Hotel transfers for packages to USA
  • 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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