Victoria luxury hotels not only provide great places to spend vacation time, they provide an experience. These Victoria hotels are the cream of the crop, offering full-service luxury and welcoming hospitality. Many of these finer places to stay offer special rates and packages that allow luxury vacations without a steep price tag. Regardless of the room rate, all people are treated like welcome guests at these elegant properties in Victoria.
Certainly top on the list of Victoria luxury hotels—and luxury hotels in all of Canada—the Fairmont Empress (pictured) is as grand as its name. The Empress of the name was Queen Victoria, a reminder of Victoria's British roots. Many elements of the Fairmont hotel do too, especially the afternoon tea served in the grand lobby. This stunning example of Victorian architecture stands proud along Victoria's Inner Harbour at 721 Government Street. The Fairmont's Victoria luxury accommodation is evident in the renovated guestrooms and suites. Whether you're staying in one of the standard guestrooms or one of the extensive suites, you'll enjoy a luxurious retreat with such amenities as down covers, a TV with Internet access and movies, and windows that open. Beyond their rooms, guests will find a world-class spa and lounge that serves fantastic martinis. The four-diamond restaurant serves gourmet meals and wines crafted in Ontario and British Columbia.
As the Empress hotel illustrates, many Victoria luxury accommodation offer views of the water. These top-tier Inner Harbour hotels are close to the city's scenic waterfront, and much of the shopping, attractions, and restaurants. The Victoria Marriott Inner Harbour at 728 Humboldt Street offers some amazing views and easy access to downtown Victoria. The 236 guestrooms and suites overlook the Strait of Juan de Fuca or the mountains, all boasting a chic design and comfortable furniture. A work desk, ergonomic chair, and complimentary Internet access will keep you in touch, as will the flat-screen TVs and morning newspaper. Room upgrades come with even more amenities, such as balconies and evening hors d'oeuvres. All of the guestrooms have beds with 300 thread-count sheets and down comforters spread over pillow-top mattresses. As to be expected for Victoria luxury hotels, the amenities continue beyond the guestrooms. The Marriott's chophouse is consistent award winner, and guests also enjoy the indoor pool and fitness center.
Specializing in stylish Victoria luxury accommodation, the Laurel Point Inn at 680 Montreal Street also offers water views and luxury surroundings. When guests aren't strolling through the Japanese gardens or admiring they art collection, they can relax in their private retreat. You won't find any cookie-cutter rooms here, just stylish suites with modern furniture and comfortable earth tones. The rooms are stocked with flat-screen TVs, MP3 player docks, and complimentary Internet access. The terrace suites have a large patio, a perfect place to lounge and enjoy the views of Victoria and the harbor. Like many Victoria luxury hotels, guests enjoy spa services, but here, they're enjoy in the privacy of their guestrooms. The inn's waterfront restaurant employs a chef who creates menus crafted from locally sourced foods, including British Columbia salmon and local microbrews.
Top boutique hotels in Victoria also offer great places to look for unique and upscale rooms.