ISOPP CAPhO Symposium 2025

Accommodation at the Venue

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Known as the Castle on the Coast, Fairmont Empress sits proudly at the centre of culture and history in the heart of Victoria, BC, steps away from the British Columbia Parliament Buildings.

This award-winning property is celebrated for its reputation for providing legendary hospitality and highly personalized service for more than 116 years.  A National Historic Site dating to 1908, it’s recognized as one of Top 21 Iconic Hotels in the World by National Geographic Traveler magazine, honoured with Travel + Leisure Magazine’s World’s Best Award for Top 3 City Hotels in Canada and regarded as a Condé Nast Readers Choice and Gold List Hotel, Fairmont Empress is where modern meets iconic. The hotel has a long and distinguished history, and enjoying afternoon tea at the Empress is both a local and visitor favourite!

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Guest Room Rates

ISOPP and CAPhO have arranged a room block at the Fairmont Empress with a discounted rate for the Symposium participants. The room block is limited and is expected to sell out. Book now!

All the rates below are per room per night, exclusive of 17% fees and taxes (5% Goods and Services Tax, 11% Provincial Sales Tax, 1% Destination Management Fee) and include access to the Business Centre, Fitness Centre, indoor swimming pool, hot tub, wading pool, and related facilities for all guests of the hotel.

  • $259 Single or double occupancy 
  • $309 Triple occupancy
  • $359 Quadruple occupancy

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  • There is no charge for children up to and including the age of 18 years who share with their parents
  • There is a maximum of 3 people for Fairmont guestrooms and 4 people for Deluxe guestroom 
  • Rates quoted are for Fairmont Run of House category and are subject to availability
  • Check in time is 11:00 and check out time is 16:00 

Book Online

There are two easy ways to reserve your hotel room at the Fairmont Empress

  1. Book online
  2. Call the Fairmont Reservations Department at +1(250) 384-8111 or the Global Reservations Centre at 1-800-441-1414, and quote the block code ISOP0325.

Reserve your Guest Room

Hotel Cancellation Policies and Non-arrivals

Changes or cancellations can be made up to 72 hours before your arrival date without penalty and if made within 72 hours prior to your arrival date, the full value of the hotel booking will apply for cancellations and/or for any nights cancelled. The full value of the hotel booking will be charged for non-arrivals (no shows).  Early departure fees apply. 

Guest Facilities

Eat, drink, and embrace the Fairmont Empress uniquely Canadian and entirely West Coast inspired dining venues. Enjoy stunning harbour views, flavourful food, curated cocktails, thoughtful service and unforgettable Empress experiences seven days a week! Lasting memories with loved ones happen here bite by bite, sip by sip, side by side.

Immerse yourself in the art of wellbeing at Vancouver Island’s most luxurious Spa. From the minute you step into the spa lobby, with its turn-of-the-century elegant pillars, chandeliers and inlaid marble floors, you’ll know you’re in for indulgence of the royal kind. Expect to leave rejuvenated, energized and ready to face whatever challenges life brings.

Work up a sweat in our health club or unwind in the sauna. The fitness centre is equipped with all the latest in stationary bikes, ellipticals, stair climbers, treadmills, free weights and weight machines. Complimentary for registered guests, the health club is open 24 hours. The indoor hearted swimming pool, whirlpool, children’s wading pool, sauna are open to registered hotel and spa guests from 05:00 to 23:00.

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