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Acclaimed travel magazine ranks Victoria Hotel as second favorite Canadian city hotel

Acclaimed travel magazine ranks Victoria Hotel as second favorite Canadian city hotel
Acclaimed travel magazine ranks Victoria Hotel as second favorite Canadian city hotel

The results are in, Victoria!

For those of you familiar with the luxurious status and sought-after experiences of the Fairmont Empress, you’ll be pleased to hear that it has once again been featured in an internationally recognized travel magazine.

It has been ranked second as Canada’s Favorite City Hotel and has been included in the prestigious list of 15 Best Canadian Hotels & Resorts from the Travel + Leisure (T+L) World’s Best Awards 2024 reader survey.

This survey is conducted annually, where the magazine asks its readers to share their opinions on travel experiences around the world. They share their thoughts on the best hotels, resorts, cities, islands, cruise ships, spas and more.

More than 186,000 T+L readers responded and a total of more than 700,000 votes were cast on 8,700 properties.

Each was rated on criteria related to rooms/facilities, location, service, food and value. Readers could then choose a rating between excellent, above average, average, below average or poor.

The Fairmont Empress scored 94.61, just a few points behind number one, The St. Regis Toronto, with a score of 95.20.

In third place is the Rosewood Hotel Georgia in Vancouver, just behind the Fairmont Empress in Victoria, with a score of 94.25.

Some important features within the Fairmont Empress including the award-winning Willow Stream Spa, the Q Bar, the Veranda, Sunset Sips and more.