Fairmont Empress Hotel
Structure in General
- The Empress Hotel was built by the Canadian Pacific Railway.
- Afternoon "Tea" is still served at the Empress where a dress code is still enforced.
- Designed by the same architect as the BC Legislative Buildings.
- Significant additions were made to the hotel in 1912 and 1929, designed by two architects other than the original architect.
- Because the Chateau-style hotel is of national architectural significance, it was designated a National Historic Site in 1980.
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Features & Amenities
- One of the city's famous buildings
- City landmark
- National landmark