Spanning rocky coastline, lush rainforest, glacial peaks, rich farmland, arid desert, charming towns, and cosmopolitan cities, the Pacific Northwest offers a vast array of experiences for visitors, and you’ll get to enjoy this endearing region on both sides of the Puget Sound! Boasting impeccable service, splendid Italian Renaissance architecture and two award-winning restaurants, The Olympic hotel in Seattle is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is widely regarded as one of the city’s most celebrated treasures. After a fun ride on the Clipper Ferry, explore Victoria and stay at The Fairmont Empress, which rises regally on Victoria’s spectacular Inner Harbor, and showcases the spirit and energy of Vancouver Island in grand style.
Begin your trip in Seattle with a spectacular stay at The Fairmont Olympic, the Pacific Northwest’s only AAA Five Diamond hotel, a designation it has held since 1984. The hotel also puts you just footsteps from Seattle’s most exciting attractions, including the famous Pike Place Market, Seattle Waterfront and Space Needle, plus a multitude of museums, theatres, shops and restaurants.
Victoria is one of the busiest destinations in North America and getting here can be half the fun on the Clipper Ferry! With her turn-of-the-century beauty, The Fairmont Empress captures the grandeur and elegance of a bygone era, while her facilities and services meet the needs of today’s traveler. From exhilarating ocean-bound whale watching safaris, world-class cultural exhibits and mouth-watering local cuisine to scenic garden and winery tours, you will be awestruck by the countless experiences The Fairmont Empress and Victoria have to offer!