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Willow Stream Spa At The Fairmont Empress

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Next time, I'll give this spa an entire day!

We included massages at Willow Stream Spa on this, my first, trip to Victoria. I very much enjoyed... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Discover26260
Just. Right.

So, I work on the water as a Mariner: 4 jobs with 3 companies. One of my employer’s generously... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Greg E
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Red Earth Creek, Canada
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At the coastal edge of the Pacific Northwest, the dramatic elements of nature rise and fall to the sound of the sea crashing against rock. Stately and elegant, The Fairmont Empress stands majestically at the city center. A charmed city at the tip of...more
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633 Humboldt St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1A6, Canada
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We included massages at Willow Stream Spa on this, my first, trip to Victoria. I very much enjoyed the entire trip, but Willow Stream Spa stands out as my favorite experience! The facility is lovely and well-cared-for. Every staff member, from the receptionists to the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So, I work on the water as a Mariner: 4 jobs with 3 companies. One of my employer’s generously makes available insurer-benefits that include massages by a Registered Massage Therapist (RMT) (HINT: look into your corporate benefits, as yours may too!) Well, I asked my...More

Thank Greg E
EMPWSS250, Guest Relations Manager at Willow Stream Spa At The Fairmont Empress, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Greg E, Thank you so much for your amazing review. First of all we are so happy that your colleagues referred you to our beautiful spa. Our facilities are definitely an important part of our spa, but our spa team is hands down what...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The foot reflexology treatment was divine! The practitioner, (Heidi) was friendly, calm and professional. She had a beautiful pace to the treatment, and it felt like she had all the time in the world for me. She spoke gently and only when needed and afterwards...More

Thank chloemcconchie
EMPWSS250, Guest Relations Manager at Willow Stream Spa At The Fairmont Empress, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello chloemcconchie, Thank you so much for your review. I could not agree with you more...Foot Reflexology IS divine! Your description of Heidi is perfect, she is indeed professional, calm and friendly and takes great pride in providing her guests the absolute best possible spa...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely spa and very good facial. Professional and everyone very courteous and working to make my experience good. I found it a bit pricey but for a treat and some luxury I would recommend.More

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EMPWSS250, Guest Relations Manager at Willow Stream Spa At The Fairmont Empress, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Lannea M, Thank you so much for your review. I am so happy that you thoroughly enjoyed your facial and found the spa to be luxurious, and the staff professional and courteous. I will be sure to share your comments with our team, and...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were treated to a wonderful experience at the spa by all the staff. From the moment we checked in until we left, we were totally pampered and well cared for. Everyone left feeling good and looking great! Thanks WillowStream!More

Thank WBrookes
EMPWSS250, Guest Relations Manager at Willow Stream Spa At The Fairmont Empress, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Good Morning WBrookes, What a great way to start off a Friday - thank you so much for your review. I am so pleased to learn that you felt totally pampered and cared for by our spa team for your pre-wedding treatments. It is our...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From the minute we arrived we were well taken care of at the Spa. All Staff make you feel pampered and cared for. The massages were both sublime and the treatment rooms spacious and calming. I have been to spa's where the little details are...More

Thank PamelainVictoria
EMPWSS250, Guest Relations Manager at Willow Stream Spa At The Fairmont Empress, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello PamelainVictoria, Thank you so much for your review and especially the beautiful comments regarding all of our spa team making you feel pampered and cared for. Our massages are indeed sublime (our staff are the best) and we work hard to ensure our treatment...More

Reviewed 11 September 2018

Located in the iconic Empress Hotel in the heart of downtown Victoria, this spa is an amazing space. I have only had the Signature Pedicure - but have been 2 years in a row to enjoy pedicures with my Mom and sister. Lovely environment for...More

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EMPWSS250, Guest Relations Manager at Willow Stream Spa At The Fairmont Empress, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2018

Hello carolvancouver_11, Thank you for your review. I am thrilled that we have had the pleasure of welcoming you back for a second year to enjoy spa time with your mom and sister. The only thing better then a spa visit is a spa visit...More

Reviewed 10 September 2018

Bronwen did my waxing and makeup application for my wedding. She is amazing! Her skill set for makeup application will not disappoint. Bronwen is experienced and professional, yet she will put you at ease on your wedding day and make sure you are happy with...More

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EMPWSS250, Guest Relations Manager at Willow Stream Spa At The Fairmont Empress, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2018

Hello ll2311, Thank you so much for your review. It was such a pleasure to read about your experience with Bronwen and how at ease you were on your wedding day. I could not agree more with all of your comments about how professional, talented...More

Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

As a treat from my staff, they gave me a relaxing spa day at Willow stream spa. I opted for the coastal retreat and the tighten and transform. It was wonderful. Everyone was very professional from beginning to end. Even the time before hand was...More

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EMPWSS250, Guest Relations Manager at Willow Stream Spa At The Fairmont Empress, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2018

Hello ladamkowski, Thank you so much for your review. A spa day is a fantastic treat to receive from your staff and I am so happy that you chose to spend your day with us at Willow Stream. You chose fantastic treatments - the Coastal...More

Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

So nice to go to a spa that is warm and friendly while also being professional. Team members Halle and Taya took care of me. First Halle provided a wonderful manicure that was quick and efficient and without error. The next morning I received a...More

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EMPWSS250, Guest Relations Manager at Willow Stream Spa At The Fairmont Empress, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2018

Hello Katherine S, Thank you so much for your review. I think you just perfectly described our spa team, warm and friendly while also being professional. Halle and Taya are valued members of our team and I am thrilled that you thoroughly enjoyed your experience...More

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sweetie764
1 August 2018|
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Response from sammy333 | Reviewed this property |
If it's over $10 the amenities honestly aren't worth it since you already get access to pool and hot tub as a hotel guest
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Sharon R
29 January 2016|
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Response from Stef581 | Reviewed this property |
There is a long list of spa services and several combined services packages. Best is to look at their spa services menu on line on the webpage for a complete listing. There are not so many packages of combined services but... More
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Gemma N
28 December 2014|
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Response from EMPWSS250 | Property representative |
Our 60 minute Relaxation Massage begins at $129 plus tax. We also offer Stress Relief ($139), Sports ($149) and Therapeutic with an RMT ($159). Please feel free to contact our team for any further inquiries or booking at... More
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