Among our Recommended Books is The Fairmont Empress, The First Hundred Years by Terry Reksten (1942-2001).

This is a good history of the Empress Hotel from 1904.

Book cover, The Fairmont Empress, by Terry Reksten

Book cover, The Fairmont Empress, by Terry Reksten

We encourage our readers to patronize local Victoria bookstores but for our readers outside Victoria who would like to do their research before visiting Victoria, this title is also available through Amazon.ca and these Amazon affiliates:

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