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The Fairmont Palliser

#20 of 100 Hotels in Calgary
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133 9th Avenue Southwest, Calgary, Alberta T2P 2M3, Canada
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Alberta
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43 reviews 43 reviews
12 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stayed at the Fairmont for business. Being a president's club member I was upgraded to the gold floor which includes access to the complimentary hors'doeurves and continental breakfast on the penthouse floor. Outstanding service and quality everywhere. They do all the little things right at this 5 star property. On my arrival the Colorado Avalanche were boarding the bus at... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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13 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Arriving by automobile or shuttle service this hotel greets you with old world charm. The hotel is spotless and the rooms impeccable. The hotel treats you always as if you are staying in the deluxe hotel penthouse suite. Safe for women, seniors and foreign travellers. The lobby celebrates themed displays and I got to see one for Easter.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The new rooms at Fairmont are wonderful - clean - everything works - staff friendly - amazing facilities - pool etc...loved it! Excellent high value! Fairmont Palliser hotel is luxury/history/friendly

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london
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46 reviews 46 reviews
12 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We only stayed here for 1 night following our flight into Calgary. The hotel is lovely, a grand lobby with welcoming and informative staff. The room was very nice, although a little on the small side (although expected for a city centre hotel). Bathroom was beautiful, amazing walk in shower and the bed was super comfy. Only issues were that... More 

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TheFairmontPalliser, Public Relations Manager at The Fairmont Palliser, responded to this review

Hello there, Thank you so much for your kind review. We are so happy to hear you found our hotel 'grand'. We welcome you to consider enrolling in our complimentary loyalty program, Fairmont President's Club in advance of your next stay where just one of the many benefits includes free WiFi! Thank you again. Best, Jacqueline Tyler Communications Manager Fairmont... More 

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102 reviews 102 reviews
26 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed recently at this hotel when I was in Calgary. I have big expectations when it comes to the Fairmont as they are usually great properties. The beds slept well and the location great, but the value was lacking. Given the rates that we paid for the evening and the price of the breakfast, I would have expected more. Next... More 

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TheFairmontPalliser, Public Relations Manager at The Fairmont Palliser, responded to this review

Hello there, Thank you for letting us know about your feelings with the rate you paid for a recent stay with us. We appreciate your initial interest with us because of your loyalty with our brand, but would also love the chance to help you see value in the experience you received with us specifically. I welcome you to contact... More 

Yellowknife, Canada
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31 reviews 31 reviews
12 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a wonderful overnight stay for the first time at this hotel. Room was very nice and tastefully decorated (Fairmont room). Although you are right downtown, there is no noise from the street at all. Had a workout in the morning before leaving at a nicely equipped fitness centre. Wish I had a suit for the pool too! Room service... More 

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TheFairmontPalliser, Public Relations Manager at The Fairmont Palliser, responded to this review

Dear Wendy, What a lovely review! We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed our hotel's location and that your Fairmont Room met all of your accommodation needs! It's also great to hear that you liked our fitness centre! We look forward to have you be our guest again soon, and don't forget your swimsuit! Best, Jacqueline Tyler Communications... More 

Harare, Zimbabwe
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Get downtown to Afternoon Tea at the Fairmont Palliser in Calgary. Step back in time and enjoy the elegance of High Tea, served with a tea of your choice and a 3-tier cake-stand full of superb sandwiches, cakes and pastries. The service is attentive, and the table is set with linen, china and silverware. There is a fresh fruit salad... More 

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TheFairmontPalliser, Public Relations Manager at The Fairmont Palliser, responded to this review

Thank you for this 'high' review of our Afternoon Tea service! We appreciate your feedback indeed. Pinkes up! Best, Jacqueline Tyler Communications Manager Fairmont Palliser More 

Lethbridge, Canada
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29 reviews 29 reviews
21 hotel reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in room 816, using a Travelzoo voucher with an upgrade to the Gold Floor. It was a great experience, with small extras that made us feel spoiled! Parking is a bit of a headache, but the valet took our car and since we had no in/out privileges didn't see it again till our checkout. Very smooth check in... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My partner and I recently spent two nights at the Palliser and were treated to amazing service, the experience of that glorious old (but extremely well-maintained and renovated) hotel, a beautiful room with a comfortable King Size bed and a perfect martini at the Palliser's Oak Room. The occasion was my partner's and my third anniversary (which my partner specified... More 

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TheFairmontPalliser, Public Relations Manager at The Fairmont Palliser, responded to this review

Hello there, We are a team that strives to create exceptional experiences for our guests everyday and we are so happy to hear that you found the service provided to you for this special anniversary weekend as so. We look forward to welcome you back and delight you just the same. Thank you for posting this review for us. Best,... More 

Vancouver, Canada
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65 reviews 65 reviews
30 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had a great stay at the Fairmont in Calgary. Location is fantastic; right in downtown. The place was hoppin' with some sort of author's convention, and it was nicely decorated in typical old-world Fairmont style. I had a room that was a bit rag-tag, in that a piece of tape was holding the bathroom drape together, but I was... More 

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TheFairmontPalliser, Public Relations Manager at The Fairmont Palliser, responded to this review

Hello there, We are delighted to hear that you found your recent visit to our property on business to be exactly what you were looking for and it means a lot to read that we're your favourite place to stay in Calgary! We are also happy to hear that you were able to enjoy the athletic wear from our Fairmont... More 

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