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The Fairmont Palliser

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   133 9th Avenue Southwest, Calgary, Alberta T2P 2M3, Canada
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Ranked #28 of 98 hotels in Calgary
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We only stayed one night at the end of our Canadian Rockies trip. This was a nice hotel in a pretty good location in town. After coming back from a Lodge where the service was pretty poor we were happy to check in to the Fairmont and have that great Fairmont Service from the moment Valet opened the door and... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

For the price and the name, I was expecting more. It's outdated and I understand it's a Fairmont which makes much charm out of the history of its buildings. My room was huge -- one of the largest I've ever stayed in. I could have done six or seven cartwheels and not exhausted the space. One imagines a pilates class... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Fairmont Palliser Built in 194 as one of the Canadian Pacific Railway hotels is conveniently situated in the city's business/financial district and is within walking distance to the city's retail shopping, arts, culture and entertainment venues. It is in a perfect spot to walk around the city. The Calgary Tower is right next door you should not miss that... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The hotel is in a very good location, next to the main shopping and restaurant street, i arrive very late at night, had some trouble finding the belll captain for valet parking, but other than that my Jr suite corner room was large, and had good light. The bathroom was a little dated and small, but since it is a... More

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

It was so nice to have you be our guest! And we'll pass on your feedback to our guest services team that you were looking for them upon your evening arrival. Thank you! Best, Jacqueline Tyler Communications Manager The Fairmont Palliser More

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Palliser is the "grande old dame" of Calgary hotels, built 100 years ago in the shape of an E for "energy". The rooms and common spaces have been recently renovated and are in very good taste. I was there for a four day conference and was happy with the room - mostly. When you are used to staying at... More

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I was only at the Fairmont Palliser for one evening after a long flight from London and before heading off to Lake Louise, but I would have happily stayed for longer. We were a party of four, across two rooms (one a suite; one a twin) and the standard of the accommodation was exactly what I expected from a Fairmont.... More

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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10 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The property and rooms are gorgeous, but if you are looking for service…go somewhere else. We have stayed in a lot of Fairmonts and the employees at this location were not of the same caliber as other properties. There was no concierge, the front desk was incredibly unhelpful (I watched 3 people ask if they knew where a coffee shop... More

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

Dear Carly, We regret to hear your feedback on your recent stay with us. I'd like the opportunity to look further into your experience should you contact me directly by email, jacqueline.tyler@fairmont.com We're sorry your visit wasn't up to your expectations; we strive to turn moments into memories every day and I know our bellmen would also be sad to... More

Stirling, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed in Fairmont Palliser for two nights and found it to be very nice we had booked Fairmont Gold which is always lovely but we were upgraded and had the most fabulous room. We stayed in two other Fairmonts in Canada on our trip The Empress in Victoria and Waterfront in Vancouver but the Palliser was the best. Staff very... More

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Waynesville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Customer Service was outstanding. The Gold Level was worth the extra expense. Rooms were luxurious, spacious and very clean. The staff especially Hayde Macilla, Neal Hemraj and Jeff Cham were the best. Great stay!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

people skills of some staff need work love staying there because of location and history of hotel and location We love the atmosphere and food is good club members should have more benefits and people skills need a it of work for some staff members

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Address: 133 9th Avenue Southwest, Calgary, Alberta T2P 2M3, Canada
Location: Canada > Alberta > Calgary
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Fairmont Palliser 4*
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The Fairmont Palliser Hotel Calgary
Fairmont Hotel Calgary
Fairmont Hotel Palliser
Fairmont Calgary
Calgary Fairmont

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#5 Spa Hotel in Calgary #7 Luxury Hotel in Calgary #19 Business Hotel in Calgary #20 Romantic Hotel in Calgary
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Since 1914, The Fairmont Palliser has been the city's premier address, the cornerstone of Calgary's hospitality industry and a landmark building that is rich in history and architecture. Set in the heart of the city, The Fairmont Palliser is a historical landmark offering distinctive accommodation in elegant surroundings. Recent renovations include five floors of guest rooms and the expansion of Fairmont Gold. A brand new Fairmont Gold Lounge, Concierge and Check-in area can be found on the Penthouse Level. ... more   less 
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