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The Fairmont Palliser

#16 of 103 Hotels in Calgary
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133 9th Avenue Southwest, Calgary, Alberta T2P 2M3, Canada
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Westchester, NY
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11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

Arrived at the Hotel on our last day of our tour of the Canadian Rockies, and they did not have us listed as having a reservation. They then called their reservation center, and there was "no answer" on a weekday in the middle of the day. They then called our tour company, and got our reservation number, and then they... More 

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Cypress
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very nice ambiance, architecture styling, and amenities. Room for single traveler did not offer much desk space for work. Staff was very helpful and professional Parking, whether valet or self park was convenient considering it is a downtown location

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Las Vegas, Nevada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great location with excellent staff and first rate amenities. Fairmont Gold program is very nice and spa was exceptional. We had a better time than is typical at a business conference. Concierge staff was hardworking and provided extra service too.

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

Maria, we are so happy you enjoyed your business conference more than you typically do because you stayed with us and enjoyed the amenities as so! We hope you welcome you back again soon. Best, Jacqueline Tyler Communications Manager Fairmont Palliser More 

Toronto, Canada
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8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I have been to the Palliser many times and it is a solid choice for business travellers. It is well located to the downtown head offices and has a nice bar for post-dinner unwind and a very good breakfast option before heading out to morning meetings. The hotel is clearly older, but all the rooms I have stayed in have... More 

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

Thank you, Jon! We aim to delight our business-traveler guests as so! Best, Jacqueline Tyler Communications Manager Fairmont Palliser More 

Bangor, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We booked a Fairmont Gold Room on the Concierge level and if ever returning would not do so again,it was not worth the extra money. This hotel was quite expensive, this maybe because The Calgary Stampede was taking place. The lounge at concierge level was very pleasant and good for light snacks,coffee and soft drinks.The food in the bar downstairs... More 

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

Thank you for the feedback, David. We hope there would be another time to have you be our guests, perhaps when our rates are lower when there is not a city-wide event taking place. We hope the remainder of your time in the mountains, was grand too! Best, Jacqueline Tyler Communications Manager Fairmont Palliser More 

Provo, Utah
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45 reviews
32 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had a great stay at this hotel. As is typical for Fairmont properties, the staff was exceptionally friendly and helpful. They really made us feel welcome. This hotel maintains its traditional elegance in the public areas while featuring wonderfully updated guest rooms. The decor is very classy and the room extremely comfortable. The bathroom we had was tight, but... More 

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

Thank you for the review, Steven! Best, Jacqueline Tyler Communications Manager Fairmont Palliser More 

Perth, Australia
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10 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Only stayed overnight and very jet lagged so the comfortable quen bed was very welcome, as were the heavy fully overlapping curtains, bathroom very snug but clean and adequate. Staff at hotel fantastic and efficient. Only complaint were the silly twiddley bedside lamp switches. You have to join fairmont club to use wifi in room. Ricidulous.

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

Thank you! We are so happy you also loved our 'heavy overlapping curtains!' Best, Jacqueline Tyler Communications Manager Fairmont Palliser More 

Kelowna, Canada
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16 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed two nights at the Palliser in July 2015 to attend a wedding. The hotel itself is over 100 years old, and has retained much of that old-time luxury and opulence. We found the service to be outstanding; the staff are friendly without being "buddy-buddy", and extremely professional. Every extra request we had was dealt with immediately and correctly.... More 

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

Excellent indeed! Thank you for this feedback so specific to your experience working with our hotel and A/V company colleagues, I will certainly pass it along to them. It means a lot to us that we've helped create such a nice memory as so. We look forward to welcome you back! Best, Jacqueline Tyler Communications Manager Fairmont Palliser More 

Saskatchewan
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121 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed in the Fairmont for two - 1 week long stays this December for work. The first room was a little larger, with a nice sized bathroom and older-style decor (not shabby or outdated, just a more gold-edged, old-school style look that matched their lobby). Great room, comfortable bed, cool i-pod clock radio. Nice bathroom. The second room was... More 

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

Thank you! Come back again soon, perhaps in the summertime this occasion! Best, Jacqueline Tyler Communications Manager Fairmont Palliser More 

Little Neck
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful stay (2 days). Stayed here in 1996 and had a great time. Now after 19 years stayed again. Used Concierge, for flowers on our anniversary. Great job. Front desk agent combined my two different night stays onto one bill so I did not have to change rooms. Had afternoon Tea, excellent. Valet parking and Bell crew excellent. Hotel in... More 

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

Mike and Kathy, We really appreciate these words shared on your stay with us - we have been Calgary's castle since you've left last time in 2006, and we're happy to hear we sparkled and delighted you just the same. Thank you for this kind review. Come back again soon! Best, Jacqueline Tyler Communications Manager Fairmont Palliser More 

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