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The Fairmont Hotel Macdonald

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10065 100th St, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 0N6, Canada
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We returned to this classy facility for the first time since just over 39 years ago, on our wedding night. While there's been significant slippage on the personal front, this stately place has maintained a deserved reputation in celebrating a centenary. We enjoyed a sumptuous buffet breakfast that while not inexpensive was full value.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I stayed at the Fairmont Macdonald recenty for a business meeting. It has the traditional Fairmont service and hospitality. The hotel does miss the traditional Gold Floor amenities though. Will recommend the library lounge as a meeting place. Well appointed

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GarrettTurta, General Manager at The Fairmont Hotel Macdonald, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to stay with us and for taking the time to share your comments. It was very nice to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you felt our service was traditional Fairmont hospitality. With regards to Fairmont Gold, we are working on this and we do hope to have an announcement on this... More 

Bloomington
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Just a spectacular stay--comfortable room, reliable wifi, genuinely helpful and friendly staff. They resolved even the tiniest problem and treated me like I was the most important guest there. The breakfasts were superb and the lunch/dinners were also excellent. Not a huge menu to choose from, but not really a big issue. The food and beverages were extremely pricey, however--the... More 

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GarrettTurta, General Manager at The Fairmont Hotel Macdonald, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to stay with us and for taking the time to share your comments. It was very nice to hear that you enjoyed your stay and were able to take advantage of all that we have to offer. In addition, I am very happy to hear that our team was very engaging and were able to take... More 

London, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I love the Fairmont chain and you cannot dispute the outstanding service that it provides. However I just want to caution anyone that is planning to visit the pool area and advertised Terrace, they will be disappointed. The outside area is closed and in the middle of Summer I was looking forward to some fresh air while sipping one of... More 

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GarrettTurta, General Manager at The Fairmont Hotel Macdonald, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to stay with us and for taking the time to share your comments. It was nice to hear that you enjoyed your stay, however very disheartening to hear that you did not enjoy our pool area. Our pool patio area is currently closed, however we will have this returned to service shortly. That being said, our... More 

Oxford, Mississippi
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136 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is classically elegant and has a very friendly and helpful staff--they were truly very nice. It is in a beautiful historic and restored building. The outdoor patio in the back is lovely and overlooks the river. There is a less expensive and an expensive restaurant. We were at the less expensive one, which had very good food and... More 

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GarrettTurta, General Manager at The Fairmont Hotel Macdonald, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your comments and for choosing to stay with us. It was very nice to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. In addition, we are very glad to that you were able to take advantage of all that we have to offer. I will ensure that your comments are shared with... More 

Toronto, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful hotel. Room was small, but beautifully decorated. Would have loved to spend more time here, but was only in town for 1 night. Great location to walk around Edmonton. My only complaint is it is a hassle to get in and out of the hotel driveway.

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Edmonton, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

AHHH The Fairmont! How can you go wrong. We live just north of Edmonton and came into town to go to a food and wine festival. The location was perfect to walk over to The Shaw. We requested a room overlooking the beautiful river valley and the view was amazing. The room was beautifully decorated and immaculate. We had snacks... More 

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GarrettTurta, General Manager at The Fairmont Hotel Macdonald, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to stay with us while attending the festival at the conference center. It was very nice to hear your comments and we are very happy that you enjoyed your stay with us. We try to be very active with events in the city and world. Earth Hour is an important opportunity to ensure we are connected... More 

Egersund, Norway
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47 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at The Fairmont for two nights, regarding a wedding. The facilities are great at tell about an ancient time.The bar-room was lovely. and the garden was fantastic. The rooms where ok, and the beds good. But the pricelevel they has put them self into, doesnt match up what you get. And 30 dol. on top of the roomprice... More 

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GarrettTurta, General Manager at The Fairmont Hotel Macdonald, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to stay with us and for taking the time to share your comments. It was very nice to hear you overall enjoyed your stay. However, disappointing to hear that you did not enjoy your breakfast experience. Breakfast is quite popular in our hotel and we are reviewing our Harvest Room offering to ensure satisfaction. I will... More 

Calgary
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5 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Good: The check in staff and valet service staff are exceptional at this hotel! The wait staff are a little on the slow side but still come through with wonderful recommendations and are very accommodating. Food in the restaurant during the lunch service was excellent - absolutely amazing taste! The rooms were spotless and the bed was very comfortable.... More 

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GarrettTurta, General Manager at The Fairmont Hotel Macdonald, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your comments. It was very pleasing to hear that you enjoyed your stay, however very disappointing to hear that you did not enjoy our fitness center. Our Fitness center is currently under repair due to a mechanical issue and we are utilizing other areas to maximize our current footprint. Everything will be... More 

Eaglesham
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Everyone at the hotel, from the front reception staff, bellmen, housekeeping to the catering staff and servers always made us feel as if we were the most important person they were serving. The service and experience was professional, high quality and memorable.

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GarrettTurta, General Manager at The Fairmont Hotel Macdonald, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your comments. It was very nice to hear your comments and I will ensure everything is shared with my team. Our goal is to ensure every guest is treated special and it was nice to hear that we have achieved our service promise. We do hope to welcome you back to Fairmont... More 

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