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The Fairmont Hotel Macdonald

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   10065 100th St, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 0N6, Canada
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Ranked #10 of 90 hotels in Edmonton
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2012
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2012

Located in the centre of down town Edmonton. The hotel sits on the edge of the river valley park (just 10 minutes walk). Central station (LRT) 5 minutes walk. Rooms can be a bit on the small side. We were in a Fairmont View room with king sized bed. The rooms were in good condition but some of the public... More

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Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share with us your feedback regarding your recent experience at our hotel. We would like to take this opportunity to apologize for the inconveniences you have faced, and we are pleased to see that our team members have assisted you to get them resolved. We would be happy to discuss... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2012

The Fairmont was a great hotel in Edmonton. The lounge was a great place for a drink after work on the patio. We had a very nice dinner at the restaurant as well. I would highly recommend this hotel. All of the staff was very nice. Highly recommend. I also had an amazing view of the water.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2012 via mobile

Room 428 - as of 630 am constant banging noises and slamming of service doors. Noisy carts rolling past paper thin old walls. You will be woken up constantly so choose your room location carefully. This is a classic old hotel so rooms are tiny which is expected but bathrooms are run down with old institutional style white tiles on... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2012 via mobile

After visiting 3 fairmonts in Alberta in 4 days we began expecting above average service. The Mac Donald was a total disappointment. Firstly, the washroom handle cme right off, luckily I had a pocket knife to tighten the set screw which held it in place or i may have been stranded. Our room had no cold water, just scolding hot... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2012

This is a wonderful spot to enjoy one of Edmonton's finest panoramic views on any sunny afternoon. The service and food were every bit as good as the scenery. This terrace overlooking the river valley is another of this cities well kept secrets. Highly recommended for a quiet, romantic meal.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2012

We stayed here for a wedding in the hotel. Very nice hotel and rooms. Excellect, comfy beds. Nice restaurant/bar on covered patio and allows children. Patio overlooks river valley. In the heart of Edmonton.

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Toronto, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2012

I stayed but one night in this outwardly magnificent and historically important hotel. May I suggest that its best days are behind it now, if my experience was anything to go by. With some important exceptions, the staff were on auto-pilot (that's great, sir, wow sir, you don't say sir, etc.), the room service featured sub-Swiss-Chalet-grade food, the amenities in... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2012

As usual, this Fairmount is quite comfortable and tastefully decorated. Room Service is good and staff is very courteous. Too bad there isnt a boutique or two to shop in or that the items in the display cases are not for sale at the hotel location.

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25 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2012

Elegant from top to bottom, terrace is an oasis within the downtown, lounge is warm and comfortable, staff were great and the rec facilities were all inclusive (pool, hot tub, coed sauna and steam room and a very well equipped gym. An all around great hotel experience, particularly after a very disappointing stay at Jasper Park Lodge. Even with the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2012

I had just moved away from Edmonton, and this was my first stay back in town. We were there for a banquet at the hotel that night. I used the gym there which was actually a bit disappointing, not much equipment at all, but I was able to get my usual workout done. Our room was really spacious and nice... More

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Address: 10065 100th St, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 0N6, Canada
Location: Canada > Alberta > Edmonton
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Fairmont Hotel Macdonald 4*
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Fairmont Hotel Edmonton
Fairmont Hotel Macdonald
Fairmont Edmonton
Edmonton Fairmont
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