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The Fairmont Hotel Macdonald

#11 of 89 Hotels in Edmonton
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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 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Edmonton
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42 reviews 42 reviews
21 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

It’s Elegant, Historic, Nostalgic, Romantic, Old-Styled, and Fabled… but most definitely not Modern, Trend-setting, or Futuristic. Clearly, this place must have been quite chic and posh back in the roaring Twenties and it’s not hard to visualize that splendour as you walk through its various spaces. At times, the place makes one feel as being part of a glamorous black&white... More 

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Parkesburg, Pennsylvania
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78 reviews 78 reviews
10 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014 via mobile

You can not go wrong staying at this beautiful hotel. It's majestic structure sits on a high hill overlooking the river and surrounding city scenery. The staff was extremely courteous, welcoming and friendly. The lobby/entrance grand and luxurious. We had a basic room which was very clean, comfortable and luxurious as well as a very nice bathroom. We enjoyed a... More 

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

Thank you for staying with us at The Fairmont Hotel Macdonald and for taking the time to share the comments of your recent visit. It was very pleasing to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. In addition, thank you for the compliments on our products and service. I will ensure your comments are shared with my team. We... More 

Edmonton, Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

I booked a hotel room for my boyfriend and I to stay in for his birthday last year. Being a resident of Edmonton for my entire life, I'd never been in or stayed at the hotel, so this was a nice treat for the both of us. It's a beautiful hotel. Authentic and historical and I felt like we were... More 

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Moncton
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140 reviews 140 reviews
30 hotel reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

Excellent location in downtown Edmonton. It seemed a good city centre hotel, but not the best I've stayed in. Many of the amenities were closed down due to some ice damage. The room was very nice, but could use some updating. I found the bathroom very dark. I would stay here again if I came back through Edmonton.

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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 pleasing to hear you enjoyed your stay. I was not sure of your comment regarding our property having outlets closed in the hotel as we do not have any ice damage. I would be pleased to speak to you further... More 

Ottawa, Canada
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

We had an excellent time at the hotel macdonald! The service is more than we hoped for and a fantastic room with a great view! We were visiting Edmonton for the west edmonton mall. From the very start the valet were helpful and friendly. Front desk were amazing also! Thank you to everyone there and will be back soon!

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Port Moody, Canada
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014

I stay at the Hotel Macdonald often when I am in Edmonton. The staff are always very friendly and do what they can to make my stay great. The hotel is one of the grand old railway hotels. Rooms have interesting nooks and crannies. The hotel has a great lounge.

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Canmore, Canada
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84 reviews 84 reviews
41 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

Very high quality hotel in prime location. Particularly good if you are attending a conference as you need only walk 5 minutes. Lobby and bar are classic Fairmont with all the wood, stone and fireplaces. Rooms have a classic feel and are smartly appointed. Strongly suggest a river view (corner if possible) - beautiful. Gym is a bit of a... 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 the feedback of your most recent visit. It was very pleasing to hear that you enjoyed your stay especially our Breakfast. We are continuing to enhance our Breakfast offering to ensure we are delivering an outstanding product. It was disappointing to hear the feedback on our Health Club. However we are completing... More 

Surrey
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

My Husband and I were attending a family wedding and the wedding was held at the Fairmont. We made the long journey from the UK to be there and what a welcome this hotel is! The room was very spacious, air con, lovely bathroom, all mod cons (a handy coffee machine too we a selection of coffees which we enjoyed... 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 it was very pleasing to add to the joy of your trip from the UK. We were very happy to hear that you were able to enjoy our facility and take advantage of all that we have to offer and that you felt our service and product is of the highest... More 

Edmonton, Canada
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106 reviews 106 reviews
15 hotel reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

We like to get away from the Christmas hustle and the Mac is a nice place to do it. Very laid back atmosphere with good food and service. You are right downtown if you want more action but other than going out for dinner we stayed in the hotel, watched movies, went for a dip in the pool. The breakfast... More 

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

Thank you for choosing us for your get a way for the festive season. We are very pleased to be able to add to your holiday cheer. We were very pleased to hear your comments and that you found us a great place to get away from the Christmas Hustle. I will ensure your comments are shared with my team... More 

London
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18 reviews 18 reviews
15 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2013

I stayed at the Fairmont for a business trip and had a very comfortable stay at this hotel. The room was well appointed with a lovely bathroom and comfy bed. The breakfast was excellent, but then it should be as it cost 30 dollars per day. There is a good gym with lots of equipment and a pool, which was... More 

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