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The Fairmont Olympic Seattle

#17 of 97 Hotels in Seattle
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Think Ritz Carlton style but a fraction of the cost. I got a corner room and stayed for two nights. Very well appointed in a classic style. Location is very good for any downtown meetings. Overall very positive. Staff was kind and helpful. I would go back even though the style isn't mine!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Welcoming from the off, the doormen was really friendly and welcoming, opening the car door and unloading our luggage. Check in was very efficient. Bell was prompt and full of useful information on the room, hotel and local area. Concierge were efficient in their advice and gave great recommendations for dining etc in the local area. The lobby was oppulant... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

overall, this was a great hotel. The lobby is very comfortable and interesting. It's also very busy, which I tend to like. The food service and piano player in the lobby at night is terrific. Food was surprisingly great! The Caesar salad was fresh and filling, and the popcorn shrimp was also tasty. We had a suite, which was very... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Nice hotel. Good midpoint location between shops , stores and fish market. Easy walk around town. Quiet room on 10th floor considering we're in a City. We liked the floor plan with coffee bar around the corner from the bedroom and sitting area. Mattress was comfortable.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I know this may not be important to some people, but I was very shocked and disappointed in the hotel's wifi. It was frustratingly slow and sad with continual disconnects. I would NOT recommend this hotel to anyone coming for a work conference, has ANY amount of work to do while here or just needs to get online for a... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

From the moment we walked in, we knew the Fairmont would be a great place to stay. The rooms are lovely and well appointed. The concierge was very helpful. We had a great dessert one night in Shuckers and another night we had cookies in the lobby area listening to live piano music. The location is great for walking everywhere.... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Not up to the level of the St Regis or Ritz brand. The staff decided to wke us up at 6.30 without a wake up call being requested. Valet pricing is in line with other downtown hotels but still a rip off.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were celebrating an anniversary and were treated really well, the concierges were great at dinner recommendations, walking and driving instructions, had a special appetizer sent to our table at dinner at great restaurant they recommended and made reserves for, we had afternoon tea at hotel and it was terrific.

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Montville, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an elegant old hotel that is close to the Convention Center and the downtown area. It is also an easy walk to Pikes Place and fine seafood restaurants. I had a room on the top floor that was very nice but no coffee, only room service. Excellent gym. The restaurants were good but as expensive as Ruth Chris... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The exterior and lobby are very nice. The breakfast is lovely. The hotel rooms are fine but seriously need a renovation. The best word for the accommodations is: underwhelming. It's okay but that's it.

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