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The Fairmont Olympic Seattle

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   411 University St., Seattle, WA 98101
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Ranked #13 of 95 hotels in Seattle
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Friday Harbor, Washington
12 reviews 12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

A friend and I have a room for a gift show recently. Of course the room was perfect. And the décor top notch. Coffee was Keurig. King room was king size with large bathroom. Love the lighted make up mirror (we are over 50). From valet, check in to maids, everyone was polite and warm. Park the car and all... More

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Laguna Beach, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Expensive (over $1,000 for 2 nights for a suite), yet still charging us for additional $17/night for WiFi and $8 bottles of water in the room. Housekeeping knocked at 8:12 a.m., waking us from a sound sleep. Front desk entirely indifferent to our problem with this. The furnishings, particularly the carpets, were dingy and soiled. Multiple sirens and drunk people... More

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North Chicago, Illinois
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

From the misleading descriptions on their Website, to the bate and switch behavior at check in to the totally "couldn't care less" attitude of the managerial staff, this hotel is at best 3-4 stars today. Relying on reputation instead of providing service is no way to run a Fairmont Hotel. Not only was my room totally different and inferior to... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

First stop on our way to Whistler! 1.5 miles from a Trader Joe's (with wine!). A great stop for a family. The indoor pool is great for kids and the hotel even offers family pizza specials at the pool. The staff is so knowledgeable and accommodating.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I love The Fairmont! I had visited a different prominent hotel in the area my first time in Seattle and was so disappointed. The next time I went to Seattle I stayed at The Fairmont and I've been back 3 times. This is my favorite and I'll continue to visit there.

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Wonderful hotel in a great location. My room was very large, especially the bathroom. I was on the eighth floor facing Rainer Square, and I could actually open the windows to let some fresh air into the room. The staff was great, and the housekeeping staff did a great job in keeping my room clean and organized.

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Corpus Christi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My husband and I have enjoyed our stays at the various Fairmont properties in Canada as well as in San Francisco and Scottsdale so it was natural that we would choose to stay at the Fairmont Olympic when we planned to be in Seattle. Our corner room on the fifth floor provided a scenic view of downtown Seattle and was... More

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Litchfield Park
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A real gem is Seattle! Located near all the hot spots in Seattle. Customer service was second to none. They knew our name when they opened the door for us. Our kids were highly entertained by the staff and loved the free cookies the doorman gave them!!

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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Just spent 2 nights at this hotel. It was a pleasure and we had no significant issues during our stay. We stayed in a king bedroom which was very spacious, enough for a rollaway to fit easily. We enjoyed how close it was to everything and the staff was very pleasant and eager to help. I would have given 5... More

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Tallahassee, Florida, United States
12 reviews 12 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

If your traveling with two teenaged girls you could not pick a better hotel. Reservations were made in advance and the concierge booked restaurants, galleries and everything they thought a 14 & 17 year old would enjoy in Seattle. Lunch atop the Needle, a Limo ride to Salty's for dinner, Shuckers for another fun evening. Four days of nonstop enjoyment.... More

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Address: 411 University St., Seattle, WA 98101
Location: United States > Washington > Seattle
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:5 star — The Fairmont Olympic Seattle 5*
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Footsteps from Seattle’s most exciting attractions, The Fairmont Olympic Hotel combines traditional warmth with 21st century convenience and personalized service. Located in the heart of downtown Seattle, the beautifully historic 450-room hotel blends classic ambiance and Italian renaissance architecture with state-of-the-art amenities, including high-speed wireless Internet access in all guest rooms and public spaces, 24-hour room service, 24-hour concierge, a fully equipped fitness center with indoor swimming pool, and complimentary house car service throughout downtown. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, The Fairmont Olympic received its 25th consecutive AAA Five Diamond Award in 2009 and is listed on Condé Nast Traveler’s 2004-2008 Gold List. ... more   less 
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