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The Fairmont Olympic Seattle

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   411 University St., Seattle, WA 98101
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4 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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Anderson, SC
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Fairmont Olympic Seattle has many excellent attributes, including the reception staff and the general condition of the property. However, if you are contemplating staying there at the front end or back end of a Holland America cruise, be prepared for a difficult luggage problem. The shuttle buses will drop you off at an entrance that has only steps to... More

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Winter Haven, Florida, Usa
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I stayed at The Fairmount 2 nights. The rooms were large and beautifully furnished. The restaurant was elegant and the food was wonderful. The only downside was the outside noise. We were on the 7th floor, but still heard the traffic noise. A small price to pay for such elegance. I would suggest that this be a hotel that everyone... More

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Maricopa, Arizona
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I think this is the best experience I've had staying in a hotel in quite some time. From the moment you arrive, the service is excellent! The doormen and bell staff are phenomenal! The front desk staff treats you royally. The rooms are great, the beds, the bathroom (I have a thing about bathrooms), housekeeping, everything was great. The two... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Coming in late from Vancouver, this hotel was very welcoming at such a late hour. The room itself was extravagant, had an amazing view, and was very clean. Location was great to get out and see the sights. We had a great stay.

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

From the moment we arrived, we were treated as value guests, from the door men and valets to the people operating the front desk. Porters arrived immediately to offer their assistance for all of our needs. the hotel is stunning in an old world way with excellent decor that is fitting to a "grande olde dame" of the city. the... More

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FairmontOlympicSEA, Manager at The Fairmont Olympic Seattle, responded to this review

Good Morning Dan, Thank you for being our guest and for taking the time to write. I am glad to read that your stay was an enjoyable one. We are always striving for excellence and personal service, and it is very rewarding when our guests take the time to let us know they are pleased. Thank you again, and we... More

Waterloo
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This hotel has and excellent location, very attentive staff and attention to detail second to none. We had a very enjoyable stay. I would definately recomment this hotel for those visiting Seatle and area.

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FairmontOlympicSEA, Manager at The Fairmont Olympic Seattle, responded to this review

Hello Wendy, Thank you for being our guest and for taking the time to write. I am glad to read that you and your family's stay was an enjoyable one. We are always striving for excellence and personal service, and it is very rewarding when our guests take the time to let us know they are pleased. Thank you again,... More

Austin
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45 reviews 45 reviews
37 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I stayed overnight while traveling on business. It's very well located - I could walk to everything I needed. The service was wonderful - the staff provided maps and recommended activities for me. The room was very spacious and comfortable, and every detail was considered - plenty of space for working, plenty of coffee and lots of room in the... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Clean, Friendly and great Location. Up to Fairmont Standards. Elegant, clean and a very friendly and professional environment. Would recommend this hotel to any one Traveling to Seattle. Also very easy to get around all the great areas of Seattle.

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FairmontOlympicSEA, Manager at The Fairmont Olympic Seattle, responded to this review

Good Morning Gary, Thank you for being our guest and for taking the time to write. I am glad to read that your stay was an enjoyable one. We are always striving for excellence and personal service, and it is very rewarding when our guests take the time to let us know they are pleased. Thank you again, and we... More

Weston, Massachusetts
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7 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Fairmont Olympic could do better: Kids in the lobby eating pizza out of several boxes, with a mess; WiFi being available but only at $13 a day; and no complimentary water in room. The hotel is a first class hotel with a fine reputation. It is a shame the WiFi is charged when it is free in any coffee... More

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Sydney, Australia
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had one night before heading to Vancouver. I loved this hotel a lot of old world charm. My daughter was sent milk and cookies and a robe which she loved. The pool was a lot of fun. All the staff where so friendly. We had dinner booked at shuckers and about half hour before going my daughter fell asleep... More

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FairmontOlympicSEA, Manager at The Fairmont Olympic Seattle, responded to this review

Hello Jenders, Thank you for being our guest and for taking the time to write. I am glad to read that you and your family's stay was an enjoyable one. We are always striving for excellence and personal service, and it is very rewarding when our guests take the time to let us know they are pleased. Thank you again,... More

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Address: 411 University St., Seattle, WA 98101
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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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