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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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    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed today 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 yesterday 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 yesterday 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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Stayed one night in August. Had the AMEX 'fine hotels' package and could not have been more pleased. Everything was first-class, from the room to the staff to breakfast to the bar. Unlike many five-star properties they didn't overcharge for drinks and had a great happy hour. Breakfast was fantastic, which makes me regret we had dinner elsewhere. I can't... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It had been a number of years since we were in Seattle and stayed here but it was just as great as we remembered. The service was excellent from all staff we interacted with. We upgraded to a suite which was spacious and comfortable. As always, Fairmont beds are the best! The location is within walking distance of most of... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great location for a Seattle visit--terrific hotel and room. The room was spacious, quiet, and comfortable. The hotel facilities were great. Convenient to Pike's Place Market. Great shopping near by. My family thinks this is the best hotel we have stayed at.

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Langley, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is the second time we stayed at the Fairmont. We have stayed in many Seattle hotels over the years, and this property has to be the nicest. If only the service matched the decor. Overall, the staff are efficient, but certainly don't go out of their way to make you feel welcome. In some cases, it is just indifference.... 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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