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The Fairmont Olympic Seattle

5.0 of 5 411 University St., Seattle, WA 98101
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Toronto, Canada
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51 reviews 51 reviews
19 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

For some reason, had higher expectation of Fairmont properties than warranted. Lobby area was certainly festive with holiday trimmings, and the staff/service impeccable. The room, however, was disappointing. It looked tired, dated, and the shower was just plain wrong; weak and tepid, a horrible combination. The bed was comfy, and once we got queen-sized pillows, a cozy nest. The carpeting... More 

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Victoria, Canada
15 reviews 15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Love this hotel, especially at Christmas! Staff are well trained and the hotel is in a great location. Rooms are nicely appointed and the lobby is always decorated so beautifully for the holidays. Bathrooms in some rooms are a little on the small side.

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Bellingham, Washington
18 reviews 18 reviews
7 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The hotel lobby was absolutely gorgeous with many beautifully decorated trees. As usual, the rooms were comfortable and spotless. We are always welcomed and feel special staying there. We purchased a suite upgrade for a nominal fee that was worth every penny.

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Seattle, Washington
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed at the Fairmont Seattle (room # 232) on 12/11/2014, we were having a hard time sleeping. My wife were up most of the night. The windows are not sound-proof. On top of everything from the busy street, there is a clinking noise (from a pipe ?) repeatedly happened every hour, it last about 10 mins each time, and... More 

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Mukilteo, Washington
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My husband and I very much enjoyed our stay at The Fairmont Olympic. The hotel is beautiful, the staff very accommodating and the room was perfect. We stayed in one of the suites on a weekend trip. Our 11 year old joined us on the second night. We were all very comfortable and had a great time. Our son very... More 

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35 reviews 35 reviews
24 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Schuckers restaurant: awful dinner service, had to talk to the manager... Slow, rude and sarcastic server. One of us had an oyster bisque, and was not feeling well all night. Food just ok. Payment: room paid, deposit for incidentals provided, but the hotel twice blocked $200 + 400 additionally. Leave cash, do not give them your credit card. Room. Nice,... More 

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86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Husband and I avoided Thanksgiving at home with a four-day visit to Seattle. The Olympic Fairmont is a great jumping-off point for those who come carless to Seattle. We took the train, and the only taxi we took the whole time was the one to the hotel. The hotel is situated near Pike Street Market area, downtown, and the east... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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62 reviews 62 reviews
10 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful service, great location, old world charm. These terms describe the Fairmont and occasionally you'll find good value. It is definitely worth checking out and the location is perfect for shopping, theater, etc.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Mattress and pillows were comfortable and plush. We stayed in room 552, this is too low. If you are sensitive to noise during your sleep, you def. want to request a higher floor. The windows are not sound-proof. Being in downtown, you will hear siren or cars almost every night. -An amenity that I really like is they provide free... More 

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Eldersburg, Maryland
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Wanted something near all the buzz in downtown Seattle and this place did not disappoint. The room was nice, clean, and came with robes (so fancy!). The staff was also super helpful and friendly. they could address all my needs, such as when I needed a tooth brush (had the paste but no brish!!!). I'd stay here again!

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

Hello Mary, 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 and that our staff was so accommodating. 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... 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*
Number of rooms: 450
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