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The Fairmont Olympic Seattle

#18 of 98 Hotels in Seattle
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411 University St., Seattle, WA 98101
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Nashville, Tennessee
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed five nights in July. We have stayed here 3 or 4 times previously. This time, the hotel was very busy, but we were pleasantly surprised by how quiet our room was. The maid consistently made up our room in a timely manner in the mornings. The room was very luxurious. We enjoyed using the fitness center and pool... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I stayed at the Olympic this past April while attending a conference. The hotel is well situated in Seattle and provides the same high level of service that you should expect from a Fairmont property. This hotel is grande, but is also more of a typical hotel too. My room was nice, well equipped but standard by all accounts.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stay here for 5 nights this time while room is elegant and clean. It is a bit small also my room is noisy due to low floor ( i can hear music on the pub across the street and horn from the cars during night time) Wifi speed is also unstable

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

What makes the Seattle Olympic 5 stars is the service,they can't do enough to make your stay great. The Terrace bar offers a nice food selection during happy hour. The bed is comfortable and the room well lit. The only down side is you can hear the downtown traffic.

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We've stayed here several times and this great old hotel keeps delivering traditionally amazing service with the best possible surroundings. We showed up after a day of car travel from Port Angeles and Victoria, BC a little disheveled and the reception desk, remembered us and treated us as old friends. Treatment like this is rare in luxury properties.

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Nashville
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great hotel in a great location. Close to all locations. Walking to venues and attractions is easy. Restaurants were excellent. Food and service was superb. Great value for your money. Would stay here again if in the Seattle area.

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Nottingham
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We visited this hotel as part of a celebratory holiday and my husband e-mailed them in advance to inform them of this. On arriving it is impossible not to be awestruck by the lobby - fantastic setting. We were greeted in a really friendly manner and were upgraded to two executive suites which were superb. Ours was a king suite... More 

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YLW
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This is exactly what I expect from a Fairmont. From our arrival to check out this was a true Fairmont experience. The valets were so nice and welcoming as soon as we arrived. The hotel itself is gorgeous and in a great location downtown. We walked everywhere we had to go including a business meeting. The suite had everything we... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Very good value Deluxe Executive Suite for around £190 plus taxes,good sitting area. Best breakfast of our trip. Great bar snacks.Overall a very pleasant stay.Within easy walking distance of main shops and seafront.

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

Hello David, Thank you for choosing to stay with us during your visit to Seattle, and for taking the time to share your review. I am glad to read that you overall had a very pleasant stay and enjoyed our dining options. I hope that we may have the opportunity to welcome you back to the Fairmont Olympic Hotel in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I really enjoyed my stay here. The staff was awesome, the restaurant/bar was perfect, the room was clean and very comfortable. I would really highly rate this place and recommend the fairmont Olympic to anyone traveling to the Seattle area.

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

Thank you for being our guest and for taking the time to share your review and recommendation of our hotel. I sincerely appreciate you expressing that you felt our staff was awesome and that you enjoyed our restaurants and your room. We are always striving for excellence and personal service, and it is very rewarding when our guests let us... More 

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