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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
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Gwangju, South Korea
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

This hotel was really good. But I think the window is too small to look outside. The lobby was very wonderful. I liked that very much. And staffs were very kind. I wanted there is korean staff. And shampoo and lotion etc.. were too small.

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Atlanta, Georgia, Usa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Overall, it's nice but a bit tired in feel and service. It's one of those properties where the lobby is nicer than the rooms. Room wasn't very quiet since the windows aren't double pane with a fair amount of traffic noise. It wouldn't be my first choice when traveling to Seattle.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The room was not cleaned after the first night, and was not done up after my phoned request. I do not expect this lack of service at such a fine hotel. I will not return there. Mistakes and oversights happen, but should be promptly corrected when the staff is made aware of the issue.

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Vancouver, Canada
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27 reviews 27 reviews
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My wife and I have stayed at the Fairmont Olympic at least a dozen times now. I don't know why it's taken me so long to write about it. We live in Vancouver and love to take quick little weekends whenever we can to get away from the kids (face it you know what I mean). Seattle is a perfect... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stayed in this hotel for 9 nights and would be happy enough to stay there again. Location is very central to downtown and Pike Place market. It's a 15 minute walk to the waterfront. Hotel lobby is beautifully appointed, even if the mustard color wouldn't have been my top choice. The Garden Room is lovely, with floor to ceiling windows.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We love a hotel that has character and a story. The Fairmont Olympic is an Historic Landmark Hotel and built on the original site of the University of Washington. It oozes charm and we loved our stay there before we embarked on an Alaskan cruise with our grandsons. It is an easy walk to Pike Place Market and other Seattle... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Fairmont hotel. it was great time for one week, historic building,authentic atmosphere and exllent service. one more nice restrant. convinient transportation from the subway. the only thing is the view because of many buildings arround.

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Los Angeles
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It was our first visit to Seattle and part of an extended celebration of our 25th anniversary and travel without a child, etc. The Fairmont Olympic is a grand traditional hotel with completely modern attitude and amenities. Perfect "downtown" location and within walking distance to all the beautiful sites of this city. A perfect oasis of civility. The service personnel... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My wife and I traveled here in July 2014 for the "Keep Seeking First the Kingdom" International Convention of Jehovah's Witnesses held at University of Washington Husky Stadium with peak attendance of over 31,000. We spent a week at the hotel and did tours before the convention. The staff were very accommodating to our group that included visitors from Netherlands,... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We arrived at the hotel after a long flight from the UK and a journey on the Light Rail link from the airport. Then we dragged our cases the two block UPHILL from the station (yes, I know the Yorkshire cheapskates should have taken a taxi from the airport, but this was probably faster). We were not amused to be... 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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