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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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Adelaide, Australia
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

This was my husband's and my first Fairmont Stay. The hotel was grand, the decor outstanding. We were in awe of the service and layout. We found the meals in the dining room outstanding. The presentation was artful and of top calibre.

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Adelaide Hills, Australia
13 reviews 13 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This hotel is one of the most beautiful we have stayed in. Our room was named the Audrey Hepburn Room and looked like something out of a picture book. From our window we could see the space needle and just across was the building that featured in 50 shades of grey. The concierge organized for us to see the Boeing... More

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Robesonia, Pennsylvania
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46 reviews 46 reviews
11 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My husband and I spent a week there. Aug 3-9. Everything about this hotel is superb! The piano bar, shuckers restaurant, concierge, were delightful and helpful. Room was gorgeous and location the best. Hotel pool and gym were excellent but small.

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Claremont, California
16 reviews 16 reviews
11 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My wife and I were going to Seattle for the weekend for her birthday and decided to splurge on a great hotel. The Fairmont met that standard - and they had a great deal with reduced price if you stayed an extra night. A point in their favor - the deal is clearly announced on their website not hidden somewhere... More

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Steeple Bumpstead, Essex, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
13 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This beautiful grand old hotel is located in the heart of downtown. Arrived from the UK after a long flight and found the hotel to be just right. Nice big airy rooms and surprisingly quiet at night. Staff were friendly and extremely helpful. Only had one breakfast in the hotel but wish we'd had more meals in the lovely dining... More

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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We love the Fairmont in the OTHER Washington (as in DC) so this was our go-to for Seattle for 3 days prior to our cruise and post-cruise with all our children, niece and sister. After reading a few varied reviews I was concerned about what we might encounter. However, the Fairmont was a jewel. Check-in (early) was seamless and accommodating... More

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Paris, France
15 reviews 15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had a special rate courtesy of a friend, so we were able to spoil ourselves and our kids with two connecting rooms. You walk into the hotel lobby and are immediately transported into a world of classical luxury. The rooms and the bathrooms are very spacious; the gym is not huge, but equipped with new cardio machines and weights;... More

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Colorado Springs
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great meals. Great Room. Great Service. Wonderful place to stay and we will definitely visit again when we get back to Seattle. The meals in the Georgian were great and the Wait Staff was the best. tks.

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6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My family and I stayed in early August 2014 and thought it was great. The rooms were spacious and the service was great. I would definitely stay again but I would make one request. We were on the 6rh floor which was very loud in terms of downtown sirens and such. I would recommend staying on one of the higher... More

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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 6 days ago 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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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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