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The Fairmont Olympic Seattle

#17 of 97 Hotels in Seattle
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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 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

lovely historic building in downtown with some fantastic features including spa/gym facilities. first stay in a a luxury hotel however fantastic value for money. Downsides of the stay, snobby staff, noninclusive Wifi, had to share a bed with my friend that i was traveling with due to unavailable rooms (booked well in advance).

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I cannot say enough about the professionalism of the staff. One of the best customer service - ever. This is a historic property and it has the charm and the drawbacks of that as well. I agree with the other reviews that the windows let in sound and it isn't the most insulated room I've been in, but the service... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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48 reviews 48 reviews
9 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Fabulous hotel staff and service amazing. Arrived late evening although hotel full we were upgraded to a deluxe room complete with sitting room which we really appreciated following a long tiring day travelling to Seattle via Uk and Chicago. so decided to have room service food was fabulous my husband had a burger and fries and I had the seared... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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33 reviews 33 reviews
18 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I was originally suppose to stay two nights at this hotel but with a rocky start to the trip with delayed flights and missed connections, my stay reduced to one night. The reception and staff at this hotel are fantastic with attentive service. I was given a room with nice views of the city. The room offered your standard bathroom... More 

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Weston, FL
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This hotel is top notch: location, service, reputation etc. There is one major problem: the rooms are noisy, given the traffic on 5th Avenue and University Street. The windows of the hotel are those of 50 years ago, so do not stop any noise from outside. You can actually count every single car passing by, while you lay on the... More 

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Honolulu, Hawaii
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I liked that the Terrace was open late on a Wednesday night and that the bell staff had a room key available when I arrived so I had to bypass the check in process completely. I would stay here again.

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Seattle, Washington
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120 reviews 120 reviews
29 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Luxury has it's price we all know that, and being a hotel snob I'm willing to pay a little more, but the Fairmont isn't usually my first cholice due to the fact that there is usually more affordable luxury in Seattle Hotels than the Fairmont. However, this stay required I be located right downtown and thus I chose the Fairmont... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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82 reviews 82 reviews
12 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

First time staying at the Fairmont. Purpose was a charity event on Saturday night and didn't want to have to deal with driving for over an hour to go home afterwards. Decided to valet park for ease of arrival, which probably wasn't the best idea. The line to get to the front entrance took about 15 minutes. Could have self... More 

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La Crosse, Wisconsin
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24 reviews 24 reviews
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Beautiful, clean hotel. Executive suite has doors between the bedroom and living area, which will be great when traveling with kids. Fitness center has excellent equipment and is staffed - great service even in the fitness center. The breakfast at Georgian is expensive but excellent. The highlight fir me was Michael, the bartender at The Terrasse; he's worked there for... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Room is old but immaculate and well maintained. Nice service nice attitudes. No basic shop in lobby, very fancy, you can get a custom shirt but no Tylenol. Hotel was as described. I fell on a slippery bathroom floor and there was a really good response by the staff. Would stay again.

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