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The Fairmont Olympic Seattle

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   411 University St., Seattle, WA 98101
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Ranked #14 of 95 hotels in Seattle
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Victoria, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The most professional, friendly, and helpful staff at this hotel were the porters. Beyond this, our stay at the Olympic was fraught with minor mishaps, which altogether made our stay in Seattle stressful. This was the opposite effect we expected, based on the Fairmont standard. The hospitality staff seemed harried and inattentive. Would not recommend this hotel. Try the Alexis…It... More

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Brooklyn, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I was only here for one night, and I'd say that my experience was pretty good. The hotel gets major points because of the great location (walking distance to everything in Seattle) but it really wasn't worth the price. The room was a pretty basic one that could have probably been found in a less expensive hotel. While the room... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Fairmont never disappoints and this hotel was no exception. Wonderfully accommodating and helpful staff seemed to meet our requirements without being asked, well appointed room and facilities, and a wonderful overall experience. We have some tall members in our family. They made notes in our reservation and found the best room for us and when we returned for the second... More

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Nashville, Tennessee
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My husband and I stayed here for 3 days in July. It is in a very central location, convenient to everything. The decor is not really my taste, but the beds and other furniture were all very comfortable. What really sets this hotel apart is the excellent service. The concierge, valet, restaurant staff and front desk were all extremely helpful,... More

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Providence, Rhode Island
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The rooms were luxurious and comfortable and the staff was very helpful. The buffet breakfast was expensive but it was really fabulous--there were 8 of us and none of us were hungry for lunch. It was an easy walk to the monorail to Seattle Center and to Pike's Place Market. We would definitely stay there again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I have stayed here twice in the past couple of months and each time I was very pleased with the service. The valet set the perfect tone upon arrival and every person we met who worked with the hotel followed his example. The beds were comfy and the bathroom was nice. My only criticism is that the hotel feels a... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

From the phone call to set up a weekend staycation thru our arrival, use of hotel amenities, right thru check out and loading up the car you can't beat this Seattle landmark. Great location friendly staff, and beautiful historic architecture.

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Montreal, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Super comfortable bedding. Prime location. Many extra amenities in the room such as slippers, umbrella, etc. gym is adjacent to the pool which makes the room hot and humid. This was not my favourite Fairmont hotel. It lacks the grandeur of the decor of other landmark fairmont hotel. I also find the room rate was expansive however Seattle also is... More

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Gwangju, South Korea
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago 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 3 days ago 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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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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