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The Fairmont Olympic Seattle

#20 of 98 Hotels in Seattle
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411 University St., Seattle, WA 98101
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    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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Tucson, Arizona
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42 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Normally, before submitting a hotel review it has been my practice to stay a minimum of three times. However, when the visit is so very wonderful, an exception to the rule is allowed. The Fairmont Olympic is truly elegant. Beautiful rooms, well appointed, comfortable, cleaned to perfection, and offers an array of services that make you think you are either... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Fairmont is a decent hotel in the heart of Seattle. I stayed at this hotel to go to a conference downtown; because of this, my room cost less than the standard tourist rate. The rooms were very spacious and comfortable. It is hard to get a better location than where they are in downtown Seattle, especially for conferences. Their... More 

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UK
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42 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Spent 3 nights at this lovely hotel. The building reflects its status as one of historic importance. The lobby is imposing the staff excel and the king room was lacking nothing Being from the UK we were delighted to discover a kettle. A first for an American city. We ate in Shukers and the food and service were excellent. The... More 

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Ontario
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Found this hotel while searching for a spot before my cruise. The price on hotwire was amazing and so was the property. If you are into modern design this isn't the place for you. This is a classic hotel..lots of history and timelessness in this hotel. We arrived early and they were able to accomodate and let us check in... More 

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Muenchen
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This stay was a great experience for us. The style of lobby area was impressive, the Georgian restaurant as well - best of all during our trip throughout the Northwest. Overall a premium impression to both of us.

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Jacksonville, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We recently stayed at the Fairmont Copley in Boston and was less than satisfied (another story) but wanted to give the brand another try. So, on our last night in Seattle we spent a single night at the Fairmont Olympic Seattle. All I can say is wow, what a difference! From the moment we arrived until departure 24 hours later,... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Our experience at the Fairmont Hotel in Seattle was nothing less than perfection. From the moment of our arrival where we were greeted with cold bottles of water, to the seamless check-in process. We were escorted to our rooms which were impeccably appointed and roomy. The bedroom and living room were separated by double doors for complete privacy. If there... More 

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Panama City Beach, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

If you're traveling to Seattle, don't overlook the opportunity to stay at the Fairmont Olympic Hotel. Great location downtown, excellent restaurant, unbeatable service, can't recommend it enough. Stayed there before under different management, and it has only improved.

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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 write. I am very glad to read that you enjoyed a great stay and that we gained your trust to recommend us to others. We are always striving for excellence and personal service, and it is very rewarding when our guest let us know they are pleased. We... More 

Lake Grove, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Service was sincere and genuinely good. The rooms are older victorian style. Hotel location was good. The fitness room was beautiful with pool and jacuzzi. There are twelve floors and the elevators move with speed. The people are extremely friendly and helpful. There are many services but you will pay extra for nearly everything from snacks, drinks, coffee in room... More 

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

Thank you for being our guests and for choosing to include us in your special occasion. I am glad to see that you enjoyed our service and amenities, and found our location convenient for your time in Seattle. We look forward to welcoming you back to the Fairmont Olympic in the future. Best wishes, Jon Mathews Director of Operations More 

Mazatlan, Mexico
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Walking into the lobby of this grand hotel you are immediately impressed. The service is very professional with seasoned staff and I appreciated the extra effort and attention to detail when I ordered up an ice bucket (with ice) and 4 champagne glasses. The gentleman who delivered the items was gracious, well-mannered and impeccably dressed and I almost asked him... More 

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