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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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5 of 5 stars reviewed today
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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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Stockton, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

Stayed eight nights. Excellent service. Mini-Suite room very comfortable. Centrally located for shopping, and walking excursions. Excellent sea food at hotel restaurant Shuckers. Had dinner there three nights.

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Syracuse, NY
15 reviews 15 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Fairmont Olympic seems at first to be a relic from another age. But it grows on you! Fantastic staff! The marble and wood motif is subtle and elegant. Bellhop service was great. The Georgian was a great place for breakfast. Best of all was the car drop off and pickup. You can be dropped off or picked up within... More

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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389 reviews 389 reviews
45 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I stayed in this hotel for a few days whilst on one my trips it's truly a wonderful hotel, it's like any world class hotel just perfect loved my visit had dinner one night which was very good and a few night caps so perfect for me

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London, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
14 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We finished a long road trip here and after staying in so many Holiday Inns, Best Westerns etc we thought this would be such a nice and luxurious way to end our trip. A fantastic city centre location, and it certainly is luxurious, but whereas the cheaper brands we'd visited over the previous two weeks seemed to try really hard... More

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Palm Springs, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I have stayed at other Fairmont properties and was expecting a great experience. However upon arriving in our room on July 23rd in Seattle Washington it was like stepping back in time to the mid 80s. Either that or checking into a 2 star hotel with a decent bed. However, for a Fairmont it was a complete embarrassment for their... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Our family has stayed in the Fairmont in Boston on many occasions and love it. So on our first trip to Seattle we decided to stay in the Fairmont and expected the same experience. Unfortunately, we were somewhat disappointed in the overall ambiance and decor of the hotel among other things. The staff was nice but our room was dated... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed at this hotel for a long weekend and it was good. What we liked most about the hotel was the pool/gym changing rooms. Hotel has a nice breakfast room and a restaurant. Their restuarant is among the bests in Seattle.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I recently had a business meeting in Seattle and stayed at the Fairmont Olympic and it was a very nice hotel. The location to downtown was perfect and the local restaurants were terrific. I'd stay here again. Only complaint is paying for internet, the room wasn't cheap.

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

Thank you for being our guest. I am glad to read that overall, your stay was an enjoyable one. I appreciate your kind comments as well as your feedback. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Kind regards, Guy Bittner Director of Operations More

Manhattan Beach
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Everything was memorable. The service was first class, friendly, informative. They took ok their time w us. The food was a step up from most hotels for breakfast, the room was spacious. This hotel had an old feel. The decor in the rooms was not our favorite but the total experience would bring is back again. Great location and wonderful... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This hotel is a must if you want to experience the heart of Seattle's downtown. It is even more elegant and friendly than the Empress in Victoria, which is another must to experience the heart of that city. The Georgian serves delicious, elegant breakfasts and Shuckers serves excellent and reasonably priced seafood meals. Easy walk to Pioneer Square and the... 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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Fairmont Olympic Seattle
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#6 Spa Hotel in Seattle #8 Business Hotel in Seattle #8 Family Hotel in Seattle #9 Luxury Hotel in Seattle #10 Green Hotel in Seattle #16 Romantic Hotel in Seattle
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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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