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The Fairmont Olympic Seattle

#17 of 98 Hotels in Seattle
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Atlanta, GA
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32 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

Beautiful old hotel, but it needs some work. The staff is friendly and helpful. However,the rooms leave something to be desired.... The carpets are stained, the chair in our room is worn and the AC isn't very effective. The owners need to put some $$$ into updating their rooms. If you have a choice go to the Four Seasons Seattle.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

At this point three stars is generous. What a disappointment. We stayed here on what was supposed to be the last two nights of a great vacation. We are going home early rather than staying here another night. When we arrived, we were put in a room right above the busy street with every bus and police siren sounding like... More 

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Durham
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Wonderful in all aspects Staff very attentive Rooms clean and good size Great location for business and vacations. Definitely recommended Checkout was great. Great value and an wonderful convenient location

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Wisconsin
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2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My husband and I were very excited to stay here for the end of our 10-year anniversary trip after reading all of the wonderful reviews. After staying there, we are thoroughly confused about these reviews. This hotel is most certainly not a 5-star property today. I can see how it was maybe 5 or 10-years ago, but today it is... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I do love these old Fairmont properties. This one is up to my expectations, coupled with Fairmont's great service. The location is near the centre of Seattle, very good. I especially loved the yoghurt, fruit and honey parfait for brekky. They have bee hives on the roof and source the honey from there. Brekky service was quite slow but worth... More 

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I imagine that most people who use this site do a significant amount or research prior to reserving a hotel. Since my wife and I travel with two teenagers, we try to find the largest room so that we can all be together which facilitates communication and planning. The Fairmont offered the largest suite at 1200 sq.ft. which is why... More 

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Highworth, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Lovely hotel with fantastic staff and facilities. Would definitely stay again. Shuckers restaurant has some brilliant food that is well worth a visit. Very good location within Seattle Aswell. An excellent stay.

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Clovis, California
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is our second time staying at the Fairmont. We stayed for 6 days. The Fairmont is perfectly located to local attractions, restaurants, and freeway access. The staff is fabulous. Our room was large which was nice since we had our two children with us this time. It was nice to have bottled water brought to the room during turn-down... More 

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West Springfield, Massachusetts
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great historic hotel in a great location. Close to the rail and easy access to highway if you have a car. All staff were very helpful and made me feel welcome. Pool and hot tub were clean and much needed after a day of walking. Can't think of anything I would recommend for improvement.

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This place has got it down, service, clean, great location and did I say clean! We really enjoyed our stay and well come back when coming to Seattle even though we love other are hotels to (Hotel 1000 and Four Seasons are great too), but this is our Seattle hotel now...amazing place!

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