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The Fairmont Olympic Seattle

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   411 University St., Seattle, WA 98101
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Ranked #13 of 95 hotels in Seattle
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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108 reviews 108 reviews
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40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I was really wowed by the classic and elegant feel of this beautiful historic resort. The views were just terrific in the corner suite. The amenities were "top drawer." We were close to everything happening in the city. We walked to Pike's Market and all around town. Lots to see and do. Every time we came back to the hotel,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Character Hotel with excellent staff and services. Great location and very comfortable rooms. We enjoyed our 3 nights immensely. My only complaint would be that the cost was a bit heavy but not unreflective of other downtown hotels.

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Springfield, Virginia, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My first trip to Seattle...won't be my last. I've never stayed in a 5-star hotel before...the customer service bar is now set very high. The historic Fairmont Olympic is wonderfully located for easy access to the city. We walked almost everywhere. The hotel concierge provided helpful advice upon request. The 5th Avenue Theatre is just a block away. Pike Place... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Really had a great time with the family during a week of perfect weather in Seattle. The hotel is beautiful, but a little dated. My wife and I stayed there many years ago when it was the Four Seasons. It doesn't look like much has changed. Not that it looks bad, but it does look like it's time for some... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very professional overall. Front desk was snooty. Great location to see the downtown area. Parking is very pricey. Gorgeous original lobby and adjacent public rooms. Would recommend for a woman traveling alone. Room was a pleasant place to stay during my travel activity downtime.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

What a lovely hotel! The details in the architecture and decor add to the joy of my stay. Staff was beyond helpful and very kind. The room decor was aged. The curtain in my room would not close all the way letting some light in, and the wall-to-wall carpet had a crease that I kept tripping on. Other rooms did... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Beautiful hotel. The rooms are huge and large bathrooms with all the comforts of being away from home! The windows open for cool fresh air while sleeping. Everyone who works there is helpful and courteous. It's in a great downtown Seattle location and convenient to walk everywhere. The lynx line is a block away to get you to the football... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

You cant really expect anything else with Fairmont but excellence. Great location, wonderful staff, beautiful amenities, gorgeous room, soft bed etc etc. Food and rooms are a bit pricier but I am a Fairmont Presidents Club member which is worth it for Free wifi and accelerated check in. Free Milk and cookies for kids delivered by room service, we only... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Ideally located close to Pike Place, great dining and shopping and other attractions within an easy walk. Beautiful and elegant facility with 2 truly fine restaurants. No reason not to stay here if you are in Seattle.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My husband and I just stayed here for two nights on vacation. The location of this hotel is in the retail/business district and just blocks away from theater, Pikes Market and other major Seattle attractions. The hotel check-in process went smoothly - as we notified the front desk that we were there very early and they quickly said that they... More

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Address: 411 University St., Seattle, WA 98101
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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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