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Fairmont Palliser

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133 9 Ave SW, Calgary, Alberta T2P 2M3 Canada
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Welcome to Canada's most dynamic city and Calgary's premier hotel. Centrally located in downtown Calgary, Fairmont Palliser is conveniently situated near the city's business and financial district and is within walking distance to the city's most exciting retail shopping, arts, culture and entertainment venues. Join us for all-day dining in Hawthorn Dining Room and Bar; Happy Hour Monday through Friday; Classic Cocktails in the Lounge;and traditional Afternoon Tea on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. We invite you to sit back and relax with friends and family at our iconic hotel.
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Valet parking
Free internet
Pool
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Board games / puzzles
Children's television networks
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Paid private parking on-site
Wifi
Paid wifi
Hot tub
Swimming pool toys
Indoor pool
Heated pool
Sauna
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Breakfast in the room
Complimentary instant cofffee
Kids' meals
Special diet menus
Airport transportation
Business Center with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Spa
24-hour security
Baggage storage
Concierge
Currency exchange
Gift shop
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Shops
ATM on site
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24-hour front desk
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Tyler Friesen wrote a review Nov 22
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From start to finish of your stay you will feel at home and pampered. Fairmont has always delivered unbeatable hospitality paired with great ambiance and luxury. Staff are always friendly and formal which adds to the magic. Rooms are well appointed and stately in feel, we had a king suite which was perfect for 2. We wont stay anywhere else except a fairmont, try it for your self and you will understand why.
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Date of stay: November 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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200virginiai wrote a review Oct 2020
Rocky Mountain House, Canada3 contributions
We pulled up and were greeted immediately, having the car door opened for us as we stepped out, our luggage whisked away, all we had to do was get ourselves to the front desk. The beautiful lobby did not disappoint with beautiful chandeliers and elegance all around us. The service was impeccable, so much so that we changed our dinner plans and decided to eat at the in house restaurant. Our room was lovely, unfortunately zero view, but that’s ok. Dinner was whole other experience. We expected continued luxury and elegance into the Dining room, but unfortunately the dining room was in complete disconnect from the elegance and history of the rest of the hotel. The decor was tacky, the menu hugely disappointing with very few realistic and real people options. Presentation is so overrated and overpriced. The most expensive fries I’ve ever had. Then to add to the “ambiance” , listening to Gangsters Paradise as you’re trying to have a romantic dinner. What a disappointment to say the least. Zero class and beyond tacky. Someone needs to reclaim the dining room and bring it back to the elegance and class that is Fairmont. Get rid of your overpriced chef and hire one from the Keg.
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Date of stay: October 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Jaimi Hiscock wrote a review Oct 2020
Edmonton, Canada120 contributions41 helpful votes
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We are Accor Platinum members so we chose the Palliser Hotel for a 2 night stay in Calgary. Upon check in we were provided an complimentary upgrade to a deluxe room. We inquired about upgrades for purchase and we were offered the Royal Suite for a great price. The Royal Suite is over 900 sq feet on the 8th floor and includes an additional powder room, living room, dining room, and small kitchenette. This suite was stunning. Service at the hotel was excellent. There is currently no housekeeping service automatically provided due to Covid , however we requested that our room receive service and they obliged. We also requested additional blankets and toiletries which were promptly delivered to our suite. Staff was friendly throughout. On site dining consists of the Hawthorn lounge. We enjoyed breakfast there one morning and cocktails in the lounge both evenings and we were satisfied with the service and ambience. The pool facility at this hotel is very nice. Reservations are required due to capacity limits but we had no problem making reservations with the front desk on short notice. The gold floor lounge is currently not open - when we inquired with management as to when the lounge will reopen they stated they are slated to reopen in April. This is due to decreased demand during Covid pandemic. Due to no fault of the hotel, downtown Calgary is not busy at this time. Overall we highly enjoyed our stay.
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Date of stay: October 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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ubermonk wrote a review Sep 2020
Edmonton, Canada5 contributions
The experience at the Fairmont Palliser was pleasant. You are close to a large variety of restaurants and eventful streets. It was nice to unwind in the Deluxe King room, however it should be noted that at the 10th floor, it seems that it takes a while for the water to get hot - so you might need to let the shower run for a couple of minutes before having a warm shower. The view was decent and it is true that you may be disturbed by the sound of the trains nearby if you have your window cracked open - this however was not a problem for us. It was nice for the staff to give a little bag that had sanitizer, gloves, a sanitizing wipe, and a mask at the front desk. The pool and steam room was clean and functional. The gym had adequate equipment and sanitizing measures, though I would suggest having more spray bottles in the case of having more than 2 people there. I didn't like that the internet was very slow - I believe that it should be a standard to provide excellent wifi for guests. The TV also did not cast (Netflix) properly - it did not work with the multiple devices I had attempted several times having been equipped with knowledge from previous experiences with the software from other hotels. All in all, I think that I would stay at the Fairmont Palliser again, hoping that they would upgrade their internet issue and have their TVs software maintained properly.
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Date of stay: September 2020
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Alex Sico wrote a review Sep 2020
Calgary, Canada132 contributions119 helpful votes
We only stayed one night but it was excellent! The pool and hot tub are very appealing to the eye and very clean. The room had a queen bed and an amazing view of the Calgary tower (at the 10th floor). The bathroom was marble, very clean and detailed. Check in was very easy and fast. Only major downside was no free Wi-Fi.
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Date of stay: September 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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$115 - $278 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about Fairmont Palliser
Which popular attractions are close to Fairmont Palliser?
Nearby attractions include Glenbow Museum (0.2 miles), Wonderland Sculpture (0.2 miles), and Famous Five Statues (0.2 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Fairmont Palliser?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include an indoor pool, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
What food & drink options are available at Fairmont Palliser?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Fairmont Palliser?
Yes, paid private parking on-site, paid private parking nearby, and valet parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Fairmont Palliser?
Conveniently located restaurants include Workshop Kitchen + Culture, Ten Foot Henry, and One18 Empire.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Fairmont Palliser?
Yes, guests have access to an indoor pool, a fitness center, and a sauna during their stay.
Does Fairmont Palliser have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Fairmont Palliser offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Is Fairmont Palliser located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.5 miles away from the center of Calgary.
Are any cleaning services offered at Fairmont Palliser?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Are pets allowed at Fairmont Palliser?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Does Fairmont Palliser offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business center, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.