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The Fairmont Hotel Macdonald

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Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
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76 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015 via mobile

Stayed here for a special mother daughter night. Everything was incredible. We stayed in a Deluxe view room. The room was clean, comfortable and spacious. The bed was amazing! Every staff member we encountered was so wonderful! The food was top notch too! Everything about our stay was absolutely perfect. My daughter felt like a princess the whole time!

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GarrettTurta, General Manager at The Fairmont Hotel Macdonald, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to stay with us for your special Mother Daughter night. We are very happy that you chose to spend this with us and I am very happy to hear that we were able to add to the enjoyment of your time. In addition, very happy to hear your daughter was made to feel like a princess.... More 

New Bern, North Carolina
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95 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015

I only spent one night at the Fairmount McDonald...it had most of the amenities you'd expect at a Fairmount but iseveral small items were missing...nothing major but not typical of their attention to detail. All in all, I wish I'd stayed at a hotel closer to the airport.

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Edmonton
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015

Bought a night stay for my daughter for her Birthday! this place is amazing. Wonderful staff excellent dining. Lovey Lovely swimming,steam room sauna, and hot tub, Felt like princesses! Thank. you for the Memories.

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GarrettTurta, General Manager at The Fairmont Hotel Macdonald, responded to this review

Happy Belated Birthday!!! It was very nice to hear that you choose to celebrate your birthday with us. In addition, it was very pleasing to hear that you had a wonderful stay and that you felt our hotel was amazing. We do hope to welcome you back in the near future at Fairmont Hotel Macdonald. Regards, Garrett Turta General Manager More 

Rocky Mountain House, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

This is a beautiful old hotel, over 100 years to be exact.This hotel has lots of charm and friendly staff but thats where it ends.Very expensive , rooms are small and up grades needed.Valet is a option which I would recommend , because the parking is tight and the streets busy.Lots of street people living behind the hotel fences and... More 

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GarrettTurta, General Manager at The Fairmont Hotel Macdonald, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to stay with us and for taking the time to share your comments. It was very nice to hear you enjoyed our team, however that you felt certain things were not as expected. We do utilize a secondary location for our parking and we do work hard with our vendors to ensure the best possible pricing.... More 

Fort McMurray, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

We stayed 2 nights in late August. I booked through Aeroplan Distinction for the added benefits of our membership. These included a free upgrade (if available), welcome gift and room credit. We did not get the room upgrade when we checked in and did not receive the welcome gift until the second day when I mentioned its' absence. That being... More 

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GarrettTurta, General Manager at The Fairmont Hotel Macdonald, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to stay with us and for taking the time to share your comments. It was very pleasing to hear that you enjoyed your stay, however disappointing to hear that not everything was perfect. I have followed up with my front office team to ensure the amenities are delivered on the Aeroplan package. This was an oversight,... More 

Ottawa
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119 reviews
34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

Another great, relaxing stay at a fairmont hotel. The library lounge and terrace are two great features of the hotel. Having a drink overlooking the river on a warm night is breathtaking, The rooms are a bit small compared to other hotels and they are nicely decorated with very comfortable beds. I have a room on the city side and... More 

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GarrettTurta, General Manager at The Fairmont Hotel Macdonald, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your comments. It was very nice to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us at Fairmont Hotel Macdonald. In addition, I am very happy to hear that you were able to take advantage of our grounds and patio for your dining needs. I will ensure your comments are shared with my... More 

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14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 via mobile

We returned to this classy facility for the first time since just over 39 years ago, on our wedding night. While there's been significant slippage on the personal front, this stately place has maintained a deserved reputation in celebrating a centenary. We enjoyed a sumptuous buffet breakfast that while not inexpensive was full value.

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015

I stayed at the Fairmont Macdonald recenty for a business meeting. It has the traditional Fairmont service and hospitality. The hotel does miss the traditional Gold Floor amenities though. Will recommend the library lounge as a meeting place. Well appointed

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GarrettTurta, General Manager at The Fairmont Hotel Macdonald, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to stay with us and for taking the time to share your comments. It was very nice to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you felt our service was traditional Fairmont hospitality. With regards to Fairmont Gold, we are working on this and we do hope to have an announcement on this... More 

Bloomington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

Just a spectacular stay--comfortable room, reliable wifi, genuinely helpful and friendly staff. They resolved even the tiniest problem and treated me like I was the most important guest there. The breakfasts were superb and the lunch/dinners were also excellent. Not a huge menu to choose from, but not really a big issue. The food and beverages were extremely pricey, however--the... More 

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GarrettTurta, General Manager at The Fairmont Hotel Macdonald, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to stay with us and for taking the time to share your comments. It was very nice to hear that you enjoyed your stay and were able to take advantage of all that we have to offer. In addition, I am very happy to hear that our team was very engaging and were able to take... More 

London, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

I love the Fairmont chain and you cannot dispute the outstanding service that it provides. However I just want to caution anyone that is planning to visit the pool area and advertised Terrace, they will be disappointed. The outside area is closed and in the middle of Summer I was looking forward to some fresh air while sipping one of... More 

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GarrettTurta, General Manager at The Fairmont Hotel Macdonald, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to stay with us and for taking the time to share your comments. It was nice to hear that you enjoyed your stay, however very disheartening to hear that you did not enjoy our pool area. Our pool patio area is currently closed, however we will have this returned to service shortly. That being said, our... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Spa
GreenLeadersSilver level
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
The Harvest Room
The Harvest Room
Cuisines: Canadian, Gluten Free Options, European
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Room Service
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Airport Transportation
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Stately Downtown Hotel located 30 km from international airport. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Fairmont Hotel Macdonald

Address: 10065 100 St NW, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 0N6, Canada
Location: Canada > Alberta > Edmonton
Price Range: $156 - $313 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Fairmont Hotel Macdonald 4*
Number of rooms: 198
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Also Known As:
Fairmont Hotel Edmonton
Fairmont Hotel Macdonald
Fairmont Edmonton
Edmonton Fairmont
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#1 Luxury Hotel in Edmonton
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#7 Business Hotel in Edmonton
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