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The Fairmont Olympic Seattle

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Calgary, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

3 nights in an ideal location in downtown Seattle. We had a king suite on the 4th floor, beautifully renovated (recently). The amenities in room were fabulous, and our 13 yr old son found the pull out couch very comfortable. The concierge staff were always attentive to our needs and the valet service went over and above at all times.... More 

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Austin, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This Fairmont is in a prime downtown location--walkable to Pike Place Market, the water, shopping (LV & Gucci are across the street, Nordstrom a few blocks away), etc. The area is lovely, as is the Fairmont property itself. The rooms are beautiful, modern, and clean....if you get a renovated floor--so please ask for it specifically. The to-be-renovated floors are old... More 

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Windsor, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

What a beautiful hotel! The lobby is so gorgeous. We loved our room. We had a corner room and it was nice and big. The bathroom was large and beautiful. The bed was so comfy. We just loved our room. I could have stayed in there the whole trip in Seattle. Only one thing that bothered me was that you... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A lovely hotel, centrally located, just a short walk to the Pier and the Seattle Aquarium. This Fairmont was a little different from other Fairmont Hotels in that the rooms were a bit more modern that other Fairmont's. They were large and roomy and very comfortable. The Lobby and dinning room were in the "Grand Old Style", regal and luxurious.... More 

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Honolulu, Hawaii USA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed here for a weekend during the Christmas holiday season. The hotel was lovely. It has nice bathroom amenities, and I particularly liked the "pet menu" on the room service menu. I don't travel with pets, but for those who do, a service like that might be very welcoming. If I could, I'd give this hotel 4.5 stars. On... More 

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Ingleside sydney
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Good hotel. Great staff, food was good in the oyster bar but was on the expensive side. Walking distance to shopping and other restaurants. We spent three nights here and it was an enjoyable stay. The bakery joined to the hotel will leave you waiting for half an hour unless you throw a tip in their bowl we watched six... More 

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San Juan Islands, WA
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7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I always get the best treatment at the Olympic. Staff is fantastic. The location is convenient to all of downtown, Pike Place, Capitol Hill, and the convention center. My favorite for a special stay in Seattle.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Location and service first class. Exceptional buffet breakfast. Nespresso coffee machine in the room. Very attentive concierge desk. Staff is very friendly to everyone equally, no snobbism there! Loved every minute being there without worrying if I look good enough for this place in my casual attire.

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Littleton, Colorado
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

What a great hotel. Right in the historic district, originally the Unin of Washington (it is on University St). Now a 5 *, beautiful clean rooms with lots of space, best buffet breakfast, free shudule for 2 mi range, good restaurant and others close by. We will return upon return to Seatle.

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

Hello Don, Thank you for being our guest and for taking the time to write. I am so pleased to see that you enjoyed a great stay with us and were able to take advantage of our location and amenities. We look forward to welcoming you back the next time you visit Seattle. Best wishes, Markus Treppenhauer General Manager More 

Zurich, Switzerland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Fairmont hotel is stylish old style traditional Grand Hotel like and gives you a good feeling of being a respected traditional traveler. The Service is exceptional. Luxury Shops in the hotel and a load of additional services complete the positive experience. The rooms are traditional too. The price is absolutely justified. Was in Fairmont for just one night, but... More 

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

Hello Don, Thank you for being our guest and for taking the time to write. I am very pleased to see that you enjoyed your stay with us and that we could provide you with the exceptional service our guests have come to expect from us. We look forward to the opportunity to welcome you back to the Fairmont Olympic... More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
GreenLeadersBronze level
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Food & drink at the hotel
The Georgian
The Georgian
Cuisines: American, Gluten Free, French, Steakhouse
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 Hotel is excited for the next stage in this history with the start of a $25 million renovation. This renovation began on December 9th 2015 and is set to finish in July of 2016. The renovation will go floor by floor and will include buffer floor closures in order to minimize disruption to guests. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Fairmont Olympic Seattle

Address: 411 University St., Seattle, WA 98101
Location: United States > Washington > Seattle
Price Range: $276 - $640 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Fairmont Olympic Seattle 5*
Number of rooms: 450
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Also Known As:
The Fairmont Olympic Seattle Hotel Seattle
Fairmont Olympic Seattle
Fairmont Seattle
Four Seasons Seattle
Seattle Fairmont
Hotel Style:
#6 Spa Hotel in Seattle
#11 Business Hotel in Seattle
#13 Luxury Hotel in Seattle
#15 Green Hotel in Seattle
#16 Family Hotel in Seattle
#18 Romantic Hotel in Seattle
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