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The Fairmont Olympic Seattle

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

stayed as part of trip to vancouver/seattle. Usually go for the more intimate, boutique type hotels if I'm actually going to stay in a city, but, AmEX Platinum deal. Staff very professional but not AS friendly as four seasons. They were busy, sold out and very business like. First room- bathroom wasn't clean. Moved to second room for one night... More 

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Arcadia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I love Fairmont and this one in Seattle was one of my favorites. It's perfectly situated downtown within walking distance to pretty much everything. The property and rooms are beautiful and we never had any issues with noise or smell of cleanliness. The staff was all super friendly and helpful, as I always know to expect from Fairmont. It can... More 

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

Thank you for choosing to be our guest and for taking the time to write. I am very glad to see that you enjoyed your time with us and that we could be of service. I certainly appreciate your kind words about our staff. We are always striving for excellence and personal service and it is very rewarding when our... More 

Miami, Florida
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70 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

You must stay there once - bit long in the tooth - but really convenient location. Staff is great too. Shuckers Oyster Bar downstairs is very good and convenient. Rooms dated, heavy noisy doors - they are upgrading buts it's a old lady. Breakfast in the Georgian Room was really good too.

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

Thank you for being our guest and for taking the time to write. I am pleased to see that you enjoyed your time with us and that we could be of service. The full renovations of all of our guest rooms have now been completed, so we look forward to the opportunity to welcome you back in the future. Best... More 

Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stay at this hotel before and after our cruise tour. It is a luxury and elegant decorated hotel. The location is very convenient, close to the seashore market and restaurent area. The staffs are polite and helpful. The room is huge and clean. Overall, it is a great and excellent hotel!

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

Thank you for choosing to include us in your vacation and for taking the time to write. I am very glad to see that you enjoyed your stay. We are always striving for excellence and personal service and it is very rewarding when our guest let us know they are pleased. I hope that you enjoyed your cruise and that... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed for three nights as a treat as we stayed at medium range hotel on route 101. The room is luxurious and the breakfast was great too. The concierge was able to book us a table at sky city at short notice, we tried booking ourselves but we're told they are fully booked.

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

Thank you for choosing ton include us in your road trip and and taking the time to share your experience. I am very glad to see that you enjoyed your time with us and that we could be of service. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Best wishes, Markus Treppenhauer General Manager More 

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11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Iv been staying at this hotel since 2010 and now everytime I come to Seattle we stay here! You can't beat the location, within walking distance of pike place, macys and all the shopping or a short taxi to Bellview for more shopping. The hotel is historic large rooms and clean service is always good bit very busy during the... More 

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

Thank you for being our loyal guest and for taking the time to share your experience with us. I am very glad to read that we may be your home away from home while you are in Seattle. We are always striving for excellence and personal service and it is very rewarding when our guest let us know they are... More 

Vegas
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73 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Stayed here two bites in August. The room was on the second floor and did not have a view, but was very spacious. It had a large bathroom with tub/shower combination. There was a safe in the closet. We asked the concierge how far away the original home of UPS was, and he said it was about 5-6 blocks; but... More 

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Columbus, Georgia
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5 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The beauty of the Fairmont along with the wonderful staff made our trip to Seattle so much more enjoyable and relaxing. We loved learning about the history of the Fairmont building. The concierge desk made excellent suggestions for our first time visit to the city. The Georgian had a wonderful breakfast buffet that was well worth the money. Shuckers Restaurant... More 

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nicely modernized historic property with comfortable accommodations and a convenient central business district location. Monorail and shopping are an easy few blocks walk to the north and the waterfront a few blocks downhill to the west.

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Conveniently located in downtown Seattle, the Fairmont Olympic is one of the last of the old-style grand hotels, with an historic building and ornate lobby. They just don't build them like this any more. Clean, well-appointed room on the fourth floor had some early morning traffic noises that were noticeable. The breakfast buffet was marvelous, and the service impeccable. That... More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
The Georgian
The Georgian
Cuisines: American, Gluten Free Options, French
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
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  • Banquet Room
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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  • 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 98101-2507
Location: United States > Washington > Seattle
Price Range: $261 - $661 (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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