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The Fairmont Olympic Seattle

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Redmond, Washington
Reviewed 27 June 2015

We had a suite & it was magnificent. Apartment size with everything just about right. I have 2 complaints - There is not complimentary water in a room that costs this much!! Its $8 for a bottle of water!! Also we wanted lunch in the Georgian Room but there was a 45 minute wait. I think guests should have priority...

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Annapolis, Maryland
Reviewed 27 June 2015

I can't rave enough about the Fairmont Olympic Hotel. I booked it 9 months in advance as our night before the cruise hotel. I wanted something nice since we were celebrating our 25th Anniversary with this trip. It was a perfect choice for us. I was able to check in via email before our flight from Baltimore took off. We...

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

Hello Joan, Thank you so much for staying with us on such an important part of your life. I am so happy to hear that your anniversary here at Fairmont Olympic Hotel was so well enjoyed. Additionally, thank you for choosing to stay with us prior to your cruise! Seattle is becoming a very popular cruise port and we appreciate...

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 27 June 2015

Great location within walking distance to Pikes Place and other attractions. Excellent service, but this beautiful old hotel could use a bit of a facelift. The hallway carpets are worn and dirty and just as bad in our room. We loves the extra space and turndown service in our suite but the couch was uncomfortable, we could feel the springs....

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Connecticut
Reviewed 26 June 2015

The Fairmont is a wonderful hotel. All the staff were terrific. The room was very spacious for the price point and the bathroom was very nice also. Room was generally quiet. The main lobby is beautiful and relaxing. The location is good and a short walk to the monorail and the light rail. You can get to most attractions on...

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

Hello Patrick, Thank you for being our guest and for taking the time to write. We appreciate your kind words in regards to our staff and their level of service. We are always striving for excellence and personal service, and it is very rewarding when our guests take the time to let us know they are pleased. Additionally, thank you...

Vero Beach
Reviewed 26 June 2015

Just Excellent, perfect location in Seattle with world class service and staff. I'd recommend this hotel to anyone for business or pleasure who wants to be close to the heart of the city and be in an historic building that's truly one of a kind.

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

Hello John, Thank you for being our guest and for taking the time to write. We appreciate your kind words in regards to our staff and their level of service. We are always striving for excellence and personal service, and it is very rewarding when our guests take the time to let us know they are pleased. Also, thank you...

Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Reviewed 26 June 2015

The classic style of hospitable American hotel, a real hotel with genuine and friendly service. Spacious, calm, relaxed, attentive and great great great food. The doorman was wonderfully friendly on my departure. Very fast Internet, so much better than elsewhere in Seattle.

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

Hello James, Thank you for being our guest and for taking the time to write. We appreciate your kind words in regards to our staff and their level of service. We are always striving for excellence and personal service, and it is very rewarding when our guests take the time to let us know they are pleased. We hope that...

Connecticut
Reviewed 26 June 2015

The Fairmont is a wonderful hotel. All the staff were terrific. The room was very spacious for the price point and the bathroom was very nice also. Room was generally quiet. The main lobby is beautiful and relaxing. The location is good and a short walk to the monorail and the light rail. You can get to most attractions on...

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Livermore
Reviewed 25 June 2015

We stayed for three nights and had a wonderful time. The room was clean, quiet and well appointed. The staff was very helpful and eager to please. Concierge was very helpful for Seattle first timers. Initially, I had poor WiFi in my room. A call to the front desk resulted in a wireless router promptly installed on our room -...

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

Hello Gary, Thank you for choosing to stay with us for your mini-vacation. I am glad to read that you so enjoyed your stay and your time in Seattle. I am also glad to hear that our staff worked so quickly and efficiently to get your wifi issue resolved. Thank you again, and we look forward to welcoming you back...

Concord, Massachusetts
Reviewed 23 June 2015

Nice but somewhat dated hotel. Concierge staff are very friendly and helpful Swimming pool dreadful if you want to swim laps as it is only 2.5ft at the shallow end. Hotel restaurants are worth the visit

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Baltimore, Maryland
Reviewed 22 June 2015

We stayed at the Fairmont Olympic Hotel the night before our cruise. We booked this through our cruise line, so I didn't know what to expect, besides what was on their web site. Well, I was delighted with what we got. It has the look of an old-fashioned hotel, but all the amenities of a contemporary one. By that I...

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

Hello Cailin, What a wonderful note! You hit on all the points we try so hard to make sure are always at the highest level of luxury and comfort. Thank you so much for pointing out so many wonderful things about our hotel, we are truly humbled. I hope that you choose to stay with us (and other Fairmont Hotels)...

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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The Georgian
The Georgian
Cuisines: American, French
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Hot Tub
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • 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
Region: United States > Washington > Seattle
Price Range: ₹ 13,817 - ₹ 33,969 (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
#14 Green Hotel in Seattle
#16 Family Hotel in Seattle
#18 Romantic Hotel in Seattle
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