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The Fairmont Olympic Seattle

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Bridgewater, New Jersey, United States
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent one night here on a recent brief trip to Seattle. This is a beautiful, grand old hotel. Our room only had a view of the interior court yard, but it was large and lovely and the bathroom was luxurious. The staff was friendly and helpful. Our breakfast in the gorgeous Georgian restaurant was included in our stay (this...

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

We are delighted you enjoyed your beautiful but short stay with us. We hope you will return when you can spend a little more time exploring our great city. Thank you so very much for choosing to stay with us and for writing of your experience. Regards, Markus Treppenhauer General Manager

Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a recent business trip to Seattle and I was quite happy with the Olympic Hotel. Staff were friendly and quite proactive in answering my questions. The room was comfortable and quiet, with modern luxurious bathroom and fast WiFi. The best part of this hotel was definitely the breakfast -- pricey but worth the money if you can afford it....

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Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our stay at the Fairmont was very pleasant and enjoyable. The staff was extremely friendly and personal but still professional. The hotel is beautiful, great location with lots of shops and restaurants nearby. The free car service provided by the hotel was a bonus.

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

Thank you for the kind words about our hotel, staff and location among other things. We certainly hope that means you will return. The house car is very convenient for our guests and good to know you utilized it. Regards, Markus Treppenhauer General Manager

Las Cruces, New Mexico
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A beautiful hotel!!..wonderful staff...so polite and attentive. The bar was awesome and the bar staff was the best! The restaurant food was excellent. Staying here was a wonderful birthday celebration.

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

Happy birthday! We are honored to have provided a place for such great birthday memories and hope you will do it again. Thank you for being our special guest and for taking time to write. Regards, Markus Treppenhauer General Manager

East Anglia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff were efficient and friendly and check in was speedy. The hotel was well located for sight seeing, shops and restaurants. We walked everywhere except for a taxi trip to and from Ballard. Our suite was spacious and comfortable. Not an amazing view from the room but that didn't matter.

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

We are pleased to read you enjoyed the location of our hotel so you could explore much of our beautiful city. Thank you for being our guest and for writing as well. Regards, Markus Treppenhauer General Manager

Cincinnati, Ohio
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Fairmont Seattle is always a consistent stay with a more classic and historical style property. In line with the Fairmont brand. Fantastic location downtown, with renovated rooms giving it a nice refresh. We also used catering and onsite meeting rooms for client meetings this trip with great success. Hats off to Ashley in catering and Cathy at the concierge...

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

We always like hearing that the historical aspect of our property is appreciated so thank you for that. We will make sure Ashley and Cathy are aware of how much you enjoyed their service and extra attention. Thank you for choosing to stay with us and we sincerely hope you will return soon. Regards, Markus Treppenhauer General Manager

Tucson, Arizona
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a beautiful facility. Old school elegance and charm. The meeting rooms, food and staff were simply excellent. Great central city location with easy walks to much of what you want to do in Seattle.

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

Thank you so much for staying with us for business or pleasure! We will be sure our hard working staff knows of your kind words for them. Sounds as if you were able to explore much of what our city and property has to offer and hope you will return soon for more exploration. Regards, Markus Treppenhauer General Manager

Maryland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Pros:Beautiful hotel with excellent rooms. Cons: front desk texts you at 11pm to see how it's going, random whistling in the hallways, & nosey seagulls (see photo) All jokes aside...Super terrific hotel..Just like all Fairmont properties

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

We are delighted to see you enjoyed your stay and the hotel even with texts, whistling and seagulls, such an interesting combo! We can' thank you enough for being a loyal Fairmont guest and thank you for taking your valuable time to write and let us know how we are doing. Regards, Markus Treppenhauer General Manager

Tampa, Florida
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We spent five nights while here for a conference. The hotel is, well, perfect. Sign up for the Presidents Club, it's free and makes checking in a breeze. The doorman had my keys ready and I had free internet. The hotel is a historic building and is gorgeous. There are several comfortable places to sit and enjoy a drink or...

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

Thank you very much for sharing your thoughts and experience regarding your stay with us. We could not be more pleased you enjoyed and had everything your needed for a great stay. We could not agree more that our staff is our best feature and please be assured we will pass along your sentiment to them. Thank you for being...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Fairmont is an older, yet beautiful Hotel in a very good location downtown. My room was decent sized, clean and comfortable. The wifi signal was good, although there were limited outlets in the room for my devices, and only one working outlet near the desk. The public areas of the hotel are nice, as are the restaurants, The Georgian...

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

Thank you for acknowledging the history of our hotel as we are very proud of it. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay which hopefully means you will return when possible. Thank you for being our valued guest and for writing. Regards, Markus Treppenhauer General Manager

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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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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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The Georgian
The Georgian
Cuisines: American
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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: €287 - €657 (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
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#11 Business Hotel in Seattle
#13 Luxury Hotel in Seattle
#16 Family Hotel in Seattle
#17 Green Hotel in Seattle
#18 Romantic Hotel in Seattle
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