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The Fairmont Olympic Seattle

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Reviewed 8 June 2015 via mobile

Checked in for two nights, staff at the front desk were helpful and friendly. Decor is true to its time, beautiful interior and located in a great spot within seattle. The room was a little on the smaller side, bathroom was beautiful and spacious. One power point in the bathroom didnt work, but no big deal. The restaurant downstairs called...

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

Hello Simone, Thank you for being our guest and for taking the time to write. I am glad to read that during your stay in Seattle, not only did you choose us, but that you so enjoyed your stay. And we are so glad that you enjoyed Shuckers! Our team strives to create unique and beautiful dining experiences and it...

Rockville, Maryland
Reviewed 8 June 2015

The Fairmont Olympic truly felt like a "home away from home". The staff was excellent and always made us feel welcomed, regardless of what we were doing. We had a truly heartwarming and comfortable stay.

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

Thank you for being our guest at the Fairmont Olympic Hotel and for taking the time to share your review, as well as sharing your comments with us directly. I am very glad to read that you felt we were your "home away from home" during your stay and that our banquet and conference staff could be of service. I...

Sherman Oaks
Reviewed 8 June 2015

Great service, great room. President's Club members can have gym clothes waiting in the room, so no need to pack sneakers and clothes for exercise. In addition, the Fairmont has a car service for local drop off/pick up

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

Hello, Thank you for being our guest and for taking the time to write. I am glad to read that during your stay in Seattle, not only did you choose us, but that you so enjoyed your stay. Also, thank you for reminding readers to join our President's Club. As you mentioned, it is complimentary to join and includes free...

outside Atlanta, GA
Reviewed 7 June 2015

We stayed in adjoining rooms the night before the cruise, and were upgraded on one room to a small suite. The decor was fantastic, the beds were excellent. We enjoyed how close this hotel was to everything in Seattle, the mall, shopping, and since it's Seattle, there's a starbucks at almost every corner. Bellhops and concierge were helpful and prompt;...

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

Hello, Thank you for being our guest and for taking the time to write. We appreciate your kind words in regards to our bell staff and concierge 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. Thank...

Winter Haven
Reviewed 6 June 2015

Amazing facility with a wonderful and attentive staff. And the well preserved history of the hotel is a special added treat - a visit without taking the time to read information about the hotel's past (available from the concierge) and explore around would be missing an important part of the stay. Unfortunately, we did not have an opportunity to enjoy...

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

Hello Kenneth, Thank you for being our guest and for taking the time to write. And what a thoughtful and kind message! We work incredibly hard to keep our level of service and commitment to the customer as high as possible, and it is really rewarding when our efforts to exceed expectations go noticed. We also love to hear when...

Brookfield, Massachusetts
Reviewed 6 June 2015

After our cruise to Alaska, we stayed at the Fairmont Olympic for one evening. This hotel has that old, classic charm with a modern touch. Staff were very pleasant and personable, and this hotel is located just a short walk to the famous fish market. The room was impeccable and the bed was very comfortable. I would definitely stay at...

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

Hello Johnna, Thank you for being our guest and for taking the time to write. I am glad to read that not only did you choose us for your post-cruise hotel option, but that you so enjoyed your stay. And thank you for the comments about our central location. We take a lot of pride in being such an integral...

Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 6 June 2015

This is one of those elegant hotels that exude history and charm - a beautiful old world building, with a sense of a bygone era. The decor is tasteful, the rooms are large and the beds really comfortable (maybe a little on the soft side?). Everything is spotlessly clean and in excellent condition. The staff are delightful and so welcoming....

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Ormskirk, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 June 2015

Well situated near to restaurants and downtown, plenty of rooms, clean rooms of good size. Tea and coffee facilities in room. Comfortable bed and spacious bathroom. Staff very friendly and helpful. Breakfast very good.

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

Hello Ian, Thank you for being our guest and for taking the time to write. I am glad to read that during your stay in Seattle, not only did you choose us, but that you so enjoyed your stay. Additionally, thanks for the kind words in regards to our culinary program. Our team strives to create unique and beautiful dining...

Naples, Florida
Reviewed 5 June 2015

I was here for a short business trip. This is a historic landmark hotel from the early 1900s. Yes - its been remodeled and well kept. Fantastic service and great location. I'd stay here again. Great location and access.

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

Hello, Thank you for being our guest and for taking the time to write. And what a thoughtful and kind message! We truly take a lot of pride in our level of service and commitment to the customer, and it is really rewarding when our efforts to exceed expectations go noticed. Thank you again, and we look forward to welcoming...

Iluka
Reviewed 5 June 2015

This is a wonderful hotel conveniently located in Seattle. The room was very clean with an extremely elegant with three rooms. Bedroom, lounge and bathroom. Very large for a hotel room. Excellent staff.

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

Hello Christine, 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. And thanks for...

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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
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Cuisines: American, French
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  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Airport Transportation
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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: €193 - €472 (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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