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The Fairmont Palliser

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Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

I'm a frequent guest at the Palliser because they know how to give great service. From the valet attendant, who recognizes me every time, to the front desk, who always has my reservation ready and right. Renovated rooms with historic charm and all the amenities. I make a point of making this a family destination just so my family can...

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Abbotsford, Canada
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

The hotel has great service like most Fairmont properties. I would suggest requesting a renovated room since they are a lot better and more modern. The hotel is located in a convenient location close to restaurants and bars.

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Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I had a casual breakfast at the Palliser - Rimrock restaurant. Myself and my breakfast date both had salmon omelette's. They were substantial and full of good stuff complimented with a side of fruit and tomatoes. Nice. Pricey but, 'hey' it was a special occasion.

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Thank Doug C
Malvern, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

We stayed here for a week in August 2016 in a family room with two double beds. Check-in was swift. The room was huge, clean and elegantly decorated. The beds were supremely comfortable. Although the hotel is situated downtown the room was very quiet and we heard little noise even when we slept with the window open. The only slight...

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Lethbridge
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I absolutely love staying here. Everything is always incredible. Staff is attentive, rooms are clean and modern. The showers are rain showers, so if you have thick hair like me, it will take a while. 24 hr room service is great, arrived very quickly. We were upgraded for free at check-in. The beds are comfy, firm mattresses. We opted for...

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Thank JoJoPanda
Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Staff were very friendly and helpful. The room was large and the bed was fabulous best bed we have ever slept in, we had a great breakfast using the buffet even had eggs benedict on the buffet, quite expensive, but if you filled up you wouldn't need to eat all day, so not to bad value. Great location in...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Fairmont Paliser is located at the heart of downtown Calgary. When we arrived, they have both self park and valet. For weekends, valet is 29 bucks, but week days is 40. If you are staying for weekdays, I recommend the self park, just because 40 dollars a day adds up. The room itself looks new and refurbished. Flat screen...

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Reviewed 1 week ago

My son and I arrived last night after a long arduous flight from Sydney direct. Our luggage was misplaced by the airport goblins in LA , so we arrived at the hotel some 20 hours later looking like wrecks with nothing. The AMAZING staff swept us up and had solutions to our immediate problems....from reception, to concierge, to Chris the...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here on business for a couple days in December 2016. Front desk check in was fast and efficient and hotel is centrally located. Staff throughout was courteous and helpful without being insincere. After checking into my room, noticed that it was drafty and called downstairs. Initially they tried fixing the HVAC unsuccessfully. Within 10 minutes the front desk gentleman...

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Walsall, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Gorgeous hotel, sumptuous room, beautiful spa, excellent location , situated right next to Calgary Tower in downtown. Plenty of bars, cafes and restaurants, short walk to the nearest Mall. One street away from the tram lines

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  • Pool
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  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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The Oak Room
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Cuisines: Canadian
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Since 1914, The Fairmont Palliser has been the city's premier address, the cornerstone of Calgary's hospitality industry and a landmark building that is rich in history and architecture. Set in the heart of the city, The Fairmont Palliser is a historical landmark offering distinctive accommodation in elegant surroundings. Recent renovations include five floors of guest rooms and the expansion of Fairmont Gold. A brand new Fairmont Gold Lounge, Concierge and Check-in area can be found on the Penthouse Level. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Fairmont Palliser

Address: 133 9th Avenue Southwest, Calgary, Alberta T2P 2M3, Canada
Region: Canada > Alberta > Calgary
Price Range: $175 - $432 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Fairmont Palliser 4*
Number of rooms: 407
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Also Known As:
The Fairmont Palliser Hotel Calgary
Fairmont Hotel Calgary
Fairmont Hotel Palliser
Fairmont Calgary
Calgary Fairmont
The Fairmont Palliser Calgary, Alberta
Hotel Style:
#4 Spa Hotel in Calgary
#6 Luxury Hotel in Calgary
#9 Romantic Hotel in Calgary
#9 Business Hotel in Calgary
#14 Family Hotel in Calgary
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“Trains run next to the hotel on the south side. It wasn't too loud from our south-facing 8th floor room, but could be on lower floors.”
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