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The Fairmont Olympic Seattle

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From Check in to Check out, the hotel staff made sure we had everything we needed. The accommodations are clean and neat. The hotel itself is beautiful. Fresh flowers in the main lobby each day. It kept up with a Victorian/Downtown Abby feel with the Georgian Room there to serve afternoon tea.

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

Thank you for being our guest and for writing! We will pass along your words for our staff and the hotel speaks for itself. Afternoon Tea in The Georgian is always a special treat and good to know you enjoyed it. Regards, Markus Treppenhauer General Manager

Surrey, Canada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Such a great location to enjoy all Seattle has to offer. We loved being able to walk everywhere! The staff were friendly and attentive. The rooms are always clean and very comfortable. This hotel is quite historical which is a nice treat!

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

We are so pleased to see you enjoyed our hotel and Seattle. It's nice to know the historical aspect of our property is appreciated as well. Thank you for being our guest and we hope you will return soon. Regards, Markus Treppenhauer General Manager

Danville, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Fairmont Olympic was a perfect spot to stay for the Northwest Garden and Flower show. Beautifully decorated rooms, very spacious and well appointed. We were greeted at the door upon arriving and given a small gift for my Nephew's wife and children upon departure. The swimming pool in the middle of spring snow and rains was a delightful alternative...

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

We are thrilled to have provided an oasis for you and your family to enjoy in the middle of our crazy weather weekend. We hope you enjoyed the Northwest Garden Show as much as you did our hotel. We are always pleased to go above and beyond the usual service to make our guest feel welcomed and at home. Thank...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The room I stayed in is perfect. Great living space, bedroom bathroom and area for coffee and tea. So happy to find a place that has a tea pot and great teas to select from. The ballrooms and feel of the hotel are top notch.

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

We could not be more pleased to know you enjoyed your stay with us and the amenities in your Guest Room. Our Spanish Ballroom is lovely and grand and glad you got to experience it. Thank you for taking your valuable time to write and we look forward to your next stay with us. Regards, Markus Treppenhauer General Manager

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice, modern rooms in a great location! The staff was very attentive and helpful. I ordered room service in the late evening and really enjoyed the salad and fish and chips that I ordered. There are shops steps away from this hotel along with a ton of restaurant options.

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

We are pleased that you enjoyed so much of your stay and thank you for being our guest. Come see us again soon. Regards, Markus Treppenhauer General Manager

Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at the Fairmont Olympic last night and had such a wonderful stay. The rooms was exquisite and so comfortable and most importantly the staff is phenomenal! Amazing service from absolutely everyone that we worked with. We stayed at the Fairmont in SF for our honeymoon and we stayed at the Fairmont in Victoria when we visited there. All...

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

Thank you for your wonderful, kind words for our hotel and our staff. This is exactly what we strive for and want our guests to take away from the experience of staying with us. We cannot thank you enough for being a loyal Fairmont guest and we are honored to be your new favorite property! We hope you will return...

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very nice hotel. Great large rooms with all the utilities necessary. bathroom very small though and a bit outdated. Bed absolutely heaven. very large. Airconditioning is good and windows can also be opened. breakfast is good although prices are to steep. $5 for a regular filter coffee from a can? buffet is only sweet/ granola and no eggs. Very good...

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

We are happy to read that you had a good, comfortable stay. Even with a few minor issues we do hope you will return as our guest very soon. Thank you for taking your time to provide the feedback. Regards, Markus Treppenhauer General Manager

Brandon, Florida
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

They are not up to par with the decor. They will get u to pay for the micro wave or refrig in your room whic i found to be extemely odd when you are paying quite a bit for a luxury hotel. Maybe I wish to drink cold water around the clock. I am certainly not calling down stairs for...

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

We thank you for the feedback and it sounds as if overall you did enjoy your stay. We appreciate your recommendations and will consider them. We are pleased you found our location and service to your liking and thank you very much for being our guest. Regards, Markus Treppenhauer General Manager

Wilmington, Delaware
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Truth in advertising - we love Fairmonts so take this review with a grain of salt! I try not to be TOO biased in my reviews of their properties (this visit marks the 40th Fairmont property we have been to) and I definitely measure them pretty harshly against other Fairmont properties. Having said that, we were THRILLED with out stays...

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

And Fairmont's love you! Your loyalty to Fairmont is so very appreciated and we cannot thank you enough for being such a valued guest for so long now. Visiting 40 Fairmont properties is quite impressive and we are so pleased to be at the top end of the list of favorites. We work very hard to anticipate our guests needs...

Orange County, California
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We recently spent 4 nights at this hotel for my birthday celebration. This is always our hotel when we visit Seattle, but this was our first visit since the remodel. While I've read here that the new room decor is not to everyone's taste, it's really fine. The chairs and couch are not quite as comfy and overstuffed as the...

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

Wow! First and foremost, we are so glad your injury was not too serious. Thank you for the compliments for our staff and we will make sure the colleagues you mentioned are aware of how pleased you were with their heartfelt service. A genuine and wonderful guest experience is what we strive for and we are so pleased that you...

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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
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Food & drink at the hotel
The Georgian
The Georgian
Cuisines: American
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Airport Transportation
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  • Banquet Room
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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: $339 - $932 (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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#6 Spa Hotel in Seattle
#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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