Fairmont Olympic Hotel, Seattle

411 University St. | Seattle, WA 98101-2507  [SEE MAP]Seattle, WA  [SEE ADDRESS]
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Overview

Iconic luxury hotel in the heart of Seattle
Room rates are pricey

Stylish since 1924, the Fairmont Olympic Hotel, Seattle has stayed true to its elegant roots. Crystal chandeliers dangle delicately from the arched ceiling and a classical pianist performs at afternoon tea in The Terrace lounge. The Fairmont Olympic Hotel receives high praise for everything from its indoor swimming pool to its impeccable service staff to its convenient downtown location. Inside the 450 accommodations, lodgers find terry bathrobes, windows that open to let in the breeze, internet access (free for Le Club AccorHotels members) and goose-down duvets. But fair warning: The Fairmont is pricey, and so is the food at The Georgian Restaurant, though guests say the stay and the eats are worth the splurge. 

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Location
Seattle, WA
Hotel Class
5.0-star
Property Type
Hotel, 450 rooms
Primary View
City center
Style
Traditional, Historic
Best For
Business travelers, Couples, Groups, Families

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Scorecard
  • 5.0Hotel Class
  • GREATCritic Rating

Rankings

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Critic Reviews

Other Awards

  • Frommer's Exceptional
  • Fodor's Choice
  • Condé Nast Readers' Choice List
  • Forbes Travel Guide Four Star Awards
  • AAA/CAA Four Diamond Awards

Fodor's

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A Seattle landmark since 1924, the Fairmont Olympic offers refined luxury and top-notch customer service. No wonder it attracts a fiercely loyal clientele, who also appreciate its prime Downtown location, many amenities, and timeless glamor. The 450-room hotel’s Italian Renaissance architecture and stately lobby honor its grand-dame past, while the guest rooms recently received a major modern refresh.

Travel + Leisure

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If your preferred aesthetic is grande dame rather than high design, this historic property— which has hosted black-tie galas since 1924 — is your only choice in Seattle.

Other Awards

  • Frommer's Exceptional
  • Fodor's Choice
  • Condé Nast Readers' Choice List
  • Forbes Travel Guide Four Star Awards
  • AAA/CAA Four Diamond Awards

Guest Reviews

A hotel's guest rating is calculated using data provided under license by TripAdvisor. A total of 3559 have reviewed the Fairmont Olympic Hotel, Seattle, giving it a rating of 4.5, on a scale of 1-5.

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TripAdvisor Travel Rating: TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 3559 reviews 4.5 (based on 3559 reviews)

Guest Rooms

The rooms at the Fairmont Olympic Hotel, Seattle have classic decor including flowered curtains and striped wallpaper. Rooms come equipped with large flat-screen TVs, stocked minibars and terry bathrobes.
  • Windows in the rooms open
  • Internet access requires a fee, unless you are a member of Le Club AccorHotels

Standard room size350 square feet

  • Premium channels
  • Workspace/desk
  • Minifridge
  • Bathrobes/slippers
  • Minibar
  • Shower/tub combo
  • Separate shower
  • Separate tub
  • Internet
  • Wireless internet
  • Free internet
  • Fee for internet usage
  • Guest rooms with patios and balconies
  • Adjoining rooms available

Location & Parking

The Fairmont Olympic Hotel is located in the heart of downtown Seattle within walking distance of multiple shops, restaurants and museums. Guests can walk to the Seattle Art Museum, Benaroya Hall and Pike Place Market.
  • The hotel is listed on the National Register of Historic Places
  • Seattle-Tacoma International Airport is 14 miles south of the property
  • 24-hour valet parking ($55)
  • 24-hour self-parking ($45)
  • Airport shuttle
  • Car service

Within walking distance of:

  • Bus stop
  • Restaurants
  • Movie theater
  • Train station
  • Beach
  • Theater
  • Subway/metro stop
  • Grocery store
  • Shopping

Dining

    Number of restaurants3

    Cuisine TypesAmerican

    • Fine dining
    • Casual dining
    • Quick service cafe/coffee shop/marketplace
    • Bar/lounge
    • Room service
    • 24-hour room service
    • free breakfast

    Kids

      • Kids Club
      • Free Kids Club
      • Fee for Kids Club
      • Cribs
      • High Chairs

      Fitness

      The Fairmont has an on-site Health Club available for all guests. The fitness area houses cardio machines and weight-training equipment, as well as medicine balls, free weights and jump ropes. The Health Club features men's and women's locker rooms with robes, saunas and showers.
      • Personal training is available upon request
      • Headphones and newspapers are complimentary
      • 42-foot-long indoor swimming pool
      • Open Monday through Friday 5 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday 6 a.m. to 10 p.m.
      • Weight equipment
      • Cardio equipment
      • Yoga mats
      • Free fitness classes
      • Premium fitness classes (with fee)

      Business

      The Fairmont Olympic Hotel offers a wide variety of meeting and event spaces spanning across 28,000 square feet that can accommodate up to 750 attendees. The on-site event planning team will assist with planning and executing the event. Business services including computer rentals, copying, faxing and shipping services are available as well.
      • On-site catering
      • Group reservations

      Number of meeting rooms16

      • Business center
      • Meeting rooms
      • Meeting and event planners available

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