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The Fairmont Olympic Hotel, Seattle in Seattle, Washington

When the property now known as The Fairmont Olympic Hotel, Seattle debuted in the Roaring Twenties, it marked the arrival of the Pacific Northwest – until then, hotels of that caliber were found east of Chicago. It hosted countless galas, debutante balls and presidential visits – JFK stayed here in 1961 – and, in 1979, joined the ranks of the National Register of Historic Places. Italian Renaissance architecture and Old World style meld into a centrally located Seattle landmark that hosts a AAA Four Diamond Award-winning restaurant and one of the city's oldest oyster bars.

Have a heart-healthy breakfast and traverse Seattle's hills by bike. Cycle the Burke-Gilman trail through the artsy Fremont neighborhood, past Gasworks Park, and alongside spectacular lakefront homes to end at the Chateau Ste. Michelle winery. Sample its signature chardonnay. Back at the hotel, sink into a booth surrounded by original oak paneling and shuck the city’s best seafood.

Location of The Fairmont Olympic Hotel, Seattle

The Fairmont Olympic Hotel, Seattle
411 University Street
Seattle, Washington

Nearest Airport: SEA

Amenities for The Fairmont Olympic Hotel, Seattle

  • General Information
  • 450 Rooms and Suites
  • Pet Friendly
  • Dining
  • Poolside Dining
  • Outdoor Dining
  • 2 Restaurants
  • Room Service
  • Piano Bar
  • Bar & Lounge
  • On-Site Amenities
  • Beauty Salon
  • Pool
  • Spa on Property
  • Housekeeping Service
  • Laundry Service
  • Gift Shop
  • Fitness Center
  • High-Speed Internet Access
  • Limousine Service
  • Sun Deck
  • Steam Room
  • Health Club
  • Saltwater Pools
  • In-Room Amenities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Bathrobes
  • CD Players
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Hair Dryers
  • In-Room Safes
  • Iron/Ironing Boards
  • Flat-Screen Televisions
  • High-Speed Internet Access
  • Business
  • Business Center/Services
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Family
  • Babysitting
  • Children's Amenities
  • Nearby
  • Historic Sites
  • Museums
  • Parks
  • Shopping Mall
  • Public Transportation
  • Market
  • Interests
  • City

Reviews for The Fairmont Olympic Hotel, Seattle

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TripAdvisor Traveler Review Rating Reviewed 21 hours ago

Gearing up for our anniversary. We checked in with the idea of renewing our love in the idea that 28 years of being married was the four times the seven year itch. Your staff made this happen for us and helped o send us in the right direction of our 28 year promise.

hatrikim - Enumclaw, Washington

TripAdvisor Traveler Review Rating Reviewed 3 days ago

When you have worked all of your life and you reach retirement, you should or would like to enjoy the fruits of your labor. Being able to enjoy a weekend getaway in a luxury hotel like Fairmont Olympic in Seattle are one of those enjoyments. The feel, where ever you look, whatever you touch is all luxury, First class service on all levels, but don't just take my word. try it for yourself and you will see, and you can write your own review.

2tealee2 - Lacey, Washington

TripAdvisor Traveler Review Rating Reviewed 3 days ago

Never get tired of this Fairmont. All the shopping and sightseeing right outside your door. Comfortable rooms with great amenities. Breakfast is wonderful in the lobby restaurant. A never miss when in Seattle. Fairmont delivers a great product for the price.

Dilo-Jake - Vancouver

TripAdvisor Traveler Review Rating Reviewed 4 days ago

We are locals but stayed one night to enjoy this magnificent hotel and our glorious city, Seattle. The Fairmont Olympic is a true luxury hotel, from the valet parking to the doorman to the front desk to how the rooms are appointed, this is first class. One highlight is the beautiful grand lobby. It is a stop-n-stare feature. Also, the Georgian Room for breakfast, lunch or high-tea is also stunning. The staff have all been trained in first-class service. Our room was spacious for an old-world style hotel. Most everything has been modernized with the exception of the bathtub-shower combo. My only complaint is the $15 for WiFi...really? At a hotel of this caliber? This a small complaint. You are offered free WiFi if you join a rewards program. I protect my email as much as I am able.

Tom B - Seattle, Washington

TripAdvisor Traveler Review Rating Reviewed 5 days ago

This hotel is a little off it's high polish but it does offer a super nice traditional feel and shows really well - especially if you are not crazy about the modern uber-hip places that seem to be all the rage these days. The biggest compliment I can pay to the property is that their staff are really superb. Friendly, welcoming and happy to go the extra mile for you - front desk, housekeeping, concierge and valet all we willing to go above and beyond. My biggest complaint was that in-room WiFi was pretty weak. After that the meeting room lunch and dinners were just OK. Breakfast on the other hand, was excellent.

jrd650 - Vancouver

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