The Fairmont Olympic Hotel, Seattle

411 University Street, Seattle Central Business District, Seattle, WA 98101, United States of America (show on map)

Expert reviews

Frommers review:

“Covering an entire city block smack-dab in the heart of downtown, the Fairmont Olympic is Seattle’s grande dame of hotels and the place to stay if you want a traditional, full-service, grand hotel experience. The majesty, opulence and scale of its lobby and the Georgian Room is simply unparalleled.”

Featured as Frommer’s Exceptional Choice in Seattle.

Lonely Planet review:

“With 450 rooms and every imaginable service, this place is certainly a splurge, but it’s worth exploring even if you don’t stay here – have an oyster at Shuckers, the oak-paneled hotel bar, or pose like royalty on the Versailles-worthy main staircase.”

Fodors review:

“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.”

Featured as Fodor’s Choice in Seattle.

Telegraph review:

“One of Seattle’s most historic hotels. The Fairmont Olympic strikes the right balance between old-world glamour in its lobby and contemporary luxury in its rooms.”

Guest rating

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4.6 out of 5.0

Ranked 4th in Seattle


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All you need to know

Seattle’s premier luxury hotel, Fairmont Olympic Hotel is a sheer symbol of the Italian Renaissance. Located in the heart of downtown Seattle, the hotel is looked upon for its spacious rooms, corridors, full-time fitness center, and indoor pool or spa. The classic experiences of Fairmont are evaluated during special offers and weddings & events.

The greatest number of times you visit the Fairmont Olympic Hotel, you will get to learn that the diligent hotel hosts award-winning moments. The place is localhost to dining also. A soothing Pacific Northwest cuisine carries within the Georgian contemporarily structured symphony. The afternoon tea is a traditional tea that fills an elegant atmosphere.

If oysters are your first preference, then you are going to visit the Shuckers lying in the beauty of the Fairmont which serves fresh fish with varieties of oysters. Every Thursday to Saturday involves live music in the Terrace Lounge with creative cocktails. The artisanal beers and wine are paired up with elevated, inspired appetizers. The daily opened 4 Th Ave Espresso Bar is a store for freshly roasted coffee with homemade sweet and savory treats. Along with a fitness center, a premier day spa with center boasting 3000 plus pampering space is in wait for your presence. You can bring your dear pet to the place as it supports a pet-friendly tag with hands down.

Fairmont Olympic floor plans are constructed in a way that can support 750 guests with grandeur for every gathering. Weddings and social events are the first preferences of the place. It suits the right vibe you want with your event.


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