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Front Lobby at the Fairmont Olympic Hotel Seattle Hotel

Fairmont Olympic Hotel Seattle

411 University Street

Seattle, Washington 98101

Written by Scott Messmore
The Fairmont Olympic Hotel Seattle offers a sophisticated retreat from the hustle and bustle of everyday life when traveling away from home. Fairmont Hotels & Resorts is the largest luxury hotel chain in North America and has an impeccable reputation throughout the entire world for providing their guests with top notch amenities and services. This has earned the Four Seasons more repeat customers than perhaps any other hotel group in its class. The Seattle hotel is no exception. The building itself is listed on the National Registry of Historic Places and is conveniently located near many of Seattle's most popular
tourist destinations including the Space Needle, Pike Place Market and the Convention Center. For travelers who prefer luxurious accommodations without the stuffiness, The Fairmont Olympic is the ideal place to stay when visiting Seattle whether it is for business or leisure. The hotel is the only AAA Five-Diamond rated hotel in the state and has been for over a decade.

Numerous Room Types

The Fairmont Olympic Hotel Seattle boasts 450 beautifully appointed rooms, 206 of which are suites. Guests have a wide array of room types to choose from depending on their specific needs and wants. Moderate rooms
Suite at the Fairmont Olympic Hotel Seattle Hotel
measure 350 square feet and offer an inside courtyard view. These rooms feature a small sitting area with a working desk and offer either two twin beds or one king-size bed. The Deluxe Rooms offer 450 square feet and are furnished with either one king-size bed or two twin beds. Guests will enjoy a spectacular view of the city as well as a partial view of Elliot Bay. These rooms also have a sitting area with an overstuffed armchair and ottoman as well as a working desk.

Luxurious Amenities

The Four Seasons Executive Suites are spacious and tastefully decorated. Beautiful French doors separate the living area from the bedroom. A private dressing room is located adjacent to the bathroom. These room types feature a spectacular view of Seattle and are furnished with a loveseat, armchair and either one king size bed or two euro- single beds. The Deluxe Four Seasons Executive
Suites are spacious and furnished with a king size bed, loveseat, coffee table, end tables, two armchairs, a writing desk and an armoire. These rooms are an ideal place to hold business meetings or enjoy a pre dinner cocktail with friends. The Deluxe Corner Suites measure 1,250 square feet. The floor plan includes a king size bedroom, two ornate marble bathrooms, a parlour and a separate dressing area. The Cascade Suite is a one-bedroom suite but may be turned into a two bedroom. Guests may enjoy a breathtaking view of the city via the large
Guest Room at the Fairmont Olympic Hotel Seattle Hotel
picture windows. The dining area can accommodate up to 12 guests. The marble bath features a luxurious jetted tub. The Olympic Suite is located on the top floor of the hotel. This suite can be converted from a one-bedroom suite to a two or three bedroom suite.

Recreation and Services

Guests of The Fairmont Olympic Hotel Seattle will be far from disappointed with the in-room amenities. The beds are dressed with luxurious linens, down pillows and duvets. Wool blankets and non-allergenic foam pillows are available upon request. All accommodations have a remote controlled color cable television with on-command movies and Sony PlayStation. Video, DVD and CD players are available. Plush bathrobes, oversized cotton towels and luxurious toiletries await guests in the ornate bathrooms. Business travelers will find that all of the accommodations provide a convenient working environment. There is a multi-line cordless phone located bed side as well as a separate dedicated phone
Poolside at the Fairmont Olympic Hotel Seattle Hotel
line. Computers and fax machines are available upon request and it is simple to keep in touch with the outside world via high-speed e-mail and High-Speed Internet access. Other in-room amenities include fully stocked bar/refrigerator, hairdryer, radio alarm clock, modem phone jack, speaker phone and voice mail. Baby cribs are available and hotel staff will gladly child-proof rooms. Handicap accessible and non- smoking rooms are available upon request.

Fine Dining

The guest services offered at The Fairmont Olympic Hotel Seattle will leave guests feeling relaxed and pampered. Exercise enthusiasts will be pleased to discover that they need not stray from their workout routine just because they are away from home. The hotel houses a full service health club that is equipped with everything from cardio machines to free-weights. After a hard workout, guests can cool down with some delicious juice and enjoy a mind melting massage. A wide array of spa treatments is available at the Jeremy Todd Wellness Spa & Salon which is located on the arcade level of the hotel. For those who prefer to have a massage in the privacy of their own room, no need to worry, this too can be arranged. The hotel concierge is available around the clock to assist guests with anything they might need. This ranges from securing dinner reservations at any of Seattle's delicious dining establishments to pointing travelers in the right direction of all of the city's hidden gems. Mom and dad can enjoy a romantic night out on the town and be assured that their children are in safe hands as the hotel provides babysitting services. Other guest services include express check-in/out, overnight laundry dry cleaning, umbrellas, valet parking, twice-daily housekeeping, around the clock room service, complimentary overnight shoeshine, complimentary children's services/amenities, one-hour pressing, hotel/airport transfers and on-site parking. Business travelers also enjoy a wide array of business services including complimentary newspaper with breakfast, cellular phone rentals, pager rentals, airline ticketing services, audiovisual equipment, translation services and secretarial services. Business guests also have access to fax, copying, postage and delivery services 24 hours a day.


Guests need not even leave the property in order to enjoy a delicious meal as The Fairmont Olympic Hotel Seattle is home to four restaurants. The Terrace is infamous for its mouthwatering martinis, but they also serve delicious hors d'oeuvres and rich coffees. The Garden has also been recognized for their martinis. This is a great place to pass an evening in Seattle while enjoying spectacular live jazz in a beautiful setting. Shuckers is one of Seattle's most popular oyster bars. This is a wonderful spot to sample some local brewed beer. The Georgian features a wine list that is sure to please even the most discerning palates and the food is prepared with a Northwestern flare.
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