Fairmont Olympic Hotel

Seattle, Pacific Northwest, United States of America

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  • Fantastic central location in the heart of downtown Seattle

  • Large indoor swimming pool complete with complimentary pool toys for children

  • Kid-friendly menus provided in each of the hotel's restaurants

  • Built in the 1930's, Shuckers is one one of the oldest oyster bars in town

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Seattle is a great city to visit all year round, as the seasons change the scenery creates different stunning landscapes with vivid scenes. June through September is peak season, this is due to the lovely weather which really draws in the crowds. This summer weather is beautiful and the temperature usually averages mid 20s. There are often higher temperatures but these can not be guaranteed.

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Perfectly located in the heart of downtown Seattle, the Fairmont Olympic is one of the city's most luxurious hotels. Offering sophisticated and spacious accommodation, guests can retreat to wonderfully peaceful guest rooms after a long day of sightseeing.

Built in 1924, the Fairmont Olympic Seattle has been serving the city for almost a century. Standing proud as one of the most long-standing luxury hotels in downtown Seattle, the Fairmont Olympic is the pinnacle of old-world elegance combined with mid-century contemporary decor. While the common areas and lobby remain grand, the guest rooms have been transformed to provide families and couples alike with a spacious, light and bright hideaway. The pool area and health club have also been renovated. Complete with luxury amenities and convenient technology appliances, guests can be assured that this historic hotel comes with all the modern-day comforts and state-of-the-art facilities.

There are two great restaurants; The Georgian, a more formal dining venue which oozes classic elegance with grand Palladian windows and overhanging chandeliers, and the lovely Shuckers Oyster Bar which enjoys a more casual pub-style setting. Along with impeccable service and award-winning menus, each restaurant offers a different setting to suit different moods. For hand-crafted cocktails and a small bite before dinner, The Terrace Lounge offers classic cocktails and small sharing platters in a relaxed atmosphere.

Its central location makes Fairmont Olympic one of the most convenient places to stay. The bustling Pike Place Market, impressive Space Needle and the arcade-packed Waterfront Pier are right on the hotel's doorstep, allowing guests to feel fully immersed in the hustle and bustle of the city whilst they enjoy the exceptional comforts of a luxury hotel.

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The Guestrooms are spacious and come with luxury Le Labo amenities, high-speed wireless internet access and many USB outlets as well as small sitting areas. Bathrooms are complete with rainfall showers or bath tubs, cosy dressing areas and marble vanities.

Suites have extra living space with a comfortable sofa, a modern wing chair and a work desk.Amenities are also upgraded and the bedroom is separated from the living area by a sliding barn-style door to give the feeling of privacy. The larger Signature Suites have a sleeper-sofa, a well-appointed marble bathroom and a separate dressing area, making them perfect for families with young children. 

Deluxe Executive Suite Deluxe Executive Suites offer partial privacy for business meetings or private entertaining. The suites feature a luxurious master bedroom with a well-appointed marble bathroom and adjacent dressing area. The bedroom is separated from the living room by sliding barn doors. The spacious living area is furnished with sofa-bed, two armchairs and a well-quipped working desk.
Deluxe King Deluxe rooms are spacious, comfortable accommodations that feature a contemporary yet classically elegant decor. All Deluxe rooms offer an intimate sitting area and a well-equipped working desk.


Babysitting services are available. Please speak to your Travel Consultant to organise any childcare at the Fairmont Olympic.


The Fairmont Olympic has a wealth of facilities for guests to enjoy. Kids will love the indoor swimming pool as pool toys are available for complimentary use and parents can relax poolside with a speciality cocktail. There is also a whirpool and spa for adult use.The health club is located on the 2nd floor and features state-of-the-art Technogym weight equipment. Personal Trainers are available by appointment.

There are two restaurants in the hotel. The Georgian is a more formal dining option whereas Shuckers enjoys a casual atmosphere and is perfect for seafood lovers. Both restaurants have a kid-friendly menu for little ones to enjoy.


The hotel's central location means Seattle's attractions are just a short walk away. Visit the Seattle Aquarium, The Children's Museum or Pike Place Market for a spectacular food tour. You can also visit the iconic Space Needle and Chihuly Gardens as well as go whale watching in the Puget Sound.


  • Pike Place Market

    Pike Place Market is Seattle's famed public market overlooking the Elliott Bay waterfront. Sample tasty produce from friendly market vendors, marvel at the fishmongers Pacific haul and search for souvenirs and antique treasures.

  • San Juan Island Adventure

    Boasting spectacular seascapes and some fantastic marine life, the San Juan Islands off the coast of Seattle are best explored by boat or by kayak for a peaceful retreat from life in the bustling city. This full-day adventure takes in the highlights.

  • Soar and Explore on the San Juan Islands

    The archipelago harbours near-mythical beauty. Wildlife watch on a morning ferry to Friday Harbor and then embark on a 3-hour whale watching tour by kayak; next enjoy a gourmet picnic and explore vineyards before taking a scenic seaplane back to Seattle.

  • Woodinville Wine Trail

    Half an hour outside of Seattle lies Woodinville Wine Country, home to nearly 100 wineries and a delightful place to spend an afternoon sampling the region's delicious grapes. This half-day excursion takes you to three of the best for tastings.

Location & directions

Seattle, Pacific Northwest, United States of America

Fairmont Olympic Hotel in Seattle is located on University Street on the corner of 5th Avenue. Centrally located, Pike Place Market is just a 12-minute walk away.

How to get there

10 hour flight to Seattle followed by a short 20-minute drive from Seattle's SeaTac International Airport.

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