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Historic Edmonton hotel near theatre, pubs, eateries

River-view landmark

On the North Saskatchewan River and a landmark in the city since 1915, this Edmonton hotel offer spectacular river valley views, 1 block from the Shaw Conference Centre and 2 blocks from the Citadel Theatre.

Pool, fitness center

Reminiscent of a 16th-century French chateau, Macdonald Health Club offers a complimentary fitness center with indoor pool, kids' pool, whirlpool, steam room, and sauna.

Guestroom views

The 199 guestrooms at The Fairmont Hotel Macdonald provide either cityscape or river valley views and offer high ceilings, pillowtop mattresses, premium bedding, marble bathrooms, and minibars.

Renovations & Closures

The hotel will be renovating from 1 June 2014 to 1 September 2014 (completion date subject to change). The following areas are affected:
  • Fitness facilities
  • Sauna
  • Swimming pool
Renovation work will only be conducted during business hours. Every effort will be made to minimize noise and disturbance.

The Fairmont Hotel Macdonald

At your hotel

The 24-hour business center offers 2 computers with printers and high-speed Internet access, fax machine, and photocopier (surcharge for all). Complimentary coffee, tea, newspapers, and magazines are provided. Wireless Internet access is available in the lobby, lounge, and meeting rooms (surcharge). Approximately 13,000 square feet (1,200 square meters) of flexible meeting space is available; the Wedgwood Room, with its china-patterned ceiling, is a favorite for weddings. The hotel's fine-dining restaurant and lounge are decorated with antiques and museum-quality art.

One block from Shaw Conference Centre and two blocks from the Citadel Theatre and Edmonton City Centre Mall, The Fairmont Hotel Macdonald has gardens, fountains, and a gazebo; one of Canada's largest urban parklands is steps away.

The health club (complimentary to guests) contains a 40 foot (12 meter) indoor saline pool, children's wading pool, spa tub, sauna, steam room, cardio- and strength-training equipment, and women's and men's locker rooms with showers. Therapeutic massage services, cranio-sacral therapy, Reiki, foot reflexology, and paraffin treatments also are available (surcharge).

Enjoy an after-work treat in The Fairmont Hotel Macdonald’s Confederation Lounge, featuring an outdoor patio and seasonal BBQ services, or indulge in a fine-dining experience in The Harvest Room, on the main floor of the hotel. For a pleasant and relaxed diner, take advantage of the hotel’s 24-hour in Room Dining for the ultimate experience in comfort and convenience.

  • Indoor pool
  • Children's pool
  • Spa tub
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Steam room
  • Sauna
  • Complimentary newspapers in lobby
  • Health club
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service (24 hours)
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Conference space
  • Business center
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Express check-out
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Express check-in
  • Multilingual staff
  • Total number of rooms - 199
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • ATM/banking
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Coffee/tea in lobby
  • Number of floors - 8
  • Elevator/lift
  • Valet parking (surcharge)
  • Wedding services
  • Babysitting or childcare
  • Airport transportation
  • Number of restaurants - 2
  • Self parking (surcharge)
  • Free Wi-Fi
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Stay connected

Available in some public areas: Free Wi-Fi

Park your car

Self parking (surcharge), Valet parking (surcharge)

In your room

  • Pay movies
  • Premium bedding
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Air conditioning
  • Climate control
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Phone
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobes
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • In-room massage available
  • Shower/tub combination
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Pillowtop mattress
  • Cable TV service
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Desk
  • Rollaway/extra beds available
  • Cribs/infant beds available
  • Flat-panel TV
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Eat and drink

The Harvest Room - Fine-dining restaurant located on the main floor of the hotel. Open daily for breakfast, lunch, and dinner; breakfast buffet served daily from 6:30 AM until 11 AM Monday through Friday, and from 7 AM until noon on weekends and holidays. A la carte breakfast also available.

The Confederation Lounge - Lounge equipped with outdoor patio and BBQ services (seasonal). Open daily from late morning to late evening; lunch, dinner, and appetizer menu.

24-hour in-room dining - For the ultimate experience in comfort and convenience. Children's menu available.

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Play

Enjoy a range of recreational amenities, including a visit to The Fairmont Hotel Macdonald Health Club complete with exercise equipment, an indoor swimming pool, whirlpool, sauna, steam room, and massage therapy services.

Additional features include babysitting/childcare, Smudge a yellow-lab canine ambassador welcoming guests in the lobby, and gift shops/newsstands.

  • Golfing nearby
  • Cross-country skiing nearby
  • Snowshoeing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
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Accessibility

To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible bathroom
  • Accessible path of travel
  • In-room accessibility

The fine print for The Fairmont Hotel Macdonald

When you arrive

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

When you leave

Check-out time is noon

How you can pay

Accepted at this hotel: American Express, Diners Club, Discover, JCB International, MasterCard, Visa

Your pets

Pets allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

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Fees

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Awards & Affiliations

A Green / Sustainable Property - Third Party Certified
This property participates in Green Key Eco-Rating Program, a third-party certification program that has been independently certified. Third-party certification measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy. An objective assessment of a company's sustainable tourism practices has been performed at this property by an auditor who is independent of the third-party certification program.
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