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Get an overview of this hotelHistoric downtown hotel 2 blocks from Benaroya Hall

A Seattle landmark

Built on the original site of the University of Washington, this grand hotel is just a few blocks from the Seattle Art Museum, Pacific Place shops, the Pike Place Market, and the convention center.

Fitness/business centers

A top-notch fitness club and spa features a pool, a spa tub, beauty services, plus exercise machines with DVDs attached; the business center offers computer stations with high-speed Internet access.

City views and more

Upholstered chairs, floral fabrics, and crown moldings set the scene in gracious guestrooms with city views. Amenities include high-speed Internet access, coffee/tea maker and cordless phones.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Fairmont Olympic Hotel features an indoor pool, a health club, a spa tub, a sauna, and a fitness facility. The property's full-service health spa, Penelope The Beauty Bar, offers body treatments, facials, beauty services, and a spa boutique. The hotel includes a restaurant and a coffee shop/café. A bar/lounge is open for drinks and room service is available 24 hours a day. The hotel serves breakfast each morning in the restaurant (surcharges apply).

This 5-star property has a business center and offers business and secretarial services. Wireless Internet access (surcharge) is available in public areas. This Seattle property has event space consisting of banquet facilities, conference/meeting rooms, a ballroom, and exhibit space. The property offers a roundtrip airport shuttle (surcharge). Wedding services, concierge services, and limo/town car service are available. Guest parking is limited, and available on a limited first-come, first-served basis (surcharge).

  • Indoor pool 
  • Spa tub 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Sauna 
  • Concierge services 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Health club 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge) 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Restaurant 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Business center 
  • Meeting rooms 
  • Conference space 
  • Total number of rooms - 450 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Express check-out 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Hair salon 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Coffee/tea in lobby 
  • Arcade/game room 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Number of floors - 12 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Wedding services 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Garden 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Year Built 1924 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Indoor pool  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)  
  • Arcade/game room  
  • Refrigerator (on request)  


Available in all rooms: Wireless internet access ( 13.95 USD )

Available in some public areas: WiFi (surcharge)


Self parking (surcharge), Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Premium TV channels 
  • Pay movies 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Separate sitting area 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Climate control 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Phone 
  • Minibar 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Refrigerator (on request) 
  • Turndown service 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Slippers 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Hair dryer 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • Desk 
  • Television 
  • Cable TV service 
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible) 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Cribs/infant beds available 
  • In-room massage available 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Down comforter 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 

Where to Eat

The Georgian - Premier dining room. Eleven different shades of yellow enhance hand-carved plaster work restored above windows. Chihuly glass collection. Northwest regional fare served. Dinner selections include Cedar Plank Smoked King Salmon on Shaved Apples with Hard Cider Sauce; Tarragon Crusted Rabbit Loin on Morel Gnocchi with Essence of White Truffle. Lunch menu includes Roasted Steelhead with Lobster Stock and Morel Infused Pepe Pasta; Prosciutto and Basil Wrapped Massive Prawns with Cannelini Beans and Aged Balsamico. Afternoon tea served with freshly baked scones. Open daily.

Shuckers - Upscale pub-style restaurant/bar. Seafood menu features live oysters, smoked salmon, Northwest clam chowder; Microbrew Battered Fish and Chips, Dungeness Crab Cakes, and Garlic and Rosemary Roasted Whole Dungeness Crab. Open daily.

The Terrace - Lobby lounge. Cocktails and lighter fare served. Extensive selection of specialty-martinis. Live piano entertainment. Open daily.

Spa Services

  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body wraps 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Ayurvedic treatments 
  • Massages 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 


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

  • Accessibility equipment for the deaf 
  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Accessible path of travel 
  • Braille or raised signage 
  • Accessible parking 
  • In-room accessibility 
  • Roll-in shower 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 3 PM


Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available.


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.


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: USD 13.95 (rates may vary)
  • Self parking fee: USD 37 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 47 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Pet fee: USD 40 per pet
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Awards & Affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in Green Key Eco-Rating Program, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.
  • Fairmont Olympic Hotel is listed in the 2012 Condé Nast Traveler Gold List of the world's best places to stay and the 2012 Travel + Leisure 500.
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