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Safety index

82 out of 100

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Safe area

Business

Business

Eco-certified

Family

Family

Luxury

Luxury

Pet-friendly

Spa

Spa

Historic

Fairmont Olympic Hotel

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8.8

Good (1,500 ratings)

Seattle, United States - 

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490 m Washington State Convention Center

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490 m Pike Place Market

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910 m Seattle Waterfront

Hotel Overview

Fairmont Olympic Hotel in Seattle is a historic luxury hotel that has garnered positive reviews for its grandeur, service, and location. However, some negative experiences have also been reported by guests. Below are the good and bad aspects based on user reviews:

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Hotel highlights

Location

Atmosphere

Food

  1. Elegant Ambiance: The hotel's grand interior and historic charm create a luxurious and inviting atmosphere.
  2. Exceptional Service: Staff members are often praised for their attentive and personalized service.
  3. Prime Location: Its central location in Seattle allows easy access to local attractions, shopping, and dining.
  4. Spacious Rooms: Guests appreciate the hotel's well-appointed and spacious accommodations.
  5. Amenities: The range of high-quality amenities, including a fitness center and luxurious dining options, enhance the stay experience.
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Area for improvement

Air Conditioning

  1. High Cost: The price point for rooms and services is often mentioned as a downside, with some guests finding it too expensive.
  2. Aging Facilities: Despite its historic charm, some guests note that certain areas and facilities appear aged and could benefit from updates.
  3. Extra Charges: Additional fees for services such as parking and internet can add up, causing inconvenience to some guests.
  4. Limited Availability: Given its popularity, securing a reservation can sometimes be challenging, requiring advance planning.
  5. Noise Levels: A few guests have reported noise disturbances, either from other rooms or external sources, affecting their stay comfort.

Amenities

Microwave

Extra beds/cribs

Pool

Breakfast available

Breakfast available

Hot Tub

Pet friendly

Pet friendly

Spa

Spa

Parking available

Parking available

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Score icon8.8

RateScore

Total 1,500 Reviews

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RateScore is average rating from most popular providers

Blended Web Rating

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8.7

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8.8

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booking

553 Reviews

8.7 / 10

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expedia

947 Reviews

8.8 / 10

Reviews

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Words are aggregated from hotel reviews across the web and listed by the most mentions.

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Location

Food

Bar

Atmosphere

Cleanliness

Amenities

Breakfast

Sleep

Bathroom

Fitness

Parking

Business

Restaurant

Wellness

Pool

Gym

Spa

Couples

Family

Accessibility

Nightlife

Transit

Kitchen

Hot Tub

Wi-Fi

Air Conditioning

Pets

Entertainment

Nature

Location was mentioned 368 times

2% Negative93% Positive

Reviews based on Location

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Michelle Brower4 months ago
4/5Google icon

I give the hotel a 4 star because of the temperature of the hallways, bars, and hot tub. We were visiting the area when it was in the teens and 20s and the temperature of the lobby, and hotel (minus the room because you control that) felt like 60 degrees and never felt like the heat came on. It felt like ac was on the whole time. When you would feel the vent it was cool air. The hot tub was nice but didn’t get hot at all. We loved the hotel and the service just not the temperature of it.

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Artsy Hunter6 months ago
5/5Google icon

Great hotel , great location. I loved my stay here! Great atmosphere, quite close to the waterfront. The streets surrounding are quite steep but it was manageable , otherwise you could always get an Uber. The rooms were very nice, tidy, clean. The team that were working were awesome to deal with. Dinning area and bar area was beautiful. Really nice place to stay. I think I may of seen about 5 different wedding photo shoots during my stay here.

Hotel Quality

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General Info

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Total number of rooms 450

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Number of floors 12

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Year Built 1924

WiFi Quality

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Ping, ms

Idle

7

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117

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79

Wifi Speed Is Good For

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web browsing

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HD online movies

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group video calls

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online streaming

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4K online movies

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online gaming

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What's nearby

Washington State Convention Center

490 m

Pike Place Market

490 m

Seattle Waterfront

910 m

Lumen Field

1.26 km

Space Needle

2 km

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Getting around

University Street Station

140 m

King Street Station

1.12 km

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Airports Nearby

Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA)

9.5 km

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Restaurants

Benaroya Hall

210 m

Elephant & Castle

210 m

Executive Lounge Hilton Seattle

140 m

MOD Pizza

210 m

Frolik Kitchen + Cocktails

210 m

Street View

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Daytime safety

67 out of 100

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Nighttime safety

39 out of 100

Unsafe

Seattle safety index

Safety

Crime

82

Overall Safety Index

Very Safe

An average rating of the six safety categories

82 out of 100

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Women safety

Safe

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Likelihood of inappropriate behavior against women.

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64

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Physical safety

Very Safe

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Likelihood of injury due to harmful intent.

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85

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Property safety

Risky

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Likelihood of theft.

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59

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Political safety

Very Safe

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Potential for infringement of political rights or political unrest.

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81

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LGBTQ safety

Very Safe

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Likelihood of harm or discrimination against LGBTQ persons or groups and level of caution required at location.

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100

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Medical safety

Very Safe

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Likelihood of illness or disease, assessment of water and air quality, and access to reliable medical care.

lowhigh

100

55

Overall Crime index

Moderate

An average rating of the crime categories

55 out of 100

Property crime severity

High

69

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Mugging or robbery  46/100

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Car theft  50/100

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Car break-ins  68/100

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Home break-ins  51/100

Violent crime severity

Moderate

50

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Physical attacks  48/100

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Racism or religion motivated attacks  28/100

Other crime severity

High

61

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Insult or harassment in public  56/100

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Corruption or bribery  38/100

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Drug problem  75/100

Prices Around Property

Average Daily Costs Per Person

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Bottle of water 1.5L

$1.1 - $2.9

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Coffee

$3.7 - $8.7

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Beer 0.5L

$1.2 - $5.2

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Meal, inexpensive restaurant

$13.7 - $45.7

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Public transport, one-way ticket

$2.5 - $4.3

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Taxi 1km (normal tariff)

$1.6 - $3.1

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Meal for 2 people, mid-range restaurant, three-course

$66.8 - $251.1

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Bottle of mid-range wine

$11 - $24.7

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McMeal at McDonalds

$10 - $14.6

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Coke/Pepsi 0.33L

$2.3 - $4.6

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Public transport, monthly pass

$90.4 - $159.8

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Gasoline (1 liter)

$1.1 - $1.5

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Mobile phone monthly plan

$32 - $159.8

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Fitness club, monthly fee

$36.5 - $228.3

Weather In Seattle

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Precipitation In Seattle

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Air Quality

Moderate

PM2.56

PM1012

32

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Slight concern for sensitive groups. Most can continue outdoor activities.

Drinkable Water Quality

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Poor

Water quality is very low. Consider alternative water drinking options.

Traffic around property

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Heavy

Potential slowdowns and congestion, expect delays during peak travel times.

House Rules

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Check in after 16:00

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Check out until 11:00

Children welcome

Pets welcome

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