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The Fairmont Palliser

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is a nice hotel. I did not really like my room layout and the fact that the hotel is facing (in the beck) the rail tracks. Otherwise the bed was confortable. Wifi is good. Coffee machine in the room.

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FairmontPalliser, Executive Assistant at The Fairmont Palliser, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review! We regret to read that you did not enjoy the layout of your room. As a heritage property with 407 unique guest rooms, we are confident that we have a room that is perfect for you! On your next visit to Calgary, please do let us know your preferences, so that we can...

Banff National Park, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stay at Fairmonts allot and like all Fairmonts the Palliser is amazing. You walk into a very elegant lobby and greeted by so many welcoming smiles. The girls at the presidents desk are amazing. So helpful. They take care of any specific requirements right there to ensure a very special stay. The gold floor rooms are beautiful and spacious...

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FairmontPalliser, Executive Assistant at The Fairmont Palliser, responded to this review

What a lovely review! Thank you so much, Barrie P! Your kind words are truly appreciated. Sincerely, Natalie Wert Executive Assistant Fairmont Palliser

Kingston, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago

I love Fairmonts and stay in them wherever possible. I just finished a 3 Fairmont trip involving Vancouver Waterfront, Palliser, and Royal York. Palliser was the least satisfactory experience. Not bad, mind you, but just not quite up to the very high bar Fairmont sets. To begin with as a Presidents' Club member I checked in in advance, but instead...

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FairmontPalliser, Executive Assistant at The Fairmont Palliser, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for taking the time to share your experience with us. We are disappointed to read that we didn’t exceed your expectations during this stay, and we sincerely hope to have the opportunity to welcome you back and provide you a much more enjoyable stay in the future. Sincerely, Natalie Wert Executive Assistant Fairmont Palliser

Sussex
Reviewed 1 week ago

Sorry the review is a while coming but I keep finding different things to comment on on Trip Advisor and this hotel somehow got missed! My husband and I from the UK have visited Canada several times; the most recent a few years ago and we always stay at Fairmont Hotels during our trips and on the Gold Floor. As...

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FairmontPalliser, Executive Assistant at The Fairmont Palliser, responded to this review

Thank you so much for this glowing review! We are so pleased your stay on Fairmont Gold was "perfect"! As you saw, we love getting into the "western spirit" during the Calgary Stampede, and we're glad you enjoyed it too! Yahoo! Sincerely, Natalie Wert Executive Assistant

Irvine, California
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great hotel with great service. We love the hotel, location and service except need to pay attention to a little detail. Our room was not cleaned well. I don't even want to mention what I found in public but it was really bad considering we were staying at one of the best hotels in Calgary. I addressed it to...

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FairmontPalliser, Public Relations Manager at The Fairmont Palliser, responded to this review

Thank you! Best, Jacqueline Tyler Communications Manager Fairmont Palliser

Edmonton
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I loved their speedy check out process! It was a business trip and they figured out a way to check us out faster than years past! I loved the Christmas decor! And the valey service was excellent! Food was great!

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FairmontPalliser, Public Relations Manager at The Fairmont Palliser, responded to this review

Dear Guest, It's great to know you appreciated our electronic check-out and that you loved our Christmas décor - we hope you found us to feel like a home-away-from-home! Do come back and visit us again soon! Best, Jacqueline Tyler Communications Manager Fairmont Palliser

Chilliwack, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Overall, I was very impressed with this hotel as they went above and beyond my expectations. The staff and service made this for me as they upgraded my room and threw in a gift card to their restaurants which I did not expect. My only criticism is the hotel is a bit dated and needs to make up for the...

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FairmontPalliser, Public Relations Manager at The Fairmont Palliser, responded to this review

Thank you, Steve for your review! We appreciate you sharing that you found great value in your stay and dining with us! Best, Jacqueline Tyler Communications Manager Fairmont Palliser

Millarville
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is like stepping back in time and experiencing a more elegant time. I love staying at the Fairmont in Calgary. The service is outstanding and the food is fabulous. Definitely recommend staying here

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FairmontPalliser, Public Relations Manager at The Fairmont Palliser, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We too feel like we escape to another era, yet love the luxury of today's amenities. Thank you for your review and being our guest! Best, Jacqueline Tyler Communications Manager Fairmont Palliser

Williams Lake
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Once again the Fairmont hotel has gone above and beyond the requirements and standards set by other hotels. It a must if you are to travel to calgary. They make it a Friendly and luxurious atmosphere once you walk through there front doors.

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FairmontPalliser, Public Relations Manager at The Fairmont Palliser, responded to this review

Thank you so much! We are blushing in your choice of us being number one! Best, Jacqueline Tyler Communications Manager Fairmont Palliser

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed here for business and the hotel is beautiful. They were well prepared for our group and even had us checked in early. The rooms were nice and clean and comfortable. I wasn't fond of the smell of the soaps but that is so minor. The food the hotel provided was nice and fresh and had lots of variety....

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FairmontPalliser, Public Relations Manager at The Fairmont Palliser, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are so pleased to hear this - we indeed were ready for your arrival. We surely would like to have chance to provide an alternative soap amenity for you based on your preference, so please let us know in advance of your next stay. Thank you for your review! Best, Jacqueline Tyler Communications Manager Fairmont Palliser

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Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
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The Oak Room
The Oak Room
Cuisines: Canadian
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Minibar
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  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Free Internet
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Room Service
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  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Since 1914, The Fairmont Palliser has been the city's premier address, the cornerstone of Calgary's hospitality industry and a landmark building that is rich in history and architecture. Set in the heart of the city, The Fairmont Palliser is a historical landmark offering distinctive accommodation in elegant surroundings. Recent renovations include five floors of guest rooms and the expansion of Fairmont Gold. A brand new Fairmont Gold Lounge, Concierge and Check-in area can be found on the Penthouse Level. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Fairmont Palliser

Address: 133 9 Ave SW, Calgary, Alberta T2P 2M3, Canada
Region: Canada > Alberta > Calgary
Price Range: $162 - $415 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Fairmont Palliser 4*
Number of rooms: 407
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Also Known As:
The Fairmont Palliser Hotel Calgary
Fairmont Hotel Calgary
Fairmont Hotel Palliser
Fairmont Calgary
Calgary Fairmont
The Fairmont Palliser Calgary, Alberta
Hotel Style:
#4 Spa Hotel in Calgary
#6 Luxury Hotel in Calgary
#9 Romantic Hotel in Calgary
#9 Business Hotel in Calgary
#14 Family Hotel in Calgary
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  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Ask for a room that is not in the back or you will here the freight trains passing by all day and night.”
 of 5 bubbles MikeshaC, 8 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Although this is a luxury hotel, the standard king room is very reasonable and always pleases”
 of 5 bubbles minuit1942, 20 Nov 2016 | Read review
“I find floor 8 to be one of the most pleasant. If you can get an east facing window you can see the Calgary Tower which lights up at night.”
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 of 5 bubbles patriciabW9990OM, 17 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for rooms NOT on the side of the train tracks. I would also recommend booking the Gold floor.”
 of 5 bubbles 934jamiea, 16 Nov 2016 | Read review
“ASK for a room AWAY from the train tracks and elevators.”
 of 5 bubbles PattiC768, 23 Oct 2016 | Read review
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