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The Fairmont Hotel Macdonald

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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stayed 3 nights at Christmas. This is a grand old hotel. Had booked a Fairmont room. Loved it. Had some housekeeping issues and we were moved to a Gold Floor room. The gold floor had renovated modern rooms. We actually enjoyed the older style with character Fairmont room more. We give the staff credit though for trying to improve our...

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It was an okay hotel, it is dated like most Fairmonts. The rooms are old, but I suppose that is part of the charm. Fairmont Pacific Rim is the nicest of the Fairmonts in Canada so yes I am comparing them as I have been to both and highly prefer the Fairmont Pacific Rim. Valet parking is great if you...

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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

It's the nicest place to stay in Edmonton. It's proximity to mall and events center is close. The service is good and staff is friendly and helpful. The restaurant food is good and the bar had great snacks and good atmosphere.

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Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago

stayed here for 2 nights for work. It's a beautiful historic hotel, and the quality and service is 5* all the way. Had a room on the 5th floor which was spacious with 2 queen beds. Nice coffee machine in the room, black out blinds, super comfy beds and excellent linens. Love that they have a resident dog, Smudge who...

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Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago

The overall experience at the Fairmont Hotel Macdonald is typical of what you will experience at most other Fairmont within Canada. Excellent service and above a average peripheral amenities (restaurant, spas, health club) to compensate for the price premium and somewhat subpar rooms. What I liked: Efficient and friendly check-in, room prepared as per profile (hypoallergenic), upgrade processed as requested....

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Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Awesome experience over the Christmas Break at the Hotel MacDonald. The staff were very professional yet friendly and attentive. The amount of history evident in the hotel is spectacular. The Fitness Centre with the pool, expansive list of equipment, steam shower, racquet ball court was well worth the numerous visits. Highly recommend the Hotel MacDonald!

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GarrettTurta, General Manager at The Fairmont Hotel Macdonald, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to stay with us. It was very enjoyable to hear your comments. In addition, we appreciate our comments on us ensuring that we are remembering our roots. I will ensure your comments are shared with my team. We do look forward to seeing you again at Fairmont Hotel Macdonald. Regards, Garrett Turta General Manager

Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I spent three nights at the Fairmont Hotel Macdonald for a business trip. The hotel is a classic and the architecture if lovely for 101 years old. I found the restaurant very expensive. A bowl of soup, a green salad, and a glass of wine was $47. The service was exceptional. I have many food allergies and the soup was...

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GarrettTurta, General Manager at The Fairmont Hotel Macdonald, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to stay with us and for taking the time to share your comments. It was nice to hear that you enjoyed your stay and meal. We as well do cater to a variety of allergies. Please inquire with your server the next time you are staying with us and we will create a meal to accommodate...

Edmonton
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I stay at fairmont hotels frequently for business and pleasure. I have stayed at the Hotel MacDonald frequently. The door staff are wonderful and it is nice to be recognized. The lounge is great and do a very nice martini. The bed is always comfortable. My complaint is the rooms are old.....and I mean tired. I understand that many are...

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GarrettTurta, General Manager at The Fairmont Hotel Macdonald, responded to this review

Thank you for your continued loyalty to Fairmont Hotel Macdonald. It was very enjoyable to hear your comments regarding our team and their high level of service. We are working on our planning for our renovations to be complete throughout the hotel. We look forward to your continued patronage with us. Regards, Garrett Turta General Manager

Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been here many times and always have such a great experience. The hotel itself is beautiful, staff is very attentive and accommodating. The dining options are always pleasing. The Sunday Brunch in the Ballroom is delicious, with so many options to choose from. The Harvest Room is a great place for a special occasion meal. Totslly worth every...

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GarrettTurta, General Manager at The Fairmont Hotel Macdonald, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback. It was very enjoyable to hear your comments and that you enjoyed your stay. I will ensure to share your feedback with my team. We look forward to welcoming you back to Fairmont Hotel Macdonald in the near future. Regards, Garrett Turta General Manager

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First off, this hotel is excellent. It is very classy and all staff I have encountered are top notch. Lobby and all common areas are beautiful. When we got to the room, it is clean and looking well kept. My issues are probably a bit nit picky, but when I am paying the rates charged here, I expect perfection. The...

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GarrettTurta, General Manager at The Fairmont Hotel Macdonald, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share the comments of your most recent stay. It was nice to hear that you enjoyed the service we provide, however disheartening to hear that not everything was to satisfaction. I will ensure all deficiencies are addressed in your guest room, in addition we are in the planning stages for our next renovation...

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Spa
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
The Harvest Room
The Harvest Room
Cuisines: Canadian
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
Services
  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Airport Transportation
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Babysitting
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Stately Downtown Hotel located 30 km from international airport. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Fairmont Hotel Macdonald

Address: 10065 100th St, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 0N6, Canada
Region: Canada > Alberta > Edmonton
Price Range: $255 - $441 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Fairmont Hotel Macdonald 4*
Number of rooms: 198
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Also Known As:
Fairmont Hotel Edmonton
Fairmont Hotel Macdonald
Fairmont Edmonton
Edmonton Fairmont
The Fairmont Hotel Macdonald Edmonton, Alberta
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#1 Green Hotel in Edmonton
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#7 Business Hotel in Edmonton
#8 Family Hotel in Edmonton
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