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4.9 out of 5

"Beautiful, clean, friendly staff, wonderful " More

By a verified traveller on Sun 27 Jun 2021

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Hotel Description

4-star romantic hotel in Downtown Calgary

Downtown Calgary stay

With a stay at this Downtown Calgary hotel, you'll be steps from Art Gallery of Calgary and Calgary Tower. Vertigo Theatre and Stephen Avenue are also within half a mile (1 km).

Full-service spa, dining

A full-service spa, a health club, and a restaurant are all featured at this smoke-free hotel. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the 12 conference rooms, 24-hour business center, and valet parking. Enjoy the indoor pool and perks like free WiFi.

WiFi, flat-screen TVs

The 407 guestrooms feature 24-hour room service, flat-screen TVs with digital channels, and thoughtful touches like bathrobes and slippers. WiFi, wired Internet, and minibars are also available.

Room, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
C$204* Per night/room 3 Oct. - 4 Oct.

Deluxe Double Room, 2 Double Beds, Non Smoking (Recently Renovated)

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Signature Double Room, 2 Double Beds, Accessible, Non Smoking (Recently Renovated)

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Room, 1 Queen Bed (Recently Renovated)

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Junior Suite, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking (Recently Renovated)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Junior Suite, 2 Double Beds, Non Smoking (Recently Renovated)

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

The Fairmont Palliser ratings based on 8 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.9 out of 5 5.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 5.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 5.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 0.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for The Fairmont Palliser

Everyone (3) Couples (2) Family (3)
5 out of 5
Beautiful, clean, friendly staff, wonderful

Posted by on 27 Jun. 2021

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Comment from Hotel Management

28 Jun. 2021 by Turk Hendekci

Thank you very much for staying with us at the Fairmont Palliser. We are thrilled you enjoyed your stay and look forward to welcome you back in the near future. Warm regards, Turk Hendekci

5 out of 5
Love the location. Perfect first night after flight before headed out to the moutqins. Great service all arpund. Great breakfast in the hawthorn room. Over all absolutly gorgeous hotel. Fairmont is leader in home away from home., service and style.

Posted by on 23 Feb. 2020

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5 out of 5

Posted by on 25 Oct. 2019

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5 out of 5
The Fairmont is a beautiful old grand scale hotel. Absolutely charming. Perfect location in downtown. We will definitely be back.

Posted by on 12 Jan. 2020

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4 out of 5
"Upgraded" our room overlooking the train tracks. As this was our first stay here it was a disappointment.

Posted by on 1 Sep. 2019

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5 out of 5
The ornate hotel lobby with its beautiful marble and high ceilings created an attractive milieu. We loved having breakfast and dinner in the beautifully appointed Hawthorn Restaurant just off of the lobby. The music was lovely and the food was divine.

Posted by on 31 Jul. 2019

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5 out of 5
Very convenient location and a beautiful historic hotel. All the staff we encountered were very friendly and efficient. Our check in went quickly and we had a lovely room. The only thing we noticed is that the room service menu had meals more to our liking than the lounge area. We ordered room service instead of eating in the lounge. The room service was wonderful and arrived very quickly. We enjoyed touring the city and local park areas.

Posted by on 21 Jul. 2019

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5 out of 5

Posted by on 20 Feb. 2019

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Property Features

The Fairmont Palliser offers its guests a full-service spa, an indoor pool, and a health club. Along with a restaurant and a coffee shop/café, there's a snack bar/deli on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Public spaces have free WiFi. There's an onsite 24-hour business center. There are 12 meeting rooms available. A spa tub, a sauna, and tour/ticket assistance are also featured at the eco-friendly The Fairmont Palliser. For a fee, parking is available. This 4-star Calgary hotel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 407 guestrooms or units
  • 11 levels
  • Built in 1914
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Deli
  • Business center (24 hours)
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-in
  • Express check-out
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Gift shop
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • ATM
  • Onsite shopping
  • Bellhop
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Internet

Available in all rooms: WiFi (surcharge) , Wired Internet access (surcharge)

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Self parking (surcharge) , Valet parking (surcharge)

Transport

  • Train station: Calgary Heritage Station (8.4 km / 5.2 mi)
  • Metro station: 1st Street SW Station (0.3 km / 0.2 mi)
  • Parking: Valet parking and self parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

The Fairmont Palliser offers 407 accommodations with minibars and laptop-compatible safes. Beds feature down comforters. 42-inch flat-screen televisions come with premium digital channels and pay movies. Bathrooms include bathrobes, slippers, designer toiletries, and hair dryers. This Calgary hotel provides wired and wireless Internet access for a surcharge. Business-friendly amenities include desks and complimentary newspapers, as well as phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and irons/ironing boards. Microwaves, refrigerators, and in-room massages can be requested. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Minibar
  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • Flat-screen television
  • Digital channels
  • Premium channels
  • Movies for purchase
  • Refrigerator available
  • Microwave available
  • Coffee maker
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Down blanket
  • Cribs (free)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Newspapers (free)
  • Local calls (free)
  • Childcare in room (surcharge)
  • Massage in room (surcharge)
  • Hair dryer
  • Laptop safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Designer toiletries
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy continental breakfast daily from 7:00 AM to 1:00 PM.

Hawthorn Dining Room - This restaurant specializes in local cuisine and serves breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Happy hour is offered.

Starbucks - This coffee shop specializes in local cuisine and serves light fare only. Open daily.

24-hour room service is available.

Spa Services

  • Body treatments
  • Facial treatments
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Body wraps
  • Spa tub in spa
  • Hot stone massage
  • Deep tissue massage
  • Swedish massage
  • Steam room in spa

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18
  • Check-in time ends at 1:00 AM

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Access to this property’s Fitness center, Pool and Hot Tub is currently limited to allow social distancing and open 7 AM-9 PM. Reservations are required at check-in (subject to availability).

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 2 children stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pet Policy

  • Pets: CAD 25 per accommodation, per night
  • Maximum 2 per room (weight limit: 44 lbs)
  • Food and water bowls are available

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation. This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, debit cards, and cash. Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed.

For guests' safety, the property includes a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F. Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer. Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available. Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 48 hours between bookings. This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of ALLSAFE (Accor Hotels).

  • Noise-free rooms not guaranteed
  • Number of children who can stay free - 2
  • Debit cards
  • Staffed front desk
  • Security system
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is available to guests
  • Masks are available to guests
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • Property follows a brand or regulatory agency's sanitization guidelines ALLSAFE (Accor Hotels)
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually-wrapped food options are not available
  • gap period enforced between guest stays 48 hours
  • Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property does not follow sanitization practices of any association

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: CAD 100 per night

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between CAD 22 and CAD 32 for adults, CAD 11 and CAD 16.5 for children (approximately)
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: CAD 13.95 per night (rates may vary)
  • Fee for in-room wired Internet: CAD 13.95 per night (rates may vary)
  • Self parking fee: CAD 45 per night
  • Valet parking fee: CAD 45.00 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Pet fee: CAD 25 per accommodation, per night
  • Early check-in fee: CAD 50 (subject to availability)
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Fairmont Palliser
  • Fairmont Palliser Calgary
  • Fairmont Palliser Hotel
  • Fairmont Palliser Hotel Calgary
  • Palliser Fairmont
  • Calgary Fairmont
  • Fairmont Calgary
  • Fairmont Hotel Calgary
  • Fairmont Hotel Palliser
  • The Fairmont Palliser Hotel Calgary
  • The Fairmont Palliser Hotel
  • The Fairmont Palliser Calgary
  • The Fairmont Palliser Hotel Calgary

You should know

  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.

Awards & Affiliations

  • UNESCO sustainable tourism pledge
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*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.