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The Fairmont Palliser

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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a lovely hotel, and very close to Calgary Tower, which is definitely worth a visit to the top of. Our room was spacious, clean and comfortable. Great location and plenty going on in the evenings.

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for this "lovely" review! We appreciate it! Sincerely, Natalie Wert Executive Assistant Fairmont Palliser

Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There isn't anything like this in Calgary. This 1915 property has been lovingly cared for, and retains its historic charm. Service was friendly. Our standard Fairmont room was quite spacious - not all standard rooms are, and most rooms are slightly different. The TV was nice and large, and the modern room amenities were appreciated. This hotel has the nicest...

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FairmontPalliser, General Manager at The Fairmont Palliser, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for this wonderful review! I am so glad to read that you enjoyed your stay with us! On behalf of all of us at Fairmont Palliser, I look forward to welcoming you back again in the future. Sincerely, Don Fennerty General Manager Fairmont Palliser

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Fairmont is a great stay whilst in Calgary and we very impressed out how welcoming and friendly the staff were. We were at the hotel for 5 nights and were very kindly upgraded to a large suite room which was amazing. The resturant in the hotel is great. The high tea is very well done and the food is...

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FairmontPalliser, General Manager at The Fairmont Palliser, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your kind review! We hope to welcome you back to Fairmont Palliser again soon! Sincerely, Don Fennerty General Manager Fairmont Palliser

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went for afternoon tea at the Palliser. We had called in advance because two people have dietary restrictions and they said they would be happy to accommodate us. One person has garlic allergies and the other is vegan. These two people simply got slices of bread with veggies like cucumber and tomatoes and a side cup of fruit. We...

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FairmontPalliser, Outlets Manager at The Fairmont Palliser, responded to this review

Dear Manika C, Thank you for your review. We regret to read about your Afternoon Tea experience and would truly appreciate the opportunity to discuss this further with you. If you wish, please do contact me personally. Sincerely, Magda Cautley-Davis Outlets Manager Fairmont Palliser

Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrrived on Dec 23 for a 3 nights stay. Lobby area is beautiful. Room is small and not worth value. We regularly eat at Fairmont in our home city and food there is amazing. I was expecting the same at Palisser and was greatly dissapointed. I ordered about $70 worth of room service and couldn't stomach - I am...

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share this review. We are truly sorry to read that you did not enjoy your in-room dining meal. It is our hope that we will have the opportunity to welcome you back again, and provide you with a much more enjoyable dining experience next time. Sincerely, Natalie Wert Executive Assistant Fairmont...

Grande Prairie, Canada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel is an excellent home away from home when on business. I usually stay on the gold floor and I think this Fairmont has the best gold floor I have ever stayed on. The only drawback I can come up with for this hotel is if you're a light sleeper don't stay on the side of the train tracks...

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

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for this review! We are so proud to read that we have the best Fairmont Gold you have experienced! We hope that we will have the opportunity to welcome you back again soon! Sincerely, Natalie Wert Executive Assistant

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived early, but were still checked in straight away, which we really needed after getting no sleep on out flight from Australia! They also gave us a complimentary upgrade to a larger room. All staff we came into contact with were very friendly and helpful. This was a good location downtown, close to shops and pubs and food places....

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for your kind review! We hope to welcome you back to Fairmont Palliser again soon! Sincerely, Nathan Pearce Director, Operations Fairmont Palliser

Lethbridge, Canada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I get that this is a historic hotel, and maybe I am not rich enough to understand how everything is an add on. No internet unless of course I sign up for a card that costs fees each year. Really, it's 2016? Next parking is a nightmare. Yes they have people to park but they charge you Extra to park...

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FairmontPalliser, Manager 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, Nathan Pearce Director, Operations Fairmont Palliser

Calgary
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stay at this fabulous hotel 3 times a year - birthdays and Christmas. We love the staff, the food in the Rimrock Restaurant, the decor especially during Christmas, the staff, the spa (we always have a couples massage), the pool, the proximity to downtown (we always go to Theatre Calgary) and we explore downtown Calgary. We live in the...

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FairmontPalliser, General Manager at The Fairmont Palliser, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for this wonderful review! We truly appreciate that you choose to stay with us as a part of your special occasion celebrations! On behalf of all of us at Fairmont Palliser, I look forward to welcoming you back again in the future. Sincerely, Don Fennerty General Manager Fairmont Palliser

Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wonderful Memories in my life The Fairtmont is a Palliser when you are happy in your life with love is one word Fairmont. I will be stay every December 03 at The Fairmont Palliser to Celebrete our Weeding Anniversary

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Dear Rosalba, Thank you for this glowing review! We look forward to welcoming you back to Fairmont Palliser again for many anniversaries to come! Sincerely, Don Fennerty General 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
Food & drink at the hotel
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
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • 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: $174 - $416 (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
Hotel Style:
#4 Spa Hotel in Calgary
#6 Luxury Hotel in Calgary
#9 Business Hotel in Calgary
#9 Romantic 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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