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The Fairmont Palliser

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Indoor spa bath
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Hypo-allergenic bedding, down duvets, minibar, in-room safe
Hypo-allergenic bedding, down duvets, minibar, in-room safe

Overview of The Fairmont Palliser

UNESCO Sustainable Property

The Fairmont Palliser

4 out of 5

4.4/5 Excellent

Guests rated this property 4.7/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Pet-friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Spa
  • Restaurant

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • 48-hour vacancy between guest room stays

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationCalgary Tower2 min walk
  • Popular Location17 Avenue SW11 min walk
  • Popular LocationStampede Park19 min walk
  • AirportCalgary, AB (YYC-Calgary Intl.)19 min drive

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About this area

Calgary

On the Strip and near a metro station, The Fairmont Palliser is in an area with good shopping. 17 Avenue SW and Chinook Centre are worth checking out if shopping is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's popular attractions can visit Calgary Tower and Calgary Zoo. Looking to enjoy an event or a game? See what's going on at Stampede Park, or consider WinSport for a night out. Enjoy the area's slopes with cross-country skiing, downhill skiing and snowboarding, and don't miss out on the snowshoeing. Guests appreciate the hotel's central location.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Calgary Tower - 2 min walk
  • Glenbow Museum - 2 min walk
  • Calgary Telus Convention Centre - 3 min walk
  • 17 Avenue SW - 11 min walk
  • Stampede Park - 19 min walk

Getting around

  • Calgary Heritage Station - 13 min drive
  • 1st Street SW Station - 4 min walk
  • Calgary International Airport (YYC) - 19 min drive

Restaurants

  • Where to eat
  • Hawthorn Dining Room – Restaurant with a bar offering local cuisine. Serves breakfast, brunch, lunch, dinner and light fare daily, happy hour available.
  • Starbucks – Coffee shop offering local cuisine. Serves light fare daily.

About this property

The Fairmont Palliser

Romantic Calgary hotel in Downtown Calgary, walk to Calgary Tower
Along with a full-service spa, this smoke-free hotel has a restaurant and an indoor pool. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, a health club, a bar/lounge and a coffee shop/café are on-site. All 407 rooms feature thoughtful touches such as bathrobes and slippers, plus 24-hour room service and flat-screen TVs with digital channels. Other amenities available to guests include WiFi, wired Internet and minibars.
The Fairmont Palliser offers 407 forms of accommodation with minibars and laptop-compatible safes. Beds feature down comforters. 42-inch Flat-screen televisions come with premium digital channels and pay-per-view films. Bathrooms include bathrobes, slippers, designer toiletries and hairdryers.

This Calgary hotel provides wired and wireless Internet access for a surcharge. Business-friendly amenities include desks and complimentary newspapers, as well as telephones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and an iron/ironing board. Microwaves, fridges and in-room massages can be requested. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

An indoor pool and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include a health club and a sauna.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

RnR Wellness The Spa has massage/treatment rooms. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, Swedish massages and facials. The spa is equipped with a spa tub and a steam room.

The spa is open daily.

Awards and affiliations

This property has signed the UNESCO Sustainable Tourism Pledge.

Awards and affiliations

The property is a member of Historic Hotels of the World.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Follows the standard cleaning and disinfection practices of ALLSAFE (Accor Hotels)

Check-in

Contactless social distancing and check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 48 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Gives staff personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks available
Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: WiFi (CAD 13.95 per night), Wired Internet (surcharge)
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Self parking on site (CAD 45 per night)
  • Valet parking on site (CAD 45.00 per night; includes in/out privileges)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available

Food and drink

  • Continental breakfast available for a fee daily 7:00 AM–1:00 PM: CAD 22-32 for adults and CAD 11-16.5 for children
  • 1 restaurant and 1 coffee shop/cafe
  • 1 bar
  • 24-hour room service

Things to do

  • Fitness centre
  • Full-service spa
  • Indoor pool
  • Sauna
  • Shopping
  • Hot tub
  • Steam room

Conveniences

  • ATM/banking services
  • Ballroom
  • Lift
  • Free newspapers in reception
  • Front-desk safe
  • Gift shop/newsstand

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Wedding services

Languages spoken

  • Chinese
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Korean
  • Russian
  • Spanish

Business services

  • 24-hour business centre
  • Meeting rooms 12

Spa

  • Body treatments
  • Body wraps
  • Facials
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Massage - deep-tissue
  • Massage - hot stone
  • Massage - Swedish
  • Massage/treatment rooms
  • Spa open daily
  • Hot tub
  • Steam room

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel

More

  • Romance packages available
  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Down duvet
  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding

Bathroom

  • Bathrobes
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • 42-inch flat-screen TV
  • Digital channels
  • Films for purchase
  • Premium channels

Food and drink

  • Champagne service
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Microwave (on request)
  • Minibar
  • Fridge (on request)

More

  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Free local calls
  • Free newspapers
  • Guidebooks/recommendations
  • In-room massage
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Laptop-compatible safe
  • Phone
  • Restaurant dining guide
  • Slippers

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 3:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Early check-in subject to availability
Early check-in fee: CAD 50
Express check-in
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before noon
Late check-out subject to availability
A late check-out fee will be charged
Express check-out

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
Due to COVID-19, this property's food and beverage options may be limited pursuant to local regulations.
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).

Renovations and closures

Due to COVID-19, this property’s food and beverage options may be limited.

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets are allowed for an extra charge of CAD 25 per accommodation, per night
2 per room (up to 44 lbs/20 kg)
Food and water bowls are available

Children and extra beds

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

Payment types at the property

Important information

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: CAD 100 per night

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between CAD 22 and CAD 32 for adults, and 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)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
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 credit cards, debit cards and cash
Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed
Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system and a first aid kit
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

We should mention

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms
The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation

Property is also known as

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
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4.4
Excellent
Rating 5 - Excellent. 771 out of 1212 reviews
5 - Excellent 64%
Rating 4 - Good. 281 out of 1212 reviews
4 - Good 23%
Rating 3 - Okay. 96 out of 1212 reviews
3 - Okay 8%
Rating 2 - Poor. 41 out of 1212 reviews
2 - Poor 3%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 23 out of 1212 reviews
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4.7/5

Cleanliness

4.6/5

Staff & service

4.3/5

Amenities

4.4/5

Property conditions & facilities

4/5 Good

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Didn’t like the Train noise
Stayed 1 night in Jun 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Would highly recommend
Stayed 2 nights in Jun 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Overall satisfied
Stayed 2 nights in Jun 2021

3/5 Okay

Travelled with partner
Liked: Staff & service
Better value out their to sleep, expecting bigger room glad it was discounted. No need to be downtown. Was updated though, interesting wounder what I would of gotten otherwise. Wash room small crowded. Need to recognize its a heritage buiding. So need to respect that aspects just not my gig. Calagy was in COVID lock down hotel was empty basically like the shining.
Stayed 1 night in May 2021

5/5 Excellent

Business traveller
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The Classic. Beautiful hotel with history, character and updated rooms. Never disappoints. Would be so much better if the lounge was able to be open...
Stayed 3 nights in May 2021