Fairmont Palliser Hotel - Calgary

133 9Th Avenue Sw, Calgary Ab T2P 2M3, Calgary, Canada, T2P 2M3  show map
 4 stars
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Fairmont Palliser Hotel - Calgary

 Paid Wi-Fi

Paid Wi-Fi in rooms

 Parking

Paid parking

 24-hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 Swimming pool

Indoor swimming pool

 Fitness/Gym

Fitness center

 Spa and relaxation

Spa & wellness center

Turkish bath

Reflex massage

Steam bath

Jacuzzi

 Breakfast

Continental breakfast

Editorial review:

This historic hotel Fairmont Palliser, built in 1914 in the middle of Calgary, is a good one to stay at for business trips. The service is excellent and up to Fairmont standards, but some guests feel that nothing really stood out, and the quality of the rooms was inconsistent.

Overview

Fairmont Palliser is a superior 4-star hotel set close to Kensington and The Calgary Zoo. Since 1914, it has been hosting guests in the center of Calgary.

The excellent location makes art galleries, museums and the tower easily reachable. The city center is 1 km away from the hotel.

This hotel is perfectly based near hills.

Victoria Park - Stampede C train station is a 5-minute walk away. Calgary International airport lies within about 10 minutes' drive.

Rooms

The hotel offers 405 rooms. All of them feature individual climate control, satellite TV, a refrigerator, a minibar and a sofa. The property boasts views of Canada Olympic Park and Heritage Park from its rooms. The rooms come with en suite bathrooms with complimentary toiletries, bathrobes and a shower along with a microwave and coffee/tea makers.

Eat & Drink

Guests can have breakfast in the restaurant every morning. At the restaurant Canadian dishes are served. The adjoining bar serves a selection of tea and coffee. The bistro Charcut Roast House is located 150 meters from the property.

All visitors are offered a full breakfast for a fee. 

Services

The on-site car rentals are also provided.

Relax

Guests with children can avail of cribs and a play area offered at the hotel. Active guests will benefit from fitness classes and a gym available on the premises.

Internet

High-speed internet access is available in the hotel rooms for additional charge.

Guest Parking

private parking is possible on site at CAD 37 per day.

Year renovated:   2008.  Number of floors:   11.  Number of rooms:   405.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas
  • Paid parking
  • Handicap parking
  • Express check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Allergy-free rooms
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Eco friendly
  • 24-hour security
  • Free safe at reception
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Executive/club floor
  • Lobby
  • Sundry/Convenience store
  • Souvenir shop
  • Currency exchange
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Beauty salon
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Services

  • Paid valet parking
  • 24-hour room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Car rental
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Wedding services
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Continental breakfast
  • Breakfast room
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Bar/Lounge area
  • Catering service
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • 24-hour business center
  • Exhibition space
  • Conference room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Babysitting/Child services
  • Children's play area

Leisure facilities

  • Indoor heated swimming pool
  • Health club
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Turkish bath
  • Steam bath
  • Jacuzzi
  • Reflex massage

Room view

  • City view

Room facilities

  • Paid Wi-Fi in rooms
  • In-room air conditioning
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Turndown service
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Connecting rooms
  • Dining room
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Balcony
  • Rollaway beds
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Shared bathroom
  • Bathtub
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe

Kitchen facilities

  • Refrigerator on request
  • Microwave on request

Media

  • Paid movies/Video
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • iPad
  • Telephone
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  3 pm

Check-out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets

  • Pets are allowed on request.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

133 9Th Avenue Sw, Calgary Ab T2P 2M3, Calgary, Canada, T2P 2M3

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City Center
  • Calgary
    600 m
Airports
Train Stations
  • Art Gallery of Calgary
    200 m
  • 1st street C Train
    300 m
  • Bus stop
    200 m
Restaurants
  • Charcut Roast House (cuisine: Contemporary)
    130 m
  • Sky 360
    120 m
Parks
  • Central Memorial Park
    540 m
  • Devonian Gardens
    690 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2008
  • Number of floors:
    11
  • Number of rooms:
    405

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    Double Guest Room - Double

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          Junior Suite, 1 Queen Bed, Non Smoking (Newly Renovated)

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                      Size: 30 m²
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                          How to reach hotel

                          hotel Fairmont Palliser Hotel - Calgary Calgary location
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                          Hotel Address:

                          133 9Th Avenue Sw, Calgary Ab T2P 2M3, Calgary, Canada, T2P 2M3

                          Get directions
                          City Center
                          • Calgary
                            600 m
                          Airports
                          Train Stations
                          • Art Gallery of Calgary
                            200 m
                          • 1st street C Train
                            300 m
                          • Bus stop
                            200 m
                          Restaurants
                          • Charcut Roast House (cuisine: Contemporary)
                            130 m
                          • Sky 360
                            120 m
                          Parks
                          • Central Memorial Park
                            540 m
                          • Devonian Gardens
                            690 m
                          Hotel information
                          • Check-in:
                            from  3 pm
                          • Check-out:
                            until  12 pm
                          • Year renovated:
                            2008
                          • Number of floors:
                            11
                          • Number of rooms:
                            405

                          Hotel Awards

                          CanadianHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedCalgaryFairmont Palliser

                          According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
                          Best Design Hotels in Canada

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                          What's nearby

                          Places of interest

                          • TELUS Convention Centre - 200 m
                          • CORE Shopping Centre - 300 m
                          • Calgary Memorial Park - 400 m
                          • Calgary City Hall - 500 m
                          • Calgary Courts Centre - 700 m
                          • Chinese Cultural Centre - 700 m

                          Train stations

                          • Art Gallery of Calgary - 100 m
                          • 1st street C Train - 200 m
                          • 3rd Street C Train - 300 m
                          • Centre Street C Train - 300 m
                          • 4th Street C Train - 500 m
                          • Diana Paul Galleries Ltd - 500 m
                          • City Hall C train - 600 m
                          • 6th Street C Train - 700 m

                          Convention centers

                          • Calgary Telus Convention Centre - 100 m
                          • Olympic Plaza - 500 m
                          • Macleod Trail - 600 m
                          • Chinatown - 700 m

                          Shopping areas

                          • Glenbow Museum - 200 m

                          Amusement

                          • Bonkers Indoor Playgrounds Inc - 500 m
                          • Peppermill Bar and Lounge Inc - 700 m

                          Monuments and Landmarks

                          • Calgary Tower - 100 m

                          Museums

                          • Chinook Keyboard Ctr - 200 m

                          Parks

                          • Calgary Inglewood Bird Snctry - 600 m

                          Halls

                          • Candlelight Catering - 400 m
                          • Metropolitan Centre - 600 m

                          Universities, Institutes

                          • Career College - 200 m
                          • Bow Valley College - 500 m
                          • Canadian Securities Institute - 600 m

                          College Campuses

                          • University of Phoenix - Calgary - 300 m

                          Local attractions

                          • Reader Rock Garden - 1.6 km
                            325 25 Ave. S.E., Calgary
                          • Kensington - 1.7 km
                            10th Street NW and Kensington Road, Calgary
                          • Riley Park - 2.5 km
                            800 12 St NW, Calgary
                          • Grace Presbyterian Church - 1.7 km
                            1009 15 Ave Southwest, Calgary
                          • The Calgary Zoo - 2.4 km
                            1300 Zoo Rd NE, Calgary

                          Near the hotel

                          • Calgary Tower - 110 m
                            101 - 9th Avenue SW, Calgary
                          • Trees Sculptures - 150 m
                            Bankers Hall, Calgary
                          • National Music Centre - 350 m
                            134 11 Avenue SE, Calgary
                          • City Hall - 510 m
                            716 Macleod Trail SE, Calgary
                          • Stephen Avenue Walk - 140 m
                            8 Ave SW, Calgary
                          • Glenbow Museum - 250 m
                            130 Ninth Ave. SE, Calgary
                          • Grain Academy Museum - 480 m
                            505 2 ST SW, Calgary

                          Restaurants nearby

                          • Charcut Roast House - 130 m

                            Address: 899 Centre Street SW
                            Phone: 403 984-2180

                            63% likes this, based on 292 reviews
                            Cuisine: Contemporary
                            Price Range: GBP 24 - GBP 24

                          • Rimrock Restaurant - 40 m

                            Address: 133 9 Ave SW
                            Phone: (403) 262-1234

                            64% likes this, based on 64 reviews
                            Cuisine: Continental

                          • Rush - 120 m

                            Address: 100- 207 9th Ave SW
                            Phone: 4032717874

                            85% likes this, based on 130 reviews
                            Price Range: GBP 48 - GBP 64

                          • Sky 360 - 120 m

                            Address: 101 9th Ave. S.W. (@ Calgary Tower)
                            Phone: (403) 266-7171

                            52% likes this, based on 270 reviews
                            Price Range: GBP 24 - GBP 40

                          • Murrieta's - 110 m

                            Address: #202, 808 1 Street Southwest
                            Phone: (403)269-7707

                            65% likes this, based on 158 reviews
                            Cuisine: Canadian

                          Hotel information
                          • Check-in:
                            from  3 pm
                          • Check-out:
                            until  12 pm
                          • Year renovated:
                            2008
                          • Number of floors:
                            11
                          • Number of rooms:
                            405

                          Hotel Awards

                          CanadianHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedCalgaryFairmont Palliser

                          According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
                          Best Design Hotels in Canada

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                          Fairmont Palliser Reviews

                          Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Fairmont Palliser

                          Average guest rating

                          8.0out of 10
                          Fabulous
                          Based on 68 reviews

                          Rating by category:

                          Rooms
                          9.3
                          Service
                          9.0
                          Value
                          8.7
                          Dining
                          8.0

                          Guest reviews

                          • Older travelers
                            8.2

                            Convenience and local to train station and city center.

                            No armchairs in our luxury room ! There was a desk with an office chair but as we were on holiday it would have been nice to have an armchair to sit and rest. However we did like the lounge in the foyer.

                          • Older travelers
                            10.0

                            This was truly a luxury visit. The old railroad hotel was very well preserved with a wonderful room and service. It was a treat for us.

                            It would have been nice to have parking managed by the hotel but overall it was convenient and they had very good weekend rates.

                          • Family with children
                            10.0

                            Excellent value for the price. The bed was super comfortable and the it reminded me of a boutique hotel with plush bed linens and robes. Location was perfect, right in the middle of restaurants and shops. I loved it and would stay here the next time I visit the area.

                          • Group of friends
                            6.2

                            I enjoyed the hot tub and pool as well as the overall architecture of the hotel

                            I was not happy with the small room and needed upgrade in the bathroom for the amount I spent. The deal I found online did not give me the impression for the cost (saving of 50% paying $200+ still) for the room I stayed in. If your going to show a picture of the room being booked then it should be of that room, the picture I saw showed a lounge area in the room - we did not have that in ours, so perhaps a bit more detail in the description to say - room with 2 doubles does not offer a sitting area.

                          • Family with children
                            10.0

                            Relax with family, They treat children amazingly

                            As above. The treatment of our children

                          • Older travelers
                            10.0

                            The position of the hotel was great close to everything, the staff were without exception polite, friendly and very helpful we had a fantastic stay.

                          • Older travelers
                            6.6

                            The more casual cafe was very nice for dining.Staff in general were very friendly

                          • Single
                            10.0

                            Very convenient for the city and the Rocky Mountaineer.

                          • Older travelers
                            7.4

                            Bathroom was not up to the standards of clean that I would have expected. Nightstand light was damaged and when I turned on the light clouds of dust desended on the beverage I had on the nightstand.

                          • Older travelers
                            9.2

                            I enjoyed the excellent service as usual. I Never had a bad experience with your staff. The bar is good place to unwind.

                          • Older travelers
                            10.0

                            Down town convenience

                            Stayed on the third floor .room was great .But the trains running past the windows meant we could,nt open the windows and was very noisey

                          • Older travelers
                            10.0

                            i liked how close it was to the shopping and to the saddledome, as we went to Elton \\\\\\\John

                          • Group of friends
                            10.0

                            The room was spacious and comfortable and more importantly, very quiet. The staff were friendly and helpful. I enjoyed my stay at this hotel.

                            The hotel should include complementry parking for hotel guests.

                          • Older travelers
                            10.0

                            very warm welcome, excellent service, recognition of Presidents club status and on other occasions a warm welcome to our two Labrador Dogs. Very good meals.

                          • Single
                            9.6

                            I was not satisfied with my room because of the location and your staff found me another room and with perfect. Service was excellent, it just remind me why I choose Fairmount Hotels.

                          How to reach hotel

                          hotel Fairmont Palliser Hotel - Calgary Calgary location
                          Show big map »

                          Hotel Address:

                          133 9Th Avenue Sw, Calgary Ab T2P 2M3, Calgary, Canada, T2P 2M3

                          Get directions
                          City Center
                          • Calgary
                            600 m
                          Airports
                          Train Stations
                          • Art Gallery of Calgary
                            200 m
                          • 1st street C Train
                            300 m
                          • Bus stop
                            200 m
                          Restaurants
                          • Charcut Roast House (cuisine: Contemporary)
                            130 m
                          • Sky 360
                            120 m
                          Parks
                          • Central Memorial Park
                            540 m
                          • Devonian Gardens
                            690 m
                          Hotel information
                          • Check-in:
                            from  3 pm
                          • Check-out:
                            until  12 pm
                          • Year renovated:
                            2008
                          • Number of floors:
                            11
                          • Number of rooms:
                            405

                          Hotel Awards

                          CanadianHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedCalgaryFairmont Palliser

                          According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
                          Best Design Hotels in Canada

                          Use Badge