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The Fairmont Hotel Macdonald

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from 182.48 USD *
(* Lowest nightly rate based on stay from 07/20/2015 to 07/24/2015)
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Rooms: 199
Interests: Business, Family Friendly, Spa, Pet Friendly, Resort, Luxe Superior
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The Fairmont Hotel Macdonald
10065 - 100th Street
Edmonton T5J 0N6
  • AAA Four Diamond Award
Located one block south of Jasper Avenue on the corner of 100th Ave and 100th Street, The Fairmont Hotel Macdonald is perched majestically on the cliff overlooking the North Saskatchewan River.

Hotel Overview

The Fairmont Hotel Macdonald has been a city landmark in Edmonton for years. Long known as the city's most elegant hotel and lovingly referred to as "The Mac", the hotel was built in 1915 by Grand Trunk Railway at a cost of $2 million. It immediately became the city's finest hotel and the centre of social life in Edmonton. Over the years, The Fairmont Hotel Macdonald has proudly hosted visitors from all walks of life, from political leaders and royalty to the many American soldiers stationed at the hotel in World War II and during the installation of the DEW (Distant Early Warning) line in 1957. The official visit of King George VI and the Queen Mother in 1939, was one of the most significant events in the hotel's history, as throngs of well wishers gathered below the main balcony to see the royals.

In the early 80s, The Fairmont Hotel Macdonald fell into disrepair. In an effort to restore the centre to its former elegance, Edmonton designated it a Municipal Historic Resource in 1985. Fully restored to her original grandeur, the hotel is a tribute to opulence and grace. Since reopening, the hotel has hosted many dignitaries and celebrities including Her Royal Highness Queen Elizabeth II, Canadian Prime Ministers, former Presidents and the Rolling Stones, to name a few. Edmontonians can once again share their long-lived affection for the glorious The Fairmont Hotel Macdonald with neighbours and visitors.

From the moment you walk into The Fairmont Hotel Macdonald, you know you're in a one-of-a-kind hotel that breathes dignified style and timeless grace. Originally opened in 1915, the Chateau on the River offers 199 elegant guestrooms, including 18 suites, catering to both business and leisure travelers.

Each guestroom and suite is luxuriously-appointed with every amenity, including two terry-cloth bathrobes for use during your stay, to ensure your comfort. The Fairmont Hotel Macdonald is pleased to offer High Speed Internet Access in all guestrooms and suites (complimentary to Fairmont President's Club members), as a special feature for business travelers, as well as two specially-designed guestrooms with accessibility for guests with special needs.

Every one of our guestrooms offers a spectacular view of either the magnificent North Saskatchewan River Valley or the splendid city skyline. With thoughtful refinements uniquely suited to your personal and business needs, a stay here exceeds all expectations.

Amenities & Activities

  • 24 Hour Front Desk
  • Babysitting or Child Care
  • Barber/Hair Stylist
  • Complimentary Newspaper
  • Concierge Services
  • Fitness Center
  • Meeting Facilities
  • Mini Bar
  • Pets Allowed
  • Restaurant on site

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