84% Based on 1096 reviews TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 out of 5

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Hotel Description

A romantic stay in the heart of Edmonton awaits you at Fairmont Hotel Macdonald. You'll be 2.8 km (1.8 mi) from Commonwealth Stadium and 3.8 km (2.3 mi) from University of Alberta. Highlights at this family-friendly hotel include 2 restaurants, a full-service spa, and an indoor swimming pool.

You can enjoy LCD TVs with digital channels, and all 198 rooms feature iPod docks, WiFi, and wired Internet. Minibars provide refreshments, and 24-hour room service makes dining in an option. Pillowtop beds and premium bedding invite a comfortable night's sleep, and you'll find nice touches like bathrobes and designer toiletries. Additionally, coffee/tea makers, in-room childcare, and free newspapers are available.

A pampering day can include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, and aromatherapy. The fine-dining restaurant, The Harvest Room, serves local cuisine and is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. The hotel's own bar/lounge is a nice place to enjoy a drink. Enjoy the health club, spa tub, steam room, and kids' swimming pool. 12000 square feet (1115 square meters) of event facilities include conference space, and other business amenities include a business center and limo/town car service. Additionally, you'll find WiFi in public areas, coffee/tea in a common area, and free use of bicycles. Each morning full breakfast is served between 7:00 AM and 11:00 AM. There's also valet parking, along with the convenience of an airport shuttle.

Within a 20-minute drive of this 4-star Downtown Edmonton hotel, attractions include Rexall Place and Fort Edmonton Park.

Reviews from Trip Advisor

Trip Advisor aggregated rating

84% of guests recommend out of 1096 reviews

Excellent 634
Good 302
Average 100
Poor 42
Terrible 18
Value <span>4.0</span> out of 5
Rooms <span>4.5</span> out of 5
Cleanliness <span>4.5</span> out of 5
Service <span>4.5</span> out of 5

About the Fairmont Hotel Macdonald

Location 10065 100 St Nw, Edmonton, AB T5J0N6

Property Features

Fairmont Hotel Macdonald offers its guests a full-service spa, an indoor pool, and a health club. There are 2 restaurants on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. A computer station is on site, and both WiFi and wired Internet are available in public spaces for a fee. A business center, limo/town car service, and meeting rooms are available. Event space at this hotel measures 12000 square feet (1115 square meters) and includes conference space. A children's pool, a spa tub, and a steam room are also featured at the family-friendly Fairmont Hotel Macdonald. A roundtrip airport shuttle (available 24 hours) is available for a fee. Parking is available for a fee. This 4-star Edmonton hotel is smoke free.

  • 198 guestrooms or units
  • 8 levels
  • 2 dining venues
  • 8 conference rooms
  • 12000 sq ft of conference space
  • 1115 sq m of conference space
  • Built in 1915
  • Bar or lounge
  • Childcare (surcharge)
  • Charging station for electric cars
  • Business facilities
  • Conference space
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Coffee in lobby
  • Dry cleaning
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-in
  • Express check-out
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Car service
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Gift shop
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • ATM
  • Bellhop
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Indoor pool
  • Children's pool
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Babysitting or childcare
  • Refrigerator (on request)
  • Microwave (on request)
  • Free cribs/infant beds

Internet

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

Available in some public areas: WiFi (surcharge) , Wired Internet access - surcharge

Parking

Self parking (surcharge) , Valet parking (surcharge) , RV, bus, truck parking (surcharge)

Transport

  • Airport: Edmonton, AB (YEG-Edmonton Intl.) (30.9 km / 19.2 mi)
  • Train station: Edmonton Station (5.7 km / 3.6 mi)
  • Metro station: Central Station (0.2 km / 0.1 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Airport shuttle
  • Parking: Valet parking, self parking, and RV/bus/truck parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Fairmont Hotel Macdonald offers 198 air-conditioned accommodations with iPod docking stations and minibars. Pillowtop beds feature premium bedding. LCD televisions come with digital channels and pay movies. Bathrooms include bathrobes, designer toiletries, and hair dryers. In-room wired and wireless Internet access is available for a surcharge. Business-friendly amenities include desks, complimentary newspapers, and phones. Additionally, rooms include laptop-compatible safes and coffee/tea makers. Microwaves, refrigerators, and in-room massages can be requested. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Pillowtop beds
  • Minibar
  • IPod dock
  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • LCD television
  • Digital channels
  • Movies for purchase
  • Refrigerator available
  • Microwave available
  • Coffee maker
  • Luxury bedding
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Cribs (free)
  • Rollaway beds (free)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Newspapers (free)
  • Childcare in room (surcharge)
  • Massage in room (surcharge)
  • Hair dryer
  • Laptop safe
  • Bathrobes
  • 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 full breakfast daily from 7:00 AM to 11:00 AM.

The Harvest Room - This fine-dining restaurant specializes in local cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Open daily.

The Confederation Lounge - This restaurant specializes in American cuisine and serves lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). Open daily.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Activities

Enjoy a range of recreational amenities, including a visit to the Fairmont Hotel Macdonald fitness center and massage therapy rooms complete with separate cardio and weight training rooms, an indoor swimming pool, squash court, and massage therapy services.

Additional features include babysitting/childcare, Smudge a yellow-lab canine ambassador welcoming guests in the lobby, and gift shops/newsstands.

  • Free bicycles on site
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Snowshoeing nearby
  • Cross-country skiing nearby

Spa Services

  • Hot stone massage
  • Deep tissue massage
  • Prenatal massage
  • Number of treatment rooms 3
  • Sports massage
  • Aromatherapy treatments
  • Massages

Accessibility

If you need to make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when booking your stay.

  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Special check-in instructions:

24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Check-out

  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Free rollaway/extra beds!
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • Pets: CAD 25 per pet, per day

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are 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.

Fees

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 15 and CAD 35 per person (approximately)
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: CAD 14.95 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)
  • Fee for in-room wired Internet: CAD 14.95 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)
  • Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: CAD 14.95 per night (rates may vary)
  • Fee for wired Internet in public areas: CAD 14.95 per night (rates may vary)
  • Self parking fee: CAD 35.00 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Valet parking fee: CAD 45.00 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Pet fee: CAD 25 per pet, per day

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

Hotel Names

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  • Fairmont Hotel Macdonald Edmonton
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  • Edmonton Fairmont
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  • The Fairmont Hotel Macdonald Edmonton, Alberta
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You should know

  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.

Awards & Affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in Green Key Eco-Rating Program, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.