5.0 out of 5

Fairmont Hotel Macdonald is in the heart of Edmonton, walking distance from Citadel Theatre and Shaw Conference Centre.

This 4-star hotel is within close proximity of Stanley A. Milner Library and Edmonton City Centre.

Make yourself at home in one of the 198 air-conditioned rooms featuring iPod docking stations and minibars. Your room comes with a pillowtop bed. LCD televisions with digital programming are provided for your entertainment, with wired and wireless Internet access available for a surcharge. Bathrooms have designer toiletries and hair dryers.

Take advantage of recreational opportunities offered, including a health club, an indoor pool, and a spa tub. This hotel also features wireless Internet access (surcharge), concierge services, and babysitting/childcare (surcharge).

Grab a bite at one of the hotel's 2 restaurants, or stay in and take advantage of 24-hour room service. Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge. Buffet breakfasts are available for a fee.

Featured amenities include high-speed (wired) Internet access (surcharge), a business center, and limo/town car service. Planning an event in Edmonton? This hotel has 12000 square feet (1115 square meters) of space consisting of conference space and meeting rooms. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available 24 hours), and self parking (subject to charges) is available onsite.

Property Features

Fairmont Hotel Macdonald offers its guests an indoor pool, a children's pool, a health club, and a spa tub. 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 sauna, spa services, and a terrace 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.

  • 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)
  • Business facilities
  • Conference facilities
  • 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
  • Gift shop
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • ATM
  • Bellhop
  • Elevator

Internet

Available in all rooms: Wireless internet access ( CAD 14.95 per night ), Wired internet access ( CAD 14.95 per night )

Available in some public areas: Wireless internet access ( CAD 14.95 per night ), Wired high-speed internet ( CAD 14.95 per night )

Parking

Self parking (surcharge), Valet parking (surcharge), RV, bus, truck parking (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, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers.

In-room wired and wireless high-speed Internet access is available for a surcharge. Business-friendly amenities include desks, complimentary newspapers, and phones. Additionally, rooms include safes and coffee/tea makers. In-room massages and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Pillowtop beds
  • Minibar
  • iPod dock
  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • LCD television
  • Digital channels
  • Movies for purchase
  • Coffee maker
  • Luxury bedding
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Rollaway beds (free)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Newspapers (free)
  • Childcare in room (surcharge)
  • Massage in room (surcharge)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Designer toiletries
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

Guests can enjoy buffet breakfast for a fee.

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

The Confederation Lounge - This restaurant serves lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting).

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Things to Do

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, whirlpool, sauna, steam room, 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.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Cross-country skiing nearby 
  • Snowshoeing nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 

Spa Services

  • Hot stone massage 
  • Prenatal massage 
  • Steam room in spa 
  • Sports massage 
  • Number of treatment rooms 3 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Sauna in spa 
  • Spa tub in spa 
  • 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:

Airport transportation is offered on request 24 hours a day. Please make arrangements in advance by contacting the property.

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Free rollaway/extra beds!

Pets

  • Pets: CAD 25 per pet, per day

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit or credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

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 night (rates may vary)
  • Fee for in-room high-speed Internet (wired): CAD 14.95 per night (rates may vary)
  • Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: CAD 14.95 per night (rates may vary)
  • Fee for high-speed Internet (wired) 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.

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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. Set meals are served in guestrooms only (no menus or public dining).

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.