Featured Image
Featured Image Featured image 1 of 53

Get an overview of this hotelHistoric Edmonton hotel near theatre, pubs, eateries

The 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 are provided for your entertainment. Bathrooms have designer toiletries and hair dryers.

Relax at the full-service spa, where you can enjoy massages. If you're looking for recreational opportunities, you'll find 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.

The Fairmont Hotel Macdonald

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The 24-hour business center offers 2 computers with printers and high-speed Internet access, fax machine, and photocopier (surcharge for all). Complimentary coffee, tea, and magazines are provided. Wireless and wired Internet access is available in the lobby, lounge, and meeting rooms (surcharge). Approximately 12,000 square feet (1,115 square meters) of flexible meeting space is available; the Wedgwood Room, with its china-patterned ceiling, is a favorite for weddings. The hotel's fine-dining restaurant and lounge are decorated with antiques and museum-quality art.

One block from Shaw Conference Centre and two blocks from the Citadel Theatre and Edmonton City Centre Mall, The Fairmont Hotel Macdonald has gardens, fountains, and a gazebo; one of Canada's largest urban parklands is steps away.

The fitness centre (complimentary to guests) contains a 40 foot (12 meter) indoor saline pool, children's wading pool, spa tub, sauna, steam room, cardio- and strength-training equipment, and women's and men's locker rooms with showers. Therapeutic massage services, cranio-sacral therapy, Reiki, foot reflexology, and paraffin treatments also are available (surcharge).

Enjoy an after-work treat in The Fairmont Hotel Macdonald’s Confederation Lounge, featuring an outdoor patio and seasonal BBQ services, or indulge in a fine-dining experience in The Harvest Room, on the main floor of the hotel. For a pleasant and relaxed diner, take advantage of the hotel’s 24-hour in Room Dining for the ultimate experience in comfort and convenience.

  • Indoor pool 
  • Children's pool 
  • Spa tub 
  • Steam room 
  • Sauna 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Health club 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Conference space 
  • Business center 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Express check-out 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Express check-in 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Total number of rooms - 198 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Number of floors - 8 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Wedding services 
  • Concierge services 
  • Full-service spa 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 
  • Wired (high-speed) Internet access - surcharge 
  • Computer station 
  • Airport transportation 
  • Meeting rooms 8 
  • Garden 
  • Terrace 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 1115 
  • RV, bus, truck parking (surcharge) 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Year Built 1915 
  • Number of restaurants - 2 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 12000 

Internet

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

  • Pay movies 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Phone 
  • Minibar 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • In-room massage available 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • Pillowtop mattress 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • In-room safe 
  • Desk 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Electric kettle 
  • Digital TV service 
  • iPod docking station 
  • LCD TV 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 

Where to Eat

The Harvest Room - Fine-dining restaurant located on the main floor of the hotel. Open daily for breakfast, lunch, and dinner; breakfast buffet served daily from 6:30 AM until 11 AM Monday through Friday, and from 7 AM until noon on weekends and holidays. A la carte breakfast also available.

The Confederation Lounge - Lounge equipped with outdoor patio and BBQ services (seasonal). Open daily from late morning to late evening; lunch, dinner, and appetizer menu.

24-hour in-room dining - For the ultimate experience in comfort and convenience. Children's menu 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 have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • 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 time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.

Pets

  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of CAD 25 per pet, per day

You need to know

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 following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • 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
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Fairmont Hotel Macdonald
  • Fairmont Hotel Macdonald Edmonton
  • Fairmont Macdonald
  • Fairmont Macdonald Edmonton
  • Edmonton Fairmont
  • Fairmont Edmonton
  • Fairmont Hotel Edmonton
  • The Fairmont Hotel Macdonald Edmonton, Alberta

We should mention

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.

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.

Sorry, we seem to have had an issue loading our review content. Try again?