The Fairmont Palliser
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- The Fairmont PalliserMember ofGreen TravelersLocal CultureOutdoor Enthusiasts+ 6First to ReviewJul 04, 2012
The Palliser Hotel was built in 1914 was named after Captain John Palliser, who was an explorer in the region during the 1850s. It's architecturally distinct as are many of the other former Canadian Pacific Railroad hotels. And like the Hotel Mac in Edmonton, my experience is limited to exploring the public areas and having a drink in the lounge so I can soak it all in.
The hotel is still close to the railroad tracks, although with all the hustle and bustle of downtown Calgary, you'd hardy notice. The VIA Canadian train now travels through Edmonton, but if you want a historical and scenic railroad experience that links to Banff and Lake Louise, the Rocky Mountaineer has a nice package that can include the Palliser.Recommended for:
Dining options at The Fairmont Palliser include a restaurant and a bar/lounge. Room service is available 24 hours a day. Recreational amenities include an indoor pool, a health club, a spa tub, a fitness facility, and a steam room. The property's full
There are 405 guestrooms at The Fairmont Palliser. Guestrooms have city views. Beds come with premium bedding. Coffee/tea makers and minibars are offered. Bathrooms feature makeup/shaving mirrors, bathrobes, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. Wireless and wired high speed Internet access is available for a surcharge; guestrooms also offer multi line phones, voice mail, and complimentary newspapers. Televisions have premium cable channels, video game consoles, and TV Internet access (surcharge). Air conditioned rooms also include desks, blackout drapes/curtains, electronic check out, and electronic/magnetic keys. Guests may request a turndown service, refrigerators, and hypo allergenic bedding. Housekeeping is available. Cribs (infant beds) are available on request.
Notifications and Fees:
The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check in, or check out.
- Pets: C$ 25 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.
- Business Center
- Fitness Center
- Room Service
- Swimming Pool
- Pets Allowed
- Data Ports
- TV In Room
- Hair Dryer
- Air Conditioning
- Electronic Room Keys
- In-House Bar
- Video Check Out
- Meeting Rooms
- Clothing Iron
- In-House Dining
- Wake Up Service
- Family Rooms
- Coffee & Tea Maker
- Mini Bar In Room
Very Good!1556 reviews across the web.
- Guests think this is a family-friendly hotel.
- Guests say the hotel is perfect for a romantic getaway.
- Location96% enjoyed the restaurants & bars nearby.
- Ambiance95% enjoyed the friendly atmosphere.
- Service95% found the staff to be very friendly.
- Hotel91% thought it was clean.
- GroundsBeautiful grounds.
- Hotel BuildingBuilding is pleasant.