Calgary

The Fairmont Palliser

Travelzoo Staff

Why We Love It

  • The lobby of this 1914 hotel is adorned with columns and crystal chandeliers
  • Next door to Calgary Tower, near downtown shopping and museums
  • Ritzy amenities include a mosaic-tiled swimming pool, on-site spa and valet service 

"Classic, beautiful and worth every penny" -- Lonely Planet

Map & Directions

The hotel is a 30-minute drive from the Calgary International Airport. 

Rooms & Rates

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Overview

Built in 1914, the ornately decorated Fairmont Palliser stands 12 storeys tall and is connected to the Canadian Pacific Railway. Peer out the window of this hotel for views of the Calgary Tower, right next door. The Calgary Telus Convention Centre is connected by a skywalk. The Glenbow Museum is a five-minute walk from the hotel, and Stephen Avenue Walk, where you can find Calgary's only pedestrian mall, is right around the corner. 

Sip cocktails by the fireplace after a meal in the 1920s-inspired Rimrock restaurant or nibble on cucumber sandwiches at high tea, hosted every afternoon. The Oak Room bar and lounge, located in the lobby, is open for lunch, dinner and cozy nightcaps.   

A mosaic-tiled indoor swimming pool sits next to the large hot tub in the Boulevard Club. The health club is also home to a sauna, a fitness centre and the RnR Wellness Spa. 

Rooms are small, like most century-old hotels, but are elegantly decorated with glass doorknobs, down duvets and classic furniture; some have been recently renovated. Suites have full kitchens and free Wi-Fi is available throughout the CAA 4-Diamond hotel. 

From the press:
  • The new Fairmont Gold rooms have extra value with a private concierge, private check-in, and separate dining area. -- Frommer's

Amenities

General

  • Infant cots / cribs
  • Bar
  • Newspaper / magazines
  • Extra beds / roll away beds
  • Fitness classes
  • Gym / fitness center
  • Hot Tub / Jacuzzi
  • Indoor pool
  • Restaurant
  • Sauna / Steam Room
  • Pet-friendly
  • Spa
  • 100% smoke-free

Services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • 24-hour room service
  • 24-hour security
  • Beauty treatments / massages (fees apply)
  • Bike rental
  • Concierge service
  • Currency exchange / ATM
  • Express check-in / checkout
  • Laundry / dry cleaning
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Business center
  • Safe in reception
  • ATM

Room amenities

  • Air-conditioning
  • Central heating
  • Coffee / tea-making facilities
  • Fridge
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Kitchenette in some rooms
  • Mini bar
  • Jacuzzi in some rooms
  • Pay-per-view / movies on demand
  • Safe
  • Sitting area
  • DVD / CD player & library
  • Flatscreen TV
  • iPad on request
  • iPod/iPhone docking station

Internet

  • Wi-Fi in guest rooms (fees apply)
  • Wi-Fi in public areas (fees apply)
  • High-Speed Wi-Fi (fees apply)

Bathroom

  • Bathrobes and slippers
  • Hair-dryer
  • Luxury toiletries
  • Bathtub or shower

Parking

  • Parking (fees apply)
  • Valet service (fees apply)

Accessibility

  • Accessible bathroom in some rooms
  • Accessible meeting room
  • Accessible parking
  • Accessible path of travel
  • Accessible pool area
  • Accessible restaurant
  • Accessible spa
  • ADA compliant rooms
  • Facilities for guests with special needs
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible

Please note: Some amenities may not be available in all rooms and some amenities or services incur an additional charge and are subject to change. Please check with the hotel directly.

Policies

Check-in: Standard Time is 3pm.

Minimum age required to check-in: 18.

Checkout: Standard Time is 12pm.

Children and additional guests: Children 18 or under stay free of charge when using existing bedding.
Extra bed available upon request: free of charge.

Cribs available on request and in Deluxe Rooms, free of charge.

Pets: Pets (maximum of 2 pets per room) are allowed on request and will be charged CA$25 (subject to tax) per stay. Charges will be added to your bill at the hotel.

Cancellation: Cancellation policy & booking conditions vary by 'rate plan'. These will be displayed on the payment page after you have searched for your dates and selected a rate.

Additional details: The hotel offers Valet Parking Sunday through Thursday for CA$40.00 (subject to tax) and Friday and Saturday for CA$30.00 (subject to tax), per day.

Self-Parking is also available and rates vary based on days and times:

  • Early Bird (Tuesday – Thursday, enter before 9 a.m., valid until 6 p.m.) CA$25 (subject to tax)
  • All Day (Tuesday-Thursday, valid until 6 p.m.) CA$27 (subject to tax)
  • All-Day Special (Monday and Friday, valid until 6 p.m.) CA$18 (subject to tax)
  • Evenings (from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. next day) CA$6 (subject to tax)
  • Weekends (Saturday to Sunday and holidays, 6 a.m. to 6 a.m.) CA$6 (subject to tax)
Charges will be applied to your bill at the hotel. These rates are subject to change without notice and at the discretion of the property.

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