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‘Dignified Style and Timeless Grace’

The Fairmont MacDonald is a one-of-a-kind hotel that was opened in 1915 and is known as the Chateau on the River.  The hotel offers 199 elegant guestrooms including 18 suites and each one of them offers a spectacular view of either the magnificent North Saskatchewan River Valley or the splendid city skyline.  The Fairmont MacDonald features a 40 foot saline swimming pool, fitness centre, health club, sauna, steam room and children’s wading pool.  There is a beautifully appointed restaurant overlooking the North Saskatchewan River Valley and a lounge which also serves food.



In Our Opinion

‘Whether for business or pleasure The Fairmont MacDonald has attentive staff and luxurious accommodations to make your stay a graceful complement to the fun that abounds just outside their doors’

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  • Individual climate control
  • Alarm clock-radio
  • Bathrobes
  • HD TV
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Complimentary morning paper
  • Hairdryer
  • Iron and board
  • Wireless high speed internet
  • Refreshment centre
  • Two telephones
  • High speed internet

Charles Melville Hays Suite

This distinctive elegantly appointed room features a comfortable sitting area and a double-jacuzzi tub in the bathroom.  The classic chateau ceiling follows the roofline of the hotel and has smaller windows with a view of the downtown city skyline.  This suite is located on the 8th floor.

FEATURES

  • 50sqm
  • One king size bed

Deluxe Room

Deluxe Rooms are located on floors 2 through to 7, offer a spacious and luxurious haven of tranquillity.  These rooms also feature a sitting area and wireless high speed internet access.

FEATURES

  • 35sqm
  • One king or two double size beds

Deluxe View Room

These charming rooms located on floors 3 through to 7 are furnished with traditional décor and offer a warm atmosphere with sitting area.

FEATURES

  • 35sqm
  • One king or two double size beds

Executive Suite

Perfect for business or pleasure, the Executive Suites are available throughout the hotel and offer a variety of interesting shapes and sizes.  Featuring a private bedroom and parlour, these wireless high speed internet access equipped suites ensure a comfortable stay.

FEATURES

  • 37 to 65sqm
  • One king size bed and one double size sofa bed

Fairmont Room

Treat yourself to a night of splendour in one of the Fairmont Rooms.  Comfortable and elegantly furnished with traditional décor, these rooms have a warm atmosphere and beautiful city skyline views.

FEATURES

  • 28 Sqm
  • One king or two double size beds

Fairmont View Room

Enjoy the view of the spectacular North Saskatchewan River Valley from your luxuriously appointed Fairmont View Room.  These charming rooms are furnished with traditional décor and ensure a warm atmosphere to complete your stay.  Wireless High Speed Internet Access is complimentary to Fairmont President’s Club members.

FEATURES

  • 28sqm
  • One king or two double size beds

Grande Deluxe Room

The Grande Deluxe Rooms are spacious rooms located on the higher floors and offer a sitting area.  They are the perfect choice for those who seek the additional space.

FEATURES

  • 42sqm
  • One king or two double size beds

Grande Deluxe View Room

The Grande Deluxe View Rooms are spacious and offer a spectacular view of the North Saskatchewan River Valley.  These rooms have a sitting area and are luxuriously appointed making it a perfect choice for its view, natural lighting and additional space.

FEATURES

  • 42sqm
  • One king or two double size beds

King George VI Suite

The unique design of the King George Suite makes it the most popular for honeymooners and other romantics.  Upon entering you ascend a stairwell to the elegant living room area.  The large bathroom has a double-sized jetted tub and separate shower stall.  Just off the living room is the sumptuous sunken bedroom featuring a four-poster bed.  There are two televisions and wireless high speed internet access in this luxurious suite, located on the 8th floor.

FEATURES

  • 50 Sqm
  • One queen size bed

Louis Hole Suite

Located on the 8th floor the bright and open Lois Hole Suite is one of the most beautiful suites in the hotel.  The bedroom features a king size bed with down-filled duvet and feather pillows.  French doors open to the spacious living room which has easy chairs coffee and end tables and a sofa.  Both the bedroom and living room have televisions and large windows.  A single-sized jetted bathtub is featured in the luxurious bathroom.  Wireless high speed internet access is complimentary to Fairmont President’s Club members.

FEATURES

  • 40sqm
  • One king size bed

Signature Room

The Signature Rooms are beautifully appointed with a historical theme and spectacular views of the North Saskatchewan River Valley.  These guestrooms include complimentary breakfast in The Harvest Room or through in Dining Room as well as a turn down service in the evening.  The Signature Room is the recommended choice for the discerning business traveller.

FEATURES

  • 37sqm
  • One king size bed

  • Individual climate control
  • Alarm clock-radio
  • Bathrobes
  • HD TV
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Complimentary morning paper
  • Hairdryer
  • Iron and board
  • Wireless high speed internet
  • Refreshment centre
  • Two telephones
  • High speed internet

Leisure

• Swimming pool
• Health club
• Spa
• Massage therapy services
• Gift shop

Services

• Babysitting
• Concierge
• Laundry services
• Parking
• Work centre

Dining Options
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Harvest Room

Harvest Room

The Harvest Room beckons with a warm vibrant atmosphere, enhanced by a magnificent view of the North Saskatchewan River Valley. Diners enjoy award-winning cuisine featuring regional specialities such as Alberta beef, game, freshwater fish and local produce. Their wine list features international labels specifically chosen to balance the menu. The restaurant opens daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

The Confederation Lounge

At the end of the day there is no better place to relax than in the Confederation Lounge. This estate library-style lounge with its plush chairs and welcoming atmosphere is the best place to unwind with a beverage and admire the picture-perfect view. Sit back and enjoy one of many premium liquors, a frothy cappuccino or a glass of smooth red wine. Indulge in their exceptional selection of Scotch and creative martini cocktails. A menu of innovative cuisine and decadent sweets round out the Confederation Lounge’s extensive offering. Open daily from 11.00.
The Fairmont MacDonald stands high on a bank overlooking the largest urban parkway in North America, The North Saskatchewan River Valley.  The hotel is close to all major attractions, dining and shopping.  The nearest airport is Edmonton International Airport which is a 45 minute drive away.

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