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Getting Here

Located in the heart of downtown Seattle, Fairmont Olympic Hotel is ideally situated near the waterfront pier, cruise ship terminal, and many of the city’s most sought-after local attractions, including the famous Pike Place Market, Space Needle, Seattle Art Museum, Lumen Field, and Climate Pledge Arena.

Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA) is located approximately 14 miles (23 km) from Fairmont Olympic Hotel.

Travel time by car is approximately 16 minutes.

From Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA):

  • Get on I-5 N in Tukwila from International Blvd/Pacific Hwy S and WA-518 E
  • Head south on International Blvd/Pacific Hwy S
  • Make a U-turn at S 166th St
  • Slight right to merge onto WA-518 E toward I-5/I-405
  • Merge onto I-5 N via the ramp on the left to Seattle
  • Follow I-5 N to your destination in Seattle. Take exit 165 from I-5 N
  • Merge onto I-5 N
  • Take exit 165 on the left toward Seneca St
  • Turn left onto Seneca St
  • Pass by Subway (on the left)
  • Destination will be on the right

Car Rental
The Concierge will gladly make all of your car rental arrangements. The following is a list of rental locations near the hotel:

Avis: 1(800) 331-1212
Budget: 1(800) 268-8900
Hertz: 1(800) 654-3131
Thrifty: 1(800) 367-2277

Please contact the Concierge by phone at (206) 621-1700 or via email for booking information.

Public Transportation
Navigate the city with ease by catching a ride on the Link Light Rail or via the King County Metro Transit Bus services.

Self Parking
Self parking is available at Fairmont Olympic daily, with hourly, evening, and overnight rates. Located at the Olympic Garage on the corner of 5th Avenue and Seneca Street, all self parking is managed by ACE parking.

Hourly weekday rates:
0-1 hr: $11.00 USD
1-2 hrs: $15.00 USD
2-3 hrs: $19.00 USD
3-4 hrs: $23.00 USD
4-6 hrs: $27.00 USD
6-12 hrs: $33.00 USD
12-24 hrs: $45.00 USD

Our overnight self-parking rate is $45.00 USD (includes in/out privileges).

Weekend rates:
0-2 hrs: $7.00 USD
2-4 hrs: $12.00 USD
4-8 hrs: $16.00 USD
8-12 hrs: $26.00 USD
12-24 hrs: $39.00 USD

Our evening self-parking rates are $10.00 USD and run from 5 pm – 3 am.

Height Clearance: Front Drive: 9 ft. 6 in.; Self Park: 6 ft. 5 in.; Valet Parking: 8 ft. 5 in.

Contact: Olympic Garage: 206-682-1238; Security: 206-793-1668

Valet Parking
Valet parking is available at Fairmont Olympic at the following hourly rates:
0 min – 1hr: $18.00 USD
1-2 hrs: $26.00 USD
2-3 hrs: $30.00 USD
3-4 hrs: $35.00 USD
4-6 hrs: $40.00 USD
6-12 hrs: $55.00 USD
12-24 hrs: $70.00 USD

Our overnight valet parking rate is $65.00 USD, tax included (includes in/out privileges.)

*Please note, prices may change without notice.

Fairmont Olympic

The Seattle Great Wheel

Enjoy spectacular light shows and unparalleled views of Seattle from this 175-foot ferris wheel at Pier 57.

Driving Distance: 4 minutes
Pike Place Market

The legendary Pike Place Market is Seattle’s iconic public market and has been serving locals and visitors for over 100 years.

Driving Distance: 4 minutes
Pacific Place

Visit this upscale shopping center in Downtown Seattle featuring five floors of fashion, restaurants, and a movie theater.

Driving Distance: 3 minutes
Rainier Square Tower

This new architectural icon is Seattle’s second-tallest building and features retail, office space, and neighborhood gathering spaces.

Driving Distance: 3 minutes
Seattle Center

Originally built for the 1962 World’s Fair, Seattle Center is the city’s destination for arts and entertainment and features many of Seattle’s most iconic attractions.

Driving Distance: 5 minutes
Museum of Pop Culture

This fun and fascinating museum features interactive exhibits related to pop culture including TV, rock n roll music, science fiction, and much more.

Driving Distance: 6 minutes
Space Needle

Visit one of Seattle’s most iconic landmarks, originally built for the 1962 World’s Fair, for breathtaking views and the world’s first and only revolving glass floor.

Driving Distance: 6 minutes
Chihuly Garden and Glass

This gorgeous garden attraction showcases the glass work of world-famous Washington-born artist Dale Chihuly.

Driving Distance: 8 minutes
Seattle Art Museum

Explore this museum featuring over 25,000 works from around the world and exciting exhibitions.

Driving Distance: 2 minutes
Pioneer Square

Pioneer Square is Seattle’s oldest neighborhood and features historic architecture and must-visit restaurants.

Driving Distance: 3 minutes
Lumen Field

Home to the Seattle Seahawks, OL Reign, and Sounders FC, Lumen Field is Seattle’s premier live sports facility.

Driving Distance: 6 minutes
Miner’s Landing Pier 57

Find exciting family attractions including Seattle Great Wheel and restaurants like The Crab Pot, Salmon Cooker, Fisherman’s Restaurant, and more.

Driving Distance: 5 minutes
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