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Perfection, down to the last detail. At the Fairmont Olympic we are here to make your dream wedding a reality. We have been home to the finest Seattle weddings for more than 95 years and, following a multimillion renovation in 2021 of The Olympic's lobby and event spaces, couples will now experience the tradition of this social landmark in contemporary style.

Whether you fall in love with the classic elegance of the Spanish Ballroom or the ceiling high windows in the indoor Garden Ballroom our service-oriented event and culinary teams work seamlessly to create memories that last a lifetime.

As Director of Celebrations at the Fairmont Olympic Hotel, Andrew Hoge uses his passion for style and design to create award-winning weddings for his couples. We have been honored to receive the award for Best Large Gala Venue from Seattle Bride magazine on three seperate occasions, voted on my couples and industry peers.

Whether you choose an elegant plated menu or a bountiful buffet, our culinary creatives can customize your menu to dazzle and delight the senses. Using only the freshest and highest quality ingredients, your dining experience will be an unforgettable and delicious affair.

Real Wedding and Hotel Lobby Photos: Into Dust Photography

Photo of Andrew Hoge, Director of Celebrations: Henry Cotton Photography

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Frequently Asked Questions

Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?

No

How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?

10

Describe your venue:

Ballroom
Historic Building
Hotel

What kind of settings are available?

Indoor

Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

Ceremony
Reception

What event services do you offer?

Event Planner

What food and beverage items are available?

Barware
China
Flatware
Glassware
Linens

What transportation and access is available?

Parking
Valet
Wheelchair Access
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4.9 out of 5 rating
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    4.7 out of 5 rating
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98% Recommended by couples

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Jenny Married on 01/01/2018
5 out of 5 rating
Awesome location downtown and perfect place for my honeymoon.
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Ariana Married on 08/12/2017
5 out of 5 rating

The Most Magical Day

Where to even begin - our wedding day was a complete dream and so much credit goes to Andrew Hoge and his team at the Fairmont Olympic. From introduction to execution, no detail was overlooked. Andrew thought of everything, was quick to respond, and made our day seamless and beautiful. The Garden Room was the perfect venue for the reception we had envisioned and it truly came alive with the help of so many. The food was exceptional and everyone commented on how delicious everything was. The staff was friendly and everyone felt so well taken care of. I wish we could do it all over again, but trust me you don't need to look anywhere else - the Fairmont will give you everything you want and more. Thank you Andrew and Team, we are so grateful for everything you did to make our day so special. Xo, The Smiths
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Oralia Married on 04/26/2014
5 out of 5 rating
The Fairmont Olympic made everything so perfect on our wedding day! The hotel was as gorgeous as we'd hoped, the food was phenomenal and the cake was divine. We heard nothing but great things from our guests about the staff, from the banquet team to the valet to the bellmen, all of them were amazing. We felt pampered and taken care of from the moment we stepped foot in the hotel. The staff thought of everything, down to the smallest detail, and I'm happy to recommend this venue and hotel to anyone and everyone that will listen!
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Alex & Franklin
139 photos 路 10/01/2022
Kathryn & Josh
60 photos 路 01/04/2020
Andrei & Gina
32 photos 路 08/22/2015

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Andrew Hoge
Andrew Hoge
Director of Celebrations

As the hotel's Director of Celebrations, Andrew transforms a dream into reality for each and every celebratory event that takes place at the Fairmont Olympic. From weddings, birthdays and anniversaries, big and small, Andrew personalizes each event and creates a plan, ensuring each and every detail is accounted for.

He honed his skills when he served as the Marketing and Business Manager for Luly Yang Couture, located within the hotel, and he cemented his love of fashion working at Oscar de la Renta in New York City. Andrew received his degree from Seattle University in Strategic Communications and Business Administration.

In his free time, he enjoys covering the fashion and lifestyle beat for regional magazines and serves as Board President of the Young Patron's Circle for the Pacific Northwest Ballet. He also loves creative projects including styling, photo shoots, image branding, and cooking dishes from his South Asian and Caribbean heritage.

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The Fairmont Olympic Hotel frequently asked questions

The space offered by The Fairmont Olympic Hotel for wedding events is known for:
  • Ballroom
  • Historic Building
  • Hotel
The Fairmont Olympic Hotel offers the following indoor/outdoor options for weddings:
  • Indoor
The Fairmont Olympic Hotel offers the following types of wedding events:
  • Ceremony
  • Reception
The Fairmont Olympic Hotel offers the following services for wedding events:
  • Event Planner
The Fairmont Olympic Hotel is recommended by 98% of couples who have used their services. Their overall rating is 4.9 out of 5 with the following breakdown: 5 in quality of service, 5 in average response time, 5 in professionalism, 4.9 in flexibility and 4.7 in value.

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