- Two-level, fine-dining restaurant with panoramic views of the river valley and hotel gardens; furnished with stained glass, antiques, and museum-quality art. Open daily for breakfast, lunch, and dinner; emphasis on regional fare, including Alberta beef, game, freshwater fish, and Canadian wines. Seasonal patio.
Confederation Lounge - Club-like lounge with leather furnishings and ornate wood paneling; river views. Open daily from late morning to late evening; lunch, dinner, and appetizer menu. Seasonal patio. Breakfast buffet served daily from 6:30 AM until 11 AM Monday through Friday, and from 7 AM until noon on weekends and holidays. Lunch and dinner served from 11 AM until midnight daily. In-room dining available from 6:30 AM until 11 PM with a Late Night menu offered after 11 PM.
Empire Ballroom - Sunday brunch.
The health club has a 12-m (40-ft) indoor saline pool, children's wading pool, spa tub, steam room, sauna, cardio- and strength-training equipment, and women's and men's locker rooms with showers. Massage, Reiki, and other therapeutic services also are available (surcharge).
The North Saskatchewan River, site of a 40-km (25-mi) urban parkway with walking and cycling trails, golf courses, playing fields, tennis courts, and picnic sites, is adjacent to the hotel.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.
The preferred airport for The Fairmont Hotel Macdonald is Edmonton, AB (YEG-Edmonton Intl.) - 26.6 km / 16.5 mi.
Distances are calculated in a straight line from the property's location to the point of interest or airport and may not reflect actual travel distance.
Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometre.