Standing high on the bank overlooking the largest urban parkway in North America, The North Saskatchewan River Valley, the Victorian-style Fairmont Hotel Macdonald is approximately 18 miles from the airport. A stay at the Chateau on the River offers easy walking access to many of the wonderful sites and experiences Edmonton has to offer. Dine against a backdrop of the spectacular river valley view in our award-winning restaurant, The Harvest Room, or enjoy a drink in the Confederate Lounge. Stroll through splendid gardens or visit the well-equipped Macdonald Health Club for a workout. The hotel also has a 24-hour work center, business amenities, high-speed internet access, a private boardroom, the latest office equipment, ballroom, indoor pool, squash courts, gift shop, and more. Edmonton is a culturally-charged city built on the vast Northwestern prairie. The Fairmont is one mile from the University of Alberta, Edmonton Art Gallery, Edmonton Chamber of Commerce, Edmonton Convention Centre, Edmonton Transit, and King's College. Within three miles of the hotel are Northlands Park, Provincial Museum of Alberta, Valley Zoo, and Edmonton Space Science Centre. Elk Island National Park is 25 miles from the hotel and West Edmonton Mall is five. Originally opened in 1915, the Chateau on the River offers 198 elegant guestrooms with views of the North Saskatchewan River Valley or the city skyline. Each room has two terry-cloth bathrobes, individual climate control, alarm clock-radio, coffeemaker, cable television with in-room pay movies and video games, hairdryer, iron, refreshment center, modem hook-up, desk, two telephones (one cordless) with voicemail, high-speed internet, complimentary morning newspaper, and same-day dry cleaning.