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Fairmont opens new hotel in Riyadh

RIYADH, January 13, 2019

Fairmont Hotels & Resorts, a luxury brand within the AccorHotels network, marks its debut in the capital city of Saudi Arabia with the opening of the 298-room Fairmont Riyadh.

A key centrepiece of the Business Gate community in Riyadh, an ambitious mixed-use development project and business district featuring over 70 multinational and regional companies. Fairmont Riyadh is the closest luxury hotel to the King Khalid International Airport - a mere 15-minutes’ drive away. It is also one of the only luxury hotels to be located in the northern part of the city. 

Salama Bin Saedan, owner’s representative, shared: “It is with great pleasure that we announce the opening of Fairmont Riyadh. Riyadh is a vibrant and dynamic city, attracting business and leisure guests alike through its cosmopolitan appeal. The luxury hotel is set to become a popular destination through its unique design, unrivalled culinary options, diverse amenities and notable presence in Business Gate, a prominent development within Riyadh. Through our partnership with AccorHotels, we hope to ensure that the Fairmont Riyadh stands out as a luxurious gateway for business and leisure travellers from within the region and beyond."  
Sami Nasser, chief operating officer, AccorHotels Middle East & Africa, commented: “We are delighted to debut our charismatic luxury brand in Riyadh which will offer guests an exciting and unforgettable experience. Through its thoughtful design and world-class amenities, we are confident that the Fairmont Riyadh will quickly become a destination in and of itself in a rapidly growing city.”

Fairmont Riyadh offers 298 guest rooms – including 40 extraordinary suites – that showcase the latest amenities as well as fine details of distinction for which Fairmont is world-renowned. Guestrooms, which range in size from 40-sq-m to 395-sq-m, feature rich tones and colours to contrast the warm desert climate while providing guests with breathtaking floor-to-ceiling views of Riyadh. Guests seeking a greater level of exclusivity, along with members of Le Club, AccorHotels’ loyalty program, can also enjoy the Fairmont Gold experience, which includes exclusive access to the private Gold lounge, dedicated check-in and check-out areas, meeting rooms and complimentary food and beverage options including breakfast, evening canapes and afternoon tea. 

Designed by world-renowned LW Designer Group, bespoke elements throughout the hotel focus on combining local culture with luxurious furnishings and textures. Fairmont Riyadh also features strong geometric patterns and unique design motifs to create a confident and modern atmosphere that establishes a distinctive sense of place. 

For meetings, events and conferences, Fairmont Riyadh’s Convention Center offers two state-of-the-art ballrooms that can accommodate up to 1,500 guests each. The property also features 10 meeting rooms, each named after a prominent city in the Kingdom.

Guests can indulge in enticing open kitchen dining concepts, reflecting the very best of local and international cuisines. Each exceptional restaurant presents an opportunity for guests to experience an unforgettable meal. The 365 offers exceptional opportunities for guests to experience unique meals, which are available all day and are inspired by nine international cuisines. Café Connect presents busy guests with a unique grab-and-go concept. House of Grill offers a fine-dining steak experience while Pesto brings the authentic flavours of southern Italy to the kingdom. The Plaza features the landmark Signature “Savoy Lounge” which offers delectable beverages and a high tea experience combined with homemade sweets.

For guests looking to relax and rejuvenate, the hotel offers wellness facilities such as relaxation rooms, steam and sauna rooms and an indoor pool. The hotel also offers a special male-only spa and salon, Gentlemen’s Tonic.

In a unique gesture, the hotel has introduced a private experience for female guests through the “Ladies Lounge” which is fitted with a pampering spa, ladies beauty salon and boutique gym. Located adjacent to the hotel’s guest rooms and suites, the Ladies Lounge is exclusively managed by experienced female staff to guarantee full privacy and comfort.

For stays until March 31, guests can avail a special introductory offer for rooms starting at $440++ per night including breakfast for two. - TradeArabia News Service


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