Fairmont Hotels & Resorts has opened three new
properties - the Fairmont Nile City, in Cairo, Egypt; Fairmont
Yangcheng Lake in Kunshan, China and the Fairmont Bab Al Bahr in
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
Built within the prestigious Nile City corporate
complex, the 567-room Fairmont Nile City
is ideally positioned for
conferences and large events. The hotel offers more than 11,000
square feet of indoor space plus over 5,000 square feet of outdoor
space for meetings and conventions. All meeting rooms are
naturally lit and provide sweeping panoramic views of the Nile
River and the Pyramids in the distance.
Featuring one of the largest
spas in Cairo, The Willow Stream Spa at Fairmont Nile City features
22,000 square feet of private sanctuaries for men and women and
sparkling views of the city and river below. With its elegant art
deco design and cool urban sophistication, Fairmont Nile City will
provide a perfect complement to the gracious comfort of the
Fairmont Towers, Heliopolis, located in a tree-lined suburb of
Cairo near the airport and shopping districts.
Yangcheng Lake is located in Kunshan, on the shores of the scenic
Yang Cheng Lake. Kunshan, a temperate, picturesque town situated
in the southeastern part of Jiangsu Province, lies in the Yangtze
River Delta between metropolitan Shanghai and the renowned
historical city of Suzhou.
With 200 deluxe guest rooms and
suites, Fairmont Yangcheng Lake is an ideal location for weddings,
conferences or significant occasions. In addition to beautiful
outdoor event sites, the resort offers a Willow Stream Spa,
fitness centre, indoor and outdoor pools and a 4,000 square foot
Grand Ballroom with a magnificent view of the lake.
locals will enjoy a 6,500 square foot signature Chinese restaurant
featuring Cantonese cuisine and diverse Chinese specialties,
including regional delicacies such as duck-soup noodles, Zhoushi
soy-sauced duck and the famous hairy crab. The local crab is an
attractive draw to gourmands and foodies of Shanghai who often
travel to the area for a taste of its rich and varied culinary
Fairmont Bab Al Bahr, meaning “Gateway to the
Sea” is Fairmont’s first property to open in the capital of United
Arab Emirates (UAE), on the Abu Dhabi Creek. Positioned at the
mainland gateway of the city, the hotel sits directly on the
beachfront, offering guests the best of both urban life and beach
Located in ‘new’ Abu Dhabi, an area destined to
become one of the most exciting office, retail and residential
developments in the emirate, the hotel benefits from spectacular
views of the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, with easy access to Abu
Dhabi City Centre and Corniche, and is in close proximity to Abu
Dhabi International Airport.
Fairmont Bab Al Bahr boasts 369
guestrooms, a variety of world-class
restaurants, 27,000 square feet of function space, a private sandy
beachfront, a Willow Stream Spa and two outdoor pools. Fairmont Bab Al Bahr will also present the first Marco Pierre White
Steakhouse & Grill outside of the UK, serving the choicest cuts of
beef and one of the largest selections of wine in the city.
Frankie’s Italian Restaurant and Bar has been created by the
renowned UK Chef White and famed jockey Frankie Dettori.
The new properties all offer Fairmont Gold, the brand’s exclusive
lifestyle offering featuring warm and personalized service with
amenities such as a private reception desk and a comfortable guest
lounge, where guests may enjoy an honor bar and cocktail hour
canapés, as well as a complimentary deluxe continental breakfast.
In 2010 Fairmont plans to open hotels
in Makkah, Jaipur and Shanghai. Around the world, Fairmont currently
has more than 20 new properties in development, including London’s
The Savoy, which will re-open within the next year following an
extensive restoration program.
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