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Fairmont Resort in Australia to Join Accors MGallery Collection

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One of the Australias most famous tourism landmarks, the Fairmont Resort in the Blue Mountains of NSW, is to be revived following the purchase of the iconic property by new owners and its new management under Accors MGallery Collection of hotels.

Fairmont Resort was launched in 1988 and was one of the first major upscale hotels in the Blue Mountains. For almost two decades the resort was a favourite destination for luxurious holidays, weddings and conferences. A multi-award winning hotel with a location overlooking the Jamison Valley, the Fairmont attracted guests from all over the world seeking refined accommodation in the heart of this World Heritage location.

Now the hotel will undertake a major renovation programme that will see upgraded facilities and services to meet the demands of todays travellers. There will be a particular family focus with the launch of a new kids club, a new indoors merry-go-round, a full activities programme including film nights, and enhanced recreational facilities.

For couples there will be upgraded day spa facilities, the introduction of a new bar and other dining options, and upgraded suites for special occasions.

Renovation works have already started and will continue progressively throughout the year. As a sign of things to come, a new-look outdoor swimming pool has been unveiled, and work is underway on new decking in front of the restaurants to make the most of the panoramic views.

Access to the Blue Mountains is also being upgraded with the roadworks on the Great Western Highway scheduled to be completed by next year. Even now the Fairmont Resort is just 90 minutes from the Sydney CBD which makes the venue ideal for groups, conferences, functions, weddings and short breaks.

The MGallery Fairmont Resort is perched on the edge of Australias World Heritage-listed Blue Mountains, just a 90 minute drive from Sydney.

Featuring 210 deluxe rooms, the Fairmont Resort is a destination in itself. Set in 10ha of grounds, the property has three lakes and walking tracks, and boasts views over the Jamison Valley and adjoining Leura Golf Course. It offers an extensive array of leisure facilities including two restaurants, a lounge bar, indoor and outdoor pools, tennis and squash courts, table tennis, gymnasium, indoor theatre and spa treatment facilities. The resorts famous paddle boats will be reintroduced and a carousel added to make it even more family-friendly and the gardens are being returned to their best.

The 18-hole Leura Golf Course is located adjacent to the resort and offers some of the best golf in the Blue Mountains.

The Fairmont Resort is also a great base to explore the local attractions including Leura Village, Wentworth Falls, the Three Sisters, Zig Zag railway and much more.

Fairmont Resort is the third MGallery in Australia, following the Grand Hotel in Melbourne and the renowned Cradle Mountain Lodge.

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