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Luxury hotel brand Fairmont makes debut in Riyadh

New Fairmont Riyadh forms a key component of the Business Gate community in Riyadh

Luxury hotel brand Fairmont makes debut in Riyadh
Fairmont Riyadh offers 298 rooms – including 40 suites.

Fairmont Hotels & Resorts, a luxury brand within the AccorHotels network, has marked the brand’s debut in Saudi Arabia's capital city with the opening of the Fairmont Riyadh.

The new hotel forms a key component of the Business Gate community in Riyadh, a mixed-use development project and business district featuring over 70 multinational and regional companies. 

Fairmont Riyadh offers 298 rooms – including 40 suites - while its convention centre features two 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.

Dining options include the 365, Café Connect, House of Grill, Pesto and the Savoy Lounge while the hotel also 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 as well as a Ladies Lounge which is fitted with a pampering spa, ladies beauty salon and boutique gym.

Salama Bin Saedan, owner’s representative, said: “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." 

Sami Nasser, chief operating officer, AccorHotels Middle East & Africa, added: “We are delighted to debut our charismatic luxury brand in Riyadh which will offer guests an exciting and unforgettable experience."

Fairmont Riyadh joins over 75 Fairmont hotels globally including The Plaza in New York, The Savoy in London, Fairmont Grand Del Mar, Dubai’s Fairmont The Palm and Fairmont Peace Hotel in Shanghai. Fairmont Riyadh also joins a rapidly growing network of 26 other Fairmont hotels in operation and in the pipeline across the Middle East and Africa.

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