Fairmont Hotels & Resorts, a luxury brand within the AccorHotels network, marks the brand’s debut in the capital city of Saudi Arabia with the opening of the 298-room Fairmont Riyadh.
The property is the closest luxury hotel to the King Khalid International Airport and is also one of the only luxury hotels to be located in the northern part of the city.
Salama Bin Saedan, owner’s representative said: “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.”
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 guestrooms, including 40 suites. Guestrooms which range in size from 40sqm to 395sqm feature rich tones and colours to contrast the warm desert climate. 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.
For meetings, events, and conferences, Fairmont Riyadh’s Convention Centre 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.
Each 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 guests with a grab-and-go concept. House of Grill offers a fine-dining steak experience while Pesto brings the authentic flavors of southern Italy to Saudi Arabia. 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.
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.