Fairmont Hotels & Resorts is preparing to open its first hotel in China. The Fairmont Beijing, scheduled to officially open in the summer of 2009, is located in Yong An Li in the heart of Beijing’s downtown district.For over a century, Fairmont Hotels and Resorts has primarily been operating within the North American marketplace but is fast becoming a global contender with 56 distinctive hotels in 15 countries and growing (over 20 properties currently in development).
Offering 222 guest rooms and suites, including Fairmont Gold, the brand’s exclusive lifestyle offering featuring more personalized service with amenities such as private reception and a comfortable guest lounge, the Fairmont Beijing provides the finest in amenities and comforts.
Inlaid Mother of Pearl headboards, symbolic of good fortune, are located at the head of the luxurious designer beds with their 400 thread-count bed linen providing the ultimate in style and comfort.
The floor-to-ceiling windows provide panoramic views of downtown Beijing creating an airy and spacious feel while the spa-like bathroom, scented with the incomparable fragrance of London Perfumer, Miller Harris, bath products, heated floors and rainfall shower are pampering personified.
Each room also features cutting-edge technology with state-of-the-art system support, wireless connectivity with plug and go capabilities, the latest BOSE Wave CD player with iPod docking station, 42-inch Plasma TV and DVD player and a multi-line IP phone, smart phone and cordless phone.
At a flick of switch the TV can be turned into a fully functional PC, complete with web browser and office tools such as Adobe PDF, Microsoft Office - Word, Excel and Powerpoint; allowing the user to browse from the comfort of the wireless keyboard.
Full valet and 24 hour butler services are available on each floor. Small touches such as daily shoeshine and newspaper or the limousine service including Bentleys, BMWs and Rolls Royce provides guests with an engaging and memorable experience.
For the ultimate in relaxation a visit to Fairmont Beijing’s Willow Stream Spa, provides the ideal sky-high level rejuvenation experience. Spanning three levels and 2,000 square meters, the spa offers guests everything from luxurious treatments to relaxing fitness and lounge experiences.
Fairmont Beijing will also offer innovative dining options, each of which will be an individually unique experience created by their team of talented Chefs under the helm of Executive Chef Patrick Duff.
LUNAR 8 captures the essence of casual sophistication in a modern setting offering contemporary all day dining, with an international breakfast buffet and an inspired show kitchen while THE CUT, Fairmont Beijing’s refined steak and seafood restaurant sizzles with a combination of exacting service and inspired cuisine providing an intimate hideaway to meet, celebrate or unwind.
The Sushi Bar offers freshly prepared sushi, while the Lobby Lounge offers a vibrant, anytime escape while the knowledgeable wine stewards and servers at the Champagne Bar can provide recommendations on the spectacular selection of Champagne by the flute and fine wines by the glass inviting guests to soak up the atmosphere and sink into its warm embrace.