Imagine a hotel in which every moment is characterized by comfort, warmth, technology, professionalism and enthusiasm. With 602 rooms, suites and residences, two restaurants and bars, a pool situated serenely between sky and sea, the Willow Stream Spa and Fitness Centre, a hair salon, shopping arcade, casino, and 18 conference and meeting rooms … guests at the Fairmont want for nothing.
Anchored like a luxury liner near the Monte Carlo Casino, the Fairmont Monte Carlo offers a prime location overlooking the sparkling Mediterranean. An exceptional vessel moored at the heart of one of the most exclusive destinations in the world, the Fairmont Monte Carlo is a lavish retreat – and the perfect place from which to explore all the delights the Côte d’Azur has to offer.
Built on the site of the historic Tir au Pigeon and the old Monaco railway station, right on the famous Fairmont Hotel Hairpin bend of the Monaco Grand Prixcircuit, the hotel was officially opened in 1975 by Princess Grace. Now re-imagined in the style of a luxury Mediterranean cruise, its interior design shows off the most beautiful views over the sea, while the new décor highlights nautical themes in the rooms, in the atmosphere of the bar, and in the flavours of the restaurants.
The pièce de résistance, the Willow Stream Spa, Fitness Centre & Pool, is inspired by light, colour and the magic of the sea, and reflects the vibrant energy of the Riviera Coast. Another noticeable feature of the hotel is its eco-friendly approach, which confirms the commitment of Fairmont to sustainable development and environmental protection.
In 2009, the Fairmont Monte Carlo was awarded the Silver Award for Best Overseas Conference Hotel by the Conference & Incentive Travel magazine. But this was only the beginning of the hotel’s recent success story.
2010 Awards for one of the World’s Top HotelsThanks to its readers’ votes, Condé Nast Traveller magazine – published by the owners of Vogue and GQ – saw the Fairmont Monte Carlo listed in the Top 100 Southern European Hotels. Then, following a review of 3,600 nominees and over 183,000 votes, the World Travel Awards 2009 recognized the Fairmont as one of Europe’s leading Casino Hotels, an award voted for by travel agents across the world.
More recently, the hotel has scooped three other prizes; in Expedia’s ranking, the Fairmont Monte Carlo appears amongst the Best hotels in the World while TripAdvisor awarded the hotel ‘Best Hotel in the Best Destination of the World’. Finally, the Fairmont Monte Carlo was awarded the gold medal for ‘Best Hotel outside Great Britain’ by the renowned English magazine Meeting & Incentive Travel.