News Related: Fairmont Pacific Rim, Fairmont Waterfront, Vancouver If prices are similar, which hotel should I choose? If I want the best hotel in Vancouver, should I choose one of the Fairmont hotels or the Four Seasons in Vancouver? Our Travel Auctions Sort Bypopularlatestending Four Seasons are usually one of the most luxury hotel options in a city but this is not the case in Vancouver. Which Is Best? The answer, perhaps surprisingly, is the Fairmont, by a long shot. The Four Seasons Vancouver is not a true representation of the brand, which is why their rates are so cheap for a hotel brand like this. The Four Seasons remains a very nice, centrally-located property. As of 2016, it still retained a Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star rating, and its restaurant is still considered one of the best in the city. However, this Four Seasons is closing in 2020 and does not compete in look, feel or offer the amenities of the modern harbourfront Fairmont Pacific Rim or even the Fairmont … [Read more...] about Which Hotel Is Best? Vancouver Fairmont Hotels Vs Four Seasons?
By Greg Keraghosian Published 2:03 pm PST, Thursday, March 7, 2019 The lobby lounge at the Fairmont Hotel in San Jose. The lobby lounge at the Fairmont Hotel in San Jose. Photo: Fairmont San Jose/Yelp Photo: Fairmont San Jose/Yelp Image 1 of / 4 Caption Close Image 1 of 4 The lobby lounge at the Fairmont Hotel in San Jose. The lobby lounge at the Fairmont Hotel in San Jose. Photo: Fairmont San Jose/Yelp Homeless man is denied use of luxury San Jose Fairmont hotel's restroom, but law is on his side 1 / 4 Back to Gallery Rooms at San Jose’s most famous luxury hotel, the downtown Fairmont, can be had for $264 per night this weekend. If you just want to walk in and use the … [Read more...] about Homeless man is denied use of luxury San Jose Fairmont hotel’s restroom, but law is on his side
Pascual Mendivil is photographed in front of the Fairmont San Jose in San Jose, Calif., on Monday, Feb. 11, 2019. Mendivil was denied access to the bathroom at the hotel. (Randy Vazquez/Bay Area News Group) Pascual Mendivil is photographed brushing his teeth with hand soap at the Opportunity Health Center in Palo Alto, Calif., on Monday, Feb. 11, 2019. Mendivil travels by bus from San Jose to Palo Alto to eat food, shower and use some of the other services offered. (Randy Vazquez/Bay Area News Group) Sound The gallery will resume inseconds Pascual Mendivil is photographed washing his face at the Opportunity Health Center in Palo Alto, Calif., on Monday, Feb. 11, 2019. Mendivil travels by bus from San Jose to Palo Alto to eat food, shower and use some of the other services offered. (Randy Vazquez/Bay Area News Group) Pascual Mendivil gets his bag ready near some lockers at the Opportunity Health Center in Palo Alto, Calif., on Monday, Feb. 11, 2019. Mendivil travels … [Read more...] about Why Fairmont can’t bar homeless — or anyone else — from its San Jose hotel
This year, Fairmont Royal York will celebrate its 90th anniversary. Since 1929, the hotel has hosted several notable events, including the G20 Summit, Bill Clinton’s 60th birthday and the Queen’s Jubilee—it’s even the most filmed location in Toronto. Now, the hotel is announcing a property-wide renovation. The final phase of the multi-year renovation includes a transformed arrival and check-in experience, new dining venues, updated event and meeting spaces, and a redefined Fairmont Gold,a s well as renovated Legacy Suites. The renovation will be completed summer 2019, in time for the hotel’s official anniversary celebration. Led by design firm Rockwell Group, the lobby embraces and preserves the building’s heritage, while creating a contemporary experience. Given the hotel’s connection to the railway and Toronto’s Union Station, material, form and detail cues were inspired by the aesthetics of train cars and railroads. The lobby will … [Read more...] about Fairmont Royal York Debuts Transformation Ahead of 90th Anniversary
Wednesday newsletters always feature a luxury hotel and/or flight review. A few weeks ago, I enjoyed a great (but rainy and even snowy) stay in the Canadian Rocky Mountains, one of the world’s most pristine wilderness areas on a scale difficult to imagine. I will publish my trip reports over the coming weeks: Trip report: British Airways A380 Business Class from London to Vancouver Review: Post Hotel & Spa (Lake Louise village) Review: Emerald Lake Lodge Review: Moraine Lake Lodge Review: Mount Engaldine Lodge Review: Fairmont Banff Hot Springs Hotel (today) Review: Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge (to be published later) Trip report: British Airways B787-8 (Dreamliner) Business Class from Calgary to London Today (October 5, 2016): Review of the Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel (Canada). Hotel website: Fairmont Banff Hot Springs Hotel Address: 405 Spray Ave, Banff, AB T1L 1J4, Canada Location: Google Maps Tip: get free VIP … [Read more...] about Review: the Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel (Canada)