Fairmont Grand Hotel Kyiv, the luxury brand’s first hotel in Eastern Europe, opens its doors

Fairmont welcomes first luxury hotel in Eastern Europe


Fairmont Hotels & Resorts announced the opening of Fairmont Grand Hotel Kyiv, the luxury brand’s first hotel in Eastern Europe.

Located in the heart of the Ukraine capital’s historic Podil district, Fairmont Grand Hotel Kyiv joins a growing portfolio of Fairmont hotels in Europe, including the soon-to-open Fairmont Baku, Azerbaijan.

The classically designed Fairmont Grand Hotel Kyiv features 258 elegant guestrooms, including 54 suites as well as Royal and Presidential suites, offering spectacular views of Podil Square and the Dnipro River. In addition, the hotel features Fairmont Gold, the brand’s exclusive hotel within a hotel, which offers the highest levels of service and additional privileges and amenities such as a private reception desk and a comfortable guest lounge. The hotel also offers a fully equipped business center with 24-hour access as well as secretarial services.

Recreational facilities include a 641 sq.m. spa, offering six treatment rooms, including a relaxation room, separate women’s and men’s areas featuring sauna, steam and swiss, and a full beauty salon. The hotel also offers a fully equipped fitness center, group exercise classes, and access to an indoor/outdoor tennis club and the nearby Royal Kyiv Golf Club.

Ukraine’s capital prepares to host numerous high profile international events and continues to establish a reputation as one of Eastern Europe’s prime tourist destinations. Kyiv will be center stage during the 2012 UEFA European Football Championshi p, which runs from June 8 to July 1.

Also attracting attention this spring will be the inaugural Kyiv Biennale, ARSENALE 2012, an international gathering highlighting contemporary art. Under the direction of seasoned curator David Elliott, over 80 artists from 40 countries will showcase their works at the exhibition, running from May 24 to July 30.