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For decades, hotels and resorts in Fairmont’s luxury portfolio have welcomed political dignitaries, kings and queens, and celebrities to stay in their most impressive, unforgettable suites. RealClearLife has curated the best of its Regal Suites, distinctive spaces where travelers can get royal treatment with distinguished services, world-class amenities, and lavish surroundings.
The Plaza’s Royal Plaza Suite – New York, New York
Located in the famous Plaza Hotel, the Royal Plaza Suite is a three‐bedroom suite in a private area overlooking Fifth Avenue and the Pulitzer Fountain. The array of private and social rooms, rich decorative styles, sumptuous textiles, and exquisite furnishings were inspired by the royal court of Louis XV. The suite features a lavishly designed living room; luxurious 12‐seat dining room; library stocked with titles hand‐selected by luxury book publisher Assouline; personal fitness room; state‐of‐the‐art kitchen; and generously sized ensuite baths, decorated with marble mosaic tile.
Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge’s Outlook Cabin – Alberta, Canada
This hiking or hunting lodge is fit for a king—literally. Outlook Cabin played host to Britain’s King George VI and Queen Elizabeth in 1939, as well as Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip in 2005. The spacious cabin boasts six bedrooms, a full kitchen with private catering entrance, enclosed verandas, and two majestic stone fireplaces—the perfect place to entertain family and friends or celebrate a special occasion.
The Savoy’s Royal Suite – London, England
The suite is a long run of rooms along the Thames riverfront, permanently configured into an opulent one-bedroom residence, offering dramatic views of the river and a panorama of the city. Balancing a stunning Edwardian interior with modern features, such as a bespoke multi-room media system, the suite offers a private dining room; lavishly appointed marble bathroom; large walk-in wardrobe; and study and entrance hall, in addition to a sitting-room and bedroom. The sumptuous furnishings, beautiful artwork, and bronze statues—reminiscent of the original days of The Savoy—connect guests with a strong sense of London’s history. A service kitchen is available for those traveling with a personal chef, and a Savoy butler is on hand 24 hours a day.
Fairmont Baku’s Royal Suite – Baku, Azerbaijan
One can’t help but feel regal looking down from the Royal Suite, which is located at the top of the northern tower of the iconic Flame Towers Complex, the tallest building in Azerbaijan. With its striking floor-to-ceiling windows, the suite offers incomparable views of the Caspian Sea. Elegant and spacious, it features stylish furnishings and rich textures with dark wood paneling and neutral textiles. Stunning artwork and lofted ceilings add to its grandeur.
Fairmont Jakarta’s Presidential Suite – Jakarta, Indonesia
The Presidential Suite boasts panoramic views of Jakarta’s skyline. Covering over 3,300 square feet of space, the suite features a master bedroom with a large walk-in closet, as well as a marble bathroom and Jacuzzi bathtub. A second bedroom includes a king-sized bed and large bathroom. The suite also has a fully equipped kitchen; bar counter; separate study room, with an audio visual system; private treatment and fitness room; and surrounding balconies. Also available its own private butler service.
Fairmont Peace Hotel’s Nine Nation Suites – Shanghai, China
The Nine Nation suites are unique rooms that pay homage to the cultural and stylistic influences of nine different countries. Conceived by Sir Victor Sassoon, the hotel’s late founder, the suites reflect the internationality of the original Cathay Hotel (now known as the Peace Hotel)—and Shanghai itself. The original Chinese, Indian, English and American suites have been preserved from Sassoon’s time; while the French, Italian, Spanish, Japanese, and German suites have been redesigned, keeping with their original concepts. Each suite is almost 2,000 square feet in size, with a spacious living room, dining room, bedroom, and bathroom. The suites have panoramic views of the famous Bund and the Huangpu River across to Pudong; and they’ve hosted countless VIPs, diplomats, and celebrities over the decades.
Fairmont The Palm’s Presidential Suite – Dubai, United Arab Emirates
“Majestic” is the only word to describe this suite. The 4,100-square-foot suite exudes modern Arabic flair, with its Mashrabiya inspired architecture; marble and wood accents; and plush furnishings. Guests can entertain in the luxurious living room; at the 10-place dining table; or on the expansive 3,600-plus-square-foot outdoor terrace, which can accommodate up to 100 people. The terrace, which also features a gazebo, offers compelling views of the Dubai Marina skyline and the Palm Jumeirah. Custom cooking demonstrations and butler service are available for those planning an intimate gathering with close friends.
Fairmont Ajman’s Royal Penthouse Suite
The Royal Penthouse offers stunning panoramic views of the Arabian Gulf, flanked by an emerging city skyline. Measuring over 5,300 square feet—and perched high above the resort—the two-story penthouse, with floor-to-ceiling windows, is flooded with abundant natural light throughout the day. The suite features three bedrooms, with an option to connect to a 4th; and the master bedroom is highlighted by a spacious, spa marble bathroom with a dual unit rain shower and an oversized soaker bathtub. Additionally, the suite offers a separate living area, dining room, entertainment space, full kitchen and bar setup, and executive work desk with media panels.