Fairmont The Palm
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Fairmont The Palm
P.O. Box 72413
Dubai – United Arab Emirates
FRHI (Fairmont Raffles Hotels International)
Hotel General Manager
Mark Sawkins began his career in Germany in 1989 and in 1995 moved to South Africa where he grew as GM for several properties.
He moved to Anguilla for Viceroy in 2008 and in 2010 he was promoted to Vice President, Harlequin Hotels and Resorts, Caribbean. In 2012 he joined Fairmont Zimbali as GM.
Premium 5 star luxury resort on the trunk of the iconic Palm
Fairmont The Palm, is one of four major projects being developed by IFA Hotels & Resorts (IFA HR) on the Palm Jumeirah, and made headlines in December 2010 as the first hotel construction project in Dubai to secure millions in foreign financing following the global economic crisis.
Fairmont The Palm
History & Story
Aptly named after the iconic Palm Jumeirah, the world’s largest man-made island shaped in the form of a palm tree, Fairmont The Palm, opened in 2012, features 381 guest rooms and suites, including two Presidential Suites and a Fairmont Gold Lounge – our exclusive lifestyle hotel experience, 3,000 square metres of conference and meeting space, including a ballroom with private entrance and outdoor event space, as well as a full service business centre, a fitness
centre and the renowned Willow Stream Spa. It also has a dedicated onsite children’s activity centre for kids from 18 months to 15 years.
The resort provides guests with a variety of dining options with magical views of the Dubai Marina skyline. Indulge in Asian cuisine at Ba Restaurant or experience the vibrant ambience of the Brazilian restaurant Frevo. Flow Kitchen is the perfect place for Culinary delights from all over the world or head to Seagrill on 25º for the finest Mediterannean and seafood.
Main Strengths, Special Touch
• Spacious and interconnecting rooms perfect for families
• Private and wide beach
• Conveniently located on the trunk of the Palm Jumeirah with easy access to the shopping facilities and Dubai’s attractions
Fairmont The Palm is ideally located on the trunk of the iconic Palm Jumeirah, minutes away from the Dubai Marina, the Jumeirah Walk and some of the city’s best shopping centres like Mall of the Emirates and Dubai Mall.
Key sites/activities in the area
• Aquaventure and Wild Wadi water theme parks
• Desert safari
• Burj Khalifa
• Dubai Fountains
• Gold, Spices and Fabric souks
• Dubai Mall
• Mall of the Emirates
• The hotel is located on the iconic Palm Jumeirah, the world’s largest man-made island.
• The seafood restaurant, Seagrill on 25° Restaurant & Lounge gets its name from being positioned at 25°North longitude.
• Ba Restaurant gets name from the Chinese word ‘Ba’ meaning ‘eight’ which signifies great luck
Our activities are designed for children for all ages ranging from 18 months to 15 years. Our staff will provide safe, fun and educational programs such a toddlers playhouse, splash park, climbing walls, arts and crafts. Videogames are also provided for older children in the chill out zone.
Contemporary elegance suffused with Arabic touches is reflected throughout the decor of the 381 guestrooms and suites of the Fairmont The Palm, Dubai.
Our accommodations features the option of connecting guestrooms for added exclusivity with an additional exterior door and foyer area–ideal for families and groups of friends. All our accomodations are equipped with a spacious outdoor balcony overlooking the Dubai Marina or the Palm residences.
Fairmont Gold is a hotel-within-a-hotel with exceptional service to create an exclusive and personalized experience. This dedicated area offers corporate and leisure guests the charismatic ambience of boutique-style accommodations with full-fledged services of a larger hotel. Guests of Fairmont Gold enjoy an unparalleled level of service.
Our Fairmont Gold hotel accommodation has a private reception desk for efficient yet unhurried check-in and check-out. Guests can enjoy relaxed comfort of a residential-style lounge or optimize their productivity in dedicated work areas. Adding to this, Fairmont Gold offers premium rooms and suites that belong in a class of their own, creating an exquisite heaven for guests to work and relax.
Restaurants & Bars
At Fairmont the Palm, the guests can choose from an array of distinctive Palm Jumeirah restaurants and bars, ranging from Frevo, the authentic Brazilian restaurant to Ba, the pure Chinese cuisine restaurant and Seagrill on 25° Restaurant & Lounge, the Mediterranean.
The Flow Kitchen, with its innovative cuisine showcases culinary classics from all over the world.
There is also The Cigar Room and the Mashrabiya Lounge for those refreshing and relaxing moments and to enjoy evening activities in Dubai.
Willow Stream Spa at Fairmont The Palm has 13 individually appointed spa suites inclusive of 2 couples suites along with social spaces by the pool, relaxation lounges, steam rooms and saunas, yoga and fitness areas.
The treatment menu combines a variety of spa services including Signature massages, luxury facials and result focused body treatments.
Our guests can enjoy four outdoor pools (one dedicated to familied and children), a fullyequipped gym and classes which are complimentary for our guests.
Hotel & Restaurants Awards
• Elite Traveler Awards – Top 101 Suites 2014 – Signature Terrace Suite
• Time Out Dubai Kids – Best Family Beach Club
• Time Out Restaurant Awards – Best Afternoon Tea (Mashrabiya Lounge)
• Caterer Middle East Awards – Hillary Mathema, Restaurant Manager of the Year
• Hotelier Middle East Awards – Philip Bartle, Fitness/Spa Person of the Year
• Hotelier Middle East Awards – Sushant Pawar, Hotel
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