Fairmont Monte Carlo: a bold hotel overlooking the sea
Casino, fitness room, swimming pool, spa, shops... Everything at the Fairmont Monte Carlo is reminiscent of the spirit of American hotels, inherited from the Loews hotel chain, which built the walls in 1975 on a site of "pigeon shooting" very popular with aristocrats. One of the most audacious hotel achievements of the timeThis was made possible thanks to the marriage of the century between Prince Rainier III and the sublime Grace Kelly, which made the Rock an obligatory stopover for the world's jet set and opened the way to business tourism.
The group Fairmont Hotels & Resorts bought the hotel in 2004 for its first acquisition in Europe, beforeAccor does not acquire the FRHI group (Fairmont Raffles Hotels International) in 2015. The Fairmont Monte Carlo is the largest hotel in the south of France with its 596 rooms, suites and residences. Its modern architecture of 7 floors hugs the Monegasque coast on 60 000m2. Decorated in the spirit of a luxury cruise ship, this true urban resort overlooks the sea and offers the most beautiful view of Monaco (see also our selection of the most beautiful views from our addresses in France).
On the street side, the 4-star hotel is in the heart of the famous luxury shopping district of Monte Carlo. It offers direct access to the casino from the 7e floor where you can lounge by the pool, have lunch at the restaurant "Horizon" of the executive chef and Meilleur ouvrier de France, Didier Anièsor enjoy an unforgettable massage at the Carol Joy Spa Monte Carlo, elected "Best hotel spa in Europe in 2019. For Formula 1 lovers, the hotel has many rooms with a view of the famous hairpin bend of the Monaco Grand Prix. Hospitality suites for up to 12 people can be booked for this occasion.
Hotel de la démesure, the Fairmont Monte Carlo also houses the largest meeting room of the Accor group in France. Named the Golden HallIt can accommodate up to 400* people thanks to its 1,400 m2.
The size of these rooms makes it possible to organize all types of events, from executive committee meetings to congresses, seminars, gala dinners or even a ball! The hotel also has 17 other fully equipped rooms for 10 people or more.
The "Crystal GalleryThe lounge, with its bay windows, can accommodate 240* people for a cocktail with a view of the sea. Similarly, a rooftop that can be entirely privatized can receive up to 220* people who can, among other things, enjoy the Champagne bar.
To top it all off, foodies can dine at the Nobuthe restaurant of the famous Japanese chef, Nobuyuki Matsuhisa who also holds one of the exceptional establishments of the Accor group within the Royal Monceau Raffles in Paris. Irresistible.
*These figures take into account the distancing measures imposed by the Monegasque government in June 2020 and may change at any time.