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CONDÉ NAST TRAVELER Readers List Fairmont Among The World’s Elite

Publish Date : 20-Oct-2010
20, October, 2010

TORONTO, October 20, 2010 – This year 24 Fairmont hotels and resorts around the world have been recognized as top places to stay by readers of Condé Nast Traveler, the popular magazine for savvy world travelers.  Fairmont Le Montreux Palace in Switzerland was honored by readers with inclusion on the list of the world’s Top 100 hotels overall. This year, 25,916 readers voted on more than 10,000 properties and destinations in this elite poll, awarding Fairmont high-ranking spots in 10 separate categories.

The Readers’ Choice Awards names the best cities, islands, cruise lines, airlines, hotels, resorts, and car rental agencies worldwide. Hotels and resorts are rated by readers on many factors, including location, food & dining, rooms and service and more in order to achieve an overall score and ranking.

Twenty-one of the Fairmont hotels and resorts honored by readers this year were winners in 2009 as well, a testament to the brand’s consistent, luxurious service that guests come back for. This year, three more Fairmont properties were selected as top picks, including: Fairmont Scottsdale Princess as one of the Top Mainland U.S. resorts; Fairmont Le Château Montebello in Quebec as one of the Top Resorts in Canada; and The Fairmont Hotel MacDonald in Edmonton as one of the Top Hotels in Canada.

The following is the full list of Fairmont hotels and resorts that were chosen by Condé Nast Traveler readers as favorites within their categories:

  • Top Canada Resorts - Fairmont Le Manoir Richelieu, Charlevoix; The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise; The Fairmont Chateau Whistler; The Fairmont Banff Springs; Fairmont Le Château Frontenac, Quebec City; The Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge; Fairmont Le Château Montebello
  • Top Canada Hotels – The Fairmont Vancouver Airport; The Fairmont Waterfront, Vancouver; The Fairmont Empress, Victoria; The Fairmont Hotel Vancouver; Fairmont Château Laurier, Ottawa; The Fairmont Hotel MacDonald, Edmonton
  • Top United States Hotels – The Fairmont Olympic Hotel, Seattle
  • Top U.S. Mainland Large Resorts – Fairmont Scottsdale Princess
  • Top Hawaii Resorts – The Fairmont Kea Lani, Maui; The Fairmont Orchid
  • Top Atlantic Ocean Resorts – The Fairmont Southampton
  • Top Mexico Resorts - Fairmont Mayakoba, Riviera Maya
  • Top Caribbean Resorts – The Fairmont Royal Pavilion
  • Top Northern Europe Hotels - Fairmont Le Montreux Palace; Fairmont Hotel Vier Jahreszeiten, Hamburg
  • Top Africa Resorts - Fairmont Mount Kenya Safari Club; Fairmont Mara Safari Club