By Don Douloff, November 20, 2008
Fairmont will manage a luxury hotel in Kyiv, the capital of Ukraine, beginning in late 2010.
The classically designed Fairmont Grand Hotel Kyiv will feature 257 rooms, including 35 suites. It is the company’s first property in Eastern Europe..
Amenities will include a selection of dining outlets, a specialty Champagne bar and a cigar lounge featuring entertainment. For special events, the hotel offers 13,019 sq. ft. of meeting and function space, including a 5,165-sq.-ft. ballroom.
Recreational facilities include a Willow Stream Spa, offering six treatment rooms, including two deluxe rooms, a relaxation room, separate women’s and men’s areas featuring a steam and swiss shower, and a full beauty salon.
The hotel will be located on the Dnipro River, in Kyiv’s historic Podil area, with easy access to the international airport and central business district.