Newly Redesigned: Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth Montreal

Newly Redesigned: Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth Montreal

If you are looking for an edgy, sophisticated, and European feel yet don’t want to fly far to get it, consider Montreal as the perfect long weekend getaway. And if you like your hotels to be just as edgy as the city then choose the newly redesigned Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth. Better yet, it’s only a 15-minute walk from its downtown location to Old Montreal, home to narrow cobblestone streets, historic sights, romantic restaurants and bars, and the flavor of a French city.

The lobby is bustling and modern so don’t expect a haven of peace and quiet on arrival. But it is certainly fun with cool lighting, chic seating, and one of the hippest and popular bars in town, Nacarat, with its outstanding array of mixology cocktails and refined setting.

Fairmont Queen Elizabeth Montreal bar image

You will be enthralled by the Fairmont’s indoor urban marketplace, Marché Artisans, offering local products, a pastry counter, artisanal ice cream, bakery, fine groceries, a rotisserie, pizza, seafood, fresh meats and cheese, even a chocolate station as well as loads of places to perch while enjoying your goodies.

Fairmont Queen Elizabeth Montreal Artisans market image

Fairmont Queen Elizabeth Montreal Artisans market image

Fairmont Queen Elizabeth Montreal Artisans market image

Fairmont Queen Elizabeth Montreal Artisans market image

Rosélys Restaurant is another find offering all-day and evening dining featuring market-fresh ingredients and local products, and one phenomenal breakfast buffet. I particularly enjoyed the Montreal bagels, local cheese and yogurt, and the maple syrup baked beans!

Fairmont Montreal The Queen Elizabeth restaurant image

Fairmont Montreal The Queen Elizabeth restaurant image

My newly renovated Junior Suite came with a modern 60s look and 420 square feet. There’s a cozy living area with a queen sofa bed, coffee table, easy chair, TV, and half bath, separated by pocket doors to a bedroom with king bed and massive TV. While the bath was small it did come with a sizeable shower, single sink, updated lighting, and my favorite bath products, Fairmont’s signature and personalized Rose 31.

Fairmont Montreal The Queen Elizabeth Junior Suite image

Fairmont Montreal The Queen Elizabeth Junior Suite image

Fairmont Montreal The Queen Elizabeth Junior Suite image

Fairmont Montreal guest room bath products image

I highly recommend booking a room or suite on the Fairmont Gold level located on the 18th through 20th floors. For the additional price you receive the perk of accessing the gorgeous new Gold Lounge on the hotel’s 21st floor with super city views, relaxing and spacious seating areas, morning continental breakfast buffet, evening appetizers, and a curated honor bar.

Fairmont Montreal The Queen Elizabeth Gold Concierge Lounge image

Fairmont Montreal The Queen Elizabeth Gold Concierge Lounge view image

Fairmont Montreal The Queen Elizabeth Gold Concierge Lounge image

Fairmont Montreal The Queen Elizabeth Gold Concierge Lounge image

Fairmont Montreal The Queen Elizabeth Gold Concierge Lounge image

Don’t miss the hotel’s lower level where you’ll find the Moment Spa, a super fitness room, the hotel’s indoor pool, and the entrance to Montreal’s Underground City, an amazing 19-mile network of pedestrian pathways filled with shopping malls, restaurants, department stores, hotels, and more.

Fairmont Montreal The Queen Elizabeth Underground City entrance image

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