Fairmont Hamilton Princess BermudaCategory: $$$$ Location: Hamilton City
A great luxury hotel
Fairmont Hamilton Princess Bermuda is another favorite of ours among the luxury hotels in Bermuda. The whole hotel building is pink in color and also known as The Pink Palace
Fairmont Hamilton Princess Bermuda is located right on the picturesque Hamilton harbor.
This hotel is an ideal one if you are a keen shopper. Most of the Bermuda’s glittering shops are in Hamilton city and all are within close distance of this hotel. It’s also a perfect location for business executives.
A little about the background of this hotel - Fairmont Hamilton Princess was actually built out of inspiration on Princess Louise, the daughter of Queen Victoria. Therefore you see the hotel has princess as part of its name. It remains as one of the grand heritage landmarks of the island.
Fairmont Hamilton Princess Bermuda
There are 410 elegant rooms and also suites of varying sizes and decor, many with private balconies, overlooking the Hamilton harbor. The harbor with colorful sailboats and sleek yachts looks marvelous from the hotel.
Like its sister hotel in Southampton, Fairmont Hamilton Princess Bermuda also has a ‘Gold floor’. If you can afford it, stay in these rooms. This is like staying in a hotel within a hotel, pampering its guests to ultimate luxury.
It offers an array of services from shoeshine to private check-in & check-out. The Gold Floor offers a salon with bar, complimentary continental breakfast, and many other facilities like use of fax & VCR etc. Of course, the rooms are special too.
UPDATE: The hotel has introduced Bermudiana House that was earlier known as the Bay Wing. It has 113 newly designed rooms giving a feel of a luxury home. The section reflects the Victorian heritage and architecture. Some of the features include marble entryways, flat screen TVs and rain showers.
Fairmont Hamilton Princess has superb dining options. Harley's Restaurant and Terrace
located at the harbor-side and having indoor & outdoor dining options, serves breakfast, lunch and dinner.
This restaurant specializes on Mediterranean cuisine and won the Best of Bermuda Gold Award in hotel dining.
Another great restaurants is the Heritage Court
adjacent to the lobby and Japanese Koi pond.
The comfortable and sophisticated Heritage Court is well known in the island for its Afternoon Tea, the true British kind. It’s ranked in the top 10 Best Afternoon Teas in the World.
Heritage Court offers a large selection of fine rums and cigars available for smoking on the terrace. If you are looking for romantic dining, a candlelight dinner prepared by the butler on your private balcony can be a great option to consider.
Fairmont Hamilton Princess - Freshwater outdoor pool
Other facilities include:
Outdoor swimming pools
The hotel offers fax services, photocopying and Internet access, allowing you to mix business with pleasure.
Both the main ferry and bus terminals are located within a few minutes’ walk from Fairmont Hamilton Princess Bermuda. If you want to explore Bermuda at your own pace, you can rent a scooter from Smatt’s Cycle Livery. The hotel also has a good selection of high quality shops. Crisson Jewellers, AS Cooper & Sons and the English Sports Shop all have branches here.
Update September 2012: The hotel has been bought over by the Green family of Bermuda from the Global Hospitality Investments (GHI). The Green family are Bermudians and have been living in the island for 65 years. All citizens of Bermuda are happy that the grand landmark property's ownership has finally comeback to Bermudians. The family plans to continue with the upgrades of the hotel as laid out by GHI including building a marina, upgrading the public places like the restaurants, rooms, swimming pools, gardens etc.
Location and Contacts
Address: 76 Pitts Bay Road, Pembroke, Hamilton, Bermuda.
Call 800-441-1414 (in USA and Canada), or at (441)295-3000 (in Bermuda)
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