Fairmont le Montreaux Palace Undergoes Multi-million Dollar Renovation

March 18, 2009 By:K. Clare Johnson

Fairmont le Montreaux PalaceFairmont le Montreaux Palace, originally built in 1906, is currently undergoing a multi-million dollar renovation due to be completed in April 2009. Helming the renovations is interior designer Fiona Thompson, who recently renovated the Trianon Palace Versailles. The hotel, which overlooks the French Alps and is located on the shores of Lake Geneva, The 235-room luxury resort boasts 12 meeting rooms, the Willow Stream Spa and the famous Harry's New York Bar. The Brasserie is being renovated, and a new lobby lounge and bar are being added. The renovation will contrast traditional and contemporary design elements, along with top-of-the line in-room technology including wireless internet and LCD Flat screen TVs. In a nod to Montreaux's place in musical history, there is also the addition of the Freddie Mercury Suite, celebrating the legendary Queen singer who was a Montreux resident and frequent guest of the hotel.

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