Leading hospitality group Accor and Arora Group, one of the UK’s leading hotel owner-operators, announced the signing of a an agreement to bring Fairmont brand to Windsor Park. The hotel is currently undergoing redevelopment and is set to open in the second half of 2020.
The hotel will be the third Fairmont property in the United Kingdom, joining The Savoy in London, a Fairmont Managed Hotel, and Fairmont St Andrews in Scotland, and demonstrates the growing partnership with Arora Group. Located adjacent to Windsor Great Park and Savill Gardens, the Windsor property is located on the former site of Savill Court Hotel and Spa, which was owned and operated by Arora Group. The site is being completely redeveloped to create a property in line with Fairmont’s globally-recognised standards.
With more than 75 locations around the globe, Fairmont is known for its grand and awe-inspiring properties. The Windsor hotel promises to redefine luxury in the UK hospitality market, embracing the eclectic lifestyle of its location and boasting over 200 bedrooms and opulent suites, as well as a Royal Suite with exclusive access to a private section of the spa and wellness area.
Marc Dardenne, Chief Operating Officer, Accor Europe, said: “Through strategic investment, exceptional brand management and focused operations, Accor has established itself as a leader in the global luxury hotel market with a dedicated portfolio that includes many of the world’s most prestigious brands. We feel Fairmont is an ideal match for this remarkable hotel asset and look forward to showcasing all the brand has to offer in historic Windsor.”
Surinder Arora, Founder and Chairman of Arora Group, said: “We are incredibly proud to bring the prestigious Fairmont brand to Arora’s growing portfolio of hotels. Over the last decade our estate has grown significantly, with this amazing new hotel joining our other flagship properties. Our team cannot wait to open the door to our first guests and ensure they receive the absolute highest standards of service in this beautiful property. This is so much more than a hotel – the dining options, stunning spa facilities and event spaces on offer, all set in this beautiful country location, make it an unmissable experience. We are so proud to be opening in Windsor and to have the Fairmont brand added to our portfolio.”