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Hotel Facts #13: The Tale of a World-Famous Gingerbread House

For more than a century, The Fairmont San Francisco, has delighted guests with its world-famous gingerbread house every Christmas. The tasty festive display measures an impressive  6.7 metres high by 7 metres wide and each year the pastry shop staff … Continue reading

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Shaken not Stirred: ‘God Save the Queen’ Cocktail

In Celebration of the 60th anniversary of the Queen’s coronation we look back at The Fairmont Scottsdale Princess‘s cocktail. In its title, “God Save the Queen” it reflects how we all feel about this remarkable and iconic woman, who has dedicated her life to our country. … Continue reading

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Shaken not Stirred Series: ‘Miss London Bridge’

Modelled by Nicola is the fruity taste sensation that is the ‘Miss London Bridge’ cocktail at Quarter Bar and Lounge. Presented on a napkin and with an essence of elegance, it provides an explosion of summer flavours with every sip. Methods … Continue reading

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Fairmont Hotels & Resorts Tea Truths!

Tea like money makes the world go around and to honor this warming and delicate drink form the Far East, Fairmont Hotels & Resorts have been counting the teabags, cups and sugar cubes to bring us some interesting tea related facts… The Fairmont … Continue reading

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Shaken not Stirred – The ‘Star-Spangled Banner’ at the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess

With the Presidential Inauguration fresh in everyone’s minds, why not toast to President Barack Obama‘s second term with this patriotic and tasty little number – the Star-Spangled Banner from the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess. Ingredients •  45ml woodford reserve •  teaspoon of rhubarb bitters •  tablespoon … Continue reading

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Shaken not Stirred – The ‘Brandy Alexander’ at The Fairmont San Francisco

The Fairmont San Francisco’s ‘Hurricane Bar’ is known for it’s excellent cocktails and to ensure nobody misses out, visitors can recreate their masterpieces at home with various cocktail recipes – this is one of our favourites! Crafted for the wedding celebrations of … Continue reading

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C’mon – Let’s celebrate in Santa Monica!

Viceroy Santa Monica is celebrating ten years as one of California’s most stylish and innovative hotels and to commemorate the decade, the property is offering 2012 stays at 2002 rates from now until 28th December! Luxuriate in custom-designed Egyptian cotton bedding whilst overlooking the … Continue reading

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