Fairmont Agra to open in 2025
Come 2025, and Fairmont Hotels & Resorts will open its new property in Agra. Along with 205 luxurious rooms, including 44 suites, Fairmont Agra will have a signature restaurant, specialty restaurant, coffee shop, bar, swimming pool, fitness center and spa.
The hotel group has partnered with Shekhar Resorts Limited for this. “We are delighted to partner with Fairmont, an iconic luxury brand within the Accor Group. Given Accor’s expertise in luxury hospitality management and knowledge of the markets they operate in, we found Fairmont and Accor as the most adept partners to manage the upcoming Fairmont Agra,” says Anuj Jain, Director of Shekhar Resorts Limited, Agra.
Accor signs Fairmont Hotel in Agra, Uttar Pradesh (India)
“We believe that the property will stand out and elevate the luxury hospitality experience in Agra and northern India. We are excited to start our first partnership with Fairmont and Accor and to bring the most unique and memorable experiences to our guests,” he adds.
A two-hour drive from national Capital Delhi, Fairmont Agra is located at two kilometres from the Taj Mahal, offering guests easy access to this renowned architectural marvel situated on the banks of the river Yamuna.
“This is a great addition to our brand portfolio. The location is one of the most awe-inspiring destinations in the world, and I am confident that its strategic location, architecture, and breathtaking views will make it one of our top iconic properties. With the brand’s exceptional standards, Fairmont Agra is set to offer an unforgettable experience to its guests,” says Mark Willis, CEO of Fairmont Hotels & Resorts.
Fairmont is one of Accor’s leading luxury brands globally, with more than a century of history, and landmark hotels positioned in extraordinary destinations worldwide like The Plaza in New York City, The Savoy in London, Fairmont Peace Hotel in Shanghai and Fairmont Royal Palm in Marrakech. In India, Fairmont already operates the majestic Fairmont Jaipur and will open additional hotels in Udaipur, Mumbai and Shimla Fagu over the next two years.
“With four exciting new properties under development in India, Fairmont is gaining momentum. It also completes India’s northern Golden Triangle, alongside Jaipur and Udaipur,” says Willis.