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Fairmont Ramla: Redefining opulence

An account spotlighting the distinctive building and high-end serviced residences of Fairmont Ramla Riyadh, as well as the luxury and convenience of living in the Ramla Terraza

Fairmont Ramla: Redefining Opulence

The evolution of Riyadh’s skyline has given birth to the grand whimsy of the serviced apartments as housed within Fairmont Ramla’s unevenly balanced architecture. The building’s asymmetrical pattern is formed along glass balustrades in some of the balconies, marking its gradations across the angles, and repeating the mismatch all the way to the top. The earthy colour of the property bids on elegance, opulence, and, in the evening, the radiant umber has now added a shade of grace to its façade.

The Fairmont asset opened in the second half of 2023, entering the market with a promise of lavish living and unparalleled experience waiting to be had. This architectural statement, unveiled by Fairmont Hotels and Resorts in partnership with Naif Al Rajhi Investment, aspires to embody the very essence of refinement and solace for the capital’s new arrivals.

The appeal could be remarked as ‘skilfully stacked’ due to its resemblance to certain Jenga towers, however, the 35-floor building invites guests into 249 residences that blend authentic Saudi heritage with the modern-extravagant apartment. The discerning travellers wake up in spacious one-bedroom suites and four-bedroom penthouses, knowing that the long-stay hotel offers brand-backed service, and that their furnished apartments open to one of Riyadh’s most exclusive city views.

They live in the Terraza

Fairmont Ramla residence is more than just a place to rest your mind. It is a choice opted for the sake of all the other comforts and delights as well. With facilities such as two rooftop infinity pools, their sky-roofed clear waters warmed, state-of-the-art gyms, each dedicated to holistic wellness for men and women, and the Falcon Kids Club, a play area for children, the hotel puts relaxation as part of its agenda.

Going beyond the hotel’s doors, the Terraza complex has a varied palate of flavours, catering to every culinary craving. Jones the Grocer, a couple of sweeping steps from the reception, is an Australian scene merging a gourmet market, cheese shop, and restaurant, while its menu boasts signature burgers, beef noodles, and delectable cheese boards. Whereas The View Lounge and The Thirty-Five Lounge turn their best-sellers to the direction of the mesmerising cityscapes.

For those drawn towards a more vibrant social scene, Brute is a popular Latin American steakhouse and grill, serving a fusion of Latin American and European flavours. It specialises in baked salmon with guacamole, and premium Argentinian cuts of beef, such as Wagyu tenderloin MB+5.

Also on the list of Terraza’s lifestyle restaurants is Clap, handing its menu to offer a modern interpretation of Japanese cuisine, combining a stunning Japanese-inspired interior with authentic cuisine like black cod miso and crispy rice salmon to be enjoyed with inventive mocktails and elegant desserts, a trend set by world-famous football player, Christiano Ronaldo.

For unscheduled indulgences, Iris Cafe can become a sanctuary for mug-pinchers enjoying the peace and quiet, but the option for amusing al fresco seating is available for a light meal too. And for the elevated comfort, Fairmont Ramla provides 24-hour in-residence dining, transforming your room into a private breakfast, lunch, and dinner reservation.

Additionally, if work cannot take a day off, then the hotel’s four contemporary-styled meeting rooms, equipped with the latest technology, will provide the required support for impactful business interactions. Moreover, seeing that entertainment is essential on any particular trip, it would constitute the highlight of this one to take advantage of the private cinema room, designed for intimate screenings, complete with VIP seating and a delightful array of refreshments.

The Ramla rooms have been pleasant stops for a multitude of international travellers checking-in in Riyadh for the first time, unaware that they had enjoyed the global-standards of hospitality offered by the kingdom’s first luxury branded serviced residences.