After having gone through a multi-million pound redevelopment, Fairmont St Andrews has been relaunched and thrown open to public. Part of the AccorHotels, St Andrews is a luxury resort boasting of world-class facilities and is set in the backdrop of the picturesque Fife coastline. The redevelopment of property had been aimed at providing consumers an intricate mix of global hospitality and local flavours.
The highly-anticipated renovations, managed by designers RPW has been majorly influenced by the history and landscapes of St Andrews, and involve a complete redesign of the hotel’s Atrium, incorporating a bespoke 60-metre long ceiling sculpture by award winning artist George Singer, a new restaurant and the Kittock’s Bar, as well as renovation of the hotel’s 211 bedrooms and suites, including the Kingdom of Fife presidential suite.
The 80-ft. high glass topped Atrium doubles as an event space, popular for receptions, exhibitions, gala dinners and now hosting the newly-launched Savoy Afternoon Tea. The focal point of this space is ‘Zephyr’, a light installation by London-based artist George Singer in collaboration with Onformative, a Berlin-based computer code writing company who built the app which Singer used to create the sculpture.
Situated in the north wing of the resort, the Kingdom of Fife presidential suite presides over magnificent views of the surrounding links golf courses (the Torrance and the Kittocks), the coastline and St Andrews skyline.
John Keating, general manager at Fairmont St Andrews commented on the development, “this renovation has been a huge undertaking across the hotel; I’m extremely proud and excited to see the public areas looking so resplendent, they’ve already made a huge difference in opening space and the feel has been well received.”
With the new-look property now open to consumers, discerning travellers can look forward to sampling the Scottish experience with élan.