Celebrating 100 years on Edmonton’s Skyline

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Named after Canada’s first Prime Minister, Sir John A. Macdonald and Standing high on the river bank overlooking the largest urban parkway in North America, The North Saskatchewan River Valley, The Fairmont Hotel Macdonald’s charm and classic elegance have made it Edmonton’s place for every occasion, whether it be a vacation or business trip, since 1915.

Celebrating 100 years on Edmonton’s Skyline, 1915-2015

Edmonton’s most iconic building, The Fairmont Hotel Macdonald or “The Mac” as she is affectionately called, is a significant reminder of this Canadian City’s heritage and history. The Charm and classic elegance of the hotel have made it the center of Edmonton’s social scene and city skyline for close to 100 years. The Hotel will be hosting a number of events throughout 2015 in celebration of this milestone, including a signature gala the weekend of its 100th birthday, July 5, 2015.

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The hotel’s garden and patio boast views second to none and when walking the grounds, it is easy to forget you are in the middle of a city.  The Confederation Lounge, The Harvest Room, Royal Tea and Tour in the Harvest Room on the weekends and Sunday Brunch in The Empire Ballroom all offer seating on its Patios so guests can further enhance their experience while dining in one of its outlets

 

Unparalleled Dining Experiences

The Fairmont Hotel Macdonald has a reputation fairmontmacdonald_patiofor excellent cuisine and warm hospitality in the heart of downtown Edmonton. The beautifully-appointed restaurant, The Harvest Room, has been the special occasion destination for many throughout its history.

For those looking for a more relaxed feel, The Confederation lounge, with its plush chairs and welcoming atmosphere, is the best place in Edmonton to unwind with a beverage in pure comfort. Since The Fairmont Hotel Macdonald opened its doors in 1915, the beckoning atmosphere of The Confederation Lounge has always charmed its guests. A striking detail of the lounge is the 18-foot wide and nine-foot high Fathers of Confederation reproduction above the fireplace.

In the Heart of the City

The Hotel is just steps from Sir Winston Churchill Square, the bustling heart of the city’s core. The square, on the steps of city hall, hosts many of Edmonton’s renowned festivals such as Taste of Edmonton and the Street Performers Festival, and is surrounded by the Art Gallery of Alberta, The Citadel and Winspear Theatres which house Edmonton’s Symphony Orchestra as well as top international plays and musicals. For the foodies, the square is close to Edmonton’s booming food scene and for the shoppers; there are plenty of options within the connecting Edmonton City Centre Mall and Manulife Place.

Visit http: www.fairmont.com/macdonald to learn more.