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Over Fairmont Resort Blue Mountains
De ligging is geweldig aan de Jamison-vallei; in het gezellige plaatsje Leura met vele gourmet-restaurants. De kamers zijn sfeervol ingericht. Ook zijn er familiekamers te reserveren. Tot de faciliteiten van het resort behoren tennis- & squash-banen, een binnen- en buitenzwembad en sauna. 'Rest, Relax and Reconnect' is hier het credo.
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Airco, WiFi, televisie, I-Pod docking station, minibar, thee- en koffiezetfaciliteiten, kluisje en badkamer met föhn.
Zoals Standard, met vallei-, meer- of poolzicht.
Gelegen in de Blue Mountains, op anderhalf uur rijden van Sydney.
• 3 Restaurants
• Binnen- en buitenzwembad
• Tennis- en squashbaan
• 18-holes golfbaan (in de omgeving)
• Wandelingen (begeleid)
Tijdens uw rondreis Australië zijn de Blue Mountains zeker een bezoek waard. De Blue Mountains strekken zich zo’n 100 kilometer ten westen van Sydney uit. Dit 1100 meter hoge berggebied biedt waarlijk fantastische uitzichten en spectaculaire kloven.
De blauwe glans die de bergen hun naam heeft gegeven is het resultaat van de fijne blauwachtige waas die geproduceerd wordt door de hier talrijk aanwezige eucalyptusbomen. Het toeristische centrum van de Blue Mountains is de plaats Katoomba.
"Perfect for families, but couples should run away"
I have a young toddler (the reviews below referencing a crying baby at night may have been us - sorry blame the thin walls!) and my 4 stars is based on this - the hotel was so family friendly. I would highly recommend this hotel if you are looking for a family friendly hotel where the room furnishings are still of high standard (by Blue Mountains accomodation standards). I could not see why you would stay here if you were a couple or groups of friends or wanting any serenity that I would assume you are after by going to the mountains. PROS - Grounds are beautiful - lake with families of ducks swimming, to walk around, scooter around etc. - For children - 2 ponies, a train for kiddies that goes around the whole resort, lobby is nice with an aquarium wall that kept my son amused while we waited to checkin and out. - Kids play rooms, with jungle gyms, arcade games, bowling, a mirror maze and a small cinema. - Heated indoor pool which we didn't use but it looked busy - Outdoor pool with plenty of deck chairs CONS - Embers restaurant - the only place to have lunch unless you just wanted something small at the coffee lounge in the lobby. Food was really bad and ridiculously overpriced. I found out afterwards that is likely because people with Accor membership cards dine and get half off so the prices are so high to balance that out is our theory. We had a magerita pizza that was just cheese, the antipasto board was more like a side plate size and my sons kids meal of chicken schnitzel was fake chicken like a big nugget. For a family resort you would think the kids meals would be of better quality and it was $16. - Kids play gym areas didn't feel that clean (no worse than a play land in the middle of a shopping centre) and being down on the bottom floor near the pools got quite warm and humid. Could be maintained better but just that they have these facilities is cool. - Spa is currently closed and undergoing renovations. - The kiddie train runs twice a day at 9am and 4pm. We stayed one night and wasn't aware of the times so just missed the 4pm the first day after checkin and didn't get out in time from breakfast for the 9am train so checked out and had to come back through the resort on our way home. The times do not seem practical it would make mores sense out of breakfast times and during the day and it should run every 2-3 hours particularly during school holidays or the long weekend. - Checkin parking was non-existent. There should be somewhere to park for 10 minutes to checkin and then move your car to the further car park. There are 3-4 spots at the driveway reserved for parking what I am assuming are platinum guests. Since most hotel guests will have little ones and prams etc it would be worthwhile having these be short term checkin waiting zones. There is a small carpark at the entrance but hard to park. Further down the road there is a much bigger carpark with 5 levels and the spots are a lot bigger. If you are staying in the wing with the kids play areas this carpark is actually closer anyway. - Breakfast was a bit of a zoo, you can go sit anywhere you want, get your own cutlery etc it just didnt feel like a proper hotel/resort. Food was fine (Great omelettes) but it was just so busy and full of screaming kids. It didn't seem like guests felt they had to control their children or noise levels.
Staff were all attentive and friendly, breakfast very good - particularly the omelette chef!! Room comfortable with all the usual facilities and a nice outlook. The only negative was the noise. Were were on the 2nd floor and I think it might be the "family floor" as there was a lot of crying, noisy children heard at all hours. I understand kids make noise and am not complaining about that ( I've been there), but I think the hotel needs to make the rooms a little more sound proof for a "family friendly hotel", or maybe even have "older couples " on a different floor. Thankfully earplugs worked. Given that though, I think we would return if visiting the mountains again.
"An okay hotel"
We booked this hotel and travelled up from the city on the Sunday afternoon. Even though we were early they had a room ready for us which was brilliant. The hotel staff were all very good but it must be said that the rooms really are a bit tired now. We suffered a little from babies crying during the night but I wouldnâ€™t blame the hotel for that ! Breakfast was very good.
Seriously a change in my schedule made me miss out. Since I paid and had to use it only the days booked I couldn't turn up!! no provision was made so I could change the accommodation days due to the nature of the booking. Terrible!!!!! wasted my money for nothing!!! my recommendation don't book because you can lose your money
My husband and I stayed in the Fairmont Resort for two nights. The stay was really comfortable, and the staff were exceptional, from concierge to the restaurant (we dined at Embers). The room was lovely. We had a really big comfy bed, and the room was really spacious and clean. The hotel offered yoga in the morning, which was awesome! I had a lovely teacher, Erin, and it was the highlight of my stay! My other favourite was hanging out in the lovely bar near the lobby. It has huge comfy armchairs, a gas log fireplace and happy hour! Grab a game from concierge and relax there with a glass of wine. Bliss! The resort is a little way out of town, so you will need a car to get here. There were only two things that I didn't love about our stay. Firstly the WIFI was very expensive, and I find this unusual in a large hotel. I think these days, WIFI should be included, or at least a bit cheaper than it was here. Secondly, we dined in Embers on our last night as a treat for our final night in NSW. Unfortunately the food wasn't good at all. I feel uncomfortable writing a negative, but I hope that it will be improved before our next stay. The restaurant itself is beautiful, with a view of the mountains and a gorgeous open fireplace. We found all food in Leura to be pricey, and Embers was no exception. There were very few vegetarian options on the menu, so I chose the margherita pizza. Sadly it was about 90% cheese. I couldn't taste the tomato, and there was supposed to be shredded basil but there were two leaves placed on top and I had to shred it myself. I would have been okay paying $15 for this pizza and drink midweek special at a pub, but it wasn't worth the $22 at a fine restaurant. The plus was that the staff were absolutely amazing, very friendly and helpful. We had Paavan (spelling might not be right, only got a quick look at his nametag!), and he was exceptional! A cute thing that staff did was that children were able to toast marshmallows on the open fire after dinner! It was a very family-friendly resort, perfect for families, but perhaps not so perfect for a teacher like me looking for an escape from children (haha). Thanks for the stay, and I'm looking forward to trying Embers again with an improvement in the food.
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