Fairmont Le Château Frontenac Celebrates 125 Years in Style!
 

Fairmont Le Château Frontenac Celebrates 125 Years in Style!

Attractions to discover December 18, 2017 Quebecgetaways
Fairmont Le Château Frontenac celebrates 125 years!
Fairmont Le Château Frontenac Celebrates 125 Years in Style!
Such a grand, iconic hotel deserves a celebration to match! Standing proudly at the top of Cape Diamond in the Old Québec City district, overlooking the St. Lawrence River, the elegant Fairmont Le Château Frontenac raises a glass to its 125th anniversary. This December kicks off a year full of festivities for this hotel – which holds the Guinness World Record as the most photographed hotel in the world. In 2018, celebrate the hotel’s 125 years of history, quality and legendary service.

A bit of history

Built by Canadian Pacific, the hotel opened its doors on December 18, 1893. Over the course of its existence, major historical events have taken place there, including the Québec Conferences, which led to key political agreements during the Second World War. History buffs can hop on the guided tour filled with facts about the storied past of the Château, which was designated a National Historic Site of Canada in 1981. The tour also focuses on the hotel’s architecture, inspired by the style of the Châteaux of the Loire Valley. Visitors will get to know more about the construction phases, the evolution of the architecture, the many extensions and recent building rejuvenation.

A hotel that attracts the biggest names!

Fairmont Le Château Frontenac celebrates 125 years!
Fairmont Le Château Frontenac celebrates 125 years!

Several political and cultural figures graced the Château with their presence, among them Charles de Gaulle, Mackenzie King, Franklin D. Roosevelt and Winston Churchill. Movie fans will be interested to learn that the hotel served as a film location many times and that Grace de Monaco and Alfred Hitchcock were two of the numerous celebrities that have stayed there. These former guests and many others helped mould the legend of Château Frontenac, and in their honour, suites at the hotel will be named after them.

2018 is shaping up to be extraordinary!

Throughout the year 2018, the Château Frontenac will be presenting fascinating exhibitions and events showcasing the extent of its charm and magical quality. Surprises and moments of wonder will splendidly mark the defining instances of the story of the Château. Additionally, special offers and promotions are available so you can make the most of your visit at any time.


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