On WeddingWire since 2021
Last update: July 2023
Situated in Montreal, Quebec, Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth is a hotel and wedding venue with a modern and elegant ambience. Featuring 950 guest rooms and numerous event spaces, the coordination team can easily help couples realize their wedding dreams. For decades, the 21-storey hotel has been a sophisticated place for loved ones to gather and celebrate a couple’s milestone moments.
Facilities and Capacity
Throughout Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth, couples will find a variety of rooms, each with a contemporary style. In Centre-Ville, soon-to-be newlyweds can arrange gatherings of between 400 and 700 guests. It features a 32-foot retractable screen, which is well suited for presentations. In another space, Place du Canada, couples can host celebrations with up to 700 people in a reception-style soiree. This flexible space can be connected to adjacent rooms. One of these rooms is Square Dorchester, which can accommodate up to 360 individuals. Another is Square Victoria, which is well suited to cocktail receptions with up to 200 people. Upstairs, the Espace C2 is a glass structure that features a terrace. This sleek space can be set up in many ways, allowing couples to host celebrations with up to 220 people.
At Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth, a team of professionals assists couples in orchestrating their events. During the big day, a manager works with you to ensure that each detail is seen to, while a maître d’ also covers your event. Valet parking is available as well. Included in the hotel’s packages are menu tastings for two, group rates for overnight stays, and a suite for the honoured couple. The culinary team crafts the evening's meal, with multi-course options with a variety of ingredients expertly combined into an array of dishes.
Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth was constructed in 1958 and has had many notable guests throughout the following decades. In 1969, Yoko Ono and John Lennon stayed in the hotel while protesting the Vietnam war. During the week they stayed there they wrote and recorded the song “Give love a chance.” In 2017, the hotel was closed for renovations, which saw the building transformed into its current state.
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The best place for a sophisticated reception!
One of the differentiator of the Fairmont experience is the Staff. Everyone in the hotel is sweet, caring and always pleased to help you. Each and everyone of them care that you and your guests get a flawless experience. This is the magic of this place. The Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth exceeded our expectations! We highly recommend it because after all, it’s one of the most important days of your life!
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With over 10 years of experience in the event planning industry, Noémie brings a unique perspective and blend of creativity, fun and magic to the team. She has a contagious passion and an unwavering commitment to her clients and collaborators.
Wedding planning is her favorite field of work and holds no secrets for her. She is grateful for her choice of career which allows her to live new experiences and meet new people every day.
“Passionate, I organize and plan your big day by treating your guests like my own family.”
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