Fairmont Hotels & Resorts

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Fairmont Hotels & Resorts Reviews

Updated August 21, 2014
Updated August 21, 2014
106 Reviews

4.0
106 Reviews
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Fairmont Hotels & Resorts CEO William Fatt
William Fatt
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Great benefits if you stay on full time (in 11 reviews)

  • Opportunities for career growth (in 3 reviews)


Cons
  • Sometimes work can be incredibly busy, and work/life balance suffers a bit for it (in 6 reviews)

  • management doesn't listen to the concern of the staff some times, very long hours and no recognition (in 5 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    a wonderful kitchen to be part of - great colleagues and a great space

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    Former Employee - Chef De Partie  in  Washington, DC
    Former Employee - Chef De Partie in Washington, DC

    I worked at Fairmont Hotels & Resorts full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    location, colleagues, menu, workload, environment

    Cons

    sunday brunch, gold floor, mothers day, lack of supplies, dishpit

    Recommends
  2.  

    Good

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Fairmont Hotels & Resorts full-time

    Pros

    good management leadership and development program

    Cons

    I cannot think any of cons

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    good

  3.  

    Seems like the front of house positions are a much better place to be.

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    Former Employee - Risk Management  in  Santa Monica, CA
    Former Employee - Risk Management in Santa Monica, CA

    I worked at Fairmont Hotels & Resorts full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Wages aren't too bad, unionized which is good, but customer complaints are justifiably increasing because of the quality of the product.

    Cons

    Some mid-level management could stand to be recycled.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Fairmont Hotels & Resorts

    Pros

    great benefits and nice people

    Cons

    horrible scheduling union reps and food

  6.  

    The management is great

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    Former Employee - Maintenance Engineer  in  Washington, DC
    Former Employee - Maintenance Engineer in Washington, DC

    I worked at Fairmont Hotels & Resorts full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    The Location, Benefits and team work

    Cons

    most fairmont Hotels and resorts have great locations in nationwide and Overseas

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    I like The Management most are have great Experience for work and public relation

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Great Brand

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    Current Employee - Front Desk Agent  in  San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Front Desk Agent in San Jose, CA

    I have been working at Fairmont Hotels & Resorts full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great brand to work for. Good health care and decent pay.

    Cons

    Not much room for advancement. Hours can be unpredictable. Job can be extremely stressful. Unionized position.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  8.  

    Awesome Company

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    Current Employee - Management  in  San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Management in San Francisco, CA

    I have been working at Fairmont Hotels & Resorts full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Great opportunities, growth, strong committment to employee satisfaction

    Cons

    really no cons- great company

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    So far so good!

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    Current Employee - Front Desk Agent  in  New York, NY
    Current Employee - Front Desk Agent in New York, NY

    I have been working at Fairmont Hotels & Resorts full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Amazing Front Office Managers, solid pay, available Overtime, Positive Work Environment

    Cons

    Sometimes Long Hours, Intense guests

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Perhaps Executive team could have more lobby presence on the occasion, otherwise very happy.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10.  

    Not bad, could be better

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Kïhei, HI
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Kïhei, HI

    I have been working at Fairmont Hotels & Resorts full-time

    Pros

    Great Benefits, comparable pay. Nice property to work at. Very prestigeous brand resort. Free lunch and paid lunch break.

    Cons

    Need more Aloha. It became more corporate than it used to be. Overworked employees during busy times. Need to focus more on employees, not just guests

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  11.  

    Positive environment at the fairmont

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Fairmont Hotels & Resorts part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Positive, happy people. Delicious food.

    Cons

    Beautiful scenery, but we have to work.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep interacting with other employees.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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