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Marina Nights is back on May 6th

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Enjoy your Fridays along stunning Hamilton Harbour this summer. It all starts on May 6th!

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Jobs created as an open air venue debuts this summer on Hamilton Harbour

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News - The Royal Gazette

May 12, 2014 at 3:30 pm

A new restaurant and bar will be opening on May 24 at the Fairmont Hamilton Princess on the hotel’s marina, which is currently under construction.

The new restaurant and bar — which means 30 jobs — is situated in one of Bermuda’s most breathtaking locations and features uninterrupted Harbour views from every vantage point, says a press release announcing the new amenity.

It is called the 1609 Bar & Restaurant, named to commemorate the year the survivors of the Sea Venture wreck became Bermuda’s first settlers.

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1609 Restaurant To Open At Hamilton Princess

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Press Release - Bernews

May 12, 2014

On May 24th, the Fairmont Hamilton Princess will debut a new harbour-side bar and grill located on the hotel’s state-of-the-art marina – 1609 Bar & Restaurant.

Named to commemorate the year the survivors of the Sea Venture wreck became Bermuda’s first settlers, 1609 is situated in one of Bermuda’s most breathtaking locations and features uninterrupted Harbour views from every vantage point.

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‘Breathtaking’ 1609 restaurant to open on Bermuda Day

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Press Release - The Bermuda Sun

Monday, May 12, 2014 1:46 PM

On May 24, The Fairmont Hamilton Princess debuts a new harbour-side bar and grill located on the hotel’s state-of-the-art marina – 1609 Bar & Restaurant. Named to commemorate the year the survivors of the Sea Venture wreck became Bermuda’s first settlers, 1609 is situated in one of Bermuda’s most breathtaking locations and features uninterrupted Harbour views from every vantage point.

The 2,500 square foot open air space is designed to offer a casual and social atmosphere featuring a menu that ranges from charcuterie and pizza to burgers, sandwiches and salads, as well as a variety of seasonally inspired entrees.  A carefully crafted cocktail menu offers Bermuda classics such as the Rum Swizzle and Dark & Stormy, as well as island-inspired libations including Passion Fruit Mojito, 1609 Frozen Rum Punch, and White Peach and Tropical Red pitchers of sangria. 1609 has 125 seats, include 25 at the bar.

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A sneak peek into hotel’s future

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Sneak Peak - The Royal Gazette

Apr 23, 2014 at 8:00 am

The Hamilton Princess yesterday gave a sneak preview of the new look for the grand old lady of Bermuda hotels.

And the first phase of the $90 million updating of the hotel — which dates back to the 19th century — is on schedule for opening to the public this summer.

“Ultimately, this is a game changer for Bermuda because now this is the benchmark, so it’s good for all of us,” Scott Evans, the hotel’s director of sales and marketing, said.

He was speaking as hotel management showed off the hotel’s new features, which includes a new marina, a completely revamped Poinciana wing, a new bar and restaurant and infinity pool.

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Green family: Princess marina will be complete by July

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Press Release - The Bermuda Sun

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 9:00 AM

As part of the $90 million redevelopment, the Green Family, owners of The Fairmont Hamilton Princess, today announces the new marina will open in mid-July.

The new state-of-the-art marina will have up to 60 permanent berths available for locals who are interested in marina facilities in Hamilton Harbour. There will be additional space available for visiting craft of all sizes including super yachts.

It will be the only full service marina in Bermuda with integrated pump-out facilities, custom electrical service and water distribution.  Floating docks have high freeboard and are concrete for permanence and stability.  Full length fingers offer berth sizes ranging from 25 to 75 feet and are available on annual leases with the option of monthly payments.  Service will be available from the hotel and includes ice, food and beverage, alcohol, picnic hampers and more.

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