The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C has today opened The Ritz-Carlton, Perth. Part of the landmark development at Elizabeth Quay, The Ritz-Carlton, Perth overlooks the city’s Swan River and Kings Park. The opening also marks the 100th Ritz-Carlton property globally and heralds a much-anticipated return of the iconic luxury brand to Australia.
“Perth as a destination has so much to offer the luxury traveler, from its stunning landscapes to its superior produce and wine”, said Lisa Holladay, Global Brand Leader, The Ritz-Carlton. “Our Ladies and Gentlemen at The Ritz-Carlton, Perth are looking forward to providing guests with enriching experiences that are deeply engrained in the local culture and destination and which will create unforgettable memories.”
Perched on the edge of the Swan River and located in Perth’s finest lifestyle precinct, The Ritz-Carlton, Perth is the ultimate gateway to Western Australia. The hotel offers easy access to the city’s most iconic destinations, including Kings Park and The Bell Tower. Guests can enjoy a bike ride to the famous Blue Boatshed at Crawley Edge, go foraging with one of the hotel’s chefs, or enjoy a luxury picnic. The more adventurous can explore Margaret River by seaplane, journey across to Rottnest Island or discover the wealth of culinary options in Swan Valley.
The hotel offers 205 elegantly appointed guestrooms including 19 suites, which feature sweeping city and Swan River views. For the ultimate in sleeping comfort, the rooms boast Frette bedlinens and bath amenities by iconic British luxury brand Asprey.
A 277-square-metre signature Ritz-Carlton Suite is the epitome of luxury living, offering separate sleeping, living and entertainment areas where floor-to-ceiling windows offer magnificent vistas and fill the space with natural light.
The dining scene in Perth is set to be lit on fire with Hearth, the hotel’s signature restaurant and Lounge which offers bold new interpretations of the classic Australian barbecue. Songbird is set to become Perth’s go-to cocktail venue and hotspot for sunset drinks, with an extensive drinks list featuring local spirits, craft beers and wines. Evening views over the Swan River will be accompanied with original cocktails that focus on native Australian botanicals, created in-house by a team of expert mixologists.
The Ritz-Carlton Spa, Perth will allow guests to nurture the body and invigorate the mind with treatments inspired by Australia’s finest natural healing products in four specialised treatment rooms. The spa offers luxurious pampering rituals to relax and invigorate the senses as well as a modern fitness centre and yoga studio for post-flight stretches and meditation.
“We are thrilled for the opening of The Ritz-Carlton, Perth, and are very pleased to see the continued expansion of our portfolio of luxury brands in Australia,” said Victor Clavell, Area Vice President Luxury Asia Pacific excluding China, Marriott International. “Affluent Australian and international tourists traveling to Western Australia are increasingly seeking enriching experiences, and this opening reflects our continued commitment to provide those travellers with opportunities to explore destinations like Perth.”
More at ritzcarlton.com/perth