The Ritz-Carlton debuts its 100th hotel in Perth, Australia, marking a return to the continent
November 19, 2019: The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C opened the gates of The Ritz-Carlton in Perth, the capital city of Western Australia, overlooking the city's beautiful Swan River and Kings Park. The opening of the hotel also marks the 100th Ritz-Carlton property globally and heralds a much-anticipated return of the iconic luxury brand to Australia.
Lisa Holladay, Global Brand Leader, The Ritz-Carlton, said, "Perth as a destination has so much to offer the luxury traveler, from its stunning landscapes to its superior produce and wine. 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."
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 hotel offers 205 elegantly-appointed guestrooms including 19 suites, which feature sweeping city and Swan River views. The rooms boast Frette bedlinens and bath amenities by iconic British luxury brand Asprey. The design of The Ritz-Carlton, Perth draws multi-sensory inspirations from the stunning natural beauty of Western Australia. In the lobby, soaring 13-meter high ceilings and a custom chandelier echo the cascading waters of the Karijini gorges in the state's remote Pilbara region.
A 277-square-meter 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 Ritz-Carlton Club Lounge will feature mixology demonstrations, five culinary presentations per day, as well as personalized excursions and journeys of wellbeing. The club also features a unique outdoor alfresco terrace with stunning views.
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. Acclaimed Western Australian Executive Chef Jed Gerrard will take guests on a gourmet journey that celebrates the stories of local culture and traditions, showcasing the finest and freshest produce from the region's farmers, fishermen and artisans. 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 specialized treatment rooms. The spa also a modern fitness centre and yoga studio for post-flight stretches and meditation.
The impressive Elizabeth Quay Ballroom is available as a single space or three smaller rooms. The Bell Tower and Swan River rooms are also customizable, all with stunning views over Elizabeth Quay.