The Ritz-Carlton, Perth opened in the capital city of Western Australia.
Part of the landmark development at Elizabeth Quay, the hotel overlooks the city's Swan River and Kings Park and connects guests to the destination’s rich way of life through a contemporary take on local culture, history and cuisine.
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.
“We are very excited to bring the legendary service and exceptional luxury of The Ritz-Carlton brand back to Australia,” said Lisa Holladay, global brand leader, The Ritz-Carlton.
“Perth as a destination has so much to offer the luxury traveler, from its stunning landscapes to its superior produce and wine.”
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Perched on the edge of the Swan River, The Ritz-Carlton, Perth has captured the essence of both the city and Western Australia through a series of exclusive curated local experiences that will leave guests with lasting memories of the destination.
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 guest rooms including 19 suites, which feature city and Swan River views.
The design of The Ritz-Carlton, Perth draws multi-sensory inspirations from the natural beauty of Western Australia.
In the lobby, soaring 43-foot high ceilings and a custom chandelier echo the cascading waters of the Karijini gorges in the state's remote Pilbara region.
A nearly 3,000-square-foot signature Ritz-Carlton Suite offers separate sleeping, living and entertainment areas where floor-to-ceiling windows offer vistas and fill the space with natural light.
Guests with access to The Ritz-Carlton Club Lounge will enjoy 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 includes 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 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.
An urban sanctuary of wellness, 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 Ritz-Carlton, Perth offers 21,500 square feet of conference space. The 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.
This information is based off a press release from The Ritz-Carlton, Perth.
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