The hotel is influenced by the region’s natural beauty, as seen from the lobby’s 13-meter high ceilings and a custom chandelier that echos the cascading waters of the Karijini gorges in the state’s remote Pilbara region.
It’s hard to put a finger on The Ritz-Carlton’s appeal, but most luxury-minded travelers can agree that the hospitality brand offers the gold standard in service, along with lavish furnishings, and a sense of understated opulence.
Recently, the well-loved brand debuted its 100th hotel, a milestone marked by a new property in Perth, the capital of Western Australia. Located on the scenic Elizabeth Quay and overlooking Swan River and Kings Park, the hotel is the perfect base for soaking up the Australian city’s history and culture.
The hotel is influenced by the region’s natural beauty, as seen from the lobby’s 13-meter high ceilings and a custom chandelier that echos the cascading waters of the Karijini gorges in the state’s remote Pilbara region. An earthy color palette and use of natural materials also pay homage to the area’s pristine nature and untamed landscapes.
Guests can expect to see the city from a local perspective, via exclusively curated experiences including foraging with the hotel’s chefs, a bike ride to the famous Blue Boatshed at Crawley Edge, exploring Margaret River by seaplane, journeying to Rottnest Island, and endless culinary options in Swan Valley.
Blessed with sweeping city and river views, the hotel offers 205 guestrooms, including 19 suites. Designed for a blissful night’s rest, the rooms come with Frette bed linens and bath amenities by British luxury brand Asprey. Guests looking to experience true luxury can book the 277-square-meter signature Ritz-Carlton Suite, which offers floor-to-ceiling windows vistas.
Featuring an outdoor alfresco terrace, The Ritz-Carlton Club Lounge offers mixology demonstrations, five culinary presentations per day, as well as personalized excursions. Dining wise, the hotel’s signature restaurant and lounge, Hearth, serves bold renditions of the classic Australian barbecue. Meanwhile, Songbird looks set to be a hot spot for sunset cocktails accompanied by views of the Swan River.
Wellness lovers can head to The Ritz-Carlton Spa, which welcomes guests with treatments inspired by Australia’s finest natural healing products in four specialized treatment rooms. Aside from pampering rituals, there’s also a fitness center and yoga studio for post-flight stretches and meditation.
Planning your wedding or company retreat? The hotel also offers 2,000 square meters of conference space.
Victor Clavell, area vice president luxury Asia Pacific excluding China, Marriott International, said: “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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