The St Regis Riyadh is now open
St Regis Hotels & Resorts has announced the highly anticipated opening of The St Regis Riyadh in the capital of Saudi Arabia.
The newest jewel in the Middle East portfolio brings the brand's celebrated traditions (excluding the signature Bloody Mary cocktails) born at the original New York address at Fifth Avenue and 55th Street to Saudi.
The hotel marks Marriott International's 500th luxury property globally.
Situated at the entrance of the Diplomatic Quarter, the hotel is close to the central business district and embodies Salmani architecture from Saudi Arabian King Salman bin Abdulaziz school of design.
Guests are greeted in the lobby by a curved sculptural grand staircase and a crystal chandelier depicting pages of a history book, an interpretation of the country's storied past and the new being written.
The first boutique-style luxury hotel in the capital, it features just 83 guest rooms including 21 suites and an expansive two-bedroom Royal Suite with separate living and dining areas, a pantry and library.
Light and spacious, the guest rooms have floor-to-ceiling windows, large open bathrooms and walk-in wardrobes.
The Drawing Room is an elegant lounge serving coffee and artisan pastries throughout the day, as well as a signature afternoon tea.
Inspired by Jackie Kennedy Onassis' love of the Mediterranean, Jackie restaurant celebrates American-Greek cuisine and the signature dishes include Maine lobster bisque.
On the rooftop, Stella Sky is a lively space that transitions from day to night. Situated around the outdoor pool with views across the city, by day guests can laze on plush sun beds, sipping mocktails, and by night take a seat indoors to enjoy live entertainment, shisha and a plates of sushi and sashimi infused with Saudi spices.
The expansive St Regis Spa features domed ceilings, four treatment rooms, a couple's suite, saunas, steam rooms, ice fountains and Jacuzzis. Signature treatments, include the 24kt Gold and Platinum treatment, all carried out with AMRA (Advanced Micro-Cellular Actives) Skincare products.
For more information, visit www.marriott.com