Ritz-Carlton Dallas Set To Open In August
DALLAS - July 23, 2007 - The Ritz-Carlton, Dallas is slated to open on Aug. 15 in the Uptown area of Dallas.
The 218-room Ritz-Carlton is located in a new 21-story Regency-style building designed by Robert A.M. Stern Architects. It is situated on McKinney Avenue, a shopping, dining and entertainment enclave.
The Ritz-Carlton features what is reportedly the largest luxury ballroom in Dallas, a 12,000-square-foot Ritz-Carlton Spa and Fearing's Restaurant, created by celebrity chef Dean Fearing. Seventy Residences at The Ritz-Carlton also occupy the block-wide complex, a project of Fort Worth-based Crescent Real Estate Equities Co.
Additionally, the hotel has 14,000 square-feet of meeting space.
Guestrooms and suites feature oversized five-fixture baths, Frette bed and bath linens, Bulgari bath amenities, and flat-panel Sony high-definition televisions with HD movies and HD TV programming.
Other amenities include DVD players, iPod docking stations, wired and wireless Internet access and coffee and tea-making facilities. Hotel suites and The Ritz-Carlton Club Level rooms and suites also feature in-mirror bathroom televisions.
The Ritz-Carlton Club Level will also have private secured access and an exclusive Club Lounge offering dedicated concierge service and five complimentary food, beverage, wine and champagne presentations per day.
The Ritz-Carlton, Dallas Spa is expected to raise the bar on luxury and personalized service for the citys sophisticated spa scene. Located on the second floor of the soon-to-open Ritz-Carlton, Dallas, the opulent new retreat features 12 oversized treatment rooms, lavish mens and womens Healing Waters and relaxation lounges, a full-service salon, 24/7 fitness center, movement studio, fitness classes and spacious retail boutique. The Ritz-Carlton Spa will be open seven days per week and will accept appointment requests from hotel guests and residents alike.
With a rigorous employee training and service ethic for which The Ritz-Carlton is renowned, the 12,000-square-foot Ritz-Carlton Spa will focus on delivering Texas most nurturing and attentive spa experience. It also will offer the states only access to the exclusive Prada Beauty treatment experience that is exclusive to North American spas of The Ritz-Carlton.
An array of Uniquely Texas experiences and packages will complement a broad selection of other luxury services at the new Ritz-Carlton, Dallas Spa. Specialized programs are offered for gentlemen, stressed-out road warriors, glamour-seekers, spa newcomers, the joyously aging and the demanding spa aficionado.
Bigger is said to be better in the Lone Star state, and guests can truly luxuriate in this Texas-sized treatment. With four therapists providing the ultimate synchronized eight-hand massage, Im melting takes on a whole new meaning.
Exclusive and rare, Prada Beauty is a state-of-the-art facial program incorporating sophisticated massage therapies to drive dramatic skin care results. Administered by Prada-trained estheticians, Prada Beauty skin and body facials enhance lymphatic drainage and then extend results by presentation to the guest of a weeks supply of treatment product. Available at only 12 Ritz-Carlton Spas in North America.
Inspired by the spiritual practices of ancient Indian royalty, this 90-minute journey is designed to transport the guest to an altered state. It includes a head, foot and scalp massage, exotic shirodhara (warm oil that flows onto the forehead and through the hair) and an energetic hands-on healing to relieve deep stress. Even Type A personalities may end up lulled into a deeply meditative, relaxed state, with the soul soothed and spirit renewed.
A unique program of mens treatments, the Gentlemens Zone includes numerous choices including a gentlemans hot-towel facial, customized fitness and sports massage, executive manicure and an executive pedicure including a complete nail detail.
Think Audrey, Diana or Marilyn, as a makeover task force helps turn on the glamour for Dallas VIP occasions. A freshness-restoring Marine Facial, Exotic Gemstone Plunge and Bamboo Lemongrass Body Glow perfect the skin for the sheerest of party fashions. Evening makeup application, a manicure, pedicure and hair style or up-do finish off this head-to-toe Cinderella day. Freshly glamorized guests are sent off with a glass of bubbly.
The Ritz-Carlton, Dallas Spa offers an exclusive array of Mamas Touch maternity spa treatments. Designed to address the main causes of discomfort in pregnancy, from skin stress to leg heaviness, tired muscles and water retention, the innovative Mama Mio program offers soothing foot soaks, maternity massages, pregnancy-zone skin treatments and The Fourth Trimester Healing Hour a special experience just for the new mom.
A perfect introduction to the joys of spa-going and the ideal hotel experience for spa newcomers who may be shy about asking sensitive spa questions. The package includes deluxe accommodations, breakfast for two, valet parking, a choice of two 50-minute spa treatments and a unique spa how to tutorial available either in written form before the guests arrival or in a private and personalized orientation directly at the spa.
A unique Dallas scrub inspired by the acclaimed margaritas of Texas Chef Dean Fearing. Fragrant lemon verbena and gentle exfoliating buffing salts are blended with stimulating extracts to soften the skin, while a 50-minute hydrating massage follows.
Guests clean up nicely with the Texas Rain Bath, building resistance to daily urban aggression and enhancing exfoliation, skin tone and elasticity. A therapist helps guide each guest to the right curative remedy from a selection of beneficial herbs and plants to include eucalyptus, juniper, rosemary, spruce, ginger, valerian and hops, wildflower, lavender, orange and linden blossom, melissa and vetiver.
Scruffy hands and feet will benefit from this 100% pure and natural scrub of buffing grains from fresh lemon verbena, an aromatic Native American herb that thrives in the nearby Texas Hill Country. The scrub is followed by a soothing milk-bath for hands and feet, after which a French lavender essence hand and foot massage and manicure or pedicure will be administered.
The ancient Indian healing science of Ayurveda is said to have restored health and balance to patients for hundreds of years. Using the potent regenerative properties of plants, herbs and essential oils, Ayurveda can assist in skin cell rejuvenation, balance enhancement and aging defense. The Ritz-Carlton, Dallas offers two Ayurveda-based experiences: Bindi Body Rejuvenation (a body mask of exotic herbs, followed by vigorous exfoliation, warm, herbal-infused massage oil and steam-towel compresses for the entire body) and Dosha Balancing (an opulent massage using warm herbal-infused body oil and moist heat compresses to aid in balancing, detoxification and nourishment of the nervous system).
A step up from the traditional hot-stone massage, Gemstone Therapy features powerful glowing chakra gemstones positioned around the body in a powerful energy-healing treatment. A special blend of Payot mineral essences enhances the experience, which is designed to melt away both stress and muscle tension.
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