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Legendary Hilton Anatole Announces the Grand Opening of V Spa
Spa Opens its Doors after $2.9 Million Renovation; Organic products, healing touch
therapy and a beautiful relaxing environment offers an experience that refreshes,
restores and renews
TEXAS November 13, 2008 Dallas legendary Hilton
Anatole Hotel announces the completion and grand opening of V Spa, the hotels
new luxury spa oasis. Guests can now experience sensual Zen among
a variety of other amenities set within the hotels lush 45-acre grounds.
V Spa offers body work and massages, scrubs and wraps, facials and skin care,
mens treatments, waxing services, and manicures and pedicures.
Spa is inspired by the French term eau de vie meaning water
of life or elixir of life. Eau de vie also represents an exquisite
aperitif that has been enjoyed by tens of millions of Europeans for the past few
hundred years. V Spa celebrates the pureness of life, connection with others,
and the refinement that comes with age. Simply put, it is pure, fresh and
The playful and witty menu offerings complement
the spa name and concept, emphasizing a fresh, sparkling quality that captures
the intense essence of nature. Whether a Vino-therapy Massage that revitalizes
the skin with the anti-aging properties of the Chardonnay Grapeseed or the LaVish
Luxury Facial, an organic anti-aging facial that restores skins youthful
radiance with decadent champagne, caviar and truffle crèmes, the treatments
are first-class in service, quality and products.
grand opening follows on the heels of a dramatic $57 million hotel overhaul, and
recent renovation of the Verandah Club, the hotels state-of-the-art workout
facility. The spas design and décor, created by world renowned Blu
Spas, Inc., continues the stately, lavish, and contemporary themes that are prominently
featured throughout the hotel, such as clean lines, breath-taking art fixtures,
sleek lighting, subtle Asian influences and an earthy yet vivid color palette.
Weve been working to transform the Anatole to meet and satisfy all
the needs of todays travelers, while retaining the elegance and charm of
this 30 year old Dallas hospitality landmark. Today, having a spa on the property
is an extremely important quality for many travelers, said Marc L. Messina,
general manager for the Hilton Anatole Hotel. The renovations allow the
hotel to remain a strong competitor in todays growing marketplace where
excellence, quality, top of the line amenities and customer service are all top
V Spas décor features rich natural
finishes, confectionary hues of caramel and creams with a splash of contrast,
exotic light fixtures, and subtle Asian influences weaved within the design and
color palette. Designers used natural and soothing finishes like honey onyx stone,
Macassar wood, natural charcoal pebble floor accents, Mother of pearl accent tiles,
and a color palette of warm gold and brown with a splash of bright green, teal
and bold blue. Bamboo planters that reach up to the ceiling, glass partitions
that represent Shoji screens and art installments add the perfect Eastern influence,
and contribute to the serene environment.
V Spa will
offer guests a luxurious, replenishing experience and an oasis where they can
retreat for pure relaxation, said Jay Best, director of sales and marketing
for the Hilton Anatole Hotel. The transformed space will feature modern
sleek styling, luxurious furnishings and premier treatments that will offer clarity
to the mind, body and spirit.
Stunning custom designed
chandeliers, made of pieces of Italian blown glass in ribbon shapes, will hang
prominently in the entry and foyer of the spa, accompanied by display pieces with
bamboo legs, a custom rug inspired by reflective water, and a greeters desk with
bamboo legs and a rich honey onyx stone top. The seven treatment rooms are named
after Japanese spa elements and feature onyx countertops, Asian inspired art and
hand carved accent mirrors.
The relaxation lounge, a central
focus and soothing haven of plush chairs and ottomans mingled with eclectic lamps
and side tables, helps spa goers get in the zone with a cleansing foot bath ritual
prior to treatments. Its Eau de V Elixir Bar features a menu of ten healing elixirs,
organic teas and the spirited signature O de V made with pear-infused brandy,
sparkling wine, and choice of elixir.
As a business hotel,
the Hilton Anatole provides an ideal environment for meetings, events and gatherings.
V Spa provides the opportunity to leave work and the woes of the world behind
to renew and reconnect with yourself. The lush menu includes everything from all-day
packages to quick between-meeting services and luxurious, cutting edge treatments
with contemporary presentation. V Spa employs the latest trends by emphasizing
pure, natural and organic products and services.
and a calming atmosphere will help business travelers and locals unwind and slow
down from the fast-paced business world. With any 50 minute service at V Spa,
guests receive a day pass for full access to the newly renovated, state-of-the-art
Verandah Club facilities and amenities.
Refurbished to feature
the latest fitness equipment technology, the new workout facility was designed
by Precor, the official workout equipment of Hilton Hotels, and exclusively features
their equipment throughout the fitness area. The clubs facilities include
treadmills, elliptical trainers, bikes and step machines all equipped with LCD
TV monitors with clear cable access. Filled with icarian strength training equipment
by Precor, the extensive fitness room still offers an exclusive small club atmosphere
where guests dont have to wait to use the equipment. Other club facilities
include a 25-meter indoor lap pool, l¼-mile secure outdoor track, Full-court
basketball court, various sports courts, Aerobics classrooms, a boxing gym and
a complete locker room.
About the Hilton Anatole
within a 45-acre campus, the Hilton Anatole Hotel features two high-rise atriums;
a 27-story tower; and 1,606 luxuriously appointed guestrooms with first-class
in-room amenities and wired Internet access. Additionally, the hotel offers guests
more than 333,400 sq. ft. of meeting space equipped with high-speed wireless and
wired Internet access, as well as a variety of recreational activities including
viewing the Art Collection, one of the largest and most intriguing private assemblies
in the world; an 80,000 sq. ft. fitness center, the Verandah Club & Spa, featuring
state-of-the-art cardiovascular and weight equipment, tennis courts, three swimming
pools and an indoor jogging track; 10 shopping boutiques; and 12 unique restaurants
and bars for dining and entertainment, including the award-winning, four-star
Nana and chic Gossip Bar. The Hilton Anatole is owned by Dallas-based Crow Holdings
and managed by Hilton Hotels Corporation.
Spa is pure, fresh and fun . . . a spa like no other. V Spa is located on the
second floor of the Verandah Club at the Hilton Anatole Hotel (2201 Stemmons Freeway,
Dallas, TX 75207). Spa services are available from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. seven days
a week. Complimentary valet parking is provided for all V Spa clients at the Hilton
Anatole Hotel Tower entrance with validated parking ticket. Appointments can be
made by calling 214.761.7800.
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