Aug. 5, 2013
/PRNewswire/ -- The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C., the leader in luxury hospitality, has confirmed their first hotel in
will officially open its doors in late 2013.
The Ritz-Carlton, Herzliya
is located in the exclusive residential seafront town north of
, and will be the first global luxury branded hotel in the country.
"We are delighted to be opening this exceptional seafront property at a time of historic growth in incoming tourism to
. Global travellers will now have the opportunity to enjoy The Ritz-Carlton award- winning service and experience here as we establish the definitive luxury experience in
, president and chief operations officer, The Ritz-Carlton. "The Ritz-Carlton will bring its legendary service standards to
and offer the global affluent traveller a destination for both leisure and business in Herzliya," he added.
is a vibrant Mediterranean city with historic cultural sights, Bauhaus architecture, and a dynamic cafe and restaurant culture. As the home of the growing technology sector, Herzliya is also a frequent destination for business travellers the world over.
Located on the Marina overlooking the Mediterranean, the hotel and was designed by a collection of internationally recognized architects and designers. Rani Ziss Architects Ltd. designed the 12-storey property and
-based interior design firm Studio Gaia created the interiors with Israeli studio
producing the lobby and restaurant concepts. The
197 room property
includes 82 suites all with stunning sea views and balconies. As the first urban resort in
, the property offers a unique beach front experience with leisure amenities including a roof-top swimming pool with sweeping panoramic views of the beach. The Ritz-Carlton Spa and Fitness Centre both have Mediterranean views and outdoor relaxation terraces, while sailing, surfing and other water sports are within a short stroll of the property.
Renowned Chef Yonathon Roshfeld will create his first kosher dining experience at the Herbet Samuel restaurant within The Ritz-Carlton by using local, seasonal produce complemented by kosher lsraeli and international wines. A panoramic rooftop bar will offer sweeping views overlooking of the coastline.