Ritz Carlton Los Angeles: The First Hotel Of It’s Caliber Opens in Downtown L.A.

Everyone has been anticipating the opening of the new Ritz Carlton in Los Angeles!

On Saturday (April 2), the first luxury hotel of it’s caliber opened it’s doors in Los Angeles. The opening marks the completion of L.A. LIVE, the $2.5 billion sports, residential and entertainment district, which was inaugurated with the opening of STAPLES Center in 1999. The hotel features elegant and contemporary decor and boasts some of the best views of downtown L.A. Panoramic vistas of the city can be seen from the 3,400-square-foot signature Ritz-Carlton Club Lounge on the 23rd floor. There is also an exclusive, private rooftop pool and bar located on the 26th floor!

“Designed by Gensler, the hotel and luxury condominium tower will be LEED-certified and is owned by Los Angeles-based AEG, developer of the four million square foot L.A. LIVE, and MacFarlane Partners.” The 54-story tower has 123 guestrooms including 14 suites. The largest suite (3,000 square feet) has an amazing view of both the north and west sides and includes a piano and entertainment room, media corner, lounge, kitchen and formal dining area.

“The new Ritz-Carlton is also home to Downtown L.A.’s only full-service hotel spa, The Ritz-Carlton Spa, a luxurious, 8,000-square-foot sanctuary that is designed to reflect the glamor and excitement of Los Angeles in a calming yet sophisticated environment. With nine treatment rooms, two customized aromatherapy steam rooms, cold plunge showers and two relaxation lounges, the Spa offers guests a true respite. The experience is further enhanced by iPod docking capability for each treatment table, which allows guests to have fully customizable music for their treatments. ” Sounds divine!

To top it all off, Wolfgang Puck has brought his latest restaurant concept WP24, to The Ritz-Carlton, Los Angeles. The restaurant is located on the 24th floor of the hotel and features refined Asian cuisine in a dining room with floor to ceiling windows which provide a spectacular view. Amazing!

The Ritz-Carlton, Los Angeles provides guests with luxury and ambiance known only to The Ritz and is located just a few steps away from STAPLES Center, Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE, The GRAMMY® Museum and a variety of other attractions.

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