(MENAFN - Arab News) The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, LLC has opened its first hotel in Austria in the capital city of Vienna. The Ritz-Carlton, Vienna, a 202-room property located on the central Schubertring Boulevard, is the ninth hotel in Europe for the luxury hotel company.
The Ritz-Carlton, Vienna is an elegant building composed of four historic palaces dating back to the 19th Century and is located in the heart of the city with incredible views of Vienna's landmarks from its rooms and roof top bar. The cultural heritage of the city with its museums, opera, concert halls and historic buildings is just a short stroll from the hotel.
The hotel embraces tradition with many original design features, which have been painstakingly preserved and integrated into the interiors offering a strong sense of place. An impressive marble staircase is a stunning feature of the hotel interior, decorative mural paintings together with intricate woodcarvings and paneling were all carefully restored and form an essential part of the hotel's character.
"We are delighted to open our 80th hotel in this key European capital and to offer discerning global travelers a truly unique property here in Vienna," said Herve Humler, president and COO of The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company. "The hotel will bring The Ritz-Carlton service philosophy to the city and combine it with Viennese hospitality to create memorable experiences for guests whether traveling on leisure or for business."
The Ritz-Carlton Vienna reflects the city's combination of Imperial tradition and contemporary creativity in its design and interiors incorporating both historic and modern features.
The hotel's stylish guestrooms and suites include 43 suites and a spacious Presidential suite of rooms on the second floor with many original features. The Club Lounge is located on the seventh floor and provides guests exclusive access to a private concierge service.