Ritz Carlton Atlanta rebranded as The Whitley – Iconic hotel reopened
Atlanta – 2 December 2017 –
The Luxury Collection Hotels and Resorts today announced the official debut of The Whitley, a Luxury Collection Hotel, situated in the heart of Atlanta’s urban chic Buckhead neighbourhood. Owned by Host Hotels and Resorts, and officially rebranding from the iconic The Ritz Carlton, Buckhead, The Whitley joins a growing ensemble of more than 100 Luxury Collection hotels and resorts around the world, all of which offer a unique expression of their destination. Now, the luxurious 507-room property will host guests from around the world with tailored stays featuring timeless, yet trendsetting design and gracious Southern hospitality.
Introducing a relaxed elegance befitting of its Southern heritage, The Whitley introduces a newly renovated restaurant, bar, and Legacy Ballroom that includes 14-foot ceilings, crystal chandeliers, a wall of windows and private alfresco terrace. Future enhancements include a sophisticated guestroom renovation, a refresh of public spaces and the introduction of an incomparable arrival experience. Embracing The Luxury Collection’s reputation for being an authority on the locale, guests will also be able to unlock the destination with the assistance of the concierge ambassador – all of which fall in step with the desires of today’s luxury travellers. The Whitley, named for Buckhead’s namesake John Whitley, will serve as the premier location for business, leisure, meetings and events in Buckhead.
Embodying The Whitley’s signature Southern chic charm, every beautifully appointed guestroom is suited for the global traveller and features thoughtful touches and unparalleled amenities. The hotel’s 56 luxe suites range in size from 720 to 1,800 square feet, with every room offering guests the opulent comforts of a spacious living area. The Whitley Club Level offers an exclusive experience with curated touches like chef-created breakfasts and a complimentary nightcap before bed, and all rooms provide access to the immersive spa and fitness centre.
With more than 30,000 square feet of versatile function space, The Whitley also maintains Buckhead’s historic purpose as a meeting place. The hotel’s 31 diverse event spaces serve as superlative settings for gatherings ranging from intimate corporate retreats to large charity galas to weddings.