Conn.-- Jan. 20, 2012-- Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc.
(NYSE: HOT) today announces the opening of the highly anticipated St.
Regis Bal Harbour Resort & Residences, as St. Regis
nearly triples its global portfolio in just five years. With this
milestone, Starwood continues to lengthen its lead in luxury
hospitality, with nearly 150 luxury hotels under its St. Regis, Luxury
Collection and W Hotel brands, offering guests and residents
exceptional levels of service and luxury experiences in a wide range of
destinations around the world. St. Regis will continue its dynamic
global growth with the upcoming openings of The St. Regis Doha, The
St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort in Abu Dhabi and The
St. Regis Mauritius Resort, in addition to the debut of the
newly renovated St. Regis Aspen Resort this year.
Celebrated for its dedication to refined elegance at the
world’s best addresses, the debut of The St. Regis Bal
Harbour Resort in the affluent Bal Harbour enclave heightens the
appeal of this coveted international destination: at once a secluded
escape with unrivaled amenities as well as a destination at the
intersection of art, design and fashion all within reach of the vibrant
energy of Miami
“With its incredible array of rich amenities and proximity to Miami Beach, Bal Harbour has
long called for a world-class resort and the arrival of The
St. Regis Bal Harbour Resort now offers an ideal destination
for affluent global travelers,” says Paul James,
Global Brand Leader for St. Regis and The Luxury
Collection. “With refined elegance infused throughout, this resort
offers a return to glamour and we believe it is a befitting debut for
St. Regis in this important international gateway city.”
The St. Regis Bal Harbour Resort offers
guests a new dimension of bespoke luxury with 243 guest rooms and
suites and 245 private residences, all offering expansive private
balconies with ocean views, in three glass towers rising 27 stories
above a sprawling stretch of beach. With exquisite design by world
renowned interiors firm Yabu Pushelberg, the resort features intricate
details including one-of-a-kind West African Movinque wood and Chinese
God Flower Stone marble commissioned exclusively for the resort from a
private quarry. The resort and residences also offer signature St.
Regis Butler Service, a Remède Spa and a world class dining
experience inspired by Jean-Georges at J&G Grill®.
St. Regis’ commitment to art and design is brought to life at The
St. Regis Bal Harbour Resort which showcases works
throughout the property from Sawada Hirotoshi, Candida Hofer
artist Santiago Rubino, who was commissioned to
create a vibrant and whimsical mural as the focal point for the bar.
The mural is symbolic of the brand’s evolution: a modern iteration of
the iconic King Cole Mural at The St. Regis New York, commissioned by
St. Regis founder John Jacob Astor IV.
Exquisite Culinary Experiences
J&G Grill® is The St. Regis Bal Harbour
Resort’s signature restaurant conceived by world-renowned chef Jean-Georges
Vongerichten. Featuring the exquisite cuisine of this
international star, J&G Grill at The
St. Regis Bal Harbour Resort sets new standards for Bal Harbour as a
world-class dining destination.
The restaurant stays true to the chef’s concept of blending
Asian and French cuisine, with a selection of dishes from his
restaurants around the world. A contemporary bar and grill set in a
convivial atmosphere, J&G Grill is a unique
dining experience where guests, residents and locals can enjoy the
highest quality meats and freshest fish, vegetables and fruit from the
local market. Additionally, a remarkable, temperature-controlled Wine
Vault will house one of the largest wine collections in South Florida
showcasing 2,500 bottles of wine.
The St. Regis Bal Harbour Resort also
features an oceanfront grill for casual dining called Fresco
focused on South American-influenced cuisine, as well as Atlantico,
a breakfast, lunch and dinner restaurant, with Mediterranean influence
and an emphasis on seafood. Poolside cabana and beach services
complement the resort’s private beach and pools, including an
adults-only pool area with exclusive day cabanas.
Remède Spa, Fitness Center & St. Regis
The newest Remède Spa®, exclusive to St. Regis
Hotels & Resorts, features 14,000 square feet of luxurious
surroundings, including 12 treatment rooms, a full-service salon, men’s
and women’s lounges, sauna and steam rooms, and a high tech fitness
center with an ocean view. Offering the latest in treatments, the
tranquil spa allows customized indulgence that surpasses the discerning
tastes of St. Regis guests.
A St. Regis Children’s Club is on-site to cater to the
resort’s youngest guests, complete with educational programs and
interactive games as well as an innovative teen program with exciting
The Residences at The St. Regis Bal Harbour
The Residences at The St. Regis Bal Harbour Resort
offer exceptional private residences at the exclusive beachfront
property. Spacious one to five bedroom residences, from roughly 1,700
square feet (165 square meters) to over 6,800 square feet (636 square
meters), feature innovative designs, state-of-the-art kitchens, and
private balconies boasting large outdoor living areas and breathtaking
ocean views. Residents enjoy access to all of the incredible amenities
of the Resort.
The St. Regis Bal Harbour Resort and The
Residences at The St. Regis Bal Harbour Resort
are located in the chic and internationally renowned Village of Bal Harbour
directly across from the Bal Harbour Shops, one of the finest designer
shopping destinations in the world. The St. Regis Bal
Harbour Resort spans nine acres on a pristine 1,000-foot
stretch of white sandy beach. The exclusive enclave sits on the
northern tip of Miami
Beach, just minutes from energetic South Beach and downtown Miami, and is
convenient to two international airports in Miami and Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood.
For more information on The St. Regis Bal Harbour
Resort please visit www.stregisbalharbour.com.
The Residences at The St. Regis Bal Harbour Resort Sales Center is open
on-site at 9703 Collins Avenue. Call 305-993-6000
or visit www.stregisbalharbourresidences.com
to explore ownership opportunities of residences priced from $1.9
to over $10 million.
About St. Regis Hotels & Resorts
Combining classic sophistication and modern luxury, the St.
Regis brand remains faithful to its commitment to excellence. Founded
by John Jacob Astor IV, with the opening of the first
St. Regis Hotel in New York City over
a century ago, the St. Regis brand of hotels and residences is known
for its unique luxury dimension, customized service and refined
elegance in the best destinations worldwide. Plans for the brand to
globally continue its legacy include long-awaited St. Regis US and
Latin American hotels and resorts in Buenos Aires and the Riviera Maya. In
Regis has also announced plans to open hotels in Changsha, Chengdu, Kuala Lumpur,
Lijiang and Zhuhai. In Europe,
the Middle East,
the St. Regis brand will continue to expand in Abu Dhabi, Amman, Cairo, Doha and Mauritius. The
distinctive trait of the St. Regis experience is customized service and
attention to detail through signature St. Regis Butler Service, coveted
locations and luxurious design. For more information on St. Regis
Hotels & Resorts, please visit www.stregis.com
and for the privilege of residential ownership, please visit www.stregis.com/residences.
About Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc.
Starwood Hotels &
Resorts Worldwide, Inc. is one of the leading hotel and leisure
companies in the world with 1,071 properties in 100 countries and
territories with 145,000 employees at its owned and managed properties.
Starwood Hotels is a fully integrated owner, operator and franchisor of
hotels, resorts and residences with the following internationally
renowned brands: St. Regis®, The Luxury Collection®, W®,
Westin®, Le Méridien®, Sheraton®, Four Points®
by Sheraton, and the recently launched Aloft®, and Element SM. The
company boasts one of the industry’s leading loyalty programs, Starwood
Preferred Guest (SPG), allowing members to earn and redeem points for
room stays, room upgrades and flights, with no blackout dates. Starwood
Hotels also owns Starwood Vacation Ownership, Inc., one of
the premier developers and operators of high quality vacation interval
ownership resorts. For more information, please visit www.starwoodhotels.com.