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Rosewood Preparing to Open the 127-room Mansion on Peachtree,
A Rosewood Hotel & Residence in Atlanta

City Centre Properties
ATLANTA, April 14, 2008 - Rosewood Hotels & Resorts proudly welcomes The Mansion on Peachtree, A Rosewood Hotel & Residence into its collection of properties. Situated in the heart of Atlanta, the 127-room ultra-luxury hotel will begin offering Rosewood's refined hospitality when it opens its doors in May 2008.

"We look forward to establishing The Mansion on Peachtree as a premier destination for Atlanta's visitors," said Luigi Romaniello, Managing Director of The Mansion. "By offering only the highest echelon of service, amenities, dining, decor and hospitality, we afford our guests an opportunity to experience an unsurpassed level of luxury."

DALLAS - Luigi Romaniello appointed Managing Director of The Mansion on Peachtree, A Rosewood Hotel effective May 14, 2007. Opening in Atlanta, Georgia in 2008, the stunning hotel will redefine the Atlanta skyline with its dazzling architecture and exceptional service. 

Romaniello, a seasoned veteran in the hospitality industry, joined Rosewood Hotels & Resorts in August 1999 as Resident Manager of Caneel Bay, A Rosewood Resort in the U.S. Virgin Islands. There, Romaniello managed all aspects of resort operations, including the implementation of a state-of-the-art wine room, which achieved Wine Spectator's "Award of Excellence" in its first year of presentation. For the past five years, he has successfully overseen day-to-day operations as Hotel Manager of Hotel Crescent Court, A Rosewood Hotel in Dallas, Texas.

"Luigi has not only achieved great success during his tenure at Caneel Bay and Hotel Crescent Court, but he has consistently demonstrated solid leadership skills a genuine passion for providing guest satisfaction," said Robert Boulogne, Chief Operating Officer for Rosewood Hotels & Resorts. "Luigi's breadth of hospitality experience and understanding of Rosewood make him our ideal candidate to open The Mansion on Peachtree in 2008."

Prior to joining Rosewood, Romaniello worked for Amway Hotels Corporation as Executive Assistant Manager at Peter Island Resort in the British Virgin Islands. He successfully planned and executed the resort's extensive re-opening, while also managing daily affairs. Romaniello's impressive career spans over 17 years, during which he gained experience working with a number of luxury properties throughout the world.

Combining an intimate 96 room, 31-suite hotel with 45 exclusive residences, The Mansion on Peachtree will be the destination of choice for the city's most discriminating traveler. Among a few of the standard amenities are a personal butler to assist guests during their stay, a chauffer service, a GPS pocket navigator and professional in-house auto detailing. Additionally, the hotel is equipped with Atlanta's first complete Technogym Fitness Suite, the 15,000 sq. ft. world-exclusive 29 Spa and an expansive lap and leisure pool.

The Mansion on Peachtree's guest rooms range in size from 480 to 600 square feet while the airy suites are 680 to 2,350 square feet. Featuring timeless decor and the most opulent furnishings, each room is designed to project the comforts of a private residence. Lush carpeting, generous draperies and furniture finished in dramatic high-gloss macassar ebony with polished chrome detailing adorn each space. Perhaps most impressive, a capacious bathroom includes marble top vanities, dual wash basins, walk-in shower and a deep-soak tub with wall-mounted LCD television.

Adding to the allure of The Mansion on Peachtree, two premier restaurants are located on the property. NEO, a casual yet sophisticated contemporary Italian restaurant, offers innovative menus that take advantage of fresh regional ingredients. Executive Chef Eric Chopin integrates more than a decade of experience to create a seasonally evolving menu with bold dishes that entice the palate and delight the eye. Noted New York restaurateur Tom Colicchio brings his award-winning restaurant to The Mansion on Peachtree with the opening of the fourth Craft location, Craft Atlanta. Fronting Peachtree Road and separate from the main tower, Craft Atlanta offers a marriage of contemporary American cuisine with seasonal flares and a true family-style component.

Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, Rosewood Hotels & Resorts manages properties worldwide including Rosewood Mansion on Turtle Creek and Rosewood Crescent Hotel in Dallas, The Carlyle in New York, CordeValle in San Martin, California, Inn of the Anasazi in Santa Fe, Las Ventanas al Paraiso and Rosewood Mayakoba in Mexico Hotel Seiyo Ginza in Tokyo, Japan, and a triumvirate of world-class Caribbean properties -- Rosewood Little Dix Bay on Virgin Gorda, Caneel Bay on St. John and Jumby Bay on Antigua. 


Rosewood Hotels & Resorts

Also See: Rosewood Hotels & Resorts Has Plans to Manage and Build a Host of New Hotels Around the World / June 2006


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