Photo Courtesy of Ritz-Carlton Hotels & Resorts
The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company confirmed that its first hotel in Israel will open officially in late 2013. The Ritz-Carlton, Herzliya, which is located in a residential seafront town north of Tel Aviv, will be the first global luxury branded hotel in the country, according to the deluxe hotelier. The 12-story, 197-room hotel includes 82 suites, an elaborate spa and fitness center, and a restaurant (the Herbert Samuel that features Yonathan Roshfeld as executive chef.
The hotel and was designed by a collection of internationally recognized architects and designers. Rani Ziss Architects Ltd. designed the property and New York-based interior design firm Studio Gaia created the interiors. Israeli studio Gad Halperin created the lobby and the restaurant concepts