Ritz-Carlton has signed an agreement with Palm
Hills Developments to manage The Ritz-Carlton Cairo, Palm Hills
and a Jack Nicklaus-designed 27-hole golf course and clubhouse,
set to open in 2012.
Situated within the Palm Hills October community
in the new cosmopolitan 6th of October City, the property is
approximately 45 minutes from downtown Cairo and within 20 minutes
of the pyramids of Giza. The Palm Hills property is Ritz Carlton’s second hotel
in Cairo. The Nile Ritz-Carlton, Cairo will debut as
the city’s first in 2011, joining The Ritz-Carlton, Sharm El
Sheikh which was the company’s first resort in the country.
renowned architecture firm OBM International, each guestroom in the
Palm Hills 160-room resort will feature spacious
accommodations to showcase contemporary design with uninterrupted
panoramic views of the legendary pyramids.
Exclusive privileges at the signature
Golf Club will include a dedicated concierge service and generous
meeting space. Distinctive interiors
and exquisite menus highlighting regional cuisine will bring the
social ambiance of an all-day dining room, a lobby lounge, a
poolside grill and two specialty restaurants, to life.
At the spacious 1,115-square-meter (12,000-square-feet)
spa, the tranquil environment will provide a
complete escape within an exclusive environment that fuses healing
therapies and relaxation. Additionally, a health club and two
outdoor swimming pools will provide recreational areas for both
refreshing and vigorous activities.
And to complete the total hotel
experience for travellers, the
resort will boast sizable meeting and function space to include a
1,400-square-metre (15,000-square-feet) grand ballroom, a junior
ballroom and five multi-purpose function rooms.
Palm Hills Golf Club and Resorts is a gated neighborhood situated
adjacent to the company’s flagship project, Palm Hills October in
6th of October City in the west axis of Greater Cairo, and
consists of 480 villas which are spread over two million square
meters. It also features Egypt's first 27-hole golf course,
exclusively designed by the renowned golf course design firm,
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