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Ritz-Carlton Montreal to Reopen on 28 May 2012

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On Monday, 28 May 2012, the Ritz-Carlton, Montreal will reopen after an extensive $200 million restoration.

Under the direction of Quebec architectural firm Provencher Roy + Associs, the buildings facade was preserved and restored, public spaces were renovated and upgraded, and the guestrooms were redesigned.

The Ritz-Carlton, Montreal now has 98 rooms and 31 suites. The 4,700-square-foot Royal Suite is the largest hotel suite in Montreal.

Montreals mayor, Grald Tremblay, said, The Ritz-Carlton is reclaiming its rightful place here in Montreal and among the guests who stay there. Since it opened in 1912, the hotel has been one of the most elegant addresses in our city and the jewel of the storied Golden Square Mile, close to high-end boutiques, galleries and museums. Our city has changed a great dealfor the better. The reopening of The Ritz-Carlton, Montreal makes a notable contribution to what makes our city different.

The buildings faade was preserved and restored, as were the Lobby, the Palm Court, the Oval Room and the hotels famed garden. Many decorative details from 1912, such as marble fireplaces in some of the suites, reflect this masterful blend of old and new.

The guestrooms also feature high-tech amenities, such as thermostats that intuitively remember a guests temperature preferences upon check-in, and motion sensors that activate lights when guests enter a dark room.

The Ritz-Carlton, Montreal offers guests a wealth of amenities at their fingertips. The 10,000 square feet of meeting space are flexible and offer event planners the possibility of accommodating up to 300 people. Guests can dine at acclaimed chef Daniel Bouluds restaurant, Maison Boulud, in the 130-seat dining room, the 46-seat year-round greenhouse, or on the new terrace on Sherbrooke Street. They can enjoy afternoon tea in the hotels gardens, work out at the gym or take a dip in the new indoor salt-water pool.

We are extremely proud to reopen this emblem of the very best Montreal has to offer," said Andrew Torriani, president and general manager of The Ritz-Carlton, Montreal. The hotel today is a showcase of modern luxury, but it has not lost the discreet charm of the past or the patina of history.

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