Ritz-Carlton makes Jordan debut with new Amman property

Hotel's spa has six treatment rooms, a relaxation pool, several lounges, saunas, steam rooms, a state-of-the-art fitness centre and the largest Jacuzzi in Amman


By Lauren Heath-Jones

05 August 2022

Ritz-Carlton, part of Marriott Bonvoy’s 30-strong hotel brand portfolio, has debuted in Jordan with the opening of the Ritz-Carlton, Amman in the country’s capital city. 

Centrally situated in the heart of Amman on the prestigious Fifth Circle, Ritz-Carlton, Amman has been described as ‘ushering in a new standard of refined hospitality’ and welcomes guests to enjoy ‘thoughtfully tailored experiences that capture the spirit of Jordan’s beauty and hospitality.’

Spa pool at The Ritz-Carlton, Amman
The spa at Ritz-Carlton, Amman has six treatment rooms and hydrothermal experiences including a spa pool and sauna and steam rooms

A haven of wellness

The 20-storey property offers 228 guest rooms, including 34 guest suites, and a spa. 

Billed as a haven of wellness and relaxation, the Ritz-Carlton Spa has six treatment rooms, a relaxation pool, several lounges, saunas, steam rooms, a state-of-the-art fitness centre and the largest Jacuzzi in Amman. 

Treatments include personalised facials, body therapies and massages from luxury spa and wellbeing brand ESPA, which has recently partnered with The Ritz-Carlton to develop new Meaningful Wellness Journeys that will be rolled out at select Ritz-Carlton properties worldwide.

Interior shot of the lobby at The Ritz-Carlton, Amman
The interiors were created by London-based design firm Wimberly London Interiors

Opulent design at Ritz-Carlton, Amman

The property’s interior design was helmed by London-based design firm Wimberly Interiors London and draws inspiration from the country’s rich heritage, combining bold interior architecture and contemporary artistry with tailored lighting and Art Deco-inspired details. 

All suites and guest rooms have been intricately designed and elegantly furnished, with the suites available in several opulent designs, while the floor finishes in the corridors pay tribute to Jordan’s deserts. 

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Distinctive dining

Ritz-Carlton, Amman also offers several distinct dining options, including the property’s signature restaurant, Roberto’s. Located on the hotel’s 20th floor, Roberto’s is set to become one of the city’s most ‘exciting new lifestyle’ spots and offers authentic Italian fine dining. 

Other venues include Ambros, a relaxed all-day dining venue serving reimagined classics with seasonal produce; Iris, a tea lounge offering high tea experiences and pâtisserie; and Sarab Garden, a shisha lounge offering high-end regional cuisine. 

The line-up is completed by The Founders Rooms, a cigar and whisky lounge; Legends, an American-style sports bar; and Soleil, a healthy-eating restaurant and coffee roastery offering vegetarian dishes and unique coffee blends.

Headshot of Tareq Derbas, general manager of The Ritz-Carlton Amman

“The opening of The Ritz-Carlton, Amman marks an incredible milestone for the Kingdom. The property delivers an exceptional standard of luxury and refinement"

Tareq Derbas

General manager, Ritz-Carlton, Amman

Exceptional standard of luxury 

The property offers 90 spacious residences and residents will not only be able to enjoy the amenities available at the hotel, which also include a luxurious Club Lounge, a 1,050sqm Grand Ballroom, a board room and five meeting rooms, but will have access to a private pool, private cinema, games rooms and store. 

“The opening of the Ritz-Carlton, Amman marks an incredible milestone for the Kingdom,” said Tareq Derbas, general manager of Ritz-Carlton, Amman. 

“The property delivers an exceptional standard of luxury and refinement – one that redefines elegance and hospitality in Jordan and the wider region. We’re thrilled to unveil this stunning property and look forward to welcoming guests with a level of care and passion that will be sure to delight and exceed expectations.” 

Fitness centre at The Ritz-Carlton, Amman
Ritz-Carlton, Amman offers a state-of-the-art fitness centre

Unparalleled experiences

Commenting on the opening, Donna McNamara, VP and global brand leader for Ritz-Carlton, said: “We’re thrilled to bring the Ritz-Carlton brand to Amman, embodying our commitment to delivering unparalleled experiences and creating meaningful memories in the world’s most exciting markets.” 

“From exquisite culinary craftsmanship to treasured family moments, the Ritz-Carlton, Amman will embrace guests with its legendary service, and offer a unique lens on this charming capital city.”

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