MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica -- The Ritz-Carlton Rose Hall, which is
scheduled to open in August in the Rose Hall plantation area of
Montego Bay, issued rates for its first few months of operation.
American Express cardholders can reserve rooms that look out on
the gardens and grounds for $149 a night or oceanview rooms for
$169 a night.
Cardholders must use their American Express cards to settle
Otherwise, it will cost guests paying by any other means $150 a
night for rooms with views of the resort or $170 a night for
The rates are in effect from Aug. 14 to Dec. 20 and are per
room, double, excluding taxes and gratuities.
After the promotional period expires, rates are expected to rise
to about $290 per room, European plan.
The $137 million, 430-room Ritz-Carlton Rose Hall is one of the
most anticipated new hotels in Jamaica in recent years and only the
fourth Ritz-Carlton resort in the Caribbean.
One of the resort's main selling points will be the White Witch,
an 18-hole, tournament-caliber golf course -- the first golf course
managed by Ritz-Carlton.
The course managers are guaranteeing favorable tee-times for
hotel guests. Sixteen of the resort's 18 holes will have views of
The resort also will include an 8,000-square-foot spa that will
use local plants and products in its treatments.
A spa menu will emphasize healthy cooking and local fruits and
In addition, the Ritz-Carlton Rose Hall will have 17,000 square
feet of meetings and banquet facilities and six food and beverage
Guests also will be treated to the hotel's private fleet of 11
custom-made buses and 10 Lincoln Town Cars to shuttle them on the
15-minute ride between the airport in Montego Bay and the
Ritz-Carlton Rose Hall
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