• Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts Debuts in Atlanta Buckhead

     
    POSTED December 10, 2018
     

    Photo courtesy of Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts

    Photo courtesy of Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts

Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Hilton’s iconic luxury hotel brand, announced today the opening of Waldorf Astoria Atlanta Buckhead, the first for the brand in Atlanta.

The iconic building, formerly known as the Mandarin Oriental Atlanta, was designed by American Architect Robert A.M. Stern and sits 42 stories above the Atlanta skyline. Today, Waldorf Astoria Atlanta Buckhead offers extensive meeting and event space, exquisite dining options and a 15,000-square-foot spa.

Whether planning a wedding or intimate board meeting, Waldorf Astoria Atlanta Buckhead offers a variety of event spaces that are the perfect backdrop for any occasion, from a ballroom to boardrooms to a private garden space. Waldorf Astoria Atlanta Buckhead features 127 spacious rooms and 10 suites. While the property will be reimagined with signature brand touches, the current accommodations features residential-inspired décor that creates a feeling of contemporary elegance meets understated luxury.

“The highly sought-after Buckhead neighborhood, home to fantastic restaurants and designer boutiques, is the perfect location for our iconic Waldorf Astoria brand,” said Dino Michael, global brand head, Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts. “We are incredibly excited to debut the brand in Atlanta and welcome this beautiful property to our portfolio.”

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