St. Regis Amman has opened in the Kingdom of Jordan, a first for this luxury brand.
“The debut of St. Regis in Amman truly marks a milestone for the brand as it continues to grow in the most sought-after destinations around the globe,” said Lisa Holladay, global brand leader, St. Regis Hotels & Resorts, in a statement. “Jordan is an extraordinary destination that has long mesmerized global travelers with its incredible energy, offering a vibrant mix of history, culture, and tradition. From the city’s best address, The St. Regis Amman provides guests with a gateway to a breathtaking and diverse country, from bustling Amman to Petra’s striking rose-gold facades and Wadi Rum’s vast sandscapes, all while offering the exquisite experiences for which St. Regis is known.”
Drawing inspiration from the brand’s rich history as well as Bedouin-Jordanian culture, Perkins Eastman, design architects, and interior designers, Hirsh Bedner Associates, blend exquisite details with contemporary charm. Opulent décor and plush interiors are accentuated by bespoke elements such as a grand staircase and delicately designed chandeliers, while subtle nuances help to highlight elements unique to the destination, including the Dead Sea and sculpted rose stones of Petra.
An art collection adorns the corridors and public spaces, a thoughtfully curated ensemble of artists from Jordan and the Levant region. A captivating mural named The Arabian Horses is found in The St. Regis Bar, inspired by the legendary Arabian horses, paying tribute to the history of Jordan’s Hashemite Kingdom its struggles, triumphs and sought-after horses from the early days of Bedouin tribes in the 18th and 19th centuries.
There are 260 guestrooms, suites, and serviced apartments here all with views of the city. Restaurants include Mercado Andaluz , the first Spanish restaurant in the city; Tamara that offers Levantine cuisine focused on seafood and organic produce infused with the region’s flavors; a tea lounge where guests are invited to enjoy the brand’s signature afternoon tea, and the iconic St. Regis Bar, inspired by the King Cole Bar at the brand’s flagship in New York, where the world-renowned Bloody Mary cocktail was born in 1934. Jameed Mary is its new twist to this signature cocktail.
The St. Regis Amman’s Iridium Spa features seven treatment rooms and the St. Regis Athletic Club includes cardio and strength equipment, yoga sessions, and an outdoor pool.