SOURCE: The Ritz-Carlton, Charlotte

The Ritz-Carlton, Charlotte

July 01, 2014 12:16 ET

The Ritz-Carlton, Charlotte Celebrates Summer With Weekend Overnight Packages, Complimentary Bike Valet Service and Tours of Its Two Rooftop Beehives

CHARLOTTE, NC--(Marketwired - Jul 1, 2014) - The Ritz-Carlton, Charlotte is celebrating the arrival of summer with the introduction of two overnight hotel packages created especially for those looking for a weekend getaway.

The two seasonal offerings, Summer Escape and Summer in the City, allow guests to enjoy a weekend in the heart of vibrant uptown Charlotte, and to take advantage of a hotel credit valid for several dining and spa offerings at the property.

Guests of The Ritz-Carlton, Charlotte are in for memorable experiences during their summer stays, including complimentary Saturday morning tours of the LEED® Gold-certified hotel's green, vegetated roof and its two rooftop beehives. More than 80,000 bees residing in the roof's two productive hives create natural honey for the luxury hotel's culinary and spa offerings, including signature honey pecan gelato presented during weekend ice cream socials in the lobby. Guests can also enjoy the heart of Charlotte via outdoor pedal power, as The Ritz-Carlton, Charlotte features its own Bike Valet, providing the complimentary use of bikes and helmets for local touring and commuting.

During their stay, weekend guests of the luxury hotel can also relax and enjoy outdoor dining or takeaway of the sweet specialties available at Bar Cocoa dessert boutique, located in the lobby. Bar Cocoa presents hand-crafted artisan pastries, cupcakes, French macarons, éclairs, gelato and milk shakes, and is open daily. Hotel guests can also choose to end their Thursday-Saturday evenings at the upper-floor Urban Sip, offering the region's largest selection of premium wines by the glass, as well as spirits, tapas and live weekend jazz.

The Ritz-Carlton, Charlotte offers a convenient Uptown location from which to explore the city's many arts, entertainment and sports attractions, as well as its amusement parks, area speedways, live cultural performances and nearby shopping, restaurants and clubs. The city has recently unveiled an acclaimed new baseball stadium, while the popular Time Warner Cable Arena offers concerts, special events and professional sports competitions within walking distance of the hotel.

The Ritz-Carlton, Charlotte summer package experiences include:

Valid through August 31, 2014, starting at $359 USD per night

  • Luxury Accommodations - Friday and Saturday night stays
  • $50 Daily Hotel Credit

Valid through August 31, 2014, starting at $389 USD per night

  • Luxury Accommodations - Friday and Saturday night stays
  • $100 Daily Hotel Credit

For reservations at AAA Five Diamond Ritz-Carlton, Charlotte, featured on the 2014 Condé Nast Traveler Gold List and the Travel + Leisure 500: World's Best Hotels list, please visit, call 1-800-241-3333 or contact a travel professional. Packages are based on availability and are not applicable to groups. Hotel credits must be used during the stay and are not exchangeable or refundable.

About The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company
The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, with headquarters in Chevy Chase, Maryland (USA), operates 86 hotels and resorts in North and South America, Europe, Asia, Africa and the Middle East. Over 30 further hotels and properties are at the pre-opening or planning stage. The Ritz-Carlton is the only service company to win the renowned "Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award" by the American Economic Ministry twice in succession for exceptional customer service. For information and toll-free reservations, please contact us by phone at 0800-1812334 (in Germany), by phone 0800-201127 (in Austria) and by phone 0800-553986 (in Switzerland) as well as online at The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR).

Contact Information

  • The Ritz-Carlton, Charlotte
    201 East Trade Street
    Charlotte, North Carolina
    Tel: (704) 547-2244