ATLANTA

Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts announced the opening of Waldorf Astoria Atlanta Buckhead. The property, formerly Mandarin Oriental Atlanta, is in an iconic building designed by American Architect Robert A.M. Stern.

The 137-key hotel boasts a full-service spa, extensive meeting and event space and exquisite dining options. There are also 47 private residences that are branded and managed by Waldorf Astoria.

“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.”

Waldorf Astoria Atlanta Buckhead is close to popular attractions, such as Atlanta Botanical Garden, Georgia Aquarium and the High Museum of Art. The property is within walking distance of world-class shopping, including upscale Lenox Square Mall, The Shops Around Lenox, The Shops Buckhead Atlanta and Phipps Plaza.

Guest rooms at the hotel start at 482 square feet and some have their own private balconies, including the 2,340-square-foot Presidential Suite with dual balconies. While the property will be reimagined with signature brand touches, the current accommodations features residential-inspired decor that creates a feeling of contemporary elegance meets understated luxury.

The hotel offers nearly 9,000 square feet of event spaces, from the 1,960-square-foot Astor Ballroom to boardrooms to a private garden space.

The Café & Bar, serves a taste of Atlanta's gourmet cuisine for breakfast, lunch and dinner and has an outdoor terrace. Th hotel lounge offers hand-crafted cocktails featuring fresh, local ingredients.

The hotel features a 15,000-square-foot spa, with 14 private treatment rooms, including two Couples Suites and a 60-foot climate-controlled indoor pool overlooking a private garden. Additional amenities include a high-tech fitness center with TechnoGym equipment, Yoga Studio, steam room, vitality pool, relaxation areas and spa boutique.

Information based off a news release from Waldorf Astoria Atlanta Buckhead.