ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwired - Oct 8, 2015) - The Ritz-Carlton, Buckhead will create festive and memorable experiences this holiday season for guests of all ages. With holiday-themed brunches, afternoon teas and special events, the hotel provides an enchanting backdrop for all holiday festivities.

The Ritz-Carlton, Buckhead will magically transform into a Christmas wonderland the morning after Thanksgiving. Guests will awaken on Friday, November 27, surrounded by elaborate décor throughout the entire hotel. The halls will be decked with Christmas trees, floral arrangements, custom wreaths, a children's letter writing station to Santa and an alpine train scene, modeled after Bavaria's famed Neuschwanstein Castle.

Additional hotel holiday happenings at The Ritz-Carlton, Buckhead include:

Tea with Santa: Tea with Santa is a long-standing tradition in the Lobby Lounge. Perfect for adults and older children, this formal and traditional holiday tea service includes a visit from Santa and musical entertainment and caroling by the Dickens Singers. Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday from November 27 to December 20; and Monday and Tuesday, December 21, 22 and 23. Reservations are available at 1:30, 2:30 and 3:30 p.m. The cost is $59 per adult, $52 per child, ages five to 12.

Teddy Bear Tea: Younger children are invited to bring a favorite teddy bear to share in the tradition of afternoon tea. This event offers a less-formal tea service and is a wonderful children's holiday celebration. Storytellers and the Dickens Singers entertain while Santa makes his annual appearance. Children enjoy hot chocolate made by the pastry team, a cookie decorating station, seasonal treats and a keepsake holiday teddy bear. November 29, December 6, 13, 20, 21 22, and 23, with reservations at 11:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. The cost is $59 per adult, $52 per child, ages five to 12.

Holiday Brunch: Enjoy the holiday season at our Buckhead restaurant with a festive Sunday Brunch display. December 6, 13, and 20, with reservations from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The cost is $75 per adult, $35 per child, ages five-12.

Santa Tuck-In: For those spending the night at The Ritz-Carlton, Buckhead, Santa himself makes a personal appearance and comes to your family's guestroom to tuck children in before bed. December 4, 5, 11, 12, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23 and 24 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. The cost is $60 per child, $20 each additional child.

Christmas Eve Dinner: The most elegant Christmas Eve celebration in the city is a delight for all. An a la carte menu is available for guests spending the holiday with us in The Café. Thursday, December 24, with reservations highly recommended from 6 to 10 p.m.

Christmas Day Brunch: Celebrate this joyous holiday featuring seasonal décor, live musical entertainment, caroling by the Dickens Singers and an appearance by Santa. The display features more than 100 brunch selections and a separate children's buffet is available for those who were good this year. Friday, December 25, with reservations from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. The cost is $109 per adult, $59 per child, ages five to 12.

New Year's Eve: Ring in 2016 with entertainment by Nick Longo and his band in the Lobby Lounge. The festivities include live music, a midnight Champagne toast and party favors. An à la carte menu is available for guests spending the holiday in The Café. Thursday, December 31. No reservations necessary, $25 cover charge per person, waived for those who have dinner in The Café.

New Year's Day: Enjoy an extended and enhanced breakfast buffet in The Café on Friday, January 1, and Saturday, January 2, from 6 a.m. to 1 p.m. The cost is $39 per adult and $17 per child, ages five to 12.

All pricing is exclusive of tax and gratuities and valet parking is complimentary. Reservations are available beginning on October 1, 2015, and are required for all dining events. Early reservations are strongly recommended. Please call (404) 240-7035 for information and reservations; brunch and dinner reservations may also be made through

A 20 percent service charge is added to all holiday events (Tea with Santa, Teddy Bear Tea, Thanksgiving brunch and Christmas brunch).

About The Ritz-Carlton, Buckhead

The Ritz-Carlton, Buckhead is located in one of the city's most prestigious residential neighborhoods and close to some of the best shopping in the region. The Atlanta hotel features 510 guestrooms including an exclusive Spa Level dedicated to wellness, dining in The Café and Lobby Lounge and an indoor pool and fitness center. For information and reservations, please call 1-800-241-3333, the hotel at 404-237-2700, a travel professional or visit

About The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C.

The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C., of Chevy Chase, Md., currently operates 90 hotels in the Americas, Europe, Asia, the Middle East, Africa, and the Caribbean. More than 30 hotel and residential projects are under development around the globe. For more information or reservations, visit the company web site at, and for the latest company updates, visit The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR).

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