GREENSBORO, GA--(Marketwired - Oct 8, 2015) - The Ritz-Carlton Reynolds, Lake Oconee, the AAA Five-Diamond hotel located on picturesque Lake Oconee, GA, is unveiling new services and amenities at the Cottages by the Lake and The Lake House to offer guests a new level of leisure and luxury. The updated accommodations include five 1,800 square foot, two-bedroom cottages, one 2,400 square foot three-bedroom cottage and one 5,400 square foot, four-bedroom Lake House.

"We are thrilled to launch the upgrades to our private houses and introduce The Lake House and Cottages by the Lake," said Ralph Vick, general manager of The Ritz-Carlton Reynolds, Lake Oconee. "These private accommodations are ideal for families, couples or group retreats and each affords guests an incomparable level of tranquility, comfort and solitude."

The six charming Cottages by the Lake sit between the resort and Lake Oconee and offer scenic lake or golf course views. Guests may choose between two and three-bedroom cottages, each featuring a fireplace, kitchen with modern appliances, stone verandas and wraparound porches.

The Lake House offers the ultimate lakeside retreat boasting three stories and four master bedroom suites, and including a Game Room that opens to a private, heated outdoor pool overlooking Lake Oconee's shores. The Lake House also features a private bike rack, chef's kitchen, living room with fireplace, formal dining room for 12 and a screened-in back porch.

Following the transformation of the Lake House and the Cottages by the Lake, each house now includes board games, 10 lake and golf-themed movie selections, cozy signature blankets and local pottery mugs and a fully stocked, upgraded complimentary honor bar with local beers and snacks. Grocery shopping service is available as well as a personalized check-in and arrival experience.

The Cottages by the Lake will be offered at a starting rate of $2,100 per night, while the Lake House will begin at $5,500 per night. Please call 706.467.0600 for more information or to reserve your stay.

About The Ritz-Carlton Reynolds, Lake Oconee

An AAA Five Diamond resort, The Ritz-Carlton Reynolds, Lake Oconee is known for its meticulous Ritz-Carlton service enhanced by an abundance of gracious Southern hospitality. Situated on 30 acres of stunning shoreline property on Georgia's Lake Oconee, the resort features access to 99 holes of championship golf designed by Bob Cupp, Jack Nicklaus, Tom Fazio and Rees Jones. Additional highlights include: 251 newly refurbished rooms with resort and lake views; a newly-enhanced 27,600-square-foot, full-service spa and fitness center; more than 18,000 square feet of recently-renovated meeting space including expansive indoor meeting and pre-function spaces; the Sandy Creek Barn, a restored 1820s classic wood beam barn; fine low-country cuisine at Georgia's Bistro, updated classics at Linger Longer Steakhouse, casual dining at Gaby's by the Lake and lakefront Chiminea dining; and outdoor activities ranging from fishing, swimming, waterskiing, jet skiing, paddle boarding and wakeboarding to horseback riding and hiking. For more information and reservations, please call toll-free (800) 826-1945, (706) 467-0600 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).

Contact Information:

Julie Rollend
Area Communications Manager
The Ritz-Carlton Hotels of GA


Chloe-Anne Ramsey
Account Manager
The Reynolds Group, Inc..