About St. Regis Hotels & Resorts Brand

Born of a distinctive legacy and crafted for modern connoisseurs who desire the finest experiences imaginable, the St. Regis brand established luxury hospitality with the opening of The St. Regis® New York more than 100 years ago. From the moment John Jacob Astor IV opened the doors of his Beaux-Arts masterpiece on New York’s Fifth Avenue, St. Regis has stood as a symbol of uncompromising elegance and bespoke service.

Combining classic sophistication with a modern sensibility, the St. Regis Hotels & Resorts Brand is committed to delivering exceptional experiences at over 30 of the best addresses around the world. These hotels and resorts are settings for exceptional moments, where signature rituals such as enjoying a Bloody Mary or partaking in afternoon tea draw on the brand heritage and create emotional connections with guests.

Past and future, rare and refined

This is the signature of St. Regis

The Story of St. Regis

The story of St. Regis begins during New York’s Gilded Age, where the country’s first aristocracy rose to prominence. Among this elite group of families were such illustrious names as Carnegie, Vanderbilt and Rockefeller. One of the leaders at the helm of this new high society was the matriarch Caroline, of the renowned Astor family. Visionary and tenacious, “The” Mrs. Astor created the first true expression of New York society by hand-selecting those with whom she associated – known as the “400.”

Her son, Colonel John Jacob Astor IV, was later inspired to develop his vision of a private estate featuring technological advancements of the time and elegant touches such as butler service. These innovations debuted in 1904 when The St. Regis New York hotel opened inside Astor’s classic Beaux Arts landmark, located on 55th Street and Fifth Avenue. St. Regis ushered in a new era of lavish soirees and notable names, which have come to personify luxury and style. Throughout its history, St. Regis has attracted the most glamorous, creative and intriguing personalities of each era including Marlene Dietrich, William Paley and his wife Barbara (“Babe”) who lived at The St. Regis New York, as did Salvador Dali, his wife, Gala and their pet ocelot.

Since its inception more than a century ago, St. Regis has experienced unparalleled growth, expanding its portfolio with hotels and resorts in such coveted locations as Abu Dhabi, Bali, London, Rome, San Francisco and Singapore.

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