World-Renowned Spa Opens at Historic Hotel in Summer 2009

The Roosevelt New Orleans and luxury spa operator Spa Chakra, Inc.  announced plans to open Guerlain Spa of the renowned Guerlain skincare brand at the landmark hotel in the summer of 2009.

After a $145-million historic restoration, the Roosevelt's 12,500-square-foot spa, to be located on the first floor of the hotel and accessible from both the hotel and Baronne Street, will serve hotel guests and the general public.

The spa, one of the largest and most complete in the area, will feature: 10 private treatment rooms, including two wet treatment rooms and six luxurious dry treatment rooms; A couple's therapy suite, also the double VIP suite, that features a private en suite bathroom with a steam shower that includes dual rain showerheads and individual controls for music and lighting; A VIP treatment room with en suite bathroom, which includes the same luxuries as the double VIP suite; and more.

"Treatments from Guerlain Spa will be transformed into a customized moment created for each guest, much like the overall experience our hotel guests expect," said Tod Chambers, general manager at The Roosevelt New Orleans. "From the selection of a personal Guerlain scent to the expertise of Guerlain's highly skilled beauty therapists, our guests and visitors will embark on a journey toward rejuvenation that can only be described as transformational."

Memories of The Roosevelt can be logged at the hotel's blog site: www.therooseveltneworleans.com/blog

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