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The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort, Naples

2600 Tiburón Drive | Naples, FL 34109 [See Map]
#2 in Best Naples Hotels
Hotel Class 5.0-star Critic Rating Excellent Guest Rating
Property Type Resort hotel with 322 rooms, 6 floors
Style Traditional
Best For Business travelers, Families, Couples
AMENITIES Room Service, Internet Access, Business Center See all amenities

U.S. News Review

If you're looking for a more casual hotel than The Ritz-Carlton, Naples on Vanderbilt Road, consider booking at the homey-but-still-sophisticated Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort, situated just a few miles inland. You'll sacrifice the outstanding ocean views of the other Ritz property, but for many, it's worth it to be closer to the 36-hole Tiburón Golf Club. Those who prefer not to spoil a good walk can spend their time here getting a massage at the in-house spa or sprawling out by the pool. Frequent guests also like the on-site Lemonía restaurant, which serves up regional American cuisine. And though the hotel may be devoid of any oceanfront rooms, the rooms overlooking the golf course are just as coveted. Rooms include private balconies, goose down comforters and European toiletries, not to mention high-speed Internet (for a fee) and iPod docking stations.

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Critic Reviews

Fodor's

“Ardent golfers with a yen for luxury will find their dream vacation at Naples's most elegant golf resort where Ritz style prevails and service exceeds your wildest expectations.”

AFAR

“The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort in Naples is the perfect place to relax on a vacation.”

Travel + Leisure

“This inland resort is sportier and more informal than the nearby beachfront Ritz and has a superlative golf program, thanks to the 2 Greg Norman-designed courses and stellar golf academy.”
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Guest Reviews

A hotel's guest rating is calculated using data provided under license by TripAdvisor.com. A total of 367 guests have reviewed the The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort, Naples, giving it a rating of 4.5, on a scale of 1-5.

Guest Ratings: 4.5 (based on 367 reviews)

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Amenities

  • Room Service
  • Internet Access
  • Business Center
  • Dining
  • Pets Allowed
  • Parking
  • Fitness Center
  • Pool

Location & Parking

The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort, Naples, located in a residential setting, is situated about 10 miles north of downtown Naples, the von Liebig Art Center and the Naples Zoo. Complimentary shuttle service between this hotel and its sister property, the oceanfront Ritz-Carlton, Naples, is offered hourly.

  • Fashionistas flock to the Waterside Shops, a collection of high-end retailers, 3 miles southwest of the hotel
  • Sun-N-Fun Lagoon water park, 10 minutes by car, delights the younger set
  • Southwest Florida International Airport is around 25 miles north
  • 24-hour valet parking ($25)
  • 24-hour self-parking ($12)
  • Airport shuttle
  • Car service

Within walking distance of:

  • Bus stop
  • Train station
  • Subway/metro stop
  • Restaurants
  • Beach
  • Grocery store
  • Movie theater
  • Theater
  • Shopping

Guest Rooms

Decorated in cream and tan, all rooms have full balconies (with a small sitting area) or Juliet balconies with golf course or resort views. Computer-friendly work desks, 37-inch flat-screen TVs and mahogany entertainment centers with a minifridge and complimentary coffee service come standard in every room. Beds (king-sized and doubles) are dressed in Frette linens, plush duvets and goose down or non-allergic foam pillows.

  • Marble baths feature separate tubs and showers, dual vanities, high-end toiletries and lighted mirrors
  • 24-hour in-room dining, twice-daily housekeeping and turndown services, plus complimentary newspapers and bottled water
  • In-room Wi-Fi costs $9.95 per 24 hours

Standard room size:

470 square feet
  • Internet (with fee)
  • Premium channels
  • Workspace/desk
  • Minifridge
  • Bathrobes/slippers
  • Minibar
  • Shower/tub combo
  • Separate shower
  • Separate tub
  • Wireless Internet
  • Guest rooms with patios and balconies
  • Adjoining rooms available

Dining

The hotel has four food and beverage outlets, including Lemonía, an American bistro serving breakfast and dinner overlooking the golf course. The Bella Vista Lounge offers an all-day menu from 11 a.m. to midnight; its specialty is expertly crafted cocktails, which guests can enjoy by the fire pits on the Bella Vista terrace.

  • The Poolside Grill serves lunch and drinks daily from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • eXpress(o), located in the lobby, serves pastries, coffee and tea each morning from 6 to 11 a.m.

Number of restaurants:

4

Cuisine types:

American

Awards:

AAA/CAA
  • Fine dining
  • Casual dining
  • Quick service cafe/coffee shop/marketplace
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service
  • 24-hour room service
  • Free breakfast

Pool

Umbrellas and lounge chairs line the hotel's large, free-form heated outdoor pool and hot tub. Towels are complimentary.

  • The Poolside Grill, open for lunch 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily, offers casual fare in a sunny, outdoor setting
  • Cabanas and swimming lessons are available for an additional fee

Number of pools:

1

Pool types:

  • Lap pool
  • Wading pool
  • Lazy river
  • Family pool
  • Infinity pool
  • Whirlpool/hot tub
  • Adults-only pool
  • Seasonal
  • Indoor
  • Outdoor
  • Indoor/outdoor combo

Pool amenities:

  • Lifeguard on duty
  • Poolside service
  • Waterslide
  • Deck chairs or cabanas
  • Pool bar

Spa

The hotel offers facials and massage services. Meanwhile, the spa at the resort's sister property, the Ritz-Carlton, Naples (accessible via the hotel shuttle), offers a full menu of treatments, including body wraps, waxing, massages, hair styling and nail services.

  • Steam rooms, saunas, aqua lounges and an outdoor mineral pool
  • H2O+, the spa's on-site cafe, features a healthy menu that includes sandwiches, wraps, salads and smoothies

Services offered:

  • Massage
  • Facial
  • Body treatments (i.e. scrubs, wraps)
  • Salon services
  • Outdoor treatment area
  • Steam room
  • Sauna

Kids

In addition to the hotel’s playground, nanny services and healthy kids menu, The Ritz-Carlton welcomes families with children and provides activities for kids of every age. Kids Space, a playroom that features a variety of books, games, puzzles and toys, entertains kids 6 and younger; parental supervision required

  • Nature's Wonders, open to kids ages 5 to 12, is an environmentally focused program led by a resort conservationist and designed to provide a fun, educational experience for youngsters
  • Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 3 and movie theater room available

  • Kids club ($80 to $150)
  • Cribs
  • High chairs

Fitness

The fitness center is staffed daily from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., but guests have access 24 hours a day with a room key card. In addition to cardio and strength-training equipment, the fitness center offers personal training, yoga classes and sunrise tai chi.

  • An outdoor swimming pool, steam room, sauna and massage services complement the fitness amenities
  • Fitness classes ($25) are offered at the hotel's beachfront sister property
  • Weight equipment
  • Cardio equipment
  • Yoga mats
  • Free fitness classes
  • Premium fitness classes (with fee)
  • Bicycles
  • Tennis (with fee)
  • Guided runs
  • Paddle boats
  • Motor boats

Business

The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort, Naples boasts 16,500 square feet of meeting space that spans across 14 conference rooms. In addition to meeting planners, expert technicians and an audiovisual department, the hotel's Destination Services organizes excursions, theme parties and off-site events for conference attendees.

  • Covered outdoor terrace space available
  • Business center provides copy, fax, mailing, shipping and secretarial services

Number of meeting rooms:

14
  • Business center
  • Meeting rooms
  • Meeting and event planners available

Pets

Pets that weigh 35 pounds or less are allowed at the hotel for a nonrefundable fee of $150. Cats and dogs receive their very own Ritz beds and bowls. Pet-friendly rooms require advance registration, though, and leashes must be worn outside of the room.

  • Pets allowed (with fee)
  • Dog walking
  • Pet-sitting

Golf

The hotel is widely known for its golf program. Tiburón at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort, Naples is a 36-hole championship course designed by Greg Norman and home to the PGA Tour and The Shootout, held annually in December. The resort features two 18-hole courses. The Gold measures 7,288 yards from the tournament tees and the Black Course measures 7,005 yards. Courses alternate each day for resort play.

  • Guests benefit from a full-service practice area with chipping and putting greens
  • Weekly complimentary golf clinic and junior programs are open to hotel guests
  • Tiburón's Taylor Made Performance Lab, located on the hotel grounds, provides golfers of all ages and abilities a fitting experience using 3-D motion technology
  • Golf carts
  • Golf packages
  • Club rentals
  • Club house
  • Refreshment stand or restaurant
  • Caddy service
  • Pro shop

Wedding

The hotel offers a variety of wedding packages, and couples have a choice of indoor or outdoor venues. On-site wedding advisers, floral designers and elaborate wedding sets built by the design studio of The Ritz-Carlton are available.

  • Hotel offers list of preferred vendors, including officiates, photographers, videographers and entertainment consultants
  • Wedding packages include complimentary guest room for the bride and groom on the night of their wedding

Maximum wedding guest capacity:

350
  • Hotel hosts weddings
  • Outdoor space for weddings
  • Wedding planners available

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The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort, Naples

2600 Tiburón Drive | Naples, FL 34109 [See Full Map]