Sensational Holiday Celebrations at The Ritz-Carlton, St. Louis


The holidays are upon us, and The Ritz-Carlton, St. Louis is thrilled to celebrate with specialty programming to please all palates this holiday season. Area residents and hotel guests are invited to partake in seasons cheer and holiday merriment with the return of the cherished Teddy Bear Tea, Festive In-Room Amenities, Brunch with Santa, and so much more.

Teddy Bear Tea

With tradition rooted at the center of all holiday festivities, The Ritz-Carlton, St. Louis is excited to welcome guests for another year of the beloved Teddy Bear Tea. This cherished and highly anticipated Ritz-Carlton signature event will feature themed storytelling, face painting, caroling, hot cocoa, tea, mini-sandwiches, scones, a delectable selection of pastries and a special cookie decorating station for the holidays. With expanded date offerings, the tea services will be held on December 2nd, 9th, 16th, 20th, 21st, 22nd with two seatings available at 10:00 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. The Teddy Bear Tea is priced at $120 per person for adults and children ages 2-12 are $79 excluding tax and gratuity. Reservations can be made by calling 314-719-1433 or via email at

 Brunch with Santa

Casa Don Alfonso’s beloved Brunch with Santa returns this holiday season! Join us as we host Santa Claus and Mrs. Claus during a festive brunch service on December 10th and 17th from 11:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. for $65 per person. Featuring an exquisite menu and kid-friendly buffet, children of all ages can enjoy face painting and visits with Santa by the fireplace in the Lobby Lounge, creating memorable and heartwarming Christmastime traditions. Reservations are highly encouraged and can be made by calling (314) 719-1469 or email

In-Room Celebrations

New to this year’s celebrations, The Ritz-Carlton, St. Louis is pleased to offer hotel guests the opportunity to enjoy holiday-themed décor in the comfort of one of the hotel’s beautifully decorated 299-rooms and signature suites. Available upon request, guests may select from the following amenities to add to their holiday enjoyment throughout the month of December.

  • Christmas Tree with ornaments, skirt, and garland ($200)
  • Christmas Tree with ornaments, skirt, garland, personalized blanket ($400)
  • Hot Chocolate Bar for four guests, included are marshmallows, whipped cream, candy canes, toffee bits, cinnamon, Pirouline Rolled Wafers ($75+tax)
  • Cookie Decorating Kit ($75+tax)

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Holiday Dining


Casa Don Alfonso will welcome guests for a Thanksgiving brunch buffet this year, beginning at 11 AM on Thursday, November 23rd, with the last seating ending at 3:30 PM. The decadent menu will include classic favorites, two carving stations, as well as Sorrentine specialties inspired by the fall recipes and beloved family traditions of the Iaccarino family. The price is $95 per person ($45 for children ages 2-12) excluding tax and gratuity

Hotel guests and visitors may also enjoy a special three-course Thanksgiving dinner in the Lobby Lounge, Cigar Club (members only), or via in-room dining. The hotel’s Thanksgiving offering will be priced at $75 per person, excluding tax and gratuity.

Christmas Day

Casa Don Alfonso is delighted to invite guests into their home-away-from-home to begin their Christmas day celebrations. The restaurant will additionally offer their holiday brunch buffet service, beginning at 11 AM, with an over-the-top display of specialty dishes and traditional trimmings. The price is $95 per person ($45 for children ages 2-12) excluding tax and gratuity.

Hotel guests will also be treated to a three-course Christmas dinner menu, available to order in the Lobby Lounge, Cigar Club, or via in-room dining. The Christmas menu is also priced at $75 per person, excluding tax and gratuity.

Reservations for Casa Don Alfonso are highly recommended, please call (314) 719-1469 or email

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Relax and Refresh

Take the stress out of the holidays with a complimentary 60-minute Yoga Class, available to hotel guests beginning at 9 AM on Saturday, November 25th; Saturday, December 23rd; and Saturday, December 30th. Participants will enjoy a complimentary smoothie while also receiving a 10% discount on Spa and Retail services. Class size is limited to 12 guests only, to reserve your spot please call at (314) 719-1488 or email

The spa center will also be offering a specialty Wellness Treatment available to book November 1 – January 1. Priced at $215, all spa treatments proudly feature ESPA products, as the exclusive Missouri retailer of this expertly formulated skincare line.

50 Minute Wellness Treatment includes the following

  • Hot Mitt Foot Cleanse with pressure
  • Body Brush/Body Polish
  • Dry hot towel squeezed at shoulders
  • Back Massage – with warmed oil
  • Scalp Massage using warmed Pink Hair & Scalp Mud
  • Complimentary stimulating skin brush (value of $35)

Those who book two or more spa services the same day will receive a 10% discount (valid November 20th to November 23rd; and December 25th to December 28th). Additionally, spend $200 or more on Spa Retail and receive a complimentary ESPA rollerball (value of $28).


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