The hotel will “be reimagined with signature brand touches,” but the overall look won’t undergo any dramatic changes, a press release said.
Waldorf Astoria Atlanta Buckhead is managed by Hilton Management Services but was acquired this year by Xenia Hotels & Resorts, an Orlando-based company that owns 41 hotels across 17 states. Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group did not immediately respond to a request for comment Thursday.
The identity change is not the first for the decade-old building, which opened as a luxury condo-hotel project called Mansion on Peachtree on May 1, 2008. At that time, the main portion was called The Rosewood Hotel.
Less than two years later, in the wake of the Great Recession, the property was sold in foreclosure auction for $66.1 million to iStar Financial, an affiliate of the building's lead lender. It was rebranded as the Mandarin in 2012.
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Video: Spacious condo in Buckhead’s Mandarin Oriental going for $2.3M The dazzling Mandarin Oriental Atlanta is known for its luxurious spa, bar and overnight amenities, but many don't realize that the hot spot also houses condos. Like this spacious condo, Residence 47B. It's currently on the market for $2, 350,000. The 3,121-square-foot unit, with its three bedrooms and four bathrooms, takes up an entire half floor of the hotel. The residence also comes with hotel amenities including 24-hour concierge