Quick facts

About The Ritz London Hotel

Located in a landmark position in the heart of London’s West End, the Ritz Hotel has long been the hotel of choice for royalty, aristocracy, dignitaries and countless other discerning guests. Following refurbishment it has been renewed, yet still retains the Louis XVI style interiors, meticulous service, and exquisite bar and restaurants.

The hotel was opened in 1906 and was conceived by hotelier César Ritz.

Scenes from Richard Curtis’ romantic comedy ‘Notting Hill’, starring Julia Roberts and Hugh Grant, were shot at The Ritz. Head Hall Porter, Michael deCozar, was featured in the concierge desk scene.

In January 2002, The Ritz received a Royal Warrant for Banqueting and Catering Services. The Ritz London is the first, and only hotel to have been honoured with this award. In 2006 HM Queen Elizabeth II held her 80th birthday celebrations at the hotel and, in 2016, it was awarded a Michelin star.


What is it like to work for The Ritz London Hotel

My Manager
My Manager
Every employee receives on the job training and coaching. They get regular feedback through their annual appraisal and three coffee chats throughout the year. A number of their senior manager's are mentors to employees and students within the hospitality industry.
Personal Growth
Personal Growth
The Ritz Management Development Programme is a six-month programme for managers and supervisors. The eight modules include motivation, working in teams and communication skills. This programme has now been accredited through People First to the equivalent level of a Certificate of Professional Development.
My Company
My Company
Their online performance system gives employees the opportunity to tell the company how they think they are performing and how they feel at work. Scores have increased this year in relation to freedom to make decisions, meeting individual needs and how happy staff are at work.

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Benefits:

  • Charity Activities
    Charity Activities

    At least 20% of staff are known to undertake charitable activities during business hours without incurring financial loss

  • Women
    Women

    At least 40% of senior managers are women

Company Statistics

  • UK sites:

    1

  • Earning £35,000+:

    15%

  • Average Age:

    34

  • Staff:

    380

  • Staff Turnover:

    48%

  • Male : Female:

    66% / 34%

Regional Engagement

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