January 13, 2015 // Franchising.com // CHICAGO – Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today announced the official opening of Hyatt Regency Istanbul Ataköy, the third Hyatt-branded hotel in Istanbul joining Grand Hyatt Istanbul and Park Hyatt Istanbul Macka Palas. The opening of this five-star hotel marks the return of the Hyatt Regency brand to this important commercial hub and popular tourist destination.
"Hyatt Regency Istanbul Ataköy is an oasis within the high-end residential area of Istanbul, ideally situated for both business and leisure travelers within easy access to Istanbul Atatürk Airport and to the city's dynamic center, Taksim Square," said Stefan Radstrom, general manager of Hyatt Regency Istanbul Ataköy. "We look forward to welcoming guests to our hotel, designed to cultivate connections and offer memorable dining experiences, stimulating recreational facilities and inspirational meeting services."
The hotel's contemporary design was crafted with guests in mind and concepted around the "East meets West" theme. Inspired by the country's long and rich marine history dating back to the Ottoman Empire and beyond, traditional and regional features are juxtaposed all across the hotel. Hyatt Regency Istanbul Ataköy's design reflects the natural flow of the water outside and inside the building to offer a renergizing experience for all guests.
Hyatt Regency Istanbul Ataköy features 284 spacious guest rooms, including 30 suites with panoramic views of the vibrant city and the Marmara Sea. All guest rooms, ranging from 31 square meters to 230 square meters, are light and spacious and offer a contemporary and elegant feel. The modern elements together with the curved Turkish designs and views over the neighboring historical Ottoman weapon depot allow guests to feel connected to this beautiful historical city during their stay. Each guest room offers complimentary internet access, 42-inch flat-panel wide screen HDTV, walk-in shower and a separate bathtub. All suites also feature a separate kitchen, living room and dining area.
Guests seeking a high level of personalized service and an array of additional amenities will enjoy the Hyatt Regency brand's 'hotel within a hotel' concept offered by the Regency Club. Regency Club rooms and suites have access to a host of exclusive facilities and services, including personalized check-in and check-out, one-hour free use of the meeting facilities, as well as complimentary breakfast, drinks throughout the day and evening cocktails in the Regency Club Lounge secluded on the hotel's 16th floor.
Hyatt Regency Istanbul Ataköy introduces guests to a variety of international cuisines prepared exclusively by Hyatt's renowned expert culinary team.
Brizo, the Eastern Mediterranean restaurant located on the lobby level, treats guests to spectacular views of the Marmara Sea from its indoor and outdoor seating areas and features several show kitchens where chefs create dynamic dishes using authentic cooking methods and fresh, seasonal ingredients.
VUE, the vibrant lounge and bar located on the 17th floor of the hotel, boasts panoramic views of the Marmara Sea from the inside and the open-air terraces where guests can enjoy unique, barrel-aged cocktails and an exquisite selection of ceviche and Latin American tapas from its authentic ceviche bar.
The hotel features more than 37,500 square feet of flexible meeting and event facilities, including a more than 10,500-square-foot ballroom that holds up to 1,200 people for a standing reception and 864 people for a seated dinner. The Residence, a separate residential style event area with a veranda looking out onto the Marmara Sea, is the ideal venue to host business meetings and memorable social events in an elegant and relaxed environment. The Garden, an outdoor function lawn, offers the perfect location for a picturesque wedding by the Marmara Sea.
Levana Spa & Fitness is the ideal place to rejuvenate in style with its personalized therapies and Traditional Turkish Baths "Hammam." The indoor pool, adjacent to the spa, opens out to the outdoor pool area where the color of the sea, the sky and the pool blend with the green of the palm trees. A state-of-the art, fully equipped Fitness Center allows to maintain momentum during guests' visit to this vibrant city.
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The Hyatt Regency brand is an energizing hotel brand that connects travelers to whom and what matter most to them. More than 140 conveniently located Hyatt Regency urban and resort locations in over 30 countries around the world serve as the go-to gathering space for every occasion – from efficient business meetings to memorable family vacations. The brand offers a one-stop experience that puts everything guests need right at their fingertips. Hyatt Regency hotels and resorts offer a full range of services and amenities, including notable culinary experiences; technology-enabled ways to collaborate; the space to work, engage or relax; and expert planners who take care of every detail. For more information, visit hyattregency.com or facebook.com/HyattRegency.
Hyatt Hotels Corporation, headquartered in Chicago, is a leading global hospitality company with a proud heritage of making guests feel more than welcome. Thousands of members of the Hyatt family strive to make a difference in the lives of the guests they encounter every day by providing authentic hospitality. The Company's subsidiaries develop, own, operate, manage, franchise, license or provide services to hotels, resorts, branded residences and vacation ownership properties, including under the Hyatt®, Park Hyatt®, Andaz®, Grand Hyatt®, Hyatt Regency®, Hyatt Place®, Hyatt House®, Hyatt Zilara™, Hyatt Ziva™, Hyatt Residences® and Hyatt Residence Club® brand names and have locations on six continents. As of September 30, 2014, the Company's worldwide portfolio consisted of 573 properties in 48 countries. For more information, please visit www.hyatt.com.
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