Hyatt Regency Dusseldorf Opens in the German City's Media Harbour Lifestyle District

CHICAGO --(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Hyatt Hotels & Resorts announced today the opening of Hyatt Regency Dusseldorf located in the heart of the trendy Media Harbour area in the capital of the state North Rhine-Westphalia in Germany. Hyatt Regency Dusseldorf is located in one of two newly built 19-story towers at the tip of Media Harbour's peninsula. A pedestrian bridge connects the hotel with the opposite side of the harbor. With its central location close to the city's international airport, and the most important exhibition and conference centers in the city, the hotel will attract business and leisure travelers.

The hotel opens today with nearly all guestrooms available. DOX Restaurant, including its bar and sushi bar, the fitness center, and the hotel's meeting rooms and ballroom are also open. Additional hotel services and amenities expected to be complete by mid-February 2011 include the Regency Club™, Rive Spa, the hotel's premier suites, and Pebble's restaurant.

Design and Guestrooms

Renowned Dutch interior design firm FG stijl Amsterdam used warm colors, glass and plenty of daylight to create Hyatt Regency Dusseldorf's distinctive appearance. Ceiling-high windows in the public areas allow for expansive views of Media Harbour and Old Town.

The hotel's 290 guestrooms and 13 suites will feature modern technology, including flat-screen televisions, high-speed Internet access, MP3 docking stations, tea- and coffee-making facilities, as well as separate work areas. Large bathrooms, including rain showers and bath tubs, will create an in-room wellness experience for travelers.

For guests who desire an extra level of personalized service, the hotel will offer Regency Club accommodation, which includes the services of a dedicated concierge and access to a private lounge on the 18th floor of the hotel. Complimentary continental breakfast and afternoon coffee and tea are available, as well as a selection of beverages and canapés in the evening for a minimal surcharge.

Meeting and Event Venues

Offering more than 9,000 square feet (850 square meters) of event space, Hyatt Regency Dusseldorf offers venues for functions of many kinds. The 4,700 square-foot (445-square-meter) multifunctional ballroom can easily be converted into two separate rooms and is an ideal solution for large-scale gatherings and product presentations. Meeting and event attendees may also enjoy a view of the top of both buildings through a water-flooded glass ceiling.

An abundance of natural daylight ensures a creative ambience in all four meeting rooms on the hotel's ground level, which include an exclusive boardroom with an oak table that comfortably seats 14 people, and two River Salons located just steps from DOX Restaurant. Each salon offers 24 seats, making them an ideal venue for private dinners. When combined, these two rooms form an excellent space for standing receptions for up to 100 guests.

Restaurants and Bars

The hotel's four restaurants and bars will present an array of culinary diversity on the edge of the harbor. Classic European dishes made with fresh regional produce grace the menu of DOX restaurant, which features an open kitchen and a view onto the Rhine River. The restaurant's sushi bar allows diners to escape into a multi-faceted world of Japanese flavors.

DOX Bar is situated along the Catwalk, which connects the hotel lobby with the restaurants. It is an ideal venue to prepare for a night out in the city while enjoying tapas and a specialty martini.

The Lounge, which adjoins the bar, carries a wide selection of international magazines. Coffee specialties, cocktails and light snacks are also served by the fireplace.

With access from the river bank, Café D caters to hotel guests, hotel associates, and employees of nearby offices, offering them healthy breakfasts, lunches, or dinners in a contemporary and relaxed ambience.

When it opens in mid-February, champagne enthusiasts will take pleasure in Pebble's 360-degree panoramic view of Media Harbour, along with delicacies and a wide selection of champagnes that will also be served on the inviting terrace during the summer months.

Spa and Fitness

After a productive day, the 5,200 square-foot (485-square-meter) Rive Spa at Hyatt Regency Dusseldorf will offer valuable time off from daily life when it opens in February. Five treatment rooms will give guests the liberty to pamper themselves with various massages and cosmetic treatments. A Vichy shower room, whirlpool, sauna and steam bath, as well as an inviting open-air terrace, will beautifully enhance the spa experience.

The state-of-the-art fitness studio, which is available to guests now, features premium equipment from TechnoGym and allows for an effective workout away from home.

Opening Rates and Reservations

The hotel is now accepting reservations and is offering a special opening rate of €150 per night for single occupancy, and €180 per night for double occupancy (plus applicable taxes and fees). Reservations may be made visiting www.hyatt.com, calling +1 800 233 1234 from the U.S. and Canada, and by contacting a Hyatt Worldwide Reservation Center or travel specialist. More information on Hyatt Regency Dusseldorf is available at www.hyattregencydusseldorf.com.

About Hyatt Regency

Hyatt Regency hotels are conveniently located in urban, suburban, airport, convention and resort destinations around the world. Properties range in size from 200 to more than 2,000 rooms, feature intimate and large meeting spaces, and offer a full range of services and dining options tailored to serve the needs of conventions, business travelers or resort vacationers. Hyatt Regency enables all guests – whether they are traveling to work, unwind or gather in celebration – to feel productive and revitalized.

About Hyatt Hotels Corporation

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 in 45 countries strive to make a difference in the lives of the guests they encounter every day by providing authentic hospitality. The Company's subsidiaries manage, franchise, own and develop hotels and resorts under the Hyatt®, Park Hyatt®, Andaz®, Grand Hyatt®, Hyatt Regency®, Hyatt Place® and Hyatt Summerfield Suites® brand names and have locations under development on five continents. Hyatt Vacation Ownership, Inc., a Hyatt Hotels Corporation subsidiary, develops and operates vacation ownership properties under the Hyatt Vacation Club® brand. As of September 30, 2010, the Company's worldwide portfolio consisted of 447 properties. For more information, please visit www.hyatt.com.

Forward-Looking Statements

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