Hyatt Hotels Corporation announces the opening of Hyatt Regency Riyadh Olaya, the first Hyatt Regency hotel to open in the capital of Saudi Arabia. Developed by Mohammed A. Al-Swailem Co. for Commercial Investment, it is the third Hyatt-branded hotel to open in Saudi Arabia.
“We are delighted to announce the opening of the first Hyatt-branded hotel in the capital of Riyadh. We are confident that the globally recognised Hyatt Regency brand will resonate with business and leisure travellers visiting Riyadh,” says Peter Fulton, group president – Europe, Africa and Middle East, Hyatt. “Along with Mohammed A. Al-Swailem Co. for Commercial Investment, we look forward to expanding Hyatt’s brand presence throughout the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.”
Hyatt Regency Riyadh Olaya has a prime location in Olaya, a growing financial district in Riyadh, close to the King Abdullah Financial District (KAFD) and the Riyadh International Convention & Exhibition Center, and is less than a 40-minute drive to King Khalid International Airport.
Hyatt Regency Riyadh Olaya offers 261 spacious guestrooms, including 40 suites, spread across 28 floors. All guestrooms and suites feature panoramic views of the vibrant city of Riyadh, and incorporate subtle local touches and design elements, including patterned leather panels that are embroidered with a contemporary interpretation of a middle eastern mashrabiya motif.
Located on the 26th floor with spectacular views, the hotel’s Regency Club offers guests exclusive services, including complimentary internet access, use of the lounge meeting room, breakfast, afternoon tea, and evening beverages with hors d'oeuvres.
Hyatt Regency Riyadh Olaya features a wide range of culinary experiences that meet guests’ diverse needs and preferences. The hotel offers Fifty Sixth Avenue Diner, a lively restaurant perfect for family dinner or lunch with friends, which features a mixture of well-known American comfort food as well as traditional favourites from various regions of the United States. Additionally, the hotel offers Azure, a contemporary dining destination that offers Aegean cuisine from Greece and Turkey with an open-kitchen concept and a wood-fired oven and charcoal grill.
Hyatt Regency Riyadh Olaya offers more than 1,000 sq m of extensive conference and banquet facilities, including Al Loulou’a Ballroom, which can be divided up into three separate rooms and seat up to 500 people theatre-style. With nine flexible event venues, the hotel is the perfect venue for a variety of events such as weddings, social banquets, exhibitions, meetings, and conferences.
The hotel’s Sokoun Spa offers four treatment rooms and a variety of wellness services, including relaxation massages and therapeutic body treatments. A traditional Moroccan hammam invites guests to unwind from the day's stress with a cleansing steam or sauna.
The wellness and fitness facilities also include an indoor swimming pool, a multi-purpose court and a Camp Hyatt kid’s club.
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