First Hyatt Opens in Riyadh
The Hyatt Regency Riyadh Olaya is only the company’s third hotel in Saudi Arabia and the first in the capital.
“We are delighted to announce the opening of the first Hyatt-branded hotel in the capital of Riyadh. We are confident that the globally recognized Hyatt Regency brand will resonate with business and leisure travelers visiting Riyadh,” said Peter Fulton, group president Europe, Africa and Middle East, Hyatt.
The Hyatt Regency Riyadh Olaya has 261 guestrooms, including 40 suites which are spread across 28 floors.
All guestrooms and suites feature panoramic views of the city of Riyadh, incorporating local touches and design elements, including patterned leather panels that are embroidered with a contemporary interpretation of a middle eastern mashrabiya motif.
Guests will be able to avail of the hotel’s Sokoun Spa with four treatment rooms and a host of wellness services, including relaxation massages and therapeutic body treatments.
The wellness and fitness facilities include an indoor swimming pool, a multi-purpose court and a Camp Hyatt kid’s club.
General manager Nizar Weshah expressed his view that the Hyatt Regency Riyadh Olaya is set to become the ideal place for both business and leisure travellers in the Saudi Arabian capital.