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Hyatt to open first Hyatt Regency in Scotland

Hyatt Hotels Corporation has won the bid to operate a new Spa and Conference hotel at Edinburgh Marina, its first hotel in Scotland.

The Hyatt Regency hotel at Edinburgh Marina will comprise of 187 rooms/suites all with en-suite bathrooms including a two bedroom presidential suite, together with 98 one, two and three bedroom Hyatt Regency Residences serviced apartments.

The apartments will be designed and fitted to the same specification as the hotel rooms, enabling guests to enjoy the service and amenities of a hotel, whilst enjoying all the benefits of a self-contained apartment. This will be reflected in the hotel’s restaurant and bar facilities which will offer breakfast, lunch and dinner morning, noon and evening, allowing guests “the freedom to live their life with total flexibility”.  

All guests will also have access to facilities including a health spa and fitness centre, a 10,000 sq ft conference and banqueting centre, restaurants and bars. The 20,000 sq.ft wellness facility will feature a  blend of fitness and spa, providing boutique fitness classes and restorative spa therapies.

Guido Fredrich, Hyatt’s regional vice president development, Europe, said:  “I am thrilled that we will be opening our first hotel in Edinburgh, as part of the exciting new Edinburgh Marina development. The Edinburgh Marina is the perfect springboard for us to launch our brand in Scotland, opening a new era for the company and creating a great new tourism opportunity for Edinburgh.”

Hugh Taylor OBE of Michels & Taylor, the hotel management company who advised the developer, added: “This is great news for Edinburgh and a huge boost to its tourism industry. Hyatt is a highly regarded international hotelier and is a perfect fit for this luxury waterfront development.”

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