Hyatt Hotels Corporation announced that a Hyatt affiliate signed an agreement for a Hyatt Regency hotel in Istanbul with Bosphorus Otelcilik ve Yatirim. The hotel, which will open in January 2014, will be the third Hyatt-branded hotel in Istanbul, joining Grand Hyatt Istanbul and Park Hyatt Istanbul Maçka Palas.
Hyatt Regency Istanbul Ataköy will offer 310 guestrooms, including 30 suites, with rooms ranging in size from 409 square feet to 1,937 square feet. The hotel will feature more than 18,299 square feet of meeting and event space, including a 10,764-square-foot ballroom, two restaurants, a rooftop bar, outdoor and indoor pools, a fitness center and a spa.
GA Design International will be responsible for the interior design of the hotel.
Located in western Istanbul on Rauf Orbay Street, Hyatt Regency Istanbul Ataköy is a short drive from Atatürk International Airport.
In addition to 146 Hyatt Regency hotels open worldwide as of Sept. 30, 2012, more than 30 previously announced Hyatt Regency hotels are under development around the world in China, India, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East and the US.