Hyatt Regency Tianjin East opens in China

Hyatt Hotels Corporation opened the Hyatt Regency Tianjin East in the northern Chinese coastal city of Tianjin, neighboring Beijing. The opening marks the return of the Hyatt Regency brand to Tianjin, 28 years after making history in China.

The original Hyatt Regency Tianjin opened in 1986 as the first hotel in China under a Hyatt brand and one of the very first international hotels in mainland China. It marked the beginning of Hyatt's development and growth across the country.

Today, the new Hyatt Regency Tianjin East brings the return of Hyatt Regency's signature hospitality. The property boasts contemporary decor, guestrooms, restaurants and extensive, meeting and event facilities.


Like this story? Subscribe to Hotel Design!

Hospitality professionals turn to Hotel Design as their go-to news source for the latest products, projects, and trends for hotel interior designers and architects. Sign up today to get news and updates delivered to your inbox and read on the go.

Rising 25 stories over Weiguo Road in the Hedong District, Hyatt Regency Tianjin East forms part of the commercial hub that connects downtown Tianjin with the business district of Tianjin Binhai New Area. Its location is just 20 minutes from Tianjin Binhai International Airport, and 10 minutes from the heart of Tianjin with access to the Tianjin Economic Development Area (TEDA), Dongli, Beichen, Wuqing and Xiqing industrial zones. It is also close to Tianjin Line 2 Metro Station and Tianjin Main Railway Station, a regular stop for train services from around China, including the Tianjin-Beijing line that takes 28 minutes to reach Beijing, the capital city of China.

Hyatt Regency Tianjin East offers 306 guestrooms and suites, including a six-story Regency Club. In addition, the hotel has three restaurants, more than 21,500 square feet of meeting and wedding venues, the Yue Spa and a swimming pool.

Hyatt Regency Tianjin East offers 306 guestrooms including 21 suites, plus a more than 3,000-square-foot Presidential Suite and a nearly 4,000-square-foot Chairman Suite. Guestrooms start at 462 square feet and have floor-to-ceiling windows framing panoramic city and park views.

The design blends modern and traditional Chinese decor with taupe and leaf-green highlights. Contemporary sculptures by Chinese artist Xie Aige from her 'Tai Chi White Series' will be used in every guestroom.

Semi-open marble bathrooms feature a deep-soaking tub, rainforest shower and separate toilet. All rooms offer premium amenities including a 46-inch LED TV, iPod dock, tea and coffee sets and complimentary high-speed broadband and wireless Internet access. Regency Suites, starting at 1,108 square feet, also feature separate living and dining areas, coffee machines and moon bathtubs.

The Regency Club spans six floors of accommodation from the 20th to 25th floors. Regency Club guests have exclusive access to the 24th floor's Regency Club Lounge, which offers complimentary daily breakfast, all-day refreshments and evening cocktails, use of the Regency Club boardroom, plus express check-in/out and dedicated receptionist and concierge services. The designed double-height space also features an open kitchen and outdoor roof terrace.

There are three restaurants and lounges, namely: Wok in the Garden, set in a garden conservatory with verdant trees and flowerbeds to create a unique dining ambience; Market Café, a dramatic space defined by 30-foot ceilings and stylized Chinese screens; and the Lounge, located in the lobby, set against the backdrop of a cascading four-level Water Wall and central fireplace.

For events, the property has more than 21,500 square feet of space. The 8,072-square-foot Regency Ballroom features 28-foot ceilings and a smart design enhanced with natural light. It is a venue for events of up to 420 (banquet) or 800 (cocktail) guests. A 3,444-square-foot Ballroom Foyer boasts a show kitchen and floor-to-ceiling windows framing city views.

Three Regency Rooms on the second floor are ideal for boardroom conferences or intimate events and include private social spaces. All venues are equipped with technology.

Yue Spa is a wellness destination combining holistic Chinese healing with spa treatments. The full-service day spa offers three foot massage rooms and six spa suites, including one couple's room with a mosaic whirlpool bath, private ensuite and dressing room.

The fitness center is located at the base of a four-level Water Wall and features a 82-square-foot indoor swimming pool, separate male and female hydrotherapy facilities, plus a glass gym overlooking the pool equipped with Life Fitness cardio and strength machines.