Hyatt to expand Hyatt Centric brand in Mexico

Hyatt Hotels, in collaboration with Inmobiliaria Canels, have entered into an agreement to bring the full-service Hyatt Centric lifestyle brand to Querétaro, Mexico. Hyatt Centric Querétaro will be close to the Historic Monument Zone of Querétaro, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Slated to open in 2025, the three-story hotel will have 105 guestrooms and suites, a lobby-level ballroom, multifunctional meetings and events spaces, several food and beverage venues as well as a fitness center and rooftop pool. Drawing inspiration from the city’s colonial ambiance, the urban hotel’s design will blend modern and culturally authentic elements that pay homage to the history and cosmopolitan essence of Querétaro, as interpreted through the lens of local contemporary artists.

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Hyatt Centric Querétaro will include the a boutique for the Mexican fashion brand Pineda Covalin, selling handcrafted art, apparel and keepsakes. Hyatt Centric Querétaro will also have three restaurants and two bar concepts helmed by Javier de las Muelas Group.

Breakfast, lunch and dinner options will be available at Carmencita Café on the ground level and the Carmencita Terrace on the first floor. The Speakeasy restaurant will be open for lunch and dinner, serving shared plates and cocktails. Hyatt Centric Querétaro will also have Javier de las Muelas’ bar concept, DRY Martini, in the hotel’s lobby level and rooftop, focusing on classic and imaginative cocktails overlooking charming views of Querétaro.

“We are thrilled to collaborate with Inmobiliaria Canels and GACO&BA to bring the Hyatt Centric brand to Querétaro,” Alfredo Reynoso, regional vice president of real estate & development, Hyatt, said in a statement. “This collaboration underscores Hyatt’s dedication to thoughtfully expanding our brand footprint in thriving destinations throughout Mexico. Each Hyatt Centric property serves as a launchpad for adventurous explorers and our latest addition will unlock numerous opportunities to explore Querétaro’s storied heritage, historic monuments and design.”

Hyatt Centric Querétaro will be within walking distance to Centro Histórico, Querétaro’s historic downtown neighborhood, which has a variety of restaurants, museums, plazas, markets and more than 1,000 historical monuments.

“It is an honor to work alongside Hyatt to deliver a premium hotel experience that will put prime attractions within reach,” said David Xiqui, managing director, GACO&BA. “With GACO&BA’s expert knowledge of the market and Hyatt’s operational excellence, Hyatt Centric Querétaro is sure to be a sought-after destination for locals and travelers.”

Hyatt Centric Querétaro will be the second property in Mexico under the Hyatt Centric brand, alongside Hyatt Centric Campestre León, joining more than 50 hotels in the Hyatt Centric brand portfolio globally.