Hyatt opens Chinese Regency hotel as part of MUD

Hyatt Regency Xuzhou. Photo credit: Hyatt Hotels Corporation (Hyatt Regency Xuzhou)

Hyatt Hotels Corporation has opened the Hyatt Regency Xuzhou in China’s Jiangsu Province as part of the 873-foot-talInternational Finance Center. 

The new hotel takes up the top 14 levels of Xuzhou’s tallest tower and overlooks the city and Yunlong Lake. Designed by P49, the property includes elements of classic Chinese art, nature and local Han culture. The design uses natural materials and rippling textures and patterns to evoke the lake.

It is the only hotel in the five-tower Suning Plaza development, which includes offices, residences and entertainment venues, offering direct access to the adjoining luxury shopping mall, cinema, restaurants and bars. It has 344 guestrooms from floors 43 to 59, including 25 suites, four executive suites and a presidential suite. 

The property has four dining venues, including a restaurant on the 60th floor, and 8,022 square feet of event space on the fifth floor. The 3,609-square-foot Regency Ballroom has an open floor plan, high ceilings and floor-to-ceiling windows. The nine meeting rooms are between 190 and 541 square feet.

“Xuzhou not only boasts a proud heritage as the birthplace of Han culture, but today it is the core city of the Huaihai Economic Zone and an important hub of the Yangtze River Delta region and the Belt and Road Initiative,” said Jed Jiang, the hotel's GM of the Hyatt Regency Xuzhou. “We are excited to unveil a premium, full-service hotel at the pinnacle of Xuzhou.”

“We sincerely appreciate the support from our owner, Su Ning, and are excited to be expanding our brand footprint in the vital Huaihai Economic Zone and Yangtze River Delta region,” said Stephen Ho, president, Greater China, global operations at Hyatt.