Yotel heads to Atlanta with plans for 351-key hotel

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The YotelPad Park City is one of seven hotels Yotel has in development in the United States. Photo credit: Yotel

Yotel introduced plans for a 351-room property in downtown Atlanta this week. The international hotel company plans to begin construction in summer 2020 with an anticipated opening date of fall 2022.

A hybrid hotel, the Atlanta Yotel will consist of 234 rooms designed for short stays (Yotel) and 117 for longer stays (YotelPad). It will feature a grab-and-go café, a restaurant, an outdoor pool and a rooftop bar.

The property will be located in the heart of a four-block redevelopment from real estate developer WRS. Known as the Underground, it will consist of 400,000 square feet of retail, restaurant, entertainment, event, office, residential and student housing space.

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“We’re excited to have found the right hotel partner that is unique to Atlanta,” T. Scott Smith, president/CEO of WRS, said in a statement. “It’s perfect for Underground’s location in the heart of downtown and close proximity to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport.”

Yotel currently operates seven airport hotels and five city-center hotels in New York, Boston, San Francisco, Washington, D.C., and Singapore. In the United States alone it has another seven under development, including four YotelPad properties.

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