Hyatt Hotels Corporation has revealed that a Hyatt affiliate has joined forces with Henderson Park and Hines to develop the first Grand Hyatt Hotel in Greece.
Set to boast 310 rooms, the Grand Hyatt Athens is scheduled to open during Q3 2018 and will be managed by Kokari Limited.
Centrally located on Syngrou Avenue in Athens’ Koukaki district, the hotel will be designed to reflect its Greek culture with dramatic architecture and an innovative design.
Meanwhile, a rooftop bar, restaurant and outdoor swimming pool with a view of the Acropolis will keep guests entertained during their stay.
“We are thrilled to announce plans for the first Hyatt property in Athens with Henderson Park, Hines and Kokari,” said Takuya Aoyama, VP of development for Eastern Europe, Russia and CIS at Hyatt.
“We have long sought to bring the Grand Hyatt brand’s celebratory luxury to the Greek capital. This deal represents a significant milestone in Southeast Europe, an important growth market for Hyatt with recent Hyatt development announcements in Turkey and Bulgaria.”
With its premium offerings and central location, Grand Hyatt Athens will appeal to business and leisure travellers.
Plus, more than 11,600 sq ft of meeting space will also be included on site, as well as a spa and fitness centre.
Paul Gomopoulos, MD of Hines Greece, added: “We are delighted to work with Hyatt on this Grand Hyatt hotel, a global brand with the caliber of offerings we need for this market. We look forward to delivering an experience in Athens worthy of celebration.”
The new hotel, which us undergoing a renovation, will join its sister property Hyatt Regency Thessaloniki, making it the second Hyatt hotel to be built in Greece.