Hyatt Regency Naha, Okinawa Officially Opens

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    Hyatt Hotels Corporation, in collaboration with Ken Corporation and Ken Real Estate Lease, Ltd., have announced the opening of Hyatt Regency Naha, Okinawa—the first hotel under a Hyatt brand on the Japanese island of Okinawa. The hotel is the tenth hotel under a Hyatt brand in Japan, and it is the sixth Hyatt Regency hotel in the country, following Tokyo, Hakone, Kyoto, Osaka and Fukuoka.Okinawa-inspired Interiors
    The captivating décor at Hyatt Regency Naha, Okinawa celebrates its local culture. Adorning the interiors are soothing colorways highlighted with vibrant hues of red and blue. The hotel features carefully selected pottery and glassware inspired by rich Ryukyu culture, complemented by the convenience and comfort for which the Hyatt Regency brand is known.

    Guestrooms with Views of the Naha Skyline
    Hyatt Regency Naha, Okinawa is home to 294 guest rooms of eight different types, including 154 Deluxe Twin Rooms (344 square feet / 32 square meters) and nine luxurious Regency Executive Suites (688 square feet / 64 square meters). All guest rooms have been designed for both leisure and business, featuring a 40-inch flat-screen television with satellite programming, complimentary Wi-Fi, a coffee maker and complimentary mineral water. Standard guest rooms offer Pharmacopia natural and organic bath products from the U.S.,; Club Rooms and Suites provide body care products by exclusive, historic Italian brand Acca Kappa.

    The generously appointed suites are designed to reflect the calming wind and water of Okinawa. The large, contemporary rooms feature subtle details inspired by traditional Ryukyu culture and come equipped with a spacious shower room, plush beds dressed in 300-threadcount linens and two 55-inch flat-screen TVs.

    All Club Rooms and Suites offer access to the exclusive Regency Club lounge. Located on the uppermost 18th floor and featuring an outdoor terrace, guests can gather, work or relax over complimentary breakfast, drinks throughout the day and evening cocktails. Personalized check-in, check-out and evening service is also available.

    Restaurants and Bars
    Hyatt Regency Naha, Okinawa offers four inspiring restaurants and bars showcasing international cuisine with a focus on locally sourced ingredients of the highest quality.

    Sakurazaka is the hotel’s relaxed dining space, serving buffet-style breakfast and lunch with an array of tempting local and international dishes. Guests can enjoy a relaxing meal in the stylish, light-filled setting or dine al fresco on the beautiful outdoor terrace.

    Located on the uppermost 18th floor, MILANO | GRILL specializes in creative Italian and grilled cuisine. During dinner, a selection of meat and seafood is prepared in the show kitchen, while traditional trolleys present appetizers and mouthwatering grilled fare, served tableside.

    Adjacent to MILANO | GRILL, guests can enjoy a pre-dinner drink at The Bar, complemented by panoramic night views of the Naha skyline. Featuring live piano performances, The Bar is an ideal spot to enjoy fine wines, carefully crafted cocktails and a wide variety of quality spirits. During the day, guests can look out to the Kerama Islands, and at dusk, enjoy a beautiful sunset over the East China Sea.

    The glass encased open space on the first floor is The Lounge, offering quality coffees, teas, pastries and light snacks.

    Meetings and Events
    The Regency (882 square feet / 82 square meters with an 8.8 foot- / 2.7 meter-high ceiling) is a well-designed event space on the second floor, perfect for high-level board meetings, parties and cocktails for up to 50 guests. Equipped with the latest audiovisual capabilities, The Regency can be partitioned into two separate spaces (592 sq ft / 55 sqm and 290 sq ft / 55 sqm), making it ideal for intimate gatherings and parties.

    On the third floor of Hyatt Regency Naha, Okinawa is the first exclusive hotel fitness centre in Naha. The Fitness Gym is equipped with the latest TechnoGym machines and a personal yoga lesson is available upon request. After a good workout, guests can unwind in the whirlpool or take a dip in the 55-foot / 17-meter outdoor swimming pool. An adjacent shallow pool is perfect for younger guests. As a hotel that puts everything at guests’ fingertips, guests who’ve worked up an appetite will enjoy HY Deli for an assortment of goods, from daily necessities to sweets, cakes and cookies, and alcoholic beverages such as beer and wine.

    Daniel Fountain / 09.07.2015

    Editor, Hotel Designs


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