Grand Hyatt Al Khobar Hotel and Residences has opened its doors in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
The luxury property represents the first Grand Hyatt hotel in the Kingdom and is home to 368 rooms and 54 residential units, situated in the commercial and retail heart of Al Khobar with a connecting bridge to Al Rashid Mall.
Grand Hyatt Al Khobar Hotel and Residences is the sixth Hyatt-branded hotel in Saudi Arabia, and the fifth hotel under the Grand Hyatt brand in the Middle East, making it an important milestone in Hyatt’s growth strategy in the region. Reflecting a bold and vibrant design, the hotel offers an ideal destination for both business and leisure guests to celebrate moments that matter, both big and small.
As the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is one of the fastest-growing tourism destinations in the world, Grand Hyatt Al Khobar Hotel and Residences realizes the government’s Vision 2030, which strives to attract international travelers into the region. Located in the city’s business and leisure hub, the property brings grand gestures and elevated, luxury accommodations.
General manager, Grand Hyatt Al Khobar Hotel and Residences, Nizar Weshah commented: “We are thrilled to open the first Grand Hyatt hotel in Saudi Arabia, and we look forward to welcoming guests seeking magnificent moments from this iconic destination. Grand Hyatt Al Khobar Hotel and Residences celebrates these moments and exceeds guest expectations by delivering iconic cuisine, breathtaking design and unparalleled service.”
The hotel will open in phases, beginning with 120 guestrooms and 20 residences. Highlights of this first phase include the opening of the all-day dining facilities, the lobby lounge, banquet halls, fitness center and spa. The remaining guestrooms, as well as the restaurants Rosalie and Sakana House, are expected to open in a second phase in February 2021. The third and final phase will see the opening of the remaining residences, slated for March 2021.
Asmahan, the hotel’s signature restaurant offering traditional Levantine cuisine with added flair and locally sourced ingredients, showcases the best regional flavors and is open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Meanwhile, Rosalie, a luxuriously stylish French patisserie delighting diners with intricate selections of freshly baked bread, croissants and cakes, along with a glorious choice of sandwiches, coffees and teas, is available for dine-in and takeaway. Located next to the mall entrance, the venue is the perfect post-shopping-spree destination.
Sakana House, an artisanal steak and seafood restaurant influenced by Pan Asian culinary tradition, features tantalizing flavors from across the region.
As for facilities, the hotel boasts 2,300m2 of event space, including The Grand Ballroom, and the Nirvana Spa, a premier fitness and wellness destination.
Grand Hyatt Al Khobar Hotel and Residences will join an existing portfolio of five hotels in Saudi Arabia including Park Hyatt Jeddah – Marina, Club and Spa, Jabal Omar Hyatt Regency Makkah, Hyatt Regency Riyadh Olaya, Hyatt Place Riyadh Al Sulaimania, and Hyatt House Jeddah Sari Street.