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Hyatt Regency Coral Gables Undergoing a $10 million Transformation

CORAL GABLES, Fla. – July 24, 2008 – Hyatt Regency Coral Gables is announcing plans for a $10 million transformation, making it the “newest” luxury hotel in the heart of historic downtown Coral Gables. The boutique hotel was designed as a tribute to the majestic Alhambra Castle in Granada, Spain and characterizes by its European elegance. The transformation project will enhance all of its guestrooms and hallways, as well as its dining and entertainment spaces, the Two Sisters Restaurant and Alcazaba nightclub. All renovations are scheduled to begin in September and be completed by November 2008.  
Coral Gables is an upscale and active enclave of Miami, Fla., noted as the place locals come to “shop, eat, stay, stroll, do business and be entertained.” 
“Hyatt has been part of the Coral Gables community for 20 years,” said General Manager Gabe Castrillon. “Our clientele are sophisticated business travelers, leisure guests and event attendees. We want to ensure they get what they desire – luxurious accommodations and unsurpassed service.”

Hyatt Regency Coral Gables
50 Alhambra Plaza
Coral Gables, Florida 33134 
Complimenting the Hyatt’s Alhambra Castle facade, the new guestrooms will feature a Spanish Moor theme and combine comfort with chic, modern style. Rich mahogany furnishings will be paired with classic wrought iron mirrors and stylish accessories, accented with a color palette of rose hues and cool creams to create a luxe Arabian-Spanish design. Guestrooms will be furnished with the hotel’s signature Hyatt Grand Bed™, ergonomic work stations, LG flat-screen televisions, a marble bath, iHome decks, wireless Internet access and mini-bars. Many guestrooms feature spacious balconies which overlook the lush garden courtyard, swimming pool and Coral Gables city views. All furniture, carpeting and fixtures will be upgraded in the hotel’s 250 guestrooms to complete the new look.
Hyatt Regency Coral Gables
Hyatt Regency Coral Gables is an upscale business, meetings and leisure hotel with an intimate, boutique ambiance. Located in the heart of downtown Coral Gables, an active and upscale enclave of Miami, Florida, Hyatt Regency is steps away from the famed Miracle Mile, The Village of Merrick Park, diverse entertainment and cultural offerings. Boutiques, salons, eclectic dining, theaters and championship golf courses are all within walking distance or a five minute drive. The Hyatt Regency Coral Gables provides the ultimate destination for international business, small meetings, social events and leisure travel. For more information, please visit or call (305) 441-1234.
Global Hyatt Corporation
Global Hyatt Corporation, one of the world’s premier hotel companies, offers today’s travelers more than 730 hotels and resorts around the world in 45 countries. The company’s affiliates own, operate, manage and franchise Hyatt-branded hotels and resorts under Park Hyatt®, Grand Hyatt®, Hyatt Regency®, Hyatt Resorts™, Hyatt®, Hyatt Place® and Hyatt Summerfield Suites® brands. In April 2007, Hyatt launched its newest global brand, Andaz™. Global Hyatt Corporation is also the owner of Hyatt Vacation Ownership, Inc., operator of Hyatt Vacation Club® and fractional residential properties and U.S. Franchise Systems, Inc., which franchises Hawthorn Suites and Microtel Inn and Suites. From the U.S. and Canada, reservations for any Hyatt hotel worldwide may be obtained by calling 1-800-233-1234 or logging on to

Arlette Arrechavala

Also See: The Carlyle Group and Davidson Hotel Company to Convert the 157-room Colonnade Hotel to The Westin Colonnade Coral Gables / March 2006
The School of Hospitality Management at Florida International University May Operate the Shuttered Country Club of Coral Gables as a Conference Center / May 2008


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