ZURICH–Hyatt announced today that a Hyatt affiliate has entered into an agreement for the first Hyatt-branded property in Scotland and the third Hyatt Regency hotel in the United Kingdom. With 187 guestrooms and 98 apartments, Hyatt Regency Edinburgh Marina is expected to open in 2021 as the premier hotel and residential destination in Scotland’s capital city.
The Hyatt Regency brand offers a seamless experience that connects leisure and business travelers alike to everything they need under one roof. Guests will enjoy a full range of services and amenities, including notable culinary experiences, flexible spaces to work, collaborate or relax, and expansive technology-enabled facilities for meetings and events, along with expert planners who adhere to every detail.
“I am thrilled that Hyatt is announceing plans for the first Hyatt hotel in Edinburgh, Scotland, as part of the exciting new Edinburgh Marina development,” said Guido Fredrich, regional vice president development Europe. “Edinburgh Marina is the perfect foundation for us to launch our brand in Scotland, opening a new era for Hyatt and creating a great new tourism opportunity for Edinburgh.”
Hyatt Regency Edinburgh Marina will showcase the best of hospitality by bringing together creative design, world-class service and state-of-the-art facilities. In addition to guestrooms and apartments, Hyatt Regency Edinburgh Marina will include a 10,000 square foot (3,048 square meters) conference and banquet center, as well as a restaurant and bar. The new hotel will also feature a tranquil spa offering boutique fitness classes and restorative therapies. With these convenient amenties, and a prime location just outside the city center amongst stunning scenery, this hotel will be a true one-stop shop destination for both domestic and international travellers in Scotland’s historic capital.
“This is great news for the city of Edinburgh and a huge boost to its tourism industry,” said Hugh Taylor OBE of Michels & Taylor, who advised the developer. “Hyatt is a highly regarded international hotelier and is a perfect fit for this upscale waterfront development.”
Hyatt Regency Edinburgh Marina will add to the growing Hyatt portfolio in the UK, which includes Hyatt Regency Birmingham, Hyatt Regency London – The Churchill, Andaz London Liverpool Street, Hyatt Place London Heathrow Airport, and Hyatt Place West London/Hayes. In addition, there are two previously announced Hyatt-branded hotels currently under development: The Great Scotland Yard Hotel and Hyatt Place London City/East.
The term “Hyatt” is used in this release for convenience to refer to Hyatt Hotels Corporation and/or one or more of its affiliates.