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Hyatt Sets Plans for First Bangkok Regency Hotel

Wednesday November 14th, 2012 - 10:36AM

The Hyatt Regency Bangkok is slated to open in 2017.

BANGKOK—A Hyatt  Hotels Corp. affiliate entered into a management agreement with Grande Asset Hotels and Property Public Co., Ltd., a a local real estate development company, for the Hyatt Regency Bangkok, Sukhumvit.

Expected to open in 2017, the hotel will be the first Hyatt Regency-branded hotel here and will join the already open Grand Hyatt Erawan Bangkok.

The plans represent an integral step towards the brand’s distribution in one of Asia’s key markets, according to the company. Located in the commercial city center, the hotel will be part of a mixed-use development that includes a boutique shopping area and an upscale residential tower.

Hyatt Regency Bangkok, Sukhumvit will feature 300 guestrooms, including 26 suites. Designed by Thai architecture firm Bangkok Architects, the hotel will feature a three-meal, multi-cuisine restaurant, a specialty restaurant and a bar. Designed to offer a full range of services and facilities tailored to serve the needs of meeting planners, the hotel will have more than 10,700 sq ft of contemporary meeting space, including a ballroom. Additional hotel amenities will include a six-treatment-room spa, a fitness center, a swimming pool and a club lounge.

Watcharakiti Watcharothai of Grande Asset Hotels and Property Public Co., Ltd, said, “Bangkok continues to experience strong growth in visitor numbers and this solidifies its position as a major leisure and business destination in the South East Asia region. We believe the hotel’s locations, amenities and overall urban sophistication will be well suited to upscale corporate, leisure and business travelers’ needs."