The new Hyatt Regency Hotel, overlooking the 340 berth marina, will comprise 187 rooms with serviced apartments and a presidential suite.
I am thrilled that we will be opening our first hotel in Edinburgh, as part of the exciting new Edinburgh Marina development...Guido Fredrich, Regional Vice President, Development, Europe, Hyatt Hotels Corporation
There will also be a health spa and fitness centre, a 10,000 sq ft conference and banqueting centre, plus restaurants and bars. Edinburgh Marina is being developed around Granton Harbour to the east of Edinburgh city centre.
Hyatt said Edinburgh Marina 'is the perfect springboard for us to launch our brand in Scotland'. The move comes after the company's executive vice president Peter Fulton said earlier this year that Edinburgh was a location where Hyatt customers "want to go".
Hugh Taylor of Michels & Taylor, the UKs leading hotel management company who advised developer Edinburgh Marina Holdings added: “This is great news for Edinburgh and a huge boost to its tourism industry. Hyatt is a highly regarded international hotelier and is a perfect fit for this luxury waterfront development.”
Conferencing and events Edinburgh Marina Holdings' Kevin Fawcett said they had "received widespread interest, from some of the world’s leading hoteliers..."