Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE:H) announced the opening of Grand Hyatt Shenyang, the first Hyatt-branded hotel in Northeast China that will provide a new level of sophistication to business and leisure travelers in Shenyang, the capital of Liaoning Province. Grand Hyatt Shenyang’s style will mirror the city of Shenyang, the largest city in Northeast China, combining ancient culture with vibrant modernity.
“The opening of Grand Hyatt Shenyang expands our brand presence in China and supports our development strategy of building in key gateway cities and markets where our guests are traveling,” said Christopher Koehler, vice president of operations, China, Hyatt Hotels & Resorts. “It is a great honor for us to collaborate again with China Resources to open another property after the success of Grand Hyatt Shenzhen. By combining modernity and residential comfort with our distinctive world-class facilities and services, we believe that our newest addition to the Grand Hyatt portfolio will help redefine the standard for hotels in Shenyang.”
Occupying a newly built 29-story tower, Grand Hyatt Shenyang is strategically located on the prestigious Qingnian Avenue, (known as the “Golden Corridor”) which is the main downtown commercial thoroughfare of Shenyang, offering first-class, engaging service to accommodate a growing number of Chinese and international visitors. The hotel provides direct access to the world-class MixC luxury retail mall and is conveniently situated near a majority of both corporate headquarters and premier residential buildings. The hotel also has convenient access to the Shenyang Taoxian International Airport and other transport hubs.
“We are delighted to bring Hyatt’s world-renowned authentic hospitality and top-class facilities to Northeast China, which is a new part of the country for our brand,” said Stephan Tschuppik, general manager of Grand Hyatt Shenyang. “Grand Hyatt hotels around the world are traditionally known to be quite bold and dramatic, and Grand Hyatt Shenyang is no exception. We hope to exceed guest expectations in every way – from dining, to our sky-high city views, and our meeting capabilities. We look forward to introducing Grand Hyatt to this wonderful and vibrant city.”
Grand Hyatt Shenyang’s public areas and guestrooms were designed by Hirsch Bedner Associates (HBA), a global leader in the hospitality interior design industry since 1965. The hotel design blends elements and motifs from ancient Shenyang with the spirit of a thriving 21st century city. Bold colors and eye-catching public spaces are complemented by modern artwork from local and international artists. The soaring Sky Lobby on the 25th floor features art installations inspired by the intricate imperial decorations of Shenyang’s famous ancient palaces where guests can enjoy an exclusive 360-degree panorama of the breathtaking city.
Grand Hyatt Shenyang offers 353 guestrooms, which are among the largest in the city, starting at 452 square feet (42 square meters). Situated between floors six and 23, all rooms boast spectacular city views and plenty of natural light through floor-to-ceiling windows. Each room is styled with polished hardwood floors and modern furnishings. Exotic purple and gold accents, as well as impressive artworks inspired by Shenyang’s native flower – the rose – add a distinctive and unique touch of elegance to the overall warmth and comfort of each room. Each guestroom at Grand Hyatt Shenyang manages to strike a balance between luxury and comfort, resulting in a stylish home away from home for all business and leisure travelers.
The multimedia amenities in each room include complimentary high-speed broadband wireless Internet and a 46-inch LED TV equipped with cable. The spacious marble bathrooms feature a full-size bathtub, as well as a rainforest shower completed with the couture June Jacobs spa amenities collection.
The hotel also features 34 suites, ranging from 904 to 2,713 square feet (84 to 252 square meters) that offer guests the best in residential comforts, Oriental objets d’art and upper-floor city views. Grand Club accommodations are located on the 23rd floor, where guests can enjoy premium amenities and personalized services, including a continental buffet breakfast, evening cocktails, express check-in and checkout, and the use of the Grand Club meeting room.
Dining and Entertainment
The food and beverage outlets at Grand Hyatt Shenyang provide a unique local flavor with modern, cosmopolitan values. Northeast Chinese cuisine is deeply shaped and influenced by the local Manchu heritage and rich cultural history, and Grand Hyatt Shenyang is proud to offer its visitors the most comprehensive selection of dynamic cuisine concepts in Northeast China.
Grand Hyatt Shenyang offers signature gourmet experiences with talented master chefs at the hotel’s eight destination restaurants and bars in beautifully arranged, atmospheric settings. Located on the top five floors of the hotel, guests can enjoy stunning city views while relishing exquisite cuisine or a glass of wine in the city’s premier dining destination. The interiors of the restaurants and bars are designed by AVORKO, a leading company in the hospitality interior design industry.
The Lounge on level 25 is a stylish venue for business meetings and social gatherings and it serves freshly brewed tea, coffee, and fine wines, along with afternoon tea platters. Additionally, Café Kitchen is a vibrant all-day restaurant where chefs at interactive show kitchens prepare an extensive assortment of international and local cuisines.
Three Chinese restaurants invite guests to savor different regional cuisines and ambiences. Cuan on level 27 is a casual hotpot restaurant that highlights wholesome local specialties with a fun twist. The menu features an array of soup stocks from various regions in Asia, accompanied by premium meats, seafood and farm-fresh vegetables.
Xin Feng Tian specializes in authentic regional Chinese favorites, including spicy Sichuan dishes and signature Peking duck roasted in a wood-fired oven. Jun Hui 28 is a private fine-dining restaurant on level 28. Ten exclusive residential-style suites can host up to 24 diners with seasonally tailored banquet menus and spectacular views of Shenyang.
Il Forno, on the highest level of the hotel, is an Italian steakhouse that specializes in prime char-grilled steaks, homemade pastas and gourmet pizzas straight from the Italian oven. Styled like a contemporary trattoria, guests can choose to dine at the communal Chef’s Tables, intimate booths or in one of two private rooms spacious enough for a party of 12. The restaurant wine bar is an ideal spot for catching up with friends, family or business partners over drinks.
FA’R is the newest staple in Shenyang’s nightlife. This luxurious lounge on level 29 is a glamorous place to enjoy champagne, premium wines, spirits and impeccably mixed cocktails, accompanied by the ambient soundtrack of the live house band and resident DJ.
Event and Wellness Facilities
Grand Hyatt Shenyang is the leading choice for high-level meetings, functions and weddings in Northeast China with all facilities thoughtfully developed to provide optimal space for events of every kind. A qualified events team is always on hand to ensure that every meeting, conference or private function is seamlessly coordinated, from its planning stage through to its execution.
Grand Hyatt Shenyang offers more than 36,920 square feet (3,430 square meters) of meeting and event space spanning the dedicated third and fourth floors. The centerpiece venue is the 11,000 square feet (1,022 square meter) Grand Ballroom – one of the largest hotel ballrooms in Shenyang – that boasts an almost 90 square-foot (eight meters) high ceiling and picturesque windows that attract an abundance of natural light.
The 10 multi-purpose meeting and function spaces are carefully designed rooms that range in size from 409 to 11,000 square feet (38 to 1,022 square meters), equipped with cutting-edge systems and technology, wireless Internet, plus a professional team of experts on standby known as the Technology Concierge team. The Residence is a unique 409 to 2,691 square feet (38 to 250 square meters) residential-style event venue with a living room, loft kitchen and two coffee bars. It can host up to 300 guests and is a perfect location for cocktail receptions, private parties and wedding banquets.
Guests visiting Grand Hyatt Shenyang for business or pleasure will enjoy the utmost relaxation and rejuvenation offered in the city at the wellness center found on level five. Qing Spa features an extensive menu of body and facial treatments performed by experienced therapists in six private treatment suites. Guests can also stay active during their trip at the state-of-the-art fitness center and temperature-controlled indoor swimming pool with impressive views of the city skyline.