CHICAGO (MAY 1, 2019) – Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today announced the opening of Hyatt Regency Liberation Square Chongqing in the mega metropolis in western China. Located next to the landmark Liberation Monument, which was built in 1947 to commemorate war victory and cherished as the heart of the ‘Misty City,’ the hotel offers seamless, intuitive experiences where travelers and local guests alike can connect with who and what matters to them most.
“We are very excited to be opening in such a cherished Chongqing location at Liberation Square and sincerely appreciate the trust and support from our owner, Hui Xian Real Estate Investment Trust, which also owns Grand Hyatt Beijing at the prestigious Beijing Oriental Plaza,” said Stephen Ho, president, Greater China, global operations, Hyatt. “We look forward to welcoming our guests to connect with the best of this remarkable city, from dining and relaxation to meetings and celebrations, with convenient access to Chongqing Metropolitan Oriental Plaza and the myriad of delights of Jiefangbei Pedestrian Street.”
Positioned at the confluence of the Yangtze and Jialing rivers and surrounded by water on three sides, the Jiefangbei Central Business District is the city’s main hub for banking, tourism and entertainment and a leading commercial center of Western China. Guests of Hyatt Regency Liberation Square Chongqing, the second Hyatt Regency hotel in the city, will find themselves on the city’s liveliest doorstep, a neighborhood filled with cultural significance and contemporary buzz. The hotel is part of Chongqing Metropolitan Oriental Plaza with direct access to a premier shopping mall and a Grade A office tower housing key consulates and multinational corporations. It is also walking distance to Hongya Cave, the Yangtze River Cableway and Jiefangbei metro station.
“Metropolitan Oriental Plaza in Chongqing – just like its sister property Beijing Oriental Plaza in the nation’s capital – is set to transform the prestigious address in the heart of the city,” said H L Kam, Chairman of the owning company, Hui Xian Asset Management Limited. “With its vibrant mix of a high-end shopping mall, a Grade A office tower and the new premium hotel, Hyatt Regency Liberation Square Chongqing will become a first choice for travelers to Chongqing and local residents.”
The hotel features 308 contemporary guestrooms from floors 19 to 37, including 30 suites, two executive suites and a presidential suite. Overlooking mesmerizing city and garden vistas, including views of the historic octagonal Liberation Monument from some rooms, each room has been intuitively outfitted complimentary Wi-Fi, 55-65” SMART TVs, a Bluetooth sound system and a generous workspace area. Available by late 2019, guests who book Regency Club rooms can enjoy access to The Lounge on the 37th floor offering exclusive check-in/out, continental breakfast, refreshments and evening Happy Hour.
Wining and Dining
With Chongqing known as a beloved destination for food connoisseurs, Hyatt Regency Liberation Square Chongqing invites guests to indulge in a world of authentic flavors and inspiring dining experiences at its two signature restaurants and lounge, both set to open later in 2019. Following the opening of the multi award-wining restaurant at Grand Hyatt Beijing, Made in China, features specialties from Northern China and Sichuan prepared at show kitchens, including its famous Peking duck from the wood-burning duck oven. Fashionable All Day Dining Café presents a culinary marketplace of local favorites along with regional Chinese, Asian and Western specialties.
Inspiring Spaces for Meetings and Events
Creating stress-free environments for seamless gatherings is a hallmark of every Hyatt Regency hotel. As such, Hyatt Regency Liberation Square Chongqing features an array of flexible spaces create the perfect backdrop from any occasion, from weddings to conferences and social events. The elegant 6,458 square foot (600 square meter) pillar-free Regency Ballroom is located on the eighth floor and can accommodate up to 550 guests, while additional multifunctional event rooms, unveiling in late 2019, will provide flexible spaces for more intimate meetings or events. All spaces are fully supported by a professional events team and feature state-of-the-art technology throughout. The hotel also connects to a tranquil 10,764 square foot (1,000 square meter) Rooftop Garden on the 10th floor with koi ponds and expansive city views providing a memorable setting to host weddings, corporate events and cocktail soirees.
“Our esteemed location defines the very heart of Chongqing. With our fresh contemporary guestrooms and suites, definitive dining experiences, 24-hour wellness facilities, plus inspiring meeting and event spaces,” said Ranjeet Rajebhosale, general manager of Hyatt Regency Liberation Square Chongqing. “We look forward to being a one-stop destination for any and every occasion in Chongqing and offering guests a truly monumental stay.”
To celebrate the opening of Hyatt Regency Liberation Square Chongqing, guests who book from now through June 30, 2019 for stays from May 5 to August 31, 2019 may enjoy special rates starting from CNY 787 (subject to 15% service charges) for one night’s stay, including a daily buffet breakfast. Terms and conditions apply.