Hyatt Regency Kiev set to open

Hyatt Regency Kiev - Saint Sophia is scheduled to open its doors in the first quarter of 2007. Located in the historical centre on Tarasowa Street near Saint Sophia Square, the hotel is the ideal address for business and leisure travellers alike. The hotel is owned by CJSC “Sofia-Kyiv”.

The sleek, stylish hotel will house 234 generously-sized deluxe rooms, including 27 Suites. Rooms will be geared towards the comfort and needs of the global business traveller, with high-tech communications and ergonomic working areas. All rooms are equipped with broadband Internet access, mini-bars, tea and coffee-making faci lities, in-room safes that can accommodate standard-sized laptops, individual climate control, two-line telephones and voice mail messaging. Luxurious bathrooms with under-floor heating, deep-soaking baths and exceptional rain showers set the scene for a unique in-room experience.

Guests will have the choice of a variety of two restaurants and two bars. The hotel’s main restaurant “Grill Asia” features two ‘open-kitchens’ - one equipped with wood-burning oven and charcoal grill for the European style dishes and the other equipped with two woks and a steamer to cook according to authentic recipes. Situated on the 8th floor “Bar on 8” offers all-day simple dishes such as salads, sandwiches, steaks and desserts alongside an exquisite selection of fine wines and cigars. With a panoramic terrace overlooking Saint Sophia Square and Cathedral, the lounge also offers alfresco dining during the warmer months. At the heart of the hotel is the lobby lounge allo wing visitors to relax in the urban buzz of an international hotel. With a stunning fireplace, the lobby lounge will serve a wide selection of snacks, sandwiches, salads, light luncheon hot dishes and pastries throughout the day and offer a unique selection of premium brandies and cognacs. The modern wine bar “Brunello” is the place to meet at the end of the day to taste from a selection of fine Italian wines.

Conference and banqueting facilities accommodate all needs, from discreet board meetings to medium sized functions. The hotel provides close to 1,000 square metres of meeting and function space including a 371 square metre ballroom, eight meeting rooms and three boardrooms. All facilities are equipped with state-of-the-art technology. For seamless professional services, a business centre provides executive travellers with multimedia technology, high-speed Internet access, fully equipped workstations, translation services and advice on local commerce as we ll as secretarial support.

The hotel’s fitness centre houses a highly sophisticated gym fitted with digital cardiovascular equipment, saunas and whirlpool baths and swimming pool. The luxurious Spa offers the most advanced treatments and massages designed to rejuvenate mind, body and soul. Manicure and coiffure services are also available.

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Additional facilities include Hyatt’s unique Regency Club® lounge, a private area featuring a lounge offering complimentary continental breakfast, evening cocktails and hors d’ oeuvres, as well as and a dedicated concierge.
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