Hyatt continues steadfast Middle East expansion with the opening of its first of two new Kuwait properties
Hyatt Hotels Corporation today announced the opening of Hyatt Regency Al Kout Mall, marking the reintroduction of the Hyatt Regency brand to Kuwait. The opening marks the first of two Hyatt properties in collaboration with Tamdeen Group, the second of which is Grand Hyatt Kuwait, set to open in 2020.
Located in Kuwait’s oil and gas district within the city’s largest waterfront retail and leisure destination, Hyatt Regency Al Kout Mall provides guests with easy access to the shopping centre’s additional offerings including Al Kout Mall, Souq Al Kout, Al Kout Marina, Al Kout Fisherman’s Wharf, and Al Kout seaside promenade. The property is located 25 minutes away from Kuwait International Airport and within a 45 minute drive to the Saudi Arabian border.
“With the convenient location of the property and our exceptional hotel facilities, we are thrilled to welcome guests to Hyatt Regency Al Kout Mall, an ideal space for our guests to work, engage or relax,” said Fadi Akeel, general manager Hyatt Regency Al Kout Mall. “It has been a great pleasure to continue our relationship with the Tamdeen Group and we look forward to continued success.”
“We are excited to welcome the Hyatt Regency brand back to Kuwait,” said Mohammed Jassim Khalid Al Marzouq, chairman of Tamdeen Group. “We are certain that the Hyatt Regency brand, known for its superior facilities and seamless service, will resonate with business and leisure travellers visiting Kuwait, and look forward to our continued collaboration and future openings in this dynamic city.”
Guestrooms and Suites
Hyatt Regency Al Kout Mall offers 200 contemporary and spacious guestrooms, including 53 Junior Suites, 67 Regency Suites and 14 two-bedroom Premium Suites. All guestrooms and suites feature a workspace and views over the Arabian Sea or vibrant Fahaheel city. Suite guests enjoy an apartment style space with a separate living room, kitchen or kitchenette, and complimentary access to the hotel’s exclusive Regency Club Lounge.
Drinking and Dining
Andiamo, the hotel’s Italian restaurant centres around the lively theatrics of Italian cooking, featuring a dynamic open kitchen display and authentic signature dishes. Guests can refresh and relax over healthy juices and smoothies at the rooftop pool lounge or enjoy a casual meal in The Lobby Lounge, a contemporary outlet offering freshly brewed coffee, infused teas, and trendy mocktails.
Meetings and Events
The property features 25,833sqft of flexible meeting spaces, including five co-working spaces equipped with standard office supplies, accommodating up to 22 people. Four meeting rooms spanning 4,520sqft boast ample natural light, breakout rooms, an outdoor terrace, and the latest audiovisual technology, whilst the beautiful 5,113sqft pillarless Regency Ballroom with generous high ceilings is ideal for weddings.
Wellness and Relaxation
Guests are invited to re-energise at Club Olympus, located on the hotel’s rooftop, boasting panoramic sea and city views. The 24-hour fitness centre features the latest technology, including strength, cardiovascular and weight training machines, along with its own sauna.