Hyatt Regency Dubai

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Hyatt Regency Dubai
Hyatt Regency Dubai - Exterior.jpg
Hyatt Regency Dubai hotel
General information
LocationDubai, United Arab Emirates
Coordinates25°16′45″N 55°18′15″E / 25.27906327477°N 55.30418872833°E / 25.27906327477; 55.30418872833Coordinates: 25°16′45″N 55°18′15″E / 25.27906327477°N 55.30418872833°E / 25.27906327477; 55.30418872833
Opening1980
ManagementHyatt Hotels Corporation
Design and construction
ArchitectGarry Whitney
Other information
Number of rooms421
Number of restaurants3

The Hyatt Regency Dubai is a luxury, five-star hotel located on Deira Corniche in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE). Its is the first Hyatt Hotel in UAE. It has 421 rooms and an additional complex of 388 apartments called The Galleria Residence.

History[edit]

The construction of the hotel began in 1977 backed by the Sheikh Rashid bin Saeed Al Maktoum, the Ruler of Dubai. It was opened to the public on May 5, 1980. Frank Kelly Design Architect, Emad Khaja Project Architect, Resident Architect, Garry Whitney, Interiors, Project Associate, Ben Worley of the design house ‘3D International’ of Houston, Texas designed the building for Abdul Wahab Galadari. Contractors were Cementation International, headed by Mike Slater of Great Britain.

Overview[edit]

The property is built over 700,352 sq. ft. It is one of the first steel buildings in Dubai. The Structural Consultant was Joe Colaco, and it has been built to U.S. Building Standards in all aspects. Interior Designer & NOT the Architect was Gary Whitney. It has luxury meeting & conventions space of 20,032 sq. ft. The hotel has 3 restaurants including Al Dawaar (revolving restaurant), Miyako (Japanese) and The Kitchen (international). 4 bars include Hibiki Karaoke Lounge, Carpenter's Bar, The Bar & Pool Bar.

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{Design Architect: Frank Kelly, Proj. Architect: Emad Khaja, Interior Designer: Gary Whitney.