Situated in Guangzhou’s new central business district of Tianhe — in English that could be translated as Pearl River New Town — Grand Hyatt Guangzhou is located in one wing of a brand new streamlined twin-tower building.
The hotel’s interior design was devised by Remedios, who has won accolades for his work on Grand Hyatt Tokyo, among other hotel projects.
This is the first international hotel in Guangzhou to feature a ‘sky lobby’ located 22 floors up; like many other areas in the hotel, it offers expansive views across the Pearl River and Tianhe CBD.
The lobby area is inspired by South China. Remedios said, ‘I wanted the feeling to be as if you were walking into a traditional Chinese village at dusk — so lighting glows. There is a sense of bringing the outside indoors with the bamboo, and a dramatic use of materials with the rocks and glass. This all creates a metaphysical sense of welcome.’
On the third floor, the hotel’s three interconnecting sections of the Grand Ballroom can be augmented by fully enclosed VIP and bridal rooms.
Six function rooms have been given a residential feel, and a boardroom and the Business Center are also on the same level.