Hyatt Hotels Corporation today announced the opening of the first Hyatt-branded hotel in Bulgaria, Hyatt Regency Sofia. The 183-room hotel is ideally located in the heart of the capital on Vasil Levski Square and within walking distance of Sofia’s major tourist attractions and government institutions. The opening of the hotel marks an important milestone for Hyatt, thoughtfully growing its brand presence in Southeast Europe.
The Hyatt Regency brand is designed for productivity and stress-free stays by offering seamless and personalised, high-touch experiences. The full range of services and amenities include memorable culinary experiences, flexible spaces to work, collaborate or relax and expansive technology-enabled facilities for meetings and events, along with expert planners who anticipate every detail.
“We are thrilled to announce the opening of the very first Hyatt hotel in the beautiful city of Sofia,” said Laurent Schauder, general manager of Hyatt Regency Sofia. “The hotel’s central location is perfect for business and leisure travelers alike to enjoy this vibrant city, its vivid culture and rich history.”
Hyatt Regency Sofia offers easy access to cultural city hotspots including the National Assembly, which houses the country’s parliament. Other nearby tourist attractions include the Vasil Levski Monument, the National Academy of Arts, Sofia University and the gold-domed St. Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, symbol of Sofia and one of the largest and most beautifully ornate Eastern Orthodox temples in the world.
Hyatt Regency Sofia boasts 183 contemporary guestrooms, including 22 stylish suites of which many feature spacious terraces offering marvellous courtyard views. Each guestroom has floor-to-ceiling windows, generous workspaces and well-appointed bathrooms with walk-in rain showers.
Additionally, the hotel’s exclusive Presidential Suite caters to those seeking a refined experience. The suite offers guests private access, a king size bed, an elegantly decorated living room with a separate working area, a fully equipped kitchenette and dining area, and a spacious terrace offering panoramic views of Sofia. Guests staying in suites and Regency Club rooms can enjoy additional amenities such as complimentary breakfast, evening drinks, and hors d’oeuvres.
Hyatt Regency Sofia showcases the best of Bulgaria’s culinary products and recipes through its deli café – Mama Sofia. This cosy neighbourhood deli is open all day and offers hungry travelers a carefully curated selection of local produce, including pastries, coffees and traditional Bulgarian meals.
Alternatively, The Revolutionary Dining Room and Bar offers guests modern Italian cuisine made from the finest and freshest ingredients. The stylish dining room is a refined space where guests from all walks of life come together to celebrate the everyday.
The hotel’s rooftop bar and terrace, The Scene, provides a vibrant space for socialising. With panoramic views of Alexander Nevsky and Vitosha Mountain, The Scene is a destination cocktail lounge, in a sophisticated setting.
Meetings and Events
Hyatt Regency Sofia offers a perfect harmony of modern design, contemporary artwork, spacious halls and rooftop event spaces. The hotel’s dynamic and attentive team offer empathetic, highly personalised service across ten multifunctional rooms. The hotel also offers 1,468 square meters of event space, ensuring the right set-up for every occasion.
The Loft provides event planners three distinctly designed rooftop spaces available to book individually or in combination, seamlessly catering to gatherings of all sizes. The Living Room and The Den provide comfort, complete with a private bar and a suspended fireplace, while The Conservatory offers an escape to the countryside with its own rose garden terrace and botanical atmosphere.
The 5,700-square-foot (533-square-meter) Vasil Levski Ballroom, one of the largest halls in Sofia, is the perfect location for weddings, conferences and exhibitions. It can be divided into three separate sections and contains four built-in projectors and screens. Alternatively, the Botev Hall on the Ground Level is ideal for smaller meetings and events, with large windows that let in plenty of natural light and views of the lush courtyard.
Wellness and Fitness
The 5,160-square-foot (480-square-meter) wellness center offers guests a wide range of amenities, including three well-equipped treatment rooms, a hammam, a steam room, a Finnish sauna, a bio sauna, a salt therapy, an ice fountain, showers and an indoor hydrotherapy pool. The wellness centre also features a beauty salon.
The hotel’s fitness centre is open 24/7 and equipped with the latest TechnoGym machines, ensuring guests can step away from any tension and stress throughout the day.