In June 2022, we discovered how the one Park Hyatt in Germany would quickly be rebranding. We now know what the long run holds for this property. Whereas that is admittedly fairly area of interest, it’s one thing that pursuits me as a World of Hyatt Globalist, and as somebody with a powerful connection to Germany.
Park Hyatt Hamburg closing as of 2023
Months in the past, it was introduced that the Park Hyatt Hamburg will now not be operated as a Hyatt-branded property after December 31, 2022. These with reservations via the tip of the yr can proceed to earn and redeem factors, and luxuriate in in-hotel advantages. Nonetheless, the lodge isn’t bookable after that.
I reviewed the 252-room lodge again in 2020, and had a pleasant keep. Whereas it’s not probably the most distinctive Park Hyatt on the market, the lodge is priced accordingly. The lodge is charming, and likewise has a membership lounge (it’s one of many solely Park Hyatts the place that’s the case). The property has fairly a little bit of historical past, too, because it dates again all the way in which to 1912, and is housed within the Levantehaus constructing.
Conrad Hamburg opening 2024
Up till now we didn’t know what the long run held for the property. My assumption was that it will simply be became one other lodge finally, because it didn’t look like there was a sensible option to tear it down, or to transform it into an condominium constructing. In any case, this can be a historic constructing.
Nicely, the plans for the property have now been revealed. As soon as the property undergoes an intensive renovation, it’s anticipated to reopen because the Conrad Hamburg in 2024. This would be the first Conrad property in Germany.
The Conrad Hamburg will function 238 lodging, together with 25 suites and 32 residential suites. The lodge will even function a restaurant, bar, spa, health club, and pool.
To me the rebranding from Hyatt to Hilton is an fascinating one. Hyatt’s footprint in Germany is admittedly fairly small, and Hyatt doesn’t have superb model recognition in Europe on the whole. Hyatt’s scenario in Germany is beginning to get higher, although, because of the acquisition of Linder Resorts.
Whereas Hilton has a bigger footprint in Germany, there’s not a lot in the way in which of luxurious properties, apart from the Waldorf Astoria Berlin. Then once more, maybe that displays that extra broadly Germany has a reasonably restricted variety of luxurious properties. I’m blissful to see that this property in Hamburg will proceed to be a factors lodge, and can endure a full renovation.
The Park Hyatt Hamburg will now not be affiliated with Hyatt as of the beginning of 2023. At that time the lodge is anticipated to endure a full renovation, after which it would reopen because the Conrad Hamburg in 2024. Whereas I might have personally most well-liked to see the lodge proceed to be affiliated with Hyatt, I’m at the least blissful that it’s remaining a factors lodge.
What do you make of the Park Hyatt Hamburg being rebranded as a Conrad?