. Hyatt's largest hotel in APAC opens in South Korea | Meetings & Conventions Asia

Hyatt's largest hotel in APAC opens in South Korea

1,600 rooms, 14 restaurants and more than 200 retail options at Grand Hyatt Jeju.

An integrated lifestyle destination, the hotel is also home to Jeju's largest outdoor deck and eight dedicated meeting and event spaces.
An integrated lifestyle destination, the hotel is also home to Jeju's largest outdoor deck and eight dedicated meeting and event spaces. Photo Credit:Hyatt Hotels Corporation

Hyatt Hotels Corporation's largest hotel in Asia Pacific has opened in South Korea, the 1,600-room Grand Hyatt Jeju also marks the return of a Hyatt branded hotel to the southern island, known for its rich history and culture.

Built into the new twin-tower landmark Jeju Dream Tower, the integrated lifestyle destination combines accommodation, culinary, leisure and entertainment into one. This includes 14 F&B options, with menus curated in collaboration with local suppliers; HAN Collection — a space showcasing 200 Korean fashion designers and brands; Jeju's largest outdoor deck with heated infinity pool; two spas; and eight dedicated meeting and event spaces.

The Diplomat Suite at Grand Hyatt Jeju.
The Diplomat Suite at Grand Hyatt Jeju.

For larger events, the Grand Club — also the largest Grand Hyatt club lounge in Asia Pacific — can host up to 200 pax free to mingle in three social spaces: the Library, Dining Hall and Living Room.

Meanwhile, the 260sqm Presidential Suite can be turned into a space for private events and celebrations, with dining and living areas supported by a massage room, sauna-steam room, and butler service.

Outdoor events can also take place on the 4,290sqm pool deck.

The hotel is a 10-minute drive from Jeju International Airport, 15 minutes from the port and cruise terminals, as well as walking distance from retail and dining zones such as Jeju Dongmun Market and Nuwemaru Street. A major highway nearby also leads out towards the Seogwipo beachside district and UNESCO World Heritage sites such as Mount Hallasan Natural Reserve, Geomunoreum Lava Tube System and Seongsan IIchulbong Tuff Cone.

“Grand Hyatt Jeju reinforces the prestigious Jeju Dream Tower development’s position as the city’s new hotspot and we are grateful to work with the hotel’s ownership company, Lotte Tour Development, and for its trust in Hyatt as we continue our strategic brand growth in Korea with this debut in this fast-emerging leisure destination," said Paul Kwok, general manager and managing director of Grand Hyatt Jeju.