Park Hyatt To Open Posh Buenos Aires Hotel
Hyatt has restored the Palacio Duhau, a palace in Buenos Aires, Argentina as the site of their newest hotel. The Park Hyatt Buenos Aires will open on June 28, 2006 and sits on the Avenida Alvear in the middle of the city's most fashionable shopping district. The hotel is comprised of the Palacio Duhau which was built in 1934 and the contemporary Posadas building. An underground walkway and gallery with works from international and local artists connects the two buildings The hotel has 165 guestrooms and 38 suites include the 1,722-square-foot Alvear Suite which has a wraparound balcony. The hotel includes elegant open spaces, several restaurants, a wine library full of local Malbecs as well as international choices, cheese room and the wood-paneled Oak Bar in the palace. The 8,000-square-foot spa includes an indoor pool, gym, sauna and five treatment rooms. Rates start at $410 for a Park Deluxe Room.