Grand Hyatt Kochi Bolgatty has announced the opening of Grand Hyatt Kochi Bolgatty & Lulu Bolgatty International Convention Centre, the third Grand Hyatt – branded hotel in India. The 264-room luxury hotel is a waterfront urban resort situated in Kochi in the south Indian state of Kerala known for its palm-lined beaches, backwaters and historic Spice Route in India. With its striking architecture, dramatic landscapes, opulent guestrooms, suites & villas, exquisite dining destinations, and one of the largest event spaces in South India, Grand Hyatt Kochi Bolgatty is expected to be the destination for impressive views, unforgettable dining experiences and grand events in the city for both corporate and leisure travellers. “We are delighted to introduce the Grand Hyatt brand to Kerala and increase the footprint of the Grand Hyatt brand in India”, said Sunjae Sharma, Vice President India Operations, Hyatt Hotels and Resorts. “Grand Hyatt Kochi Bolgatty is a spectacular destination resort and is all set to redefine living grandly in the city. We are confident that we will be delivering an abundance of authentic experiences for our guests – to help them create memories and moments of more in this wonderful destination.”
Designed by architects from Wimberly Allison Tong and Coo UK Lts (WATG), Grand Hyatt Kochi Bolgatty is located near the historic and picturesque town of Fort Kochi. The resort is owned by Lulu Group International and is adjacent to the sprawling Lulu Bolgatty International Convention Centre. Spread over 10,000 Sq. m., this convention centre is one of the largest in South India’s leisure destination.
Speaking on the occasion Girish Bhagat, the General Manager Grand Hyatt Kochi Bolgatty said, “We are proud to launch the Grand Hyatt brand & one of South India’s finest and largest convention centres, Lulu Bolgatty International Centre to Kochi. From the very first milestone, to thriving to become one of the most preferred hospitality brands in the city, we look forward to bringing in the best in hospitality be it in culinary, impeccable service, or redefining the way of conducting events & meetings in the city. Mora than 100 unique local experiences have been curated by our team to give our guests extraordinary moments and to explore Kochi like never before. The unexplored Kochi, the less travelled routes and the everlasting memories is the journey we plan for our guests to have an extended stay in the Queen of Arabian Sea.”
Lulu Bolgatty International Convention Centre
A convention Centre with endless possibilities. Whether it is a larger-than-life event with thousands, a conference or an exclusive gathering, the convention centre offers unparalleled and personalised service with over 4,500+ sq. m of indoor and 4,000+ sq. m of outdoor space including two customizable and column-free venues that make your event a magnificent experience. The convention centre has 3 helipads and parking capacity for about 1000 cars. With a prime waterfront location, the convention centre is a 45-minute drive from Cochin International Airport and is connected to all major road networks. www.lbicc.in
The hotel features 264 luxurious, contemporary guestrooms including 38 suites, among them are 33 Grand Suites, 4 Executive Suites, 1 Presidential Suite, 3 two-bedroom villas and 1 three-bed room villa. For guests who prefer to experience Kerala’s tranquil backwaters, the hotel has a private jetty.
The restaurants and bars at Grand Hyatt Kochi Bolgatty share a flair for the dramatic, the special, and the memorable.
Malabar Café is an all-day-dinning modern café that offers flavoured interpretations of traditional Kerala and South Indian recipes fired with Malabar spices.
Thai Soul is inspired by authentic Bangkok street food, original recipes, iconic flavours and brilliant cooking. This vibrant poolside restaurant embodies a relaxed modern spirit for sharing and casual dining.
Colony Clubhouse & Grill is a classy Old-world grill on the hotel’s roof top with a hint of local flavour with Colonial and Arab influences, and an emphasis on seafood. This dining destination is the perfect place to unwind with a cocktail of choice and gourmet cuisine with some mesmerising backwater views of the Vembanad Lake.
Meetings and Events
With a breath-taking location on the waterfront of Bolgatty Island, Lulu Bolgatty International Convention Centre, managed by Grand Hyatt Kochi Bolgatty is one of the largest luxury convention facilities in South India. The Convention Centre has been meticulously planned, each space interlinked to maximize for large events. In addition to the convention centre, the hotel also features 3,000 Sq. m of versatile space, including a Grand Ballroom and smaller residential-style meeting rooms.
With its mesmerising backwater views, serene natural backdrop and state-of-the-art facilities, Grand Hyatt Kochi Bolgatty offers to be one of the best dream destinations for a wedding. The hotel has a bouquet of offerings beginning with the pre-wedding ceremonies to the most intimate honeymoon packages. From intimate gatherings to lavish affairs, the expert teams on board can personalize and customize every intricate detail to make a dream wedding come true.
Wellness and Activities
Śāntata, the luxurious spa at Grand Hyatt Kochi Bolgatty offers a modern wellness experience with traditional Ayurveda and contemporary international spa treatments. Spanning over 1,000 Sq. m, the spa features seven treatment rooms, an indoor swimming pool, relaxation lounges, and a hydrotherapy area. The hotel also features a landscaped outdoor swimming pool and children’s pool, a water-side amphitheatre, exploration gardens, including a spice garden, a 24-hour Fitness Centre, an outdoor Yoga lawn, a tennis court, a children’s play area and a hair and beauty salon and three helipads. The hotel features access to Club Lounge for guests staying in Club rooms and above categories.
For guests looking to explore the local community, Grand Hyatt Kochi Bolgatty provides a selection of extraordinary activities and locally inspired experiences such as cultural canvas tour of Fort Kochi on cycle, early morning bird sighting at Dr Salim Ali bird sanctuary, an opportunity to get up close and personal to elephants like never before at Kodanad and a boat ride from the island’s jetty to Fort Kochi. While in the city, guests can walk down the Indian spice trade route and view architecture from the British, Portuguese, Dutch and Arab eras or enjoy the evening watching various Kerala art forms such as Kathakali and Kalarippayattu. The serene backwaters and Chinese fishing nets are a must watch, while the old Portuguese houses and remains of the British Raj take you back in time.