Hotels Corporation recently announced that a Hyatt corporation has engaged into a management agreement for Hyatt Centric Sapporo with NTT Urban Development Corporation. The 216-room hotel, which is set to launch in 2024, will be the third Hyatt Centric resort in Japan, following Hyatt Centric Ginza Tokyo and Hyatt Centric Kanazawa. The hotel will be the first Hyatt Centric hotel in Hokkaido, northern Japan, and represents Hyatt’s commitment to expanding its lifestyle brand portfolio in Asia Pacific.
With its good spot in the city, the Hyatt Centric Sapporo will be a perfect home base for savvy, modern travelers. The hotel will be located next to the old Akarenga-chosha, one of Hokkaido’s most well-known attractions.
The hotel is part of a new 26-story building complex that is currently being built. The Hyatt Centric Sapporo will occupy the top floors of the building, offering contemporary rooms with panoramic views, two dining options, and multi-functional banquet and event facilities.
“We are honored to collaborate with NTT Urban Development Corporation on the first Hyatt Centric hotel in Hokkaido, one of Japan’s most fascinating destinations,” said Sam Sakamura, Hyatt’s vice president – Japan and Micronesia.
“As the third Hyatt Centric hotel in Japan, we continue to expand Hyatt’s lifestyle brand presence to better meet the diverse needs of the market and travelers, and we look forward to welcoming guests to discover Sapporo’s vibrant culture, thriving food scene and Hokkaido’s spectacular landscapes.”
Sapporo, known for its various attractions, is a favourite location for both adventurous Japanese and international visitors. The city celebrates the famed Sapporo Snow Festival every winter, attracting people from all over the world with its amazing metamorphosis of snow sculptures and ice works, skating rinks, snow slopes, Hokkaido-specialty culinary selections, and much more.