Hyatt has opened its first hotel in the Saudi Arabian capital Riyadh.

The 261-room Hyatt Regency property is located in the city’s financial district Olaya, around 40 minutes from King Khalid International airport.

Facilities include an indoor swimming pool, rooftop spa with a multipurpose sports court, and a Regency Club space on the 26th floor, offering complimentary internet access, breakfast, afternoon tea and evening drinks, and use of a meeting room.

Food and beverage options include Aegean eatery Azure, and Fifty Sixth Avenue Diner, “a lively restaurant perfect for family dinner or lunch with friends, which features a mixture of well-known American comfort food as well as traditional favorites from various regions of the United States”.

The Hyatt Regency Riyadh Olaya is the third Hyatt-branded property in Saudi Arabia, joining the Park Hyatt Jeddah Marina, Club and Spa which opened in 2009, and the Hyatt Regency Makkah Jabal Omar.