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Luxury hotel opens in former bank in Vienna

The first Park Hyatt hotel opened in Vienna yesterday on the spot where a 100-year-old former bank once stood.

The hotel, the seventh in Europe from the luxury hotel brand, opens after an extensive two year renovation on Am Hof square in the capital's Inner Stadt and near tourist attraction such as St. Stephan's Cathedral and the Hofburg Palace.

Park Hyatt Vienna opened June 3, the seventh Park Hyatt property in Europe and the first Hyatt hotel in Austria.

As well as a spot in the much coveted first district, the hotel also features such luxuries as a 10,000 square foot spa and a 160 square foot swimming pool located in the former vault of the bank. In keeping with the theme and heritage of the building, the hotel also includes a restaurant called The Bank.

"Vienna was a priority development location for us, along with other gateway cities in western Europe where our guests are increasingly travelling," said Peter Norman, senior vice president, acquisitions & development, Europe, Africa and Middle East,

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