Underground Atlanta to Welcome Hybrid YOTEL in 2022
Smart international hotel designed for on-the-move travelers will feature a rooftop pool and terrace, with short- and long-term stay accommodation options
July 10, 2019
YOTEL is coming to Atlanta. The popular international hotel company has announced plans to open a 351-cabin property in Atlanta’s downtown area in a location just off Peachtree Street that is in the heart of the “Underground” transformation: an immense and historic four-block redevelopment project.
The new-build property will provide a unique accommodation concept featuring 234 cabins designed for short stays (YOTEL) and 117 PADs for longer stays (YOTELPAD).
“The YOTEL and YOTELPAD concepts have been incredibly well received across the globe. In the U.S. alone we currently operate 4 YOTEL properties and have another 7 under development including 4 YOTELPAD properties,” remarked Hubert Viriot, CEO of YOTEL.
Construction of the hotel is set to begin in summer 2020, with an anticipated opening date of Autumn 2022.
The hotel company has been putting its imprint on the hospitality industry with its sleek minimalistic design and clever use of technology.
Its new generation of smart design in Atlanta will over such features as time saving self-check-in kiosks and space saving adjustable SmartBeds™. Guests will be able to work, relax and socialize in KOMYUNITI, the beating heart of the hotel comprised of multi-functional, cleverly designed spaces catering to the needs of the modern always-in-a hurry traveler.
In addition to a “GRAB+GO” café and restaurant on the ground floor, the hotel will also feature an outdoor pool and terrace with a magnetic rooftop bar offering great views around the city. The combination of short and long-stay cabins and PADs under one roof will bring flexibility and choices for people staying in the city for different lengths of time or different reasons.
Once completed, Underground will have over 400,000 square feet of retail, restaurant, entertainment, event space, office, residential and student housing space. Location above the Five Points Station, with direct access to MARTA that is the main transportation hub in Atlanta, makes the location all the more compelling. It is also adjacent to the Georgia State University campus and large business global HQs such as UPS, Coca-Cola, Home Depot and Delta Air Lines.
“Not only is Atlanta a key business hub, but also a great city to combine work with play due to its rich cultural history and famous landmarks. This is an excellent opportunity for us to put our signature modern spin on Atlanta’s southern hospitality,” added Viriot.
YOTEL currently operates seven airport hotels in London Gatwick, London Heathrow, Amsterdam Schiphol, Paris, Charles de Gaulle, Istanbul Airport (2) and Singapore Changi and five city center hotels in New York, Boston, San Francisco, Washington D.C. and Singapore.
YOTEL is expanding rapidly with new projects under development globally, including London, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Geneva, Amsterdam, Miami, Dubai, Mammoth, Park City, Porto and New York Long Island City.