Radisson Blu announced on 12 February 2016 the opening of the Radisson Blu Belo Horizonte in Brazil. The opening of this hotel marks the brand’s expansion into Latin America, which will also include the Radisson Blu Santiago, La Dehesa in Chile in Q2 2016.
“The opening of Radisson Blu Belo Horizonte represents a major milestone for us, as we expand Radisson Blu across Latin America with a fantastic hotel in the largest country in the region,” said Javier Rosenberg, chief operating officer, Americas, Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group.
The upscale hotel includes 160 rooms and 16 suites and is situated on Lavras Street in the prestigious neighbourhood of Savassi. The property features sophisticated design throughout its guestrooms and public areas, reflecting the distinctive style of Radisson Blu. Business Class rooms provide guests upgraded room and bathroom amenities and daily turn-down service. The hotel also offers complimentary services that include high-speed Internet, a fitness centre, daily breakfast, and a well-equipped business centre.
The Radisson Blu Belo Horizonte has two fully equipped meeting rooms that are ideal for corporate events up to 200 people. The popular Olegário Pátio restaurant offers a warm and welcoming atmosphere for social gatherings and an impressive pizza menu, complimented by a variety of Italian dishes.
Belo Horizonte is the sixth largest city in Brazil and home to several modern Brazilian architectural icons, most notably the Pampulha Complex. The Savassi neighborhood, in which the hotel is located, is well-known by visitors for its extensive nightlife, excellent culinary offerings and exclusive shopping experience at Pátio Savassi. The hotel is also located nearby the The Federal University of Minas Gerais Architecture School and the famous Diogo de Vasconcelos square.