Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide has announced the signing of The St. Regis Belgrade and The Residences at The St. Regis Belgrade, a development project expected to open in 2019.
The 125-room hotel, owned by Belgrade Waterfront, will additionally feature 220 St. Regis branded residences in Kula Belgrade, which is the country’s highest mixed-use tower that will form the core part of the new Belgrade Waterfront development.
Starwood Hotels & Resorts president for Europe, Africa and Middle East Michael Wale said: "We are delighted to strengthen our relationship with Belgrade Waterfront LLC and to introduce the St. Regis brand and its bespoke hospitality to Serbia.
"Belgrade is fast emerging as a popular tourist destination in Europe and we are proud to be part of this new, exciting landmark development."
The St. Regis Belgrade will occupy the first nine floors of Kula Belgrade and will offer 125 rooms and suites looking out to the city or River Sava.
It will provide dining experiences and luxury leisure facilities such as spa, pool, gymnasium, as well as event and meeting space for special celebrations.
Belgrade Waterfront general manager Nikola Nedeljkovic said: "The cooperation between Belgrade Waterfront and Starwood with The St. Regis Belgrade is a sign of prosperity for Serbia and its potential as a tourist destination. Setting the tone for Belgrade Waterfront, the St. Regis brand is renowned for providing unmatched services for its guests.
"Situated at a prime location in Kula Belgrade, the highest tower in the development, The St. Regis Belgrade will offer sweeping city and river views from the observation deck at the top of the tower."
Image: Rendering of Kula Belgrade building which will house The St. Regis Belgrade and The Residences at The St. Regis Belgrade Photo: Courtesy of Business Wire.