WASHINGTON, April 15, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hyatt and Crestline Hotels & Resorts, LLC (Crestline) announced today the opening of Hyatt Place Washington DC/Georgetown/West End. The 168-room hotel is located at 2121 M Street NW, and was developed by Washington, DC-based Renaissance Centro, which enjoys a 30-year legacy of nationally recognized projects throughout the DC metro area. Hyatt Place Washington DC/Georgetown/West End is managed by Crestline, which is based in Fairfax, VA.
The nine-story hotel with rooftop terrace was designed by local architecture firm JN+A, and interior designer HVS. They worked together to capture the spirit of this historic DC-neighborhood by incorporating local elements and community relationships into the hotel’s offerings. Renaissance Centro commissioned local artist Drew Smith to create a photo mural that adorns the fitness center and pool area, and the artist and his work will be featured at the hotel’s Grand Opening along with a showing of other local artists. Additionally, Hyatt Place Washington DC/Georgetown/West End is collaborating with George Washington University to use the hotel’s development and opening as a case study for graduate students in the university’s hospitality program. Community influence continues with the hotel’s 24/7 Gallery Menu and Market where guests will find samplings of flavors from local artisans—from coffee to donuts to locally-brewed craft beer and regionally sourced food. Guests are encouraged to get out and explore the iconic neighborhood by providing maps, complimentary bicycles, helmets, and water bottles.
“Georgetown/West End is Washington DC’s most historic and legendary neighborhood,” said hotel General Manager Kevin Varr. “We are thrilled to be a part of its vibrancy and look forward to contributing to the neighborhood with community involvement, and by encouraging our guests to learn about its culture and unique offerings.”
Located in Washington’s beautiful West End neighborhood, and adjacent to historic Georgetown, Hyatt Place Washington DC/Georgetown/West End is perfect for business and leisure travelers, and convenient to Embassy Row. The hotel is steps from Georgetown’s shopping, dining and nightlife, while easily accessible to the heart of the nation’s capital via the Washington DC Metro subway system.
The hotel showcases Hyatt Place brand’s intuitive design, casual atmosphere, and practical amenities, such as free Wi-Fi and 24-hour food offerings. Each of the spacious guestrooms feature separate spaces to sleep and work so that guests can relax while staying productive during their visit. Guests will be able to rejuvenate with KenetMD™ bath essentials and sleep soundly on Hyatt Grand Beds®. Guests can enjoy free hotel-wide Wi-Fi, the free a.m. Kitchen Skillet™ hot breakfast, 24-hour StayFit Gym, and indoor pool, making their stay as seamless as possible while on the road. Gallery Hosts are available 24-hours a day to take care of guests, fulfill a 24/7 Gallery Menu order, help plan a meeting, make coffee, or provide directions or recommendations. In addition, Hyatt Place Washington DC/Georgetown/West End features two boardrooms and three meeting rooms, offering 2,200 square feet of flexible event space, perfect for small meetings or mid-sized gatherings. Onsite parking is also available for a fee.
Guests of Hyatt Place Washington DC/Georgetown/West End are a short walk from two Metro stations with easy access to the Central Business District, the National Mall, Capitol Hill as well as the City’s renowned monuments and museums. The hotel is only five miles, a 20-minute ride, from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport. For more information visit www.hyattplacewashingtondcgeorgetown.com or call 202-838-2222.
About Hyatt Place
Hyatt Place, a brand of Hyatt Hotels Corporation, combines style, innovation and 24/7 convenience to create a seamless stay with modern comforts. There are more than 240 Hyatt Place locations in the United States, Armenia, Chile, China, Costa Rica, Honduras, India, Mexico, Morocco, Nicaragua, Panama, Puerto Rico, The Netherlands, and United Arab Emirates. To learn more about Hyatt Place hotels or to make a reservation, visit www.hyattplace.com or call 1-888-HYATT-HP (888-492-8847). Join the conversation on Facebook and Instagram, and tag photos with #HyattPlace and #TheresAPlaceForYou.
About Renaissance Centro
Renaissance Centro is a dynamic real estate development firm specializing in creating projects that are relevant for today and tomorrow. The company focuses on urban centers as well as suburban locales close to transit and other lifestyle amenities so that people can live, work and play with ease and convenience. For more information visit: www.RenCentro.com.
About Crestline Hotels & Resorts, LLC
Crestline Hotels & Resorts, LLC is one of the nation’s largest independent hospitality management companies. Founded in 2000, the company presently manages 106 hotels, resorts and conference and convention centers with 15,762 rooms in 28 states and the District of Columbia. Crestline manages properties under such well-regarded brands as Marriott, Hilton, Intercontinental, Hyatt and Starwood, as well as independent, private label hotels and conference centers throughout the United States. For more information visit: www.crestlinehotels.com.
JN+A is an Architecture, Project Management, and Design and Construction Consulting firm that specializes in the Hospitality Industry. JN+A has worked on a variety of project types, including hotels, resorts, conference centers, restaurants, activity centers, office/retail spaces, residential buildings, and educational and religious facilities. The firm has a reputation for completing its clients’ projects on time and on budget while creating outstanding designs. For more information, go to their website at http://www.nehmer.com/
About HVS Design
HVS Design is an international, hospitality-based Interior Design firm headquartered in Washington, DC. Dedicated to the principles of innovation, excellence, and service, HVS Design takes a pioneering approach to the design process – blending the creativity and imagination of an experienced hospitality design firm with the financial and operational expertise of HVS, the leading global consulting and services organization focused on the hotel, restaurant, shared ownership, gaming, and leisure industries. For more information about HVS Design, go to http://www.hvsdesignservices.com/about-us/
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