Hyatt Place Nashville/Downtown Celebrates Official Opening

255-room Hyatt Place Hotel Located in the Heart of Downtown Nashville

CHICAGO - November 12, 2013 - (BUSINESS WIRE) - Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) and White Lodging Services today announce the opening of Hyatt Place Nashville/Downtown, just steps from the Music City Center and the city’s famous Broadway entertainment district.

"With thousands of music enthusiasts, sports fans and business travelers arriving to our great city from across the country, there couldn’t be a more exciting time to be a part of this new opening in downtown Nashville," said Bill Farrell, general manager, Hyatt Place Nashville/Downtown. "We can’t wait to welcome guests to the new hotel and show them the authentic hospitality and purposeful service for which Hyatt Place is known."

The hotel is owned by affiliates of Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. and White Lodging, and it is the first new construction, select service venture for Host Hotels & Resorts.

"We are very pleased with our partnership with White Lodging who has delivered a great hotel for the City of Nashville. Hyatt Place is a smart and exciting brand, and we believe it is well positioned for success as part of the new Music City Convention Center District," said Tim Marvin, managing director of acquisitions, Host Hotels & Resorts.

In addition to its proximity to the convention center, Hyatt Place Nashville/Downtown guests will be a block away from the newly expanded Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, a short walk from the city’s business district and around the corner from one of the countless live music venues on Broadway, the street where many of today's top musical artists got their start.

Hyatt Place Nashville/Downtown offers:

  • 255 spacious guestrooms, all of which feature a 42-inch HDTV, the plush Hyatt Grand Bed® and the Cozy Corner, a sectional sofa sleeper
  • Free Wi-Fi access throughout the hotel
  • Complimentary a.m. Kitchen Skillet TM for guests, featuring freshly prepared breakfast sandwiches, a variety of fresh fruits, hot and cold cereal, yogurt, breads, premium coffee and an assortment of juices
  • More than 3,000 square feet of flexible, high-tech meeting and function space
  • 24/7 Guest Kitchen serving made-to-order entrees and appetizers
  • Coffee to Cocktails bar featuring specialty coffees, premium beers and wines and cocktails

"Nashville is known for being a vibrant, fun city, and we are pleased to add to the city’s excitement with this hotel," said Bryan Hayes, chief operating officer, White Lodging. "We are thrilled to have the 170th hotel in the White Lodging portfolio be in Nashville."

Hyatt Place Nashville/Downtown Leadership

Hyatt Place Nashville/Downtown is under the leadership of General Manager Bill Farrell and Director of Sales Nicole Nielsen. In his role, Farrell is directly responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the hotel, including overseeing the hotel’s approximately 100 associates and ensuring guests encounter the purposeful service for which Hyatt Place is known. Farrell is joined by Nielsen, director of sales, who is responsible for providing sales service and support to travelers and meeting planners frequenting the Nashville area.

About Hyatt Place

Launched in 2006, Hyatt Place brings to the upscale select service hotel category the authentic hospitality for which Hyatt is known. Inspired by multitasking travelers’ 24/7 lifestyle, Hyatt Place combines stylish design and practical amenities with forward-thinking technology and purposeful service. Spacious guestrooms feature multiple areas to work and relax, and include the Cozy Corner, an eight-foot sectional sofa sleeper; plush Hyatt Grand Bed; and ergonomic work center. Every guestroom is also equipped with a state-of-the-art media center that allows electronic devices to plug directly into the 42-inch, high-definition television, giving guests instant access to the technological amenities they’re accustomed to accessing at home or in the office. Hyatt Place hotels also feature complimentary Wi-Fi access, a StayFit@Hyatt fitness center, a coffee and wine bar serving specialty coffees and premium wine and beer, and a Grab ’n Go case stocked with freshly made sandwiches and salads. The Guest Kitchen offers made-to-order breakfast, lunch and dinner entrées around the clock, in addition to the a.m. Kitchen SkilletTM, a complimentary hot breakfast served daily for guests. Specially trained Hosts are on hand to offer assistance with everything from directions to check-in to a freshly made meal.

Hyatt Place, a brand of Hyatt Hotels Corporation, offers more than 180 locations in United States, Costa Rica and India. For Hyatt Place information or to make a reservation, call 1-888-HYATT-HP (888-492-8847) or visit

About White Lodging Services Corporation

White Lodging Services Corporation was established in 1985 and is headquartered in Merrillville, Ind. White Lodging is a fully integrated hotel ownership, development and operations company focused on developing and operating premium-branded hotels in growing urban markets across the United States. The company is a recognized leader that has defined and cultivated the ability to achieve consistent, sustainable growth among mid- to large-scale hotels across the country. Its current portfolio consists of more than 170 hotels in 21 states and encompasses representation of the following leading brands: Marriott International, Inc., Hilton Worldwide, Hyatt Global, Starwood Hotels and Resorts, Preferred Hotel Group and InterContinental Hotel Group. For more information about White Lodging, please visit

About Hyatt Hotels Corporation

Hyatt Hotels Corporation, headquartered in Chicago, is a leading global hospitality company with a proud heritage of making guests feel more than welcome. Thousands of members of the Hyatt family strive to make a difference in the lives of the guests they encounter every day by providing authentic hospitality. The Company's subsidiaries manage, franchise, own and develop hotels and resorts under the Hyatt®, Park Hyatt®, Andaz®, Grand Hyatt®, Hyatt Regency®, Hyatt Place®, Hyatt House® , Hyatt ZilaraTM, and Hyatt ZivaTM brand names and have locations on six continents. Hyatt Residential Group, Inc., a Hyatt Hotels Corporation subsidiary, develops, operates, markets or licenses Hyatt ResidencesTM and Hyatt Residence ClubTM. As of September 30, 2013, the Company's worldwide portfolio consisted of 535 properties in 47 countries. For more information, please visit


Hyatt Hotels & Resorts
Stephanie Sheppard
(312) 780-5399

White Lodging Services
Kathleen Quilligan
(317) 435-7446


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