Hyatt House Falls Church Celebrates Official Opening

148-room Hyatt House Hotel Located in the Heart of Fairfax, Virginia

September 19, 2012 // // CHICAGO - Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today announced the opening of HYATT house Falls Church, which is located in Fairfax, Virginia’s vibrant new Mosaic District, a walkable shopping, dining and entertainment neighborhood. This is the first new HYATT house hotel to open since Hyatt launched the HYATT house brand earlier this year and joins 53 other HYATT house hotels throughout the United States.

“We are so thrilled to be bringing HYATT house to the Falls Church neighborhood, “said Michael Gouzie, general manager of HYATT house Falls Church. “This new, innovative concept really creates a social and contemporary environment that helps guests to feel right at home, and we’re proud to offer this type of personalized service to each and every person that walks through our door.”

HYATT house Falls Church is ideally located 10 miles west of Washington D.C. and a half mile from the Dunn Loring Station on Metro’s Orange Line. The hotel is in close proximity to Tysons Corner Center shopping mall, Fairfax, Falls Church, and Arlington, and it is nearby Northern Virginia businesses.

HYATT house Falls Church offers:

  • 148 residentially inspired upscale guestrooms, studios, one-bedroom and hospitality suites
  • Suites feature fully equipped kitchens and separate living and bedroom spaces, and all guestrooms include a 42" HD television and a Hyatt Grand Bed™
  • Complimentary full hot breakfast served daily, featuring made-to-order omelettes and other rotating savory options such as scrambled eggs, bacon, sausage, French Toast, and waffles
  • Free Wi-Fi access and remote printing throughout the hotel
  • The brand’s new signature H BAR, featuring the Sip+Savor Menu – a delicious menu of home-cooked comforts and full bar
  • 1800 square feet of flexible, high-tech meeting/function space for business or social gatherings
  • Range of public spaces, including a 24-hour fitness center, guest laundry facilities, an outdoor fire pit and second floor outdoor pool deck
  • 24/7 Guest Market, plus a complimentary grocery shopping service
  • Pet-friendly policy that welcomes dogs or cats

HYATT house Falls Church Leadership

HYATT house Falls Church is under the leadership of General Manager Michael Gouzie and Director of Sales Allison Sayer. In his role, Gouzie is directly responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the hotel, including overseeing the hotel’s 45 associates and ensuring guests encounter the purposeful service for which HYATT house is known. Gouzie is joined by Sayer, director of sales, who is responsible for providing sales service and support to travelers and meeting planners frequenting the Fairfax area.

About HYATT house

Launched in 2012, HYATT house was designed to welcome residents rather than guests. Inspired by extensive research of guest experiences, HYATT house is designed to surprise and delight with services, amenities, upscale spaces and a casual, comfortable environment that will remind guests of home. Residentially inspired studios, one- and two-bedroom suites feature contemporary full kitchens, living space with flat panel HDTVs and bedrooms with a plush bed. Complimentary Wi-Fi is available throughout the hotel. A complimentary full hot breakfast is served daily as well as a complimentary Evening Social with savory bites, beer and wine. In lieu of the Evening Social, some locations have an H BAR featuring the Sip+Savor menu and full bar. Public spaces include a 24-hour workout room, Guest Market and laundry facilities. A friendly House Host is available to check-in guests, provide directions or help with other needs to help guests feel at home. The brand is committed to helping guests keep their real-life routines rolling while on the road. HYATT house recently earned the top spot in the upscale extended stay category in Business Travel News’ 2012 Hotel Chain Survey, based on a survey of corporate travel buyers. Additionally, the brand was named one of the 10 Best Hotel Chains for Families by Parents Magazine. Chosen amongst more than 70 hotels chains, HYATT house was recognized for its convenient, functional, and family-friendly amenities, with separate parent and child sleeping areas topping the list.

HYATT house, a brand of Hyatt Hotels Corporation, offers more than 50 locations throughout the United States. To learn more about HYATT house or to book a reservation, visit or call 866-XS-HYATT (866-974-9288).

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® and Hyatt HouseTM. Hyatt House is changing its brand identity from Hyatt Summerfield Suites®. Hyatt Residential Group, Inc., a Hyatt Hotels Corporation subsidiary, develops, operates, markets or licenses Hyatt ResidencesTM and Hyatt Residence ClubTM. As of June 30, 2012, the Company's worldwide portfolio consisted of 492 properties in 45 countries. For more information, please visit


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



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