Hyatt Place at Anaheim Resort/Convention Center Celebrates Official Opening
The 178-room Hyatt Place hotel is located within walking distance of the Disneyland® Resort Parks and Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, Calif.
CHICAGO - September 22, 2014 - (BUSINESS WIRE) - Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) and Prospera Hotels, Inc. today announce the opening of Hyatt Place at Anaheim Resort/Convention Center, marking the return of the Hyatt brand to the Anaheim market after a more than 20-year absence.
Hyatt Place at Anaheim Resort/Convention Center is ideally located in the Anaheim Resort district, and is within walking distance to the 1.6 million square foot Anaheim Convention Center and is less than two blocks away from the world renowned Disneyland® Resort Parks. The hotel is also located within two miles of Anaheim Stadium, home of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim baseball team, and the Honda Center, home of the Anaheim Ducks hockey team. Both Anaheim Stadium and Honda Center host various concerts and entertainment/sporting events throughout the year. Hyatt Place at Anaheim Resort/Convention Center is ideally situated between Los Angeles and San Diego, which is easily accessible by car or rail.
Hyatt Place at Anaheim Resort/Convention Center offers:
- 178 roomy rooms, all of which feature a 42-inch HDTV, the plush Hyatt Grand Bed® and a Cozy Corner sectional sofa
- Free Wi-Fi access throughout the hotel
- Complimentary a.m. Kitchen Skillet TM, featuring freshly prepared breakfast sandwiches, a variety of fresh fruits, hot and cold cereal, yogurt, breads, premium coffee and an assortment of juices
- Approximately 1,200 square feet of flexible, high-tech meeting/function space
- Outdoor swimming pool and spa, as well as a StayFit@Hyatt fitness center
- 24/7 Gallery Menu serving made-to-order entrees and appetizers around the clock
- A Coffee to Cocktails Bar featuring specialty coffees and premium beers, as well as wines and cocktails
"We are very excited to bring the Hyatt Place brand to the Anaheim Resort district with the opening of Hyatt Place at Anaheim Resort/Convention Center," said Prospera Hotels' President and Chief Executive Officer Ajesh Patel. "As the first new-build Hyatt-branded hotel in Anaheim in many years, our team purposely selected Hyatt Place as the right brand for this location. We worked closely with the Hyatt Place team to incorporate the contemporary style and seamless experience that Hyatt Place guests have come to know and value. We are pleased with our investment and affiliation with the Hyatt Place brand, and are looking forward to the long-term success of this hotel."
"Our management team and associates are looking forward to providing the authentic hospitality and purposeful service for which Hyatt Place is known," said Larry Meifu, general manager of Hyatt Place at Anaheim Resort/Convention Center. "Hyatt Place was designed for a lifestyle, not a demographic, and as a result, we are confident that everyone from business and convention travelers to theme park goers will appreciate the open, intuitive design, casual atmosphere and practical amenities, such as free Wi-Fi and 24-hour food offerings."
"Hyatt Place was designed for today's multitasking travelers' 24/7 lifestyle by combining stylish design and practical amenities with forward-thinking technology and purposeful service," said Director of Sales John Rozatti. "We're confident that the brand's amenities, coupled with the hotel's close proximity to the Anaheim Convention Center and Disneyland® Resort Parks, is exactly what our guests are seeking."
Hyatt Place at Anaheim Resort/Convention Center Leadership
Hyatt Place at Anaheim Resort/Convention Center is under the leadership of General Manager Larry Meifu and Director of John Rozatti. In his role, Meifu is directly responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the hotel, including overseeing the hotel's associates and ensuring guests encounter the purposeful service for which Hyatt Place is known. Meifu is joined by Rozatti, director of sales, who is responsible for providing sales service and support to travelers and meeting planners frequenting the Anaheim area.
About Hyatt Place
Launched in 2006, the Hyatt Place brand 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 hotels combine style with casual hospitality. Featuring spacious guestrooms with the Cozy Corner, free Wi-Fi, the 24/7 Gallery Menu, Coffee to Cocktails Bar, and free hot breakfast with your stay. The Odds & Ends program also has guests covered with items they may have forgot and can buy, borrow or enjoy for free. Specially trained Gallery 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 200 locations in the United States, Armenia, China, Costa Rica, India, Mexico, Puerto Rico, Netherlands, and United Arab Emirates. For Hyatt Place information or to make a reservation, call 1-888-HYATT-HP (888-492-8847) or visit www.HyattPlace.com.
The term "Hyatt" is used in this release for convenience to refer to Hyatt Hotels Corporation and/or one or more of its affiliates.
About Prospera Hotels, Inc.
Prospera Hotels, Inc. is a fully integrated hotel real estate and investment company based in Orange, California. Prospera provides expertise in development, operations, project management, acquisitions, and construction for the hospitality and real estate industry. In the Anaheim Resort, Prospera owns and operates several hotels including the 127-room Cortona Inn & Suites and the 252-room DoubleTree Suites. In addition to the Hyatt Place at Anaheim Resort/Convention Center, Prospera is developing a 262-room Hyatt House in the Anaheim Resort, opening in Fall 2015. For more information about Prospera, visit www.prosperahotels.com.
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 Zilara™ and Hyatt Ziva™ brand names and have locations on six continents. Hyatt Residential Group, Inc., a Hyatt Hotels Corporation subsidiary, develops, operates, markets or licenses Hyatt Residences® and Hyatt Residence Club®. As of June 30, 2014, the Company's worldwide portfolio consisted of 563 properties in 48 countries. For more information, please visit www.hyatt.com.
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