May 08, 2015 // Franchising.com // CHICAGO – Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H), Kauri Investments, Ltd. and InterMountain Management, LLC today announce the opening of Hyatt House Seattle/Downtown. As the first Hyatt House hotel in Seattle’s city center, Hyatt House Seattle/Downtown offers the conveniences of hotel living with the comforts of home.
“Hyatt House is everything the name represents – a welcoming and warm environment that encourages guests to live like residents,” said General Manager Sarah Junge. “This hotel is an exciting addition to the downtown area, and we feel perfectly complements the beauty of Seattle, all while offering guests the amenities of home. Seattle continues to play a bigger and bigger role on the global stage, and for us, that means getting to meet and provide service to guests from far and wide We want each and every guest who comes through our doors to feel that they can let their real-life routines roll on, even when they’re on the road.”
The hotel is located adjacent to the Seattle Center, home of the iconic Space Needle and Pacific Science Center, as well as Chihuly Garden and Glass and the EMP Museum. Collectively they are located at the convergence of downtown Seattle, Lower Queen Anne and the fast-growing South Lake Union neighborhoods. In addition to its proximity to local tourist attractions, Hyatt House Seattle/Downtown nearby the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and Amazon’s burgeoning campus.
Hyatt House Seattle/Downtown is under the leadership of General Manager Sarah Junge and Director of Sales Sam Samuelson. In her role, Junge is directly responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the hotel, including overseeing the hotel’s 70 associates and ensuring guests encounter the purposeful service for which Hyatt House is known. Junge is joined by Samuelson, who will oversee the sales and marketing efforts for the hotel.
Hyatt House, a brand of Hyatt Hotels Corporation, launched in 2012 and offers more than 60 locations throughout the United States. Inspired by extensive research of guest experiences, Hyatt House hotels are designed to welcome residents rather than guests and offer services, amenities, upscale spaces and a casual, comfortable environment that reminds guests of home. Residentially inspired studios and one-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. The Morning Spread, a complimentary full hot breakfast for guests featuring a made-to-order Omelet Bar, is served daily and the H BAR features the Sip+Savor menu and full bar. Public spaces include a 24-hour Workout Room, House 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.
To learn more about Hyatt House or to book a reservation, visit www.hyatthouse.com or call 866-XS-HYATT (866-974-9288).
Kauri Investments, Ltd., established in 1987, is a leading real estate investment and development company based in Bellevue, WA. Kauri has developed over 2,000 multifamily homes in various neighborhoods of Seattle. In addition to residential real estate, Kauri has expanded into the hotel real estate sector and has hotels in operation and under development in the Pacific Northwest. To learn more about Kauri, visit www.kauri.com.
As one of North America’s largest hotel management and development companies, InterMountain Management, LLC specializes in the select-service and extended-stay hotel segments. For over 30 years, InterMountain Management’s dedication to success is proven in the results as a hotel owner, management company and hotel developer. They currently own and/or manage approximately 60 premium branded hotels nationwide, including the beautiful Hyatt Place Seattle Downtown. For more information, or to view hotel locations across the U.S., visit their website at www.intermountainhotels.com.
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 develop, own, operate, manage, franchise, license or provide services to hotels, resorts, branded residences and vacation ownership properties, including under the Hyatt®, Park Hyatt®, Andaz®, Grand Hyatt®, Hyatt Centric™, Hyatt Regency®, Hyatt Place®, Hyatt House®, Hyatt Zilara™, Hyatt Ziva™, Hyatt Residences® and Hyatt Residence Club® brand names and have locations on six continents. As of March 31, 2015, the Company's worldwide portfolio consisted of 599 properties in 50 countries. For more information, please visit www.hyatt.com.
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