Hyatt House Columbus/OSU-Short North Announces Opening
July 29, 2021 // Franchising.com // Columbus, Ohio - Hyatt House Columbus/OSU-Short North proudly celebrates the new-build hotel’s opening. The extended-stay hotel is ideally located just across the from R&D giant Battelle and adjacent to Columbus’ vibrant Short North Arts District, Victorian Village and The Ohio State University. The 152-room property features 104 suites and 48 den guestrooms with rates starting at $129 per night. An impressive 2,000 square feet of flexible meeting space and well-designed indoor and outdoor breakout options, offer a much-needed meeting and event venue in the OSU-Short North neighborhood.
With its 633 W. 5th Avenue address, the new Hyatt House hotel is a one mile walk to Ohio Stadium and offers unmatched proximity to the rest of the OSU campus, the James Cancer Hospital and Wexner Medical Center. Business travelers, patients, families, students and Buckeye sports fans visiting the area now have the perfect lodging option to call home during their stay, whether visiting for business, leisure, campus tours or to access the city’s renowned medical care.
This new property boasts fresh, contemporary décor and was carefully designed to meet today’s travelers’ needs. With special attention paid to lifestyle conveniences, each room is pet-friendly and guest suites come with a fully equipped kitchen, abundant amenities and separate spaces to eat, sleep and relax. An indoor pool and a fully loaded fitness center equipped with Columbus-made Rogue Fitness equipment and a Peloton Bike ensure that guests for whom fitness is a priority don’t miss a beat while on the road. For a private workout experience, special Peloton Bike guestrooms are also available. And with the Olentangy Trail situated just outside the hotel’s doors, bike rentals are available so guests can enjoy all or part of the scenic 13-mile riverside ride from downtown Columbus to suburban Powell, Ohio. Another 25 miles of trails offer guests even more outdoor spaces to run or ride.
Featuring an inviting outdoor patio, the full-service H Bar offers libations including local craft distilled spirits and beers. Outdoor grills, a fire pit and a bocce ball court add to the long list of Hyatt House OSU-Short North amenities.
Rosemont, Ill.-based First Hospitality was selected to manage Hyatt House OSU-Short North, marking First Hospitality’s sixth hotel in the Columbus area.
First Hospitality tapped Malia Widder to serve as director of sales and marketing for the new hotel. Widder has helped travelers, meeting planners and corporate housing specialists with their unique lodging needs for 10-plus years. Industry veteran Victor Patterson was named General Manager of the new hotel, bringing more than two decades of hospitality management expertise to the role.
“Hyatt House OSU-Short North is a great addition to the dynamic Victorian Village and Short North neighborhoods, as well as the OSU campus,” said Patterson. “Now more than ever, travelers demand a safe, comfortable place that feels like home and offers plenty of options for focusing on wellbeing.”
Guided by its purpose of care, Hyatt’s multi-layered Global Care & Cleanliness Commitment further enhances its operational guidance and resources around colleague and guest safety and peace of mind.
The term “Hyatt” is used in this release for convenience to refer to Hyatt Hotels Corporation and/or one or more of its affiliates.
SOURCE Hyatt House
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