Hyatt Place Washington DC/Georgetown/West End Appoints Kevin Varr General Manager and Catherine Rentschler Director of Sales

November 9, 2015

FAIRFAX, VA – November 9, 2015 –  Crestline Hotels & Resorts, LLC announced today that Kevin Varr has been appointed General Manager for the Hyatt Place Washington DC/Georgetown/West End.  Mr. Varr is joined by Catherine Rentschler, who was appointed as Director of Sales.  Hyatt Place Washington DC/Georgetown/West End is scheduled to open in the spring of 2016 at 2121 M Street NW and will offer 168 guestrooms.  It is being developed by Washington, DC-based Renaissance Centro, which enjoys a 30-year legacy of nationally recognized projects throughout the DC metro area.

Mr. Varr joins Crestline from Ambridge Hotels where he was General Manager for Hyatt Place DC Downtown/K Street. He brings more than 10 years of hospitality operations management experience, including in-depth involvement with new hotel openings.  He has a B.S in Hospitality Sales & Meeting Management from Johnson & Wales University.  Mr Varr can be reached at kevin.varr@crestlinehotels.com.

Ms. Rentschler joins Crestline from the Park Hyatt Washington DC, where she was Senior Sales Manager.  She brings more than eight years of hospitality sales and service experience, particularly with Hyatt-branded hotels.  She is a graduate of the College of Charleston, SC.  Ms. Rentschler can be reached at catherine.rentschler@crestlinehotels.com.

“Both Kevin and Catherine are dynamic leaders with exceptional market and brand experience.  We are confident that they will lead a successful opening of this new hotel,” said James Carroll, President & CEO of Crestline.

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