WASHINGTON, D.C. – April 15, 2016 – Hyatt and Crestline Hotels & Resorts, LLC announced today the opening of Hyatt Place Washington DC/Georgetown/West End. The 168-room hotel is located at 2121 M Street NW, and was developed by Washington, DC-based Renaissance Centro, which enjoys a 30-year legacy of nationally recognized projects throughout the DC metro area. Hyatt Place Washington DC/Georgetown/West End is managed by Crestline, which is based in Fairfax, VA.
The nine-story hotel with rooftop terrace was designed by local architecture firm JN+A, and interior designer HVS. They worked together to capture the spirit of this historic DC-neighborhood by incorporating local elements and community relationships into the hotel’s offerings. Renaissance Centro commissioned local artist Drew Smith to create a photo mural that adorns the fitness center and pool area, and the artist and his work will be featured at the hotel’s Grand Opening along with a showing of other local artists. Additionally, Hyatt Place Washington DC/Georgetown/West End is collaborating with George Washington University to use the hotel’s development and opening as a case study for graduate students in the university’s hospitality program. Community influence continues with the hotel’s 24/7 Gallery Menu and Market where guests will find samplings of flavors from local artisans—from coffee to donuts to locally-brewed craft beer and regionally sourced food. Guests are encouraged to get out and explore the iconic neighborhood by providing maps, complimentary bicycles, helmets, and water bottles.
“Georgetown/West End is Washington DC’s most historic and legendary neighborhood,” said hotel General Manager Kevin Varr. “We are thrilled to be a part of its vibrancy and look forward to contributing to the neighborhood with community involvement, and by encouraging our guests to learn about its culture and unique offerings.”
Located in Washington’s beautiful West End neighborhood, and adjacent to historic Georgetown, Hyatt Place Washington DC/Georgetown/West End is perfect for business and leisure travelers, and convenient to Embassy Row. The hotel is steps from Georgetown’s shopping, dining and nightlife, while easily accessible to the heart of the nation’s capital via the Washington DC Metro subway system.
The hotel showcases Hyatt Place brand’s intuitive design, casual atmosphere, and practical amenities, such as free Wi-Fi and 24-hour food offerings. Each of the spacious guestrooms feature separate spaces to sleep and work so that guests can relax while staying productive during their visit. Guests will be able to rejuvenate with KenetMD™ bath essentials and sleep soundly on Hyatt Grand Beds®. Guests can enjoy free hotel-wide Wi-Fi, the free a.m. Kitchen Skillet™ hot breakfast, 24-hour StayFit Gym, and indoor pool, making their stay as seamless as possible while on the road. Gallery Hosts are available 24-hours a day to take care of guests, fulfill a 24/7 Gallery Menu order, help plan a meeting, make coffee, or provide directions or recommendations. In addition, Hyatt Place Washington DC/Georgetown/West End features two boardrooms and three meeting rooms, offering 2,200 square feet of flexible event space, perfect for small meetings or mid-sized gatherings. Onsite parking is also available for a fee.
Guests of Hyatt Place Washington DC/Georgetown/West End are a short walk from two Metro stations with easy access to the Central Business District, the National Mall, Capitol Hill as well as the City’s renowned monuments and museums. The hotel is only five miles, a 20-minute ride, from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport. For more information visit www.hyattplacewashingtondcgeorgetown.com or call 202-838-2222.
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