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July 2014

Hyatt Place Brand Delves Into D.C.

WASHINGTON, D.C.

Hyatt Hotels Corporation, The JBG Companies and Crescent Hotels & Resorts have announced the opening of Hyatt Place Washington DC/US Capitol, the first Hyatt Place hotel in Washington, D.C. The hotel is situated in the northern portion of the NoMa district, one of the city's fastest-growing neighborhoods with a vibrant mixed use development that sits just north of, and in view of, the U.S. Capitol Building.

Hyatt Place Washington DC/US Capitol is a short walking distance from the NoMa-Gallaudet U Metro station (Red Line), and is located just north of the US Capitol Building, Smithsonian Institution, Union Station, the White House, and Washington DC Convention Center. Additionally, the hotel is less than six miles from Georgetown and the National Cathedral.

"This brand is a state of the art product, and we are extremely proud to be the first Hyatt Place hotel in Washington DC Cooper Carry and our entire design and development team have created a unique design that is setting a new standard of what an urban select service hotel can offer," said Moina Banerjee, Principal, The JBG Companies. "The custom public space, expanded lobby bar concept and easy access to both the metro and convention center will provide an unmatched DC experience for our guests."

Hyatt Place Washington DC/US Capitol will include:

  • 200 rooms, featuring a swiveling 42-inch HDTV, plush Hyatt Grand Bed® and Cozy Corner sectional sofa.
  • Free Wi-Fi everywhere.
  • Complimentary a.m. Kitchen Skillet breakfast for guests.
  • 1,600 square feet of flexible, high-tech meeting/function space.
  • 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.

"With the destination appeal of the nation's capital paired with a strong brand, Hyatt Place Washington DC/US Capitol will quickly become a premier location to accommodate business and leisure travelers visiting Washington, D.C.," said Michael George, chief executive office and president of Crescent Hotels & Resorts.

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