WYNDHAM CHICAGO OFFICIALLY BECOMES HYATT CHICAGO MAGNIFICENT MILE
Becomes Ninth Chicago-Area Hyatt Hotel and Will Undergo $25M Renovation
CHICAGO (June 11, 2012) – Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) has announced that Wyndham Chicago situated in the heart of the city, has officially been rebranded to Hyatt Chicago Magnificent Mile. An extensive $25 million renovation will commence in Fall 2012 and will be completed Spring 2013.
Strategically situated just one block from Chicago’s famed Michigan Avenue, steps away from world-class shopping and Lake Michigan, Hyatt Chicago Magnificent Mile is owned by Sunstone Hospitality and managed by Davidson Hotels and Resorts under the Hyatt brand.
The hotel’s 417-guestrooms, including 48 suites offer spectacular views of Chicago’s skyline and Lake Michigan. All guestrooms and suites will be renovated to Hyatt brand standards and amenities including:
· Hyatt Grand Bed®
· Stereo iPod® docking station and Hyatt Plug Panel media center
· HDTV stations
· Stylish bathrooms with marble countertops and Portico® amenities
· Respire Rooms: Hypo-Allergenic Rooms are designed to provide a comfortable sleeping environment especially for allergy sufferers
· Compact in-room refrigerators
· Complimentary in-room safes
The hotel’s public areas will be refurbished as well, including new guest check-in area, three-meal restaurant and a fitness center that will double in size, transforming into a premier health club featuring state-of-the-art equipment.
With 14 distinct meeting rooms, offering nearly 18,000 square feet of event space including two ballrooms, Hyatt Chicago Magnificent Mile is the perfect venue for a variety of business and social functions.
“In rebranding the hotel as Hyatt Chicago Magnificent Mile, we are taking a very popular and highly rated hotel and adding to its appeal with the Hyatt branding,” said Chuck Floyd, chief operating officer, North America, Hyatt Hotels Corporation. “We have a great team in Sunstone and Davidson and look forward to welcoming Hyatt guests from all over the world to the heart of Chicago and provide the kind of authentic hospitality Hyatt is known for.”
The hotel is the newest addition to a collection of 29 Hyatt brand properties worldwide, offering guests restful and contemporary rooms
For more information or to book reservations at Hyatt Chicago Magnificent Mile, please visit www.hyatt.com or call 1 800 233 1234.
About Hyatt Hotels Corporation
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 manage, franchise, own and develop hotels and resorts under the Hyatt®, Park Hyatt®, Andaz®, Grand Hyatt®, Hyatt Regency®, Hyatt Place® and Hyatt HouseTM. Hyatt House is changing its brand identity from Hyatt Summerfield Suites®. Hyatt Residential Group, Inc., a Hyatt Hotels Corporation subsidiary, develops, operates, markets or licenses Hyatt ResidencesTM and Hyatt Vacation Club®, which is changing its name to Hyatt Residence ClubTM. As of March 31, 2012, the Company's worldwide portfolio consisted of 488 properties in 45 countries. For more information, please visit www.hyatt.com.
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