CHICAGO--()--Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H), Interstate Hotels & Resorts and Carpenter & Company today announce the grand opening of Hyatt Place Boston/Braintree, marking the first Hyatt Place on the South Shore and the second Hyatt Place in Massachusetts. Located across the street from South Shore Shopping Plaza in Braintree, the 204-room hotel offers business and leisure travelers comfortable and functional amenities in close proximity to a number of local businesses, restaurants, and Boston’s Logan International Airport.
“We think this hotel will be the perfect addition to the community and will cater to travelers who are looking for a hassle-free place to stay that offers true convenience to business travelers, families, and everyone in between.”
South Shore Place, which is a project led by Carpenter & Company, is adjacent to the hotel and will officially open this summer. Comprised of a 32,000 square foot retail building and separate retail pad for an additional 6,000 square feet, the complex will offer visitors and local residents several retail tenants, as well as a mix of fast casual and family dining options.
“We are thrilled to be able to bring the Hyatt Place brand to the Boston/Braintree community,” said Steve Buckler, general manager of Hyatt Place Boston/Braintree. “We think this hotel will be the perfect addition to the community and will cater to travelers who are looking for a hassle-free place to stay that offers true convenience to business travelers, families, and everyone in between.”
Hyatt Place Boston/Braintree offers:
- 204 spacious guestrooms, all of which feature a 42-inch HDTV, the plush Hyatt Grand Bed® and an eight-foot sectional sofa sleeper
- Complimentary Wi-Fi access throughout the hotel, including remote printing
- Complimentary a.m. Kitchen Skillet TM, featuring freshly prepared breakfast sandwiches, a variety of fresh fruits, hot and cold cereal, yogurt, breads, premium coffee and an assortment of juices
- Services ideal for small corporate and executive meetings, or other group gatherings, including five flexible, high-tech meeting/function spaces
- 24/7 Guest Kitchen serving made-to-order snacks and entrees
- Intimate Bakery Café featuring Starbucks® specialty coffees, premium beers and wines and cocktails
- Free parking and shuttle service for guests
Special Welcome Promotions
To celebrate its official opening, Hyatt Place Boston/Braintree will be offering two special promotions.
- The “Braintree First Night” promotion is $50/night and is available exclusively for local residents who book and pay in advance between May 15 and May 20. Residents can reserve up to two rooms during this time period for use through the end of the year.
- The “Grand Opening” rate is open to everyone and is available for stays from May 15 through August 31. With this promotion, guests can enjoy a rate of $125/night Sunday through Thursday and a rate of $105/night on Fridays and Saturdays.
To make a reservation, please call 781-848-0600.
**The South Shore Place retail complex is scheduled for completion in summer 2012. The hotel development team includes Carpenter & Company, Cambridge Seven Associates, Tishman Construction and BayNorth Capital. Hyatt Place Boston/Braintree will be managed by Interstate Hotels & Resorts.
HYATT PLACE BOSTON/BRAINTREE LEADERSHIP
Hyatt Place Boston/Braintree is under the leadership of General Manager Steve Buckler and Director of Sales Macaire Matchett. In his role, Buckler is directly responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the hotel, including overseeing the hotel’s 52 associates and ensuring guests encounter the purposeful service for which Hyatt Place is known. Buckler is joined by Matchett, director of sales, who is responsible for providing sales service and support to travelers and meeting planners frequenting the Boston area.
ABOUT HYATT PLACE
Launched in 2006, Hyatt Place brings to the upscale select-service hotel category the authentic hospitality for which Hyatt is known. Inspired by multitasking travellers’ 24/7 lifestyle, Hyatt Place combines stylish design and practical amenities with forward-thinking technology and purposeful service. Hyatt Place hotels feature complimentary Wi-Fi access and remote printing, a 24-hour StayFit@Hyatt fitness center, a coffee and wine bar serving specialty coffees and premium wine, beer and spirits, complimentary a.m. Kitchen SkilletTM, featuring freshly prepared breakfast sandwiches, and a Grab ’n Go case stocked with sandwiches and hand tossed salads. The Guest Kitchens offers lunch and dinner entrées around the clock 24/7. Specially trained Gallery Hosts offer assistance with everything from directions to check-in to a freshly made meal. Spacious guestrooms are designed to help guests perfectly blend their lifestyle of work and play, featuring the Hyatt Grand Bed®, Cozy Corner sofa sleeper, work center, 42 inch HDTV and the Hyatt Plug Panel media center.
Hyatt Place, a brand of Hyatt Hotels Corporation, offers more than 150 locations throughout the United States. For Hyatt Place information or to make a reservation, call 1-888-HYATT-HP (888-492-8847) or visit www.HyattPlace.com.
ABOUT INTERSTATE HOTELS & RESORTS
Interstate Hotels & Resorts, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of a 50/50 joint venture between subsidiaries of Thayer Lodging and Jin Jiang, is the largest and leading U.S.-based global hotel management company, operating branded full- and select-service hotels and resorts, conference centers and independent hotels worldwide. Interstate and its affiliates manage and/or have ownership interests in nearly 400 hotels with more than 70,000 rooms in North America, Europe and Asia-Pacific. The Company has ownership in 57 of those hotels, including six wholly owned. In addition, Interstate has executed agreements to manage 36 hotels with over 7,000 rooms under construction or development throughout the world. The company’s global management platforms provide owners and developers a successful combination of large-scale resources, international expertise, owner and brand relations, and comprehensive world-class operations. For more information, visit www.interstatehotels.com. Connect with Interstate at www.linkedin.com/company/interstate-hotels-&-resorts, www.facebook.com/InterstateHotels, and http://jobs.interstatehotels.com.
ABOUT CARPENTER & COMPANY
Carpenter & Company, Inc. is a highly respected and experienced firm involved in real estate development, ownership and management. Carpenter was incorporated in 1973 and since that time has devoted most of its resources to the development of hotels, mixed-use projects and retail properties. Carpenter has been involved in many hotel, mixed-use projects and retail properties, including the recent conversion of the old Charles Street Jail into The Liberty Hotel; the 189-room Marriott Courtyard hotel in Brookline, Massachusetts; and the 42-story mixed-use St. Regis project in San Francisco, California which includes a five-star 270-room St. Regis Hotel, approximately 100 residential condominium units, meeting rooms, restaurants, a health club and a 20,000 square foot cultural facility. To date, Carpenter and its affiliates have also developed or renovated over 2 million square feet of retail including lifestyle and specialty centers, mixed-use centers and new urban neighborhoods. A selection of Carpenter’s retail properties include: the development of Town Square, a 160,000 square foot specialty center in Wheaton, Illinois; Glen Eagle Square, a 152,000 square foot center in suburban Philadelphia; and Somerset Square, a 105,000 square foot center in Glastonbury, Connecticut. Carpenter has also owned or managed shopping centers in Princeton, New Jersey; Worthington, Ohio; Eastchester, New York; Chalfont, Pennsylvania and Westport, Connecticut.
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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