Press Release: NoMa’s Hyatt Place Opens Today!
Washington, D.C., June 26, 2014 – DC’s first Hyatt Place hotel opens in NoMa today on New York Avenue, as announced by Hyatt Hotels & Resorts, The JBG Companies and Crescent Hotels & Resorts. The Hyatt Place Washington D.C./U.S. Capitol is in northern NoMa at 33 New York Avenue, NE, just two blocks from the NoMa/Gallaudet U Metro station, and in view of the U.S. Capitol Building.
The Hyatt Place is the first phase in JBG’s extensive ‘N Street NoMa’ development, a mixed-use project that will also include restaurants, apartments and office space. A 10-screen Landmark Theatre will open by early 2017 onto a pedestrian friendly plaza that meanders between the buildings from New York Avenue to Patterson Street. The Hyatt Place has an entrance on N Street, NE and on New York Avenue, NE, as well as a full bar and 24-hour food service.
“We’re thrilled to welcome the inviting Hyatt Place as the third hotel in NoMa and know that visitors to the neighborhood will appreciate this new offering,” said Robin-Eve Jasper, President of the NoMa Business Improvement District. “The whole N Street NoMa project now underway is an example of the great assets coming to NoMa in the next couple of years.”
“We are very excited to bring the Hyatt Place brand to Washington, D.C., a large and energetic city filled with restaurants, museums, theaters, and entertainment attractions,” said Stacy Smith, general manager, Hyatt Place Washington D.C./U.S. Capitol. “We believe this new hotel will add an exciting, new dynamic to the neighborhood, and we are confident that Hyatt Place Washington D.C./U.S. Capitol will exceed guest expectations by providing both business and leisure travelers with everything they need while away from home.”
- Hyatt Place Washington D.C./U.S. Capitol offers:
- 200 roomy rooms, all of which feature a swiveling 42-inch HDTV, the plush Hyatt Grand Bed® and Cozy Corner sectional sofa
- A Coffee-to-Cocktails Bar featuring specialty coffees and premium beers, as well as wines and cocktails
- Free WiFi everywhere
- Complimentary morning Kitchen Skillet TM breakfast for guests, featuring freshly prepared breakfast sandwiches, a variety of fresh fruits, hot and cold cereal, yogurt, breads, premium coffee and an assortment of juices
- 1,600 SF of flexible, high-tech meeting/function space
- 24/7 Gallery Menu serving made-to-order entrees and appetizers around the clock
Hyatt Place Washington D.C./U.S. Capitol is under the leadership of General Manager Stacy Eacho Smith and Director of Sales Carlington Barnett.
About Hyatt Place
Launched in 2006, the Hyatt Place brand brings to the upscale select service hotel category the authentic hospitality for which Hyatt is known. Inspired by multitasking travelers’ 24/7 lifestyle, Hyatt Place hotels combine style with casual hospitality, featuring spacious guestrooms with the Cozy Corner, free Wi-Fi, the 24/7 Gallery Menu, Coffee to Cocktails Bar, and free hot breakfast with your stay. The Odds & Ends program also has guests covered with items they may have forgotten and can buy, borrow or enjoy for free. Specially trained Gallery Hosts are on hand to offer assistance with everything from directions to check-in to a freshly made meal.
Hyatt Place, a brand of Hyatt Hotels Corporation, offers more than 190 locations in the United States, Armenia, China, Costa Rica, India, Mexico, Puerto Rico and the Netherlands. For Hyatt Place information or to make a reservation, call 1-888-HYATT-HP (888-492-8847) or visit www.HyattPlace.com.
About The JBG Companies
Headquartered in Chevy Chase, Maryland, The JBG Companies is a private real estate investment firm that develops, owns and manages office, residential, hotel and retail properties. The company has more than $10 billion in assets under management and development in the Washington Metropolitan Area. Since 1960, JBG has been active in the communities where it invests, striving to make a positive impact. More information can be found by visiting the company’s website, www.JBG.com, or by calling 1-240-333-3600.
NoMa is a vibrant, growing neighborhood nestled among Union Station, the U.S. Capitol, Shaw, and the H Street, NE corridor in Washington, D.C. Over the last several years, private developers have invested more than $5 billion in the 35-block area within the NoMa BID boundary, and have plans to develop more than 16 million square feet of additional office, residential, hotel, and retail space. With a capital investment of $50 million from the District government, NoMa will soon have great new parks and public spaces as well. NoMa is home to more than 3,900 terrific new apartments, and more than 40,000 people work here each day. NoMa is the most connected neighborhood in Washington, D.C. With unparalleled transportation access on Amtrak, VRE, MARC, two Red Line Metro stops, and vehicular access to Interstate 395, visitors, workers and residents can easily travel throughout the region as well as get to New York or anywhere on the East Coast. NoMa has a WalkScore of 92 and offers great biking facilities, including three free outdoor air pumps, the East Coast’s only Bikestation, the 8-mile Metropolitan Branch Trail, and seven Capital Bikeshare stations. The NoMa BID organizes more than 50 free award-winning community events each year, connecting more than 20,000 friends and neighbors. For more information about NoMa, visit nomabid.wpengine.com and sign up for our bimonthly newsletter. Follow us on Twitter @NoMaBID and like us on Facebook.
For Immediate Release
News media contacts:
Rachel Davis, NoMa BID
Siân Martin, Hyatt Hotels & Resorts