Downtown Washington, DC Hotel Makes a Small Meeting Feel Like a Big Fish

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As fall gets into full swing, meeting planners are working tirelessly to secure event space for last minute 2015 meetings in addition to their next year’s programs. The Hyatt Place Washington DC/US Capitol, located in downtown Washington, DC just north of the US Capitol, knows that every meeting is important, no matter the size and is offering a small meeting promotion..

Hyatt Place Washington DC/US Capitol – Meeting Space

When we opened our doors a year ago, it was like opening a flood gate,” said Ryan Cimei, General Manager. “With our downtown location, surrounded by so many corporate offices & government agencies, meeting planners were looking for a hotel just our size.

As fall gets into full swing, meeting planners are working tirelessly to secure event space for last minute 2015 meetings in addition to their next year’s programs. The Hyatt Place Washington DC/US Capitol, located in downtown Washington, DC just north of the US Capitol, knows that every meeting is important, no matter the size. The hotel is managed by Crescent Hotels & Resorts, an operator of over 100 hotels throughout North America, including 15 in the Washington, DC area.

“When we opened our doors just a year ago, it was like opening a flood gate,” said Ryan Cimei, hotel General Manager. “With our downtown location, surrounded by so many corporate offices like NPR and Sirius XM, and government agencies such as the Department of Justice, ATF, and GSA, meeting planners were looking for a hotel just our size.” Being located just one and a half blocks from Metrorail connects the property to all points in the Washington, DC area, including Union Station, just one stop from the hotel, and National Airport. Additionally, its location in the NoMa district, surrounded the hotel with restaurants, shopping, and entertainment options, to keep meeting attendees busy after the work day is through.

The hotel offers the key amenities those planning smaller meeting are looking for. For example, complimentary Wi-Fi, business center and printing options, built-in break stations in both meeting rooms that total 1600 square feet, audio visual services, flexible catering menus and a dedicated meting specialist are among the amenities focused on meeting attendees. “Our meeting planners love working with our meeting specialists. Having a single point of contact is so crucial to them,” said Cimei. He added, “Our complimentary hot breakfast for all guests is a great way for meeting attendees on business travel to save money.”    

“We feel it’s good to give our meeting planners choices,” said Cimei. “We also understand that many who plan smaller meetings have responsibilities outside the meeting planning arena so we make the process stress-free.” Not only can planners submit a meeting request online, the hotel also offers the option of per person meeting packages starting at $85 per day so budgeting costs is easy. The Hyatt Place Washington DC/US Capitol is currently offering a special meeting package for groups gathering before March 31, 2016. Those planners that book new meetings by November 30, 2015 may select rewards based upon the number of room nights booked on peak nights.

10-25 room nights on peak, select two rewards
26-50 room nights on peak, select three rewards

Rewards:

  • Waived Attrition
  • Double Hyatt Gold Passport Planner Points
  • Complimentary AM and PM beverage breaks for every paid guestroom
  • 10% discount on food and beverage
  • 2% rebate to the master bill
  • 1 complimentary room per 35 occupied
  • 10% discount on audio-visual

The contemporary function space, located just off the grand staircase, is also the ideal setting for holiday parties of up to 140 guests. To check space for availability, please call 202-289-5587 or submit your RFP online at HyattPlaceWashingtonDC.com. Planners that mentioned “festivus” when booking meetings or social events prior to November 30, 2015, may qualify to receive free meeting space based on the total number of guest rooms or food and beverage required.

HYATT PLACE WASHINGTON, D.C./U.S. CAPITOL
The first Hyatt Place location in downtown Washington, D.C., this 200 room hotel is located just north of the U.S. Capitol Building, two blocks from the NoMa-Gallaudet U Metrorail Station (Red Line), and just minutes from the Washington, D.C. Convention Center. Each suite features a swiveling 42-inch HDTV, the plush Hyatt Grand Bed® and Cozy Corner sectional sofa. Wi-Fi is complimentary throughout the hotel, as is the a.m. Kitchen Skillet TM breakfast, featuring freshly prepared breakfast sandwiches, a variety of fresh fruits, hot and cold cereal, yogurt, breads, premium coffee and an assortment of juices. The hotel offers 1,600 square feet of flexible, high-tech meeting/function space. Guests and locals can enjoy the 24/7 Gallery Menu serving made-to-order entrees and appetizers around the clock and the Coffee to Cocktails Bar featuring specialty coffees and premium beers, as well as wines and cocktails. For more information, visit HyattPlaceWashingtonDC.com, call 202-289-5599, like on Facebook, follow on Instagram and connect on Google+.

ABOUT CRESCENT HOTELS & RESORTS
Crescent Hotels & Resorts is a nationally recognized, top-5 operator of hotels and resorts. Crescent currently operates over 100 hotels and resorts in 27 states in the US and 5 provinces in Canada. Crescent is one of the few elite management companies approved to operate upper-upscale and luxury hotels under the brand families of Marriott, Hilton, Starwood, Hyatt and IHG. Crescent also operates a collection of legendary independent hotels and resorts. Crescent’s clients are made up of hotel REITs, private equity firms and major developers. For more information, please visit http://www.chrco.com.

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