San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) October 10, 2012
41st Midtown LLC announced today that a franchise agreement has been signed with an affiliate of Hyatt Hotels Corporation for a 130-room hotel Hyatt Place hotel in New York’s Times Square. The hotel will be located at 120 West 41st Street between 6th Avenue and Broadway, and will be across the street from the Bank of America Tower, one block from Times Square, and in close proximity to Avenue of the Americas, one of the densest office corridors in New York. Construction on the 24-story building is expected to commence in the second quarter of 2013. Stanford Hotels Corporation will manage the hotel.
“Hyatt is actively expanding the Hyatt Place brand throughout United States, and we are excited to be working with Stanford Hotels on their first Hyatt Place hotel in New York,” said Jim Chu, senior vice president, franchise and owner relations for Hyatt Hotels & Resorts.
Will Gibbs, Senior Vice President Operations of Stanford Hotels Corporation said “We are particularly pleased that our first venture in Manhattan will be with Hyatt Place, thereby expanding our stable of hotel brands.”
Launched in 2006, Hyatt Place 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 combines stylish design and practical amenities with forward-thinking technology and purposeful service. Spacious guestrooms feature multiple areas to work and relax, and include the Cozy Corner, an eight-foot sectional sofa sleeper; plush Hyatt Grand Bed; and ergonomic work center. Every guestroom is also equipped with a state-of-the-art media center that allows electronic devices to plug directly into the 42-inch, high-definition television, giving guests instant access to the technological amenities they’re accustomed to accessing at home or in the office. Hyatt Place hotels also feature complimentary Wi-Fi access, a StayFit@Hyatt fitness center, a coffee and wine bar serving specialty coffees and premium wine and beer, and a Grab ’n Go case stocked with freshly made sandwiches and salads. The Guest Kitchen offers made-to-order breakfast, lunch and dinner entrées around the clock, in addition to the a.m. Kitchen SkilletTM, a complimentary continental breakfast served daily. Specially trained Hosts are on hand to offer assistance with everything from directions to check-in to a freshly made meal.
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 brand names and has locations on six continents. 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 Residence ClubTM. As of June 30, 2012, the Company's worldwide portfolio consisted of 492 properties in 45 countries. For more information, please visit http://www.hyatt.com.
About Stanford Hotels Corporation
Stanford Hotels Corp. specializes in the development, ownership and management of full-service hotels franchising with the best brands in the world. From its corporate offices in San Francisco, Stanford Hotels owns and manages 13 properties with 4,048 guestrooms that span across six time zones throughout the U.S., franchising with top global brands including Marriott, Hilton, and Sheraton. For more information, please visit http://www.stanfordhotels.com.