Hyatt House Raleigh North Hills Celebrates Official Opening

  Hyatt House Raleigh North Hills Celebrates Official Opening

        Opening marks the second Hyatt House^TM hotel in Raleigh area

Business Wire

CHICAGO -- July 18, 2013

Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) and Concord Hospitality today announce the
opening of Hyatt House Raleigh North Hills, marking the brand’s second hotel
in the Raleigh area and fourth in North Carolina. The 137-room hotel provides
a refreshing new choice for business and leisure travelers looking for the
extra space and amenities allowing a space to live, not just stay.

“Our social and contemporary environment will help guests feel connected,
welcome, and at home,” said Jason Andrews, general manager, Hyatt House
Raleigh North Hills. “Hyatt House is everything the name represents – a
welcoming and warm environment that encourages guests to live like residents.
We want each and every guest who comes through our doors to feel that they can
let their real-life routines roll on, even when they’re on the road.”

Hyatt House Raleigh North Hills provides easy access to dining, movie
theaters, and entertainment, including North Carolina Museum of Art and PNC
Arena. Additionally, the hotel is seven miles from Raleigh Convention Center,
and more than 100 retail stores and boutiques are within walking distance.
Situated in North Hills, the hotel is just off the 440 beltline with easy
access to downtown Raleigh, Research Triangle Park and Raleigh-Durham
International Airport.

“Every signature element at Hyatt House departs from the traditional
extended-stay experience to meet the needs of today’s consumers, in particular
those frequent travelers looking for a strong community environment,” said
Kevin McAteer, vice president of sales and marketing, Concord Hospitality.

Hyatt House Raleigh North Hills offers:

  *137 residentially inspired upscale king guestrooms, studio, one- and
    two-bedroom Kitchen Suites
  *Kitchen Suites feature fully equipped kitchens and living spaces
  *Free Wi-Fi access for guests and remote printing throughout the hotel
  *Complimentary Morning Spread breakfast served daily for guests, featuring
    made-to-order omelets and other rotating savory options like bacon,
    sausage, French Toast, waffles and more
  *H BAR featuring HYATT house’s new Sip+Savor Menu – a delicious menu of
    home-cooked comforts and full bar
  *Nearly 1700 square feet of flexible, high-tech meeting/function space for
    business or social gatherings
  *Range of public spaces, including a large 24-hour workout room, guest
    laundry facilities, an indoor pool and a whirlpool
  *24/7 Guest Market, plus a complimentary grocery shopping available to our
    extended-stay guests
  *A pet-friendly policy that welcomes dogs or cats


Hyatt House Raleigh North Hills is under the leadership of General Manager
Jason Andrews and Director of Sales Jennifer Beaulieu. In his role, Andrews is
directly responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the hotel,
including overseeing the hotel’s 30 associates and ensuring guests encounter
the purposeful service for which Hyatt House is known. Beaulieu is responsible
for providing sales service and support to travelers and meeting planners
frequenting the Atlanta area.


Launched in 2012, Hyatt House was designed to welcome residents rather than
guests. Inspired by extensive research of guest experiences, Hyatt House is
designed to surprise and delight with services, amenities, upscale spaces and
a casual, comfortable environment that will remind guests of home.
Residentially inspired studios, one- and two-bedroom suites feature
contemporary full kitchens, living space with flat panel HDTVs and bedrooms
with a plush bed. Complimentary Wi-Fi is available throughout the hotel. A
complimentary full hot breakfast is served daily as well as a complimentary
Evening Social with savory bites, beer and wine. In lieu of the Evening
Social, some locations have an H BAR featuring the Sip+Savor menu and full
bar. Public spaces include a 24-hour workout room, Guest Market and laundry
facilities. A friendly House Host is available to check-in guests, provide
directions or help with other needs to help guests feel at home. The brand is
committed to helping guests keep their real-life routines rolling while on the
road. Hyatt House earned the top spot in the upscale extended stay category in
Business Travel News’ 2012 Hotel Chain Survey, based on a survey of corporate
travel buyers. Additionally, the brand was named one of the 10 Best Hotel
Chains for Families by Parents Magazine. Chosen amongst more than 70 hotels
chains, Hyatt House was recognized for its convenient, functional, and
family-friendly amenities, with separate parent and child sleeping areas
topping the list.

Hyatt House, a brand of Hyatt Hotels Corporation, offers more than 50
locations throughout the United States. To learn more about Hyatt House or to
book a reservation, visit or call 866-XS-HYATT

About Concord Hospitality

Concord Hospitality Enterprises Company, an award-winning hotel management and
development company based in Raleigh, N.C., manages more than 90 hotels
offering more than 12,600 guest rooms in 22 states and two Canadian provinces.
The company operates hotels and resorts under such well-known industry elite
brands as Marriott, Hilton, Hyatt, Starwood, InterContinental Hotels Group,
and Choice Hotels, as well as select independent boutique hotels. Formed in
1985, Concord recently was listed as one of the top management companies in
the nation by independent sources, and has received some of the industry’s
most prestigious honors including Developer of the Year for Marriott, Hyatt
and Choice Hotels. Concord also is an eight-time winner of Marriott’s
Partnership Circle award and in 2013 was honored to be the recipient of
Marriott’s inaugural Spirit to Preserve Award. Concord properties are some of
the most awarded hotels in the country, having won nearly 100 top honors in
the past two years alone. For more information, visit

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 House® ^  brand names and have locations on
six continents. Hyatt Residential Group, Inc., a Hyatt Hotels Corporation
subsidiary, develops, operates, markets or licenses Hyatt Residences^TM and
Hyatt Residence Club^TM. As of March 31, 2013, the Company's worldwide
portfolio consisted of 508 properties in 46 countries. For more information,
please visit


Hyatt Hotels & Resorts
Stephanie Sheppard, (312) 780-5399
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