Hyatt Hotels Corporation and Englewood LLC announced that an agreement has been signed for a 208-room Hyatt Place Hotel to be developed in the Harbor East neighborhood of downtown Baltimore, Md. Hyatt Place Baltimore Harbor East will be located two blocks from both the Baltimore Harbor and the planned Harbor Point mixed-use development.
Construction of the eight-story building is expected to commence mid-2013 with opening planned for the third quarter of 2014. The hotel will be managed by Interstate Hotels and Resorts.
“Hyatt is actively expanding the Hyatt Place brand throughout the United States, and we are excited to be working with Englewood to bring Hyatt Place to this major urban market,” said Jim Chu, senior vice president, franchise and owner relations for Hyatt Hotels & Resorts.
Upon completion, Hyatt Place Baltimore Harbor East will contain 208 guestrooms with the most current Hyatt décor package. All rooms will feature a 42” high definition flat panel television, a Hyatt Grand Bed, a refrigerator, and a seating area including an eight-foot sectional sofa sleeper. Each room will be served by a central HVAC system and will incorporate bathrooms with glass-enclosed showers. Every guestroom is also equipped with a media center that allows electronic devices to plug directly into the television, giving guests instant access to the technological amenities they are accustomed to accessing at home or in the office.
Hyatt Place hotels also feature complimentary Wi-Fi access, 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 a complimentary continental breakfast served daily. Hyatt Place Baltimore Harbor East will have a comprehensive fitness center as well as an indoor swimming pool.
The planned building will also contain approximately 14,000 square feet of retail space. The retail space will be owned and operated by Chesapeake Real Estate Group of Baltimore, Md.