A complete, multimillion-dollar transformation is currently underway at Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport, owned by Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: HST) and located just minutes from San Francisco International Airport. The hotel’s top-to-bottom renovation will unveil a stylish new design with refreshed guestrooms, public spaces and events spaces, along with a reimagined food and beverage program featuring chef-driven dining options. The 650,000-square-foot hotel will remain operational during the phased renovation process, which is expected to complete by summer of 2016.
“The renovation reflects our guests’ preferences for intuitive, energized, upscale accommodations in close proximity to the airport,” said Irby Morvant, general manager, Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport. “We want to offer an experience where our guests can connect and make things happen, while enjoying modern comforts that they expect when traveling including amenities like free WiFi, a state of the-art-fitness facility, and seasonal, locally-sourced dining options.”
The renovation will transform Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport into a relaxing home away from home for guests, featuring a stunning new design led by Hirsch Bedner Associates (HBA) and EDG Interior Architecture + Design. The redesigned property will pay homage to its unique location on the San Francisco Bay with details inspired by the juxtaposition of the bay and nearby salt marshes overlaid by the city grid of San Francisco. Tranquility and nature underscore the design, highlighted by a color palette of cool-toned blues and greys and accented by a curated collection of artwork by local San Francisco Bay Area artists. The redesign also places much focus on eco-conscious and sustainable building practices through the use of recycled materials.
The preferred hotel of many San Francisco-bound business and leisure travelers, Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport is home to numerous conventions, weddings and events each year. The renovation will bring two brand-new ballrooms to the hotel: The Cypress Ballroom, a sleek and contemporary space featuring 9-foot-6-inch ceilings and innovative meetings features; and The Sequoia Ballroom, an expansive yet inviting space featuring artistic chandeliers, generous 10-foot-6-inch ceilings, and the capability to combine with the hotel’s vast central atrium for an event space unlike any other. Both ballrooms feature scenic views of the San Francisco Bay, ample natural sunlight, and intuitive amenities and offerings for groups of any size or variety. Post-renovation, the hotel will be able to accommodate groups up to 2,200 and will boast 69,285 square feet of flexible function space, inclusive of its spacious foyer, seven-story atrium and poolside pavilion.
Full updates are also underway for the hotel’s public spaces and guest rooms. A sleek, artfully-designed lobby and redesigned seven-story central atrium will welcome guests, and the hotel’s state-of-the-art fitness center will double in size with the renovation. With 789 beautifully redesigned guest rooms, Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport will offer relaxing, modern accommodations for guests with thoughtful appointments such as double-paned windows to reduce exterior noise to minimal levels, drop-down shades to improve tranquility, luxurious new Hyatt Grand Beds, and top-of-the-line HD televisions. Each guest room will be decorated in the same cool-toned palette as the public spaces and will feature carefully selected artwork from Bay Area artists.
An innovative culinary program, led by Executive Chef Bernard Foster, will be unveiled with the renovation, providing guests and locals alike with exciting new dining options. Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport’s 3 SIXTY will be an all-in-one dining experience seamlessly incorporating a bar, lounge, restaurant and market. 3 SIXTY’s menus will be specially designed to support local farmers and purveyors in Northern California and will change seasonally to ensure sustainable purchases and practices, reflecting Hyatt’s overall commitment to food that is thoughtfully sourced and carefully served. Guests and visitors will be able to choose from a variety of dining options including healthy grab-and-go choices, sit-down dining, sharable small plates and packaged meal delivery for in-room dining.
For more information about Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport, please visit: www.sanfranciscoairport.hyatt.com.
About Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport:
Currently undergoing a multimillion-dollar renovation, Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport will reveal a total transformation of all guestrooms, public spaces and event spaces by summer 2016. The reimagined hotel, located just minutes from San Francisco International Airport, will be a tranquil, luxe escape for both business and leisure travelers. A sought-after space for groups, meetings and conventions, the hotel will welcome two new ballrooms and boast 69,285 square feet of flexible function space for groups up to 2,200, including an expansive foyer, a lush seven-story atrium and a poolside pavilion. The property will also feature a state-of-the-art fitness center, which will double in size with the renovation, and a new chef-driven culinary program. The pet-friendly, 789-room hotel will remain open during renovations and offer a 24-hour airport shuttle service and a local trolley to downtown Burlingame’s restaurant and shopping district. Just minutes from bay-front jogging and bicycling paths, numerous beaches and golf courses, Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport features all the comforts of home as well as Hyatt’s high-quality services and amenities.
About Hyatt Regency:
The Hyatt Regency brand prides itself on connecting travelers to who and what matters most to them. More than 150 conveniently located Hyatt Regency urban and resort locations in over 30 countries around the world serve as the go-to gathering space for every occasion – from efficient business meetings to memorable family vacations. The brand offers a one-stop experience that puts everything guests need right at their fingertips. Hyatt Regency hotels and resorts offer a full range of services and amenities, including notable culinary experiences; technology-enabled ways to collaborate; the space to work, engage or relax; and expert planners who can take care of every detail. For more information, visit www.hyattregency.com.
About Host Hotels & Resorts:
Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. is an S&P 500 and Fortune 500 company and is the largest lodging real estate investment trust and one of the largest owners of luxury and upper-upscale hotels. The Company currently owns 93 properties in the United States and 12 properties internationally totaling approximately 57,000 rooms. The Company also holds non-controlling interests in five joint ventures, including one in Europe that owns 10 hotels with approximately 3,900 rooms and one in Asia that has interests in three hotels in India. Guided by a disciplined approach to capital allocation and aggressive asset management, the Company partners with premium brands as well as independent brands in the operation of properties in over 50 major markets worldwide. For additional information, please visit the Company’s website at www.hosthotels.com.
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