By Adelina Osan, Associate Editor
The first Hyatt House hotel recently opened in New Orleans.
Owned by an affiliate of Waypoint NOLA LLC and operated by Hyat, the brand new Hyatt House New Orleans/Downtown offers 194 guestrooms, including 114-residentially inspired suites in New Orleans’ burgeoning downtown area.
“New Orleans has made remarkable strides over the past decade to reclaim its position as a world-class destination,” said in prepared remarks Chris Robertson, owner and developer of Waypoint NOLA LLC. “Inspired by the city’s flourishing economies, I am pleased to introduce the Hyatt House brand to further diversify New Orleans’ room product.”
Hyatt House New Orleans/Downtown is an adaptive reuse of an existing 24-story office building conveniently located at 1250 Poydras St., in close proximity to the Central Business District, Arts, Sports & Entertainment Districts, and new BioDistrict, as well as popular attractions such as the Mercedes-Benz Superdome, Smoothie King Center, French Quarter, Loyola Streetcar Line, Mississippi Riverfront, and Ernest N. Morial Convention Center. The hotel offers a range of amenities such as free Wi-Fi, 24/7 guest market and more than 600 square feet of flexible meeting spaces.
Image courtesy of Hyatt House New Orleans/Downtown