CHICAGO—Hyatt Hotels Corporation announced the opening of Hyatt Place Bayamon in Bayamon, Puerto Rico. The hotel’s opening marks the first Hyatt Place hotel to enter the Caribbean market and the return of Hyatt-branded hotels to Puerto Rico after a seven-year absence.
“We are looking forward to showing travelers visiting Puerto Rico what the award-winning Hyatt Place brand is all about,” said Chris Walker, vice president of brands, Hyatt Place. “Opening the first Hyatt Place in Puerto Rico is a significant step as we continue to serve more guests worldwide and we prepare to welcome additional Hyatt Place hotels throughout the Caribbean, Mexico, and Latin America over the next few years.”
Hyatt Place Bayamon is an upscale, select-service hotel located in Puerto Rico’s second largest city, near San Juan. The hotel offers 156 guestrooms, each featuring a 42-inch HDTV, the Hyatt Grand Bed, a sectional sleeper-sofa, and Hyatt Plug Panel media center; free WiFi throughout the hotel; Free a.m. Kitchen Skillet; more than 1,900 square feet of flexible meeting and function space; and a 24-hour StayFit gym.
In the Caribbean, a second Hyatt Place hotel in Manati, Puerto Rico is scheduled to open in 2014. Hyatt’s brand portfolio in the Caribbean is represented with Hyatt Regency-branded hotels and resorts in Trinidad and Aruba. Other previously announced hotels slated to open in the next three years include Hyatt Ziva Rose Hall in Montego Bay, Jamaica and Park Hyatt St. Kitts on the island of St. Kitts and Nevis.