First Hyatt Place Hotel Opens in NYC

CHICAGO—Hyatt Hotels Corporation, Chesapeake Lodging Trust, and Real Hospitality Group announced the opening of Hyatt Place New York/Midtown-South, marking the first Hyatt Place property to debut in New York City. The new Midtown Manhattan location represents a move into downtown urban locations for the upscale select service brand.

“New York is a significant and exciting market that represents so many opportunities for us as we look for meaningful growth across our portfolio of brands,” said Rakesh Sarna, group president – Americas, Hyatt Hotels Corporation. “The opening of the city’s first Hyatt Place is a significant step forward in our goal to become the most preferred brand for our guests, and we can’t wait to show New Yorkers and its many visitors from around the world what Hyatt Place is all about.”

Hyatt Place New York/Midtown-South is located on W 36th Street, between 5th and 6th Avenues, in the heart of Manhattan. It features 185 well-appointed guestrooms, which feature a 42-inch HDTV, the Hyatt Grand Bed and a seven-foot sofa; complimentary Wi-Fi access throughout the hotel; and 250 square feet of flexible meeting/function space.


“We are proud to operate New York City’s very first Hyatt Place, and we believe the brand’s unique design and style will appeal to domestic and international travelers visiting the city,” said Rick Day, chief operating officer, Real Hospitality Group. “We are enthusiastic about bringing the Hyatt Place name to Manhattan and adding this property to our growing portfolio of hotels.”