CHICAGO—Hyatt Hotels Corporation and Extell Development Company announced the planned expansion of the Grand Hyatt brand in Park City, Utah. Expected to open in late 2024, Grand Hyatt Deer Valley will mark the debut of the Grand Hyatt brand in Utah and will be located at Deer Valley Resort. The property will open as the first luxury hotel within Deer Valley Resort’s forthcoming expansion.
Situated 40 minutes from the Salt Lake City International Airport, Grand Hyatt Deer Valley will offer 387 guestrooms, including 40 suites, 55 private residences, and 38,900 square feet of indoor event space, including a 10,000-square-foot grand ballroom. Guests will be able to enjoy dining options, including an après ski bar and grill, a signature bar and restaurant, and a coffee bistro. The property will have an outdoor event terrace, a heated year-round pool and whirlpool, a fitness center, and more.
Expected to open in time for the 2024/2025 ski season, Grand Hyatt Deer Valley will mark a milestone in Hyatt’s growth strategy.
“Strategically positioned to meet increasing demand in resort markets, Grand Hyatt Deer Valley is a testament to the deliberate expansion of Hyatt’s luxury brands in sought-after destinations,” said Kimo Bertram, vice president of development, Americas. “The Grand Hyatt brand celebrates the iconic in small details and magnificent moments for guests, World of Hyatt members, and customers. Grand Hyatt Deer Valley will deliver on this brand promise by providing a luxurious retreat for group and leisure travelers alike after a day of exploration and taking advantage of all the resort has to offer.”
The hotel’s location at Deer Valley Resort will provide access to the slopes and the resort’s many winter and summer attractions, including restaurants, retailers, a children’s center, and one of the largest ski beaches in the world. The hotel will be part of the planned expansion of Deer Valley Resort that will more than double the resort’s skiable terrain and feature 16 new ski lifts and a 10-passenger gondola; such network of chairlifts will offer access to over 235 ski runs across 10 mountain peaks. Additionally, the hotel will be located a short drive from Park City’s main street, as well as access to hiking, mountain biking, golf, horseback riding, and watersports during the summer months.
“Grand Hyatt Deer Valley has been years in the making and will be the cornerstone of our new village at Deer Valley Resort. We have meticulously designed a hotel offering luxurious finishes and best-in-class amenities to appeal to guests and their families seeking a stay in the mountains. In addition, Grand Hyatt Deer Valley will be one of the nation’s only conference facilities located in a beautiful and easily accessible ski destination—a combination that is nearly unheard of within the industry,” said Gary Barnett, founder and chairman of Extell Development Company. “Finally, in recognition of their service to our country, active and retired military members will receive certain benefits and amenities while staying at the hotel.”