Hyatt Hotels Corporation (the “Company” or “Hyatt”) (NYSE: H) announced today that a qualified intermediary acquired The Peabody Orlando hotel from UST Hotel Joint Venture, Ltd. in a like-kind exchange transaction, for approximately $717 million (subject to standard and customary proration and closing adjustments). The hotel has been rebranded as Hyatt Regency Orlando. Hyatt Regency Orlando is the seventh Hyatt-branded hotel in the Greater Orlando area and offers the most meeting space of any of the Company’s hotels in the United States.
“We are thrilled to welcome a property of this caliber to the Hyatt Regency brand portfolio and look forward to providing Hyatt’s authentic hospitality to our loyal guests and customers,” said Tom Smith, Area Vice President and General Manager, Hyatt Regency Orlando. “We are committed to delivering a high energy experience for guests at Hyatt Regency Orlando and taking care of the details that will allow them to take care of business or recharge, whether they come to the hotel for meetings, as part of a convention or for vacation.”
Guestrooms and Amenities
All of Hyatt Regency Orlando’s 1,641 guestrooms and suites feature contemporary furnishings and are appointed in natural colors and rich wood tones, smooth granite and soft bed linen. The hotel’s spacious guestrooms feature an ergonomic desk and chair, a cordless telephone, high speed wireless Internet, refrigerator and coffee makers. Wi-Fi and complimentary local phone calls help guests stay connected from the comfort of their guestrooms. Spa-like bathrooms feature in-mirror televisions, granite vanities and a selection of Hyatt’s Dr. Kenet amenities. Guests have the benefit of Hyatt Has It, an amenity service launched this year that provides forgotten items with a single request.
Spa and Fitness
The Spa at Hyatt Regency Orlando is a 22,000 square-foot, full service contemporary retreat, designed with inviting elements of warmth and comfort. Perfect for local visitors and guests visiting on business or leisure, The Spa offers a variety of massage, facial, body, waxing and manicure/pedicure treatments designed to restore well-being and balance. Spa goers enjoy access to a private Serenity Pool, perfect for a restorative soak before and after their treatments. For special events, groups and wedding parties, The Spa features a variety of celebration spa packages and will custom design packages to suit any guest’s needs. The Spa’s Hair Salon offers professional stylists, colorists and make-up artists, allowing guests to maintain their style away from home.