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Hyatt House Atlanta/Cobb Galleria Celebrates Official Opening

<p class='bwalignc'> <i>Opening marks the first Hyatt House</i><sup><i>TM</i></sup><i> hotel in Georgia</i> </p>

Thursday, April 04, 2013

Hyatt House Atlanta/Cobb Galleria Celebrates Official Opening

11:46 EDT Thursday, April 04, 2013

CHICAGO (Business Wire) -- Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H), Noble Investment Group and Interstate Hotels & Resorts today announce the opening of HYATT house Atlanta/Cobb Galleria, the first HYATT house hotel in Georgia. The 149-room hotel provides a refreshing new choice for business and leisure travelers looking for the extra space and amenities allowing a space to live, not just stay.

“We are thrilled to bring HYATT house to this dynamic neighborhood. Our social and contemporary environment will help guests feel connected, welcome, and at home,” said Mark Luther, general manager, HYATT house Atlanta/Cobb Galleria. “HYATT house is everything the name represents – a welcoming and warm environment that encourages guests to live like residents. We want each and every guest who comes through our doors to feel that they can let their real-life routines roll on, even when they're on the road.”

Located in Atlanta's Northwest Corridor at the intersection of Interstate-75 and Interstate-285 in the Cobb Galleria, HYATT house Atlanta/Cobb Galleria is conveniently located near the global headquarters for Home Depot and the Atlanta offices for IBM, Manhattan Associates, General Electric, SITA, Lockheed Martin. The hotel is across from One Overton Park Galleria and is a short drive to Saint Joseph Hospital, Northside Hospital and Kennestone Hospital.

HYATT house™ Atlanta/Cobb is proximate to popular area attractions such as Life University and the Cobb Galleria Centre. Additionally, guests can view Broadway shows and concerts at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre, located less than a mile from the hotel.

“Every signature element at HYATT house departs from the traditional extended-stay experience to meet the needs of today's consumers, in particular those frequent travelers looking for a strong community environment,” said Ben Brunt, principal, Noble Investment Group.

HYATT house Atlanta / Cobb Galleria offers:

  • 149 residentially inspired upscale king guestrooms, studio, one- and two-bedroom Kitchen Suites
  • Kitchen Suites feature fully equipped kitchens with a refrigerator, icemaker, convection microwave oven, dishwasher, stove, small appliances and utensils, accompanied by living space and bedrooms with walk-in showers
  • Free Wi-Fi access for guests and remote printing throughout the hotel
  • Complimentary full hot breakfast served daily for guests, featuring made-to-order omelets and other rotating savory options like bacon, sausage, French Toast, waffles and more
  • H BAR featuring HYATT house's new Sip+Savor Menu – a delicious menu of home-cooked comforts and full bar
  • Nearly 2,000 square feet of flexible, high-tech meeting/function space for business or social gatherings
  • Range of public spaces, including a large 24-hour workout room, guest laundry facilities, an indoor pool, and two outdoor patios with fireplaces and BBQ grilling stations
  • 24/7 Guest Market, plus a complimentary grocery shopping available to our extended-stay guests
  • A pet-friendly policy that welcomes dogs or cats
  • Complimentary hotel shuttle

“Whether guests are visiting for a short trip or an extended stay, we know HYATT house Atlanta/Cobb Galleria is the perfect place to offer a personalized hotel experience that will make people feel right at home,” Luther said.

HYATT house Atlanta / Cobb Galleria LEADERSHIP

HYATT house Atlanta / Cobb Galleria is under the leadership of General Manager Mark Luther and Director of Sales Jamie Canvin. In his role, Luther is directly responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the hotel, including overseeing the hotel's 35 associates and ensuring guests encounter the purposeful service for which HYATT house is known. Canvin is responsible for providing sales service and support to travelers and meeting planners frequenting the Atlanta area.

ABOUT HYATT house

Launched in 2012, HYATT house was designed to welcome residents rather than guests. Inspired by extensive research of guest experiences, HYATT house is designed to surprise and delight with services, amenities, upscale spaces and a casual, comfortable environment that will remind guests of home. Residentially inspired studios, one- and two-bedroom suites feature contemporary full kitchens, living space with flat panel HDTVs and bedrooms with a plush bed. Complimentary Wi-Fi is available throughout the hotel. A complimentary full hot breakfast is served daily as well as a complimentary Evening Social with savory bites, beer and wine. In lieu of the Evening Social, some locations have an H BAR featuring the Sip+Savor menu and full bar. Public spaces include a 24-hour workout room, Guest Market and laundry facilities. A friendly House Host is available to check-in guests, provide directions or help with other needs to help guests feel at home. The brand is committed to helping guests keep their real-life routines rolling while on the road. HYATT house recently earned the top spot in the upscale extended stay category in Business Travel News' 2012 Hotel Chain Survey, based on a survey of corporate travel buyers. Additionally, the brand was named one of the 10 Best Hotel Chains for Families by Parents Magazine. Chosen amongst more than 70 hotels chains, HYATT house was recognized for its convenient, functional, and family-friendly amenities, with separate parent and child sleeping areas topping the list.

HYATT house, a brand of Hyatt Hotels Corporation, offers more than 50 locations throughout the United States. To learn more about HYATT house or to book a reservation, visit http://www.hyatthouse.com or call 866-XS-HYATT (866-974-9288).

About Noble Investment Group

Founded in 1993, the Noble organization is a value-added investor that specializes in the lodging and hospitality real estate sector. Through its discretionary private equity real estate funds, Noble has invested more than $2 billion in upper upscale and upscale hotels throughout the United States which are affiliated with premium brands by Marriott, Hyatt Hotels & Resorts, Hilton and Starwood. For additional information, please visit www.nobleinvestment.com.

About Interstate Hotels & Resorts

Interstate Hotels & Resorts, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of a 50/50 joint venture between subsidiaries of Thayer Lodging and Jin Jiang, is the leading U.S.-based global hotel management company, operating branded full- and select-service hotels and resorts, convention centers and independent hotels worldwide. Interstate and its affiliates manage 344 hotels with more than 65,000 rooms in North America, Europe and Asia-Pacific, including six wholly owned hotels. In addition, Interstate has executed agreements to manage 45 hotels with more than 8,300 rooms under construction or development throughout the world. For more information, please visit www.interstatehotels.com. Connect with Interstate at www.linkedin.com/company/interstate-hotels-resorts, www.facebook.com/InterstateHotels, and http://jobs.interstatehotels.com.

About Hyatt Hotels Corporation

Hyatt Hotels Corporation, headquartered in Chicago, is a leading global hospitality company with a proud heritage of making guests feel more than welcome. Thousands of members of the Hyatt family strive to make a difference in the lives of the guests they encounter every day by providing authentic hospitality. The Company's subsidiaries manage, franchise, own and develop hotels and resorts under the Hyatt®, Park Hyatt®, Andaz®, Grand Hyatt®, Hyatt Regency®, Hyatt Place® and Hyatt House TM brand names and have locations on six continents. Hyatt Residential Group, Inc. , a Hyatt Hotels Corporation subsidiary, develops, operates, markets or licenses Hyatt Residences TM and Hyatt Residence Club TM . As of December 31, 2012, the Company's worldwide portfolio consisted of 500 properties in 46 countries. For more information, please visit www.hyatt.com .

Hyatt Hotels & Resorts
Stephanie Sheppard, (312) 780-5399
Stephanie.sheppard@hyatt.com
or
Noble Investment Group
Bonnie Herring, (404) 419-1000
bonnie.herring@nobleinvestment.com

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