Hyatt opens Hyatt Place New Orleans

21st March 2012 (Last Updated March 21st, 2012 18:30)

Hyatt Hotels and HRI Properties have announced the opening of Hyatt Place New Orleans/Convention Center in New Orleans, Louisiana, US.

Hyatt Hotels and HRI Properties have announced the opening of Hyatt Place New Orleans/Convention Center in New Orleans, Louisiana, US.

According to the company, the new 170-room Hyatt Place New Orleans marks the first Hyatt Place in the Greater New Orleans area and the 165th Hyatt Place property to date.

The hotel guestrooms all feature a 42in HDTV, the Hyatt Grand Bed and an eight-foot sectional sofa sleeper.

The facilities also include Wi-Fi access throughout the hotel, complimentary a.m. Kitchen Skillet featuring breakfast sandwiches, a variety of fresh fruits, hot and cold cereal, yogurt, breads, coffee and an assortment of juices.

Hyatt Place New Orleans provides more than 3,300ft² of flexible meeting space, a 24/7 Guest Kitchen serving made-to-order snacks and entrees and a cafe featuring coffees, premium beers, wines and cocktails.

Hyatt said that the new hotel was opened in the middle of peak travel season for New Orleans on the heels of various festival celebrations including the French Quarter Festival, the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival and the New Orleans Wine and Food Experience.

Hyatt Place New Orleans/Convention Center general manager Tony Welch said the hotel will provide conventioneers, families and leisure travellers with a casual atmosphere and practical amenities.