FL- November 27, 2007– Hyatt Regency Sarasota recently announced plans
for a $22 million renovation encompassing the entire hotel including guestrooms,
meeting space, restaurants and bars. Situated in a beautiful resort-like
setting, the 294-guestroom hotel offers an ideal location for business
and leisure travelers alike. The renovation is currently underway
and set to be completed in March 2008.
“It was very important to us to transform into a Hyatt Regency hotel
by supporting new Hyatt Regency brand standards, enhancing our commitment
to guest service and investing in the new product. These enhancements will
introduce entirely new level of design and services to guests of Hyatt
Regency Sarasota delivering an unparalleled combination of functionality
and comfort,” said Mohammad Gharavi, General Manager, Hyatt Regency Sarasota.
“Whether guests are visiting the beautiful Sarasota Bay for business or
pleasure, they can unwind with all of the amenities today’s travelers crave
most, and most importantly, have the opportunity to enjoy our great city.”
Guests will experience a new relaxed, sophisticated yet elegant design
including the new guestrooms which will be appointed with contemporary
furnishings and modern amenities including the signature Hyatt Grand Bed™,
32-inch LCD flat-screen televisions, expanded work stations with oversized
desks and T-Mobile® wireless internet access. The new guestrooms
will also feature iHome™ clock radios with an iPod® docking station
and high-fidelity speakers that deliver astounding clarity, depth, and
All guestrooms will have new carpet, flooring tile and lighting upgrades
as well as newly designed guest bathrooms with new plumbing and fixtures,
and new sliding glass doors on all balconies.
For meetings at Hyatt Regency Sarasota, the hotel offers 20,000 square
of meeting space including, a brand new 2,000 square foot meeting room
overlooking the pool and marina, new carpeting and the latest state-of-the-art
technology throughout. In addition, the two hotel restaurants will be completely
renovated, including Scalini’s and Boathouse on the marina.
Hyatt Regency Sarasota offers the area’s only private 32-slip full
service marina and has an outdoor deck with waterfalls and a lagoon style
pool. The hotel is just minutes away from three miles of public white-sand
beaches and is nearby over five-dozen golf and tennis facilities.
About Hyatt Regency Sarasota
The Hyatt Regency Sarasota is situated on the water in the heart of
the cultural Arts District on Florida’s west coast, overlooking the peaceful
waters of Sarasota Bay. The 11-story hotel also features a 32-slip
marina with slips for guest use. Guests have access to boating, fishing,
biking and a variety of water sports. Nestled in the hotel’s private
marina, the Boathouse Restaurant is perfect for casual meals or a refreshing
drink. Guests may also take advantage of nearby tennis and championship
golf. The Hyatt Regency Sarasota is just minutes away from the famous
white-sand beaches of Siesta Key, Lido Key and fashionable shopping and
dining at St. Armand’s Circle.
About Global Hyatt Corporation:
Global Hyatt Corporation, one of the world’s premier hotel companies,
offers today’s travelers over 735 hotels and resorts (over 136,000 rooms)
in more than 44 countries. The company’s affiliates own, operate, manage
and franchise Hyatt branded hotels and resorts under the Park Hyatt®,
Grand Hyatt®, Hyatt Regency®, Hyatt Resorts®, Hyatt®, Hyatt
Place™ and Hyatt Summerfield Suites® brands. Global Hyatt Corporation
is also the owner of Hyatt Vacation Ownership, Inc. operator of the Hyatt
Vacation Club and fractional residential properties and U.S. Franchise
Systems, Inc., which franchises Hawthorn Suites and Microtel Inns and Suites.From
the U.S. and Canada, reservations for any Hyatt hotel worldwide may be
obtained by calling 1-800-233-1234 or logging onto www.hyatt.com.