LOUISVILLE, KY. (April 20, 2012) –Hyatt Regency Louisville announced today that the largest renovation in the hotel’s 34 year history has now been completed. The $5.8 million transformation has updated the downtown hotel to meet the new demands of business meeting and convention attendees.
thrilled that this renovation is now complete and we look forward to
our guests with an enhanced overall experience”, said Donna Marquez,
manager, Hyatt Regency Louisville. “This transformation has
allowed us to
evolve into an unparalleled meeting and convention destination, a
place for our loyal business travelers to network, and a new, trendy
destination for dining or lounging.”
new front entrance to the hotel is located on Fourth Street, featuring
where guests are offered valet service. The lobby also underwent
changes for an impressive new look. Changes include a new front
featuring 3 separate “pods” used for check in and check out. The
the front desk is an artistic glass wall, designed by the President of
Louisville business Architectural Glass Art, Kenneth von Roenn.
with the front desk, the lobby features a new look to the elevator bay,
furniture, and all new flooring. Another key feature to the lobby
a brand new Hyatt Stay Fit Fitness center adjacent to the lobby. The
fitness center has doubled in size to 1,200 square feet and features
the art equipment.
forward to welcoming back former guests and inviting new customers to
experience the new Hyatt Regency Louisville” said Dave Phillips, senior
president, field operations for Hyatt. “Our customers expect first
services and with these exciting renovations, we should continue to
centerpiece of the renovation is the restaurant and lounge, which has
completely transformed into a new, modern three meal restaurant named
(short for Southern Way). Based on the farm to fork concept, the
brings Southern fare, inspired by the rich heritage of the region
downtown. The seasonal menu highlights the flavors of Southern
incorporating the freshest ingredients from local farms, dairies and
vibrant bar allows guests open-air access to the excitement of
trendy Fourth Street via glass walls that slide completely open.
prime location adjacent to Louisville’s business community as well as a
array of food and beverage options, Sway promises to be a great new
Louisville has installed innovative green infrastructure, including
Pavement surrounding the hotel, to allow storm water to soak through
the soil, as well as Infiltration Drains, which will capture rainwater
drain it directly into the ground.
Hyatt Regency Louisville
integrated into the city’s thriving central business district – with a
connection to the Kentucky International Convention Center – Hyatt
Louisville delivers impeccable service with a gracious dose of southern
hospitality. Hyatt Regency Louisville features 393 guestrooms and
more than 20,000 square feet of function space including our newly
9,280 square foot Regency Ballroom, Sway restaurant, an Einstein Bros
and a StayFit@Hyatt gym. Louisville’s premier dining and
district, Fourth Street Live!, is located right next door to Hyatt
Louisville, providing multiple options for guests.
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