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Commonwealth Hotels Opens New 123-Room Hyatt Place Salt Lake City Airport


COVINGTON, Ky., September 10, 2009 - Commonwealth Hotels, Inc. today announced the opening of the newly constructed 123-room Hyatt Place Salt Lake City Airport. Located at 52 North Tommy Thompson Drive, the Hyatt Place hotel is the newest in the region.

The hotel was developed and is owned by a subsidy of Corporex Companies, Inc. Corporex is a master developer based in Covington, Kentucky and does business nationally. The hotel is operated by Commonwealth Hotels, LLC a nationally recognized operator of fine hotels. The addition of a new hotel property is always in and of itself noteworthy, but when it is brand-new construction, it's even more exciting," said Dan Fay, President of Commonwealth Hotels.

Hyatt Place Salt Lake City Airport is located on North Tommy Thompson drive, just minutes from downtown, Salt Palace Convention Center, Gateway mall, Rocky Mountain Raceway, and many other attractions and destinations.

"Hyatt Place combines quality, service, comfort and plenty of value-added extras, making Hyatt Place the brand of choice in the marketplace today," said Sharon Fuller, hotel general manager. "Providing outstanding service and overall hotel experience is a top priority for our hotel staff, and we expect to be highly competitive in our local market."

Hyatt Place hotels offer authentic Hyatt hospitality in a contemporary, causal environment specifically designed for today's 24/7 lifestyle. Spacious guestrooms feature multiple areas to work and relax and include the Cozy Corner(TM), a plush eight-foot couch; luxurious Hyatt Grand Bed(TM); and ergonomic work center. Every guestroom is also equipped with a state-of-the-art media center, featuring the Hyatt Plug Panel(TM), a special connectivity tool that allows electronic devices to plug directly into the 42-inch high definition television.

In the Gallery, the hotel's public space, guests can socialize or be 'alone together' in a relaxed atmosphere. Here, guests find friendly Hyatt Place Gallery Hosts, trained to do everything from give directions to whip up a fresh meal around the clock. Other 24-hour conveniences include a StayFit@Hyatt fitness center; Bakery Cafe offering Starbucks(R) specialty coffees, premium wine and beer and baked goods; the Grab 'n Go case stocked with freshly made sandwiches and salads; and Guest Kitchen, where guests can also find a complimentary continental breakfast served daily.

Complimentary Wi-Fi access throughout the hotel guarantees guests will remain as connected and productive while traveling as at home or in the office.

About Commonwealth Hotels

Commonwealth Hotels, LLC. was founded in 1986 and is a proven partner in providing management services and superior financial results. The company has extensive experience managing premium branded full service and select service hotels. Commonwealth Hotels currently manages over 2,100 rooms with 8 more hotels under development or construction.

Additional corporate information may be found on Commonwealth Hotels' Internet site, which may be accessed at


Commonwealth Hotels
Barbara E. Gurren
Tel: 859-392-2255
Fax: 859-261-5156



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