NEW YORK–Grand Hyatt New York ushers in a new era with the final phase of its $130 million renovation to transform the guest experience slated for completion this October. The hotel will then have redesigned guestrooms, a new restaurant called New York Central, a refreshed lobby and mezzanine level, a creative new social event space called Gallery on Lex, a revitalized ballroom and the gourmet grab-and-go food concept called Market.
"The renovation of Grand Hyatt New York represents a rebirth, reshaping the legacy of this historic hotel," said Matthew Adams, area VP-New York for Hyatt Hotels & Resorts. "Our new look and feel will exceed expectations of the most discerning travelers, bringing a fresh travel experience to our New York landmark."
Several architecture firms are collaborating on the transformation of Grand Hyatt New York. The architecture and design firm Bentel & Bentel designed the new lobby, New York Central, Market and the new meeting rooms. The new guest rooms and Empire Ballroom were designed by hospitality interior design firm Looney & Associates, whose portfolio includes resorts and hotels around the world.