226-room Hyatt Place hotel opens near Denver International Airport

226-room Hyatt Place hotel opens near Denver International Airport.
Designed by Denver architecture firm GKK Works, Hyatt Place Peña Station/Denver Airport expects to earn Silver LEED certification from the US Green Building Council. Photo credit: Hyatt Place Peña Station/Denver Airport

Hyatt Hotels Corp. has opened Hyatt Place Peña Station/Denver Airport.

The new hotel has experiential elements, including a curated Colorado-centric art program; a bar showcasing local beers, wine and spirits; a resident Golden Retriever puppy named Denver greeting guests at check-in; and convenient location just one stop away from Denver International Airport (DIA) on the RTD University of Colorado A-line train.

A collaboration between McWhinney – a Colorado-based real estate investor and developer – and Sage Hospitality, the hotel's operator, this is the first hotel to open in Denver’s Peña Station NEXT, a community, transit-oriented development offering multi-family housing, offices, retail, health and wellness, along with hotels and restaurants.

Designed by Denver architecture firm GKK Works, Hyatt Place Peña Station/Denver Airport expects to earn Silver LEED certification from the US Green Building Council. 

Peña Station Next is being developed by L.C. Fulenwider, Inc. in partnership with the Denver International Airport Division of Real Estate and Panasonic Enterprise Solutions Company.

The hotel has 226 guestrooms with separate spaces to sleep, work and play, as well as a Cozy Corner sofa-sleeper. Top-floor suites have balconies and unobstructed mountain views. There is free Wi-Fi throughout the hotel and guestrooms.

For dining, the property has the Breakfast Bar, The Market and a Starbucks outlet. Meanwhile, The Bar has mountain views and ample indoor/outdoor seating.

For events, the property has over 4,000 square feet of flexible, high-tech meeting/function space with light-filled conference rooms.

Amenities include a fitness center. indoor heated pool, and an entertainment area with board games and a Sony Play Station, along with a library with digital options for borrowing books.

Highlights of the interior art program at Hyatt Place Peña Station/Denver Airport include an integrated luggage wall and historic license plates from Western states. In partnership with Nine dot Arts, the curated art collection offers playful references of Colorado’s past, present and future, plus the connectivity of technology and social media, and the nostalgia of domestic living.

Susi Keating is the GM of Hyatt Place Peña Station/Denver Airport.