Hyatt boosts global presence with nine new hotels

Hyatt Centric Brickell Miami, Fla., U.S. Photo credit: Hyatt Hotels(Image: Hyatt Hotels)

Hyatt Hotels has increased the global presence of its Hyatt Centric brand with new hotels opening in Los Angeles, Philadelphia, and Portland, Ore. 

These hotels are new additions to the portfolio, following previously announced plans for Hyatt Centric hotels in Dakar, Senegal; San Salvador, El Salvador; and Melbourne, Australia. These hotels will join the brand’s newly opened hotels in Miami; Lima, Peru and Santiago, Chile along with the Hyatt Centric brand's portfolio of 22 properties across seven countries, including the U.S., Japan, Spain and France.

Recent development deals include plans for Hyatt Centric Portland in Oregon through a joint venture with Liberty Hotel Investments. Hyatt will manage the hotel under a long-term management agreement. The 220-room hotel will be developed in downtown Portland, Ore. It is expected to open in early 2020 will be near dining outlets. 

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Hyatt will wholly own and manage the 332-room Hyatt Centric Philadelphia in Pennsylvania, which is expected to open mid-2020. The property will be developed in the Rittenhouse Square neighborhood of Philadelphia’s City Center District. The property will be near Rittenhouse Square, many retail and restaurants on Walnut Street and the city's commercial office core.

Hyatt also signed a franchise agreement with 3800 W Sixth Street to develop a 190-room Hyatt Centric hotel with additional Hyatt Centric branded residences. The properties in the Koreatown neighborhood of Los Angeles are also slated to open in 2020.

Here are the newly opened and soon-to-open Hyatt Centric hotels worldwide:

Hyatt Centric Brickell Miami

The newly opened Hyatt Centric Brickell Miami is in the center of the downtown Brickell neighborhood. The 208-room hotel in the financial district is near attractions, including Marlins Park, Biscayne Bay, American Airlines Arena, South Beach and the Wynwood arts and culture district. 

Hyatt Centric San Isidro Lima

Like Miami's new Hyatt Centric, Hyatt Centric San Isidro Lima in Peru is near major corporations, foreign embassies, traditional Peruvian restaurants, Bosque El Olivar national monument and park. 

Hyatt Centric Las Condes Santiago

The new Hyatt Centric Las Condes Santiago in Chile has 166 guestrooms and suites. The hotel in the business district of Las Condes is near the metro, restaurants, specialty stores and local cafés. Green spaces, including the Bicentenario Park and San Cristobal hill, are also nearby. 

Hyatt Centric Dakar

Hyatt Centric Dakar will open in the center of the capital city’s business district as the first Hyatt Centric hotel in Africa and the first Hyatt-branded hotel in Senegal. The new Hyatt with 152 rooms and suites will be near major international businesses and the Marche Kermel market. The property is slated to open in fall 2018.

Hyatt Centric San Salvador

Expected to begin operating in the fourth quarter of 2018, the 138-room Hyatt Centric San Salvador will open in El Salvador’s capital San Salvador.  Hyatt Centric San Salvador will be within the existing Las Cascadas retail mall. The property will be near a neighborhood by the city’s gated residential communities, office parks, the Tecleño Palace of Culture & Arts, the Museum of Art of El Salvador and the U.S. Embassy. The hotel—the only Hyatt-branded property in El Salvador—will be added to the lifestyle and entertainment complex Soho Cascadas. 

Hyatt Centric Melbourne

Hyatt Centric Melbourne is set to open in 2020. The 280-room hotel, which will be the second Hyatt Centric brand hotel in Australia, will be near the city’s Docklands and Southbank precincts with entertainment and sporting venues, the Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Center and the Crown Entertainment Complex.