Wheelock Street Capital opens Hyatt House in Chicago

Hyatt House Chicago/West Loop-Fulton Market includes 200 guestrooms, an indoor pool, a fitness center, a bar and 1,585 square feet of meeting space. Photo credit: Hyatt Hotels Corporation

Real estate investment firm Wheelock Street Capital opened the 14-story Hyatt House Chicago/West Loop-Fulton Market. Three Chicago companies worked on the project: developer Sterling Bay, architects Eckenhoff Saunders and construction firm Skender. McKibbon Hospitality operates the hotel.

The extended-stay hotel features 200 apartment-style guestrooms, including 67 suites. Amenities there include an indoor pool, a 14th-story sky deck, a fitness center, a bar and 1,585 square feet of meeting space.

The Hyatt House brand, founded in 2012, now includes more than 90 locations. This new Hyatt House marks the upscale brand’s first within the Chicago city limits.

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“Chicago continues to experience record-breaking tourism, and we are confident Hyatt House Chicago/West Loop-Fulton Market will bring a new and dynamic guest experience to the marketplace, and is a great example of our continued focus on growing premium hotels that will attract business and leisure travelers alike,” Ripton Melhado, VP of operational strategy, Hyatt Place and Hyatt House, Americas, said in a statement.

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