Hyatt place to make UK debut with upscale Heathrow hotel

Hyatt Hotels Corporation, has announced that is upscale select-service brand Hyatt Place, is to make its UK debut next year as it plans to open a new hotel close to London Heathrow Airport.

Hyyatt Place London Heathrow/Hayes will open in Spring 2015 and is the second Hyatt Place hotel under development in Europe, joining Hyatt Place Zurich Airport. It will comprise of 170-bedrooms, 1,809 sq.ft of meeting space and an open food market serving made-to-order meals around the clock. The upscale hotel will have a modern design, with a well-equipped fitness centre and free Wi-Fi available throughout.

The hotel will be operated by Hyatt on behalf of the developer Magill Investments.

“We are delighted to introduce the Hyatt Place brand to the third busiest airport in the world and the thriving business community in and around Hayes and Hillingdon,” said Peter Norman, senior vice president of real estate and development for Hyatt in Europe, Africa and the Middle East.

“The UK remains an important hub for international business and leisure travel, with more than 70 million passengers arriving to and departing from London Heathrow in 2012 alone. The airport serves 84 airlines and 184 destinations in 80 countries, and the opening of Hyatt Place London Heathrow/Hayes will mark a significant milestone for Hyatt as we continue to introduce the brand worldwide and offer more choice to our guests in key gateway cities.”

Hyatt Place, a brand of Hyatt Hotels Corporation, offers more than 180 locations in the United States, Armenia, Costa Rica, India and Puerto Rico. It was launched in 2006 and brings to the upscale select service hotel category the authentic hospitality.