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Hyatt Regency JFK Airport at Resorts World New York opens its doors

Hyatt has announced the opening of Hyatt Regency JFK Airport at Resorts World New York. The hotel celebrated its opening with a ribbon cutting in Queens, NY, featuring executives from Genting, which owns the hotel and casino, and Hyatt, as well as local elected officials and community leaders.

Location and Design

Conveniently located minutes away from JFK Airport, the hotel is easily accessible by the A Train, Q37 bus, and LIRR to Jamaica Station with pick-up from a free casino shuttle.

The centerpiece of the property is a soaring grand lobby, perfectly suited for art exhibits, events and musical performances, that connects the hotel with Resorts World New York City (RWNY), which opened in 2011.


Hyatt Regency JFK Airport at Resorts World New York features 400 guestrooms including 275 king rooms, 91 double rooms and 34 suites, all with energizing design and insightful in-room technology. Hyatt states that the variety of accommodations is ideal for business and leisure travelers alike thanks to an convenient location near JFK Airport.

Standard King Room. Photo: Hyatt

The oversized suites are designed to make guests feel at home with kitchenettes and separate living spaces. Many of the chic guestrooms offer floor-to-ceiling windows looking out to the city’s skyline.


Sugar Factory, the world-renowned café and confectionary shop, is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Its signature menu items include decadent milkshakes and old-fashioned sundaes. Guests can also enjoy additional food and beverage options including a convenient Grab n’ Go. Regency club guests can enjoy daily continental breakfast and evening hors d’oeuvres and light snacks at this exclusive club.

Lobby Bar. Photo: Hyatt

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The eight-storey, four star property offers 6,600 slots and electronic table games. Resorts World New York City, features three unique levels of gaming, Times Square Casino, Fifth Avenue Casino and Central Park Casino, along with several high-limit rooms for Platinum and Black Card members.

The $400 million hotel and amenities investment has long been part of Genting’s vision of bringing an integrated resort, popular in global destinations such as Las Vegas and Singapore, to New York City. The integrated resort features a variety of non-gaming amenities to complement the most innovative gaming products and entertainment offerings.


The new hotel applies a high-touch experience for meetings and events, with 5,000 square feet of total function space and state-of-the-art meeting facilities. The rooms are designed to host a range of events including corporate meetings, art exhibits and community programs. Including RWNY, the property will now have more than 64,000 square feet of event space. The hotel also has a fitness centre.

Featured image by Hyatt

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