Hyatt has announced the opening of a dual-branded hotel at Los Angeles International Airport.
Both, Hyatt Place LAX / Century Blvd and Hyatt House LAX / Century Blvd, are located directly adjacent to Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and with views of the LAX runways and the lights of downtown Los Angeles. In the midst of LAX’s robust $14B renovation, the new properties, managed by Prism Hotels & Resorts, are steps away from the airport’s highly anticipated “people mover”.
Originally built in 1967 by famed architect Welton Becket, who was also behind LAX’s iconic Theme Building, the new dual-branded hotel development brings a fresh perspective to these two Hyatt brands with a mid-century modern design, the tallest rooftop terrace and only outdoor rooftop pool in the airport district
With design led by carrier johnson + CULTURE, the hotels feature a mid-century modern aesthetic inspired by the building’s 1960s architecture. Guests are greeted by a mix of rich wood tones, geometric light fixtures and tile patterns, multi-layered textures and bold accent colors, complemented by statement pieces like a vintage pool table in the lobby and waffle ceilings retrofitted from the previous office building. Colorful artwork throughout the hotels, curated by Kalisher, is a nod to the Southern California lifestyle with imagery inspired by the geography, activities, and lifestyle, such as surfers and skateboarders, waves crashing and palm trees swaying. Other notable design elements include the main entry porte-cochere sculpture by renowned artist Christopher Puzio and a giant illuminated infinity glass art installation behind the check-in desk.
Both the hotels feature 401 guest rooms and suites combined with floor-to-ceiling windows offering natural light and front row views of planes arriving and departing from the runway. Embracing LA’s historical mid-century architecture and design with a contemporary twist, the spacious guestrooms feature a warm color palette with rich tones of tan, brown and black, geometric carpet designs, recessed waffle ceilings and contemporary finishes, along with flat-screen TVs, KenetMD bath amenities, coffee maker, mini fridge, and work desk.
The 272-room Hyatt Place LAX / Century Blvd provides a casual atmosphere and guestrooms with separate spaces to sleep, work and play. Ideal for extended stays, the 129-room Hyatt House LAX / Century Blvd provides guests with apartment-style suites with fully equipped kitchens and living rooms to make them feel at home. Together, the two hotels will offer an array of shared services and amenities to cater to both the needs of transient and extended stay guests.
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The new Hyatt hotels have collaborated with LA-based Greenleaf Kitchen & Cocktails to offer two destination-worthy dining concepts, ShoresLAX and Greenleaf Kitchen & Cocktails. Helmed by Greenleaf’s Executive Chef, Blake Clevenger, the new restaurants bring chef-driven, locally-inspired, dining experiences.
Greenleaf’s first upscale dining concept, ShoresLAX, is located on the hotel’s 15th floor rooftop and offers a chic bohemian vibe and stunning 360-degree views of the LAX runways and surrounding sights. The perfect spot to enjoy an evening cocktail or brunch before a flight, the restaurant features Southern California-inspired dishes such as shrimp ceviche, New York strip with avocado salad and garlic fries, and craft cocktails named after local beaches, such as the Playa del Penicillin with scotch, ginger, honey and lemon.
The restaurant group also opened its signature healthy gourmet restaurant, Greenleaf Kitchen & Cocktails, on the lobby level of the hotel, offering fan favorites as well as new items catering to transient guests, with plenty of items for dine-in or take-away including the Antioxidant Salad, Spicy Avocado Vegan Burger, and Roasted Spaghetti Squash, as well as craft cocktails and indoor / outdoor seating.
Hyatt Place LAX / Century Blvd and Hyatt House LAX / Century Blvd offer more than 3,100 square feet of flexible indoor and outdoor meeting space. The properties’ two traditional meeting rooms, Malibu and Melrose, offer the latest in audiovisual technology and bring the Southern California vibe into each space with a coastal color palate that incorporates shades of cream, blue, and brown.
In addition, both ShoresLAX and Greenleaf Kitchen & Cocktails are available for private events and buyouts. ShoresLAX is a picturesque setting for sunset cocktail receptions, elevated post-meeting dinner service, or an intimate private event with a capacity of up to 100 people and Greenleaf Kitchen & Cocktails offers 2,000 square feet of glass-lined indoor / outdoor space for semi-private, casual receptions up to 150 attendees.
The hotels feature the tallest rooftop terrace and only outdoor rooftop pool in the airport district, with chic cabanas, lounge chairs and prime views of planes arriving and departing. In addition, the property is home to an 1,880 square foot state-of-the-art fitness center with multiple Peloton bikes, treadmills, Life Fitness Arc Trainers, and more for a full body workout any time of day.
General Manager, Kenan Tekin, Hyatt Place LAX / Century Blvd and Hyatt House LAX / Century Blvd, said:
We are excited to introduce this impressive property to the LAX airport market. Located next to one of the busiest airports in the U.S., Hyatt Place LAX / Century Blvd and Hyatt House LAX / Century Blvd provide a new level of convenience and a host of exceptional amenities for travelers going through LAX. We’ve put an emphasis on high-comfort, resort-style amenities not found elsewhere in the airport district – from our fitness center and rooftop pool to the unparalleled dining options at Greenleaf and ShoresLAX – that will attract both travelers and locals alike.
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