Hyatt Arlington will be the latest hotel to join the growing portfolio of Hyatt’s new lifestyle brand, Hyatt Centric. Located in the heart of downtown Rosslyn, just minutes outside of Arlington and Washington, D.C., Hyatt Centric Arlington will introduce the distinctive elements of the cosmopolitan-inspired Hyatt Centric brand.
“We are thrilled to be a part of the Hyatt Centric brand,” said Ed Brogan, general manager, Hyatt Centric Arlington. “Like all Hyatt Centric properties, the new Hyatt Centric Arlington is in the middle of the action, close to transportation, and a true launch pad to the amazing sights and sounds of the city. Our dedicated team of colleagues is excited to introduce the brand to both loyal and new guests, who we know will be impressed by the many enhancements to our property.”
Hyatt Centric Arlington blends modern design with traditional craftsmanship in its 318 contemporary guestrooms, five suites and 12 PURE rooms that are hypo-allergenic and treated with state-of-the-art purification systems. Room renovations will include new beds, lighting, carpeting, wall fixtures, furniture and artwork featuring images of the Capitol Rotunda, Library of Congress and the underground Metro Transit System stations. The entire lobby wall will feature the area’s iconic cherry blossoms.
Centric hotels are renowned for their modern amenities, which include complimentary WiFi, 24-hour room service, Drybar Buttercup blow dryers, BeeKind environmentally conscious bath products from Gilchrist & Soames, sweatshirt-style hooded cotton bathrobes, Keurig coffeemakers with a selection of Starbucks coffee and Celestial teas and Bluetooth-enabled electronics.
“Arlington, Virginia is a community built for those dedicated to public service, which is why Hyatt Centric Arlington embraces this theme throughout its unique interior design,” said Jim Stapleton, principal, FRCH Design Worldwide, the architect and interior design firm for the hotel. “Our goal was to bring to life the nation’s well-known monuments and landmarks in a unique, fun and unexpected way, encouraging them to notice every detail of the area no matter how small. At Hyatt Centric Arlington, guests will view the city through a new lens, discovering fresh vantage points of Arlington and Washington, D.C., around every corner.”
Mazatlán, Mexico, has long been an attractive home destination for Canadian and American retirees, but, in recent years, young, digital nomads have also discovered the charms of this coastal city, finding inexpensive accommodations, beautiful weather and plenty of bandwidth for working remotely. The laid-back beach scene definitely eases the transition of relocating to Mexico’s West Coast.
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Global Traveler Announces the Winners of the 2023 Outstanding Diversity & Inclusion in Travel Awards
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