by Matt Alderton | July 13, 2017
Hyatt Hotels Corp. has opened Seattle's third Hyatt Regency hotel in Renton, WA, it announced yesterday. Located on the shores of Lake Washington -- where it's part of a $570 million, 17.5-acre mixed-use development known as "Southport" --  the 12-story property is the only waterfront hotel within 10 miles of Seattle-Tacoma International Airport.

"We are thrilled to open our doors to global travelers and offer world-class hospitality within the Southport development on Lake Washington in Renton," said General Manager Rusty Middleton. "As part of the Hyatt Regency family, we take pride in connecting travelers to what matters most to them, including convenient access to the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, Seattle and Bellevue, high-tech guest amenities like free Wi-Fi and smart television, and the simple pleasure of enjoying a coffee on our lakefront terrace after a peaceful night's rest."

Hyatt Regency Lake Washington at Seattle's Southport features 347 guest rooms, a lakeside restaurant and bar, a 24-hour gym, a dedicated yoga room, an indoor saline pool, a full-service spa, and 60,000 square feet of meeting and event space, including nine meeting rooms and two ballrooms -- one of which is the region's largest waterfront hotel ballroom.

The hotel also features a private club level with wraparound waterfront views and nearly 3,000 square feet of relaxation, meeting, and VIP event space, including a private waterfront boardroom.

One final, especially unique attribute: In order to balance its interiors with surrounding water, forests, mountains, and sky, both guest rooms and meeting space were designed according to the principles of fēngshuǐ.

"Hyatt Regency Lake Washington is a significant addition to the Hyatt portfolio, and we are thrilled to unveil it," said Pete Sears, Hyatt group president, Americas. "As the Hyatt Regency brand celebrates its 50th anniversary this year, we are proud to open this hotel, which has been designed to foster true human connections and serve as a dynamic, energizing space where guests can collaborate, share, and find inspiration."


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