Grand Hyatt Opening Will Mark A First for San Francisco; More in California

NATIONAL REPORT—California is heating up with openings across The Golden State. A first for San Francisco, an extended-stay property and a boutique wellness offering are part of the mix:

Grand Hyatt to Debut at SFO

Grand Hyatt at SFO, San Francisco International Airport’s very first on-property airport hotel, is set to open this summer. As part of Hyatt’s expansion of 40 new West Coast hotels within the next two years, the 4.2-acre site is directly accessible via the AirTrain light rail system and is close to terminal buildings and parking garages. In addition to 351 guestrooms (including 22 suites), and food and beverage options, the luxury hotel will have the following:

  • Sound-proof floor-to-ceiling windows in each room
  • Yoga studio and luxury spa treatment space
  • Art installations featuring pieces crafted by San Francisco-based artists
  • Complimentary 24-hour Hyatt StayFit gym
  • Two ballrooms and 14,435 sq. ft. of flexible event space and 18 meeting rooms

Hyatt House Opens in Cupertino, CA

Dallas-based Prism Hotels & Resorts has opened the new extended-stay Hyatt House San Jose/Cupertino in Cupertino, CA. The five-story, 102,700-sq.-ft. Hyatt House San Jose/Cupertino has 148 guestrooms, a 24-hour workout room, heated outdoor pool, food and beverage options, a lounge and patio with fire pit, and four meeting rooms. As an extended-stay hotel, many of the guestrooms will have kitchens, and guests can stay for up to 30 days, catering to longer-stay business travelers and families looking for larger-sized rooms.

The Shoal Jolla Beach Reopens With Sustainability in Mind

After a guestroom renovation and transformation, The Shoal La Jolla Beach is ready to welcome guests to this rendition as a boutique hotel in La Jolla, CA. With a focus on sustainability, a core value of the ownership and management company Kamla Hotels, the renovations included implementing recycled building material and energy-efficient plumbing. There’s also recyclable K-cups and replenishable shampoo, conditioner and body wash containers. Guests can participate in this movement with linen reuse and reduced housekeeping visits to save energy, conserve water and reduce ground water. New digital applications to reduce paper waste are additional environment-friendly implementations.