Hyatt Place New York/Yonkers Opens

CHICAGO—Hyatt Hotels Corporation and LodgeWorks Partners, L.P. have opened the Hyatt Place New York/Yonkers, the first Hyatt Place hotel in New York’s Westchester County.

“Hyatt Place New York/Yonkers is located in a very desirable area, and we’re looking forward to creating a positive travel experience for each and every guest that walks through our doors,” said General Manager Jason Bomba. “Hyatt Place was designed for a lifestyle, not a demographic, and, as a result, we are confident that everyone from business travelers to families will appreciate the open, intuitive design, casual atmosphere and practical amenities, such as free WiFi and 24-hour food offerings.”

The hotel is located in the center of the Cross County Shopping Center, at the junction of the New York State Thruway and Cross County Parkway. It is minutes away from local attractions including Empire City Casino, Playland Amusement Park, The Bronx Zoo and The NY Botanical Gardens. Hyatt Place New York/Yonkers is near Sarah Lawrence College and Fordham University, and centrally located to all New York-Presbyterian Hospitals and Montefiore Hospitals in the Bronx and Westchester Counties.

The property offers 155 guestrooms, all of which feature a swiveling 42-inch HDTV, the Hyatt Grand Bed and Cozy Corner sectional sofa; free WiFi throughout the hotel; complimentary a.m. Kitchen Skillet breakfast; 990 sq. ft. of flexible, high-tech meeting/function space;  the 24/7 Gallery Menu serving made-to-order entrees and appetizers around the clock; and a Coffee to Cocktails Bar featuring specialty coffees and premium beers, as well as wines and cocktails

“We are excited to bring an experienced, knowledgeable and service-focused team to the growing Hyatt Place brand in this wonderful region of New York,” Blaze Brigman, VP of operations at LodgeWorks, L.P.

“We are so pleased to welcome Hyatt Place New York/Yonkers to Cross County Shopping Center and showcase this incredible brand to our shoppers and the community,” said Claude Chandonnet, president and CEO at Marx Realty and EVP for Brooks Shopping Centers, LLC, the property’s owner. “The hotel will offer a new, dynamic amenity at the shopping center where already so many residents find every-day conveniences such as dining, banking and entertainment, in addition to retail shopping,” added Jim Stifel, CIO at Benenson Capital and EVP for Brooks Shopping Centers, LLC.