LOS ANGELES, Jan. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Shenzhen New World Group, a China-based ownership group, announces its independent hotel, The L.A. Hotel Downtown, will debut as a Hyatt Regency-branded hotel in May. To be reflagged as Hyatt Regency Los Angeles Downtown, the hotel is currently undergoing a $20 million renovation that will bring a modern, elegant and contemporary design, as well as service upgrades to each of the 419 guestrooms and 72 suites, public spaces and corridors, meeting and event areas, business and fitness centers, concierge lounge, restaurants, and lobby.
"We are thrilled to become part of the family of Hyatt Regency-branded hotels and to be part of Hyatt's global network of premier lodging destinations," said Regina Stryker, general manager of the hotel. "This is a very exciting time for the hotel and our associates, and we look forward to proudly flying the Hyatt Regency flag marking a new era that we welcome with open arms."
"With the tremendous growth of the Los Angeles downtown area, becoming Hyatt Regency Los Angeles Downtown will add a wonderful new option for travelers seeking the incomparable quality and service that Hyatt is known for around the globe," added Stryker.
The hotel's renovation pays tribute to its vibrant and central location, infusing a bold color palette of bright reds, crisp oranges, and rich beiges through its clean, minimalistic design. Each guestroom and suite will be redone in a welcoming palette of colors, and will feature new carpet, wall treatments, drapery, and all-new contemporary bedding and furnishings, as well as upgraded bathrooms and work areas. The hotel will receive exquisite new design upgrades as well as new floor plans for its more than 22,000 square feet of meeting and event space, which includes 17 versatile meeting rooms, two ballrooms, including 4,000 square feet of pre-function space.
Just a short walk from L.A. Live, the Staples Center, the Walt Disney Concert Hall, and many major businesses, the hotel is located in the hub of the downtown district at 333 South Figueroa Street in Los Angeles, California. The L.A. Hotel Downtown is managed by Interstate Hotels & Resorts (www.interstatehotels.com), the leading U.S.-based global hotel management company.
For additional information regarding the hotel or to make a room reservation, please visit www.thelahotel.com or contact the hotel directly at (800) 233 1234. Guests can earn Hyatt Gold Passport points when staying at The L.A. Hotel Downtown, and the hotel will begin accepting Hyatt Gold Passport point redemptions following its reflagging.
The hotel will continue to welcome all current and future guests and all pending and executed contracts will be honored.