Hyatt Place Long Island/East End Now Open

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    Hyatt Place Long Island/East End Now Open



    100-room hotel located in the heart of Riverhead

    Hyatt Place Long Island/East End offers a unique experience for guests as it is adjacent to the world-renowned Long Island Aquarium, the Long Island Exhibition Center, which features the new exhibit, Butterflies!, and Atlantis Banquets and Events, with nearly 20,000 square feet of flexible and unique function space.

    “Hyatt Place Long Island/East End 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 Richard Coleman, senior vice president of operations & business development for American Resort Management. “Hyatt Place was designed for a lifestyle, not a demographic, and as a result, we are confident that everyone from business travelers to beachgoers will appreciate the open, intuitive design, casual atmosphere and practical amenities, such as free Wi-Fi and 24-hour food and beverage availability.”

    Hyatt Place Long Island/East End is ideally located in the downtown Riverhead business district, close to several large companies including Motorola, Computer Associates and Brookhaven National Laboratory, as well as the Suffolk Supreme Court and the Suffolk County Court Complex. The hotel is the perfect location for leisure tourism with easy access to myriad East End attractions, including the Long Island Wine Region, Tanger Outlet Mall, the Long Island Railroad Museum, the Riverhead Raceway, the Hamptons beaches, several top golf courses, and a variety of other leisurely outdoor spots.

    Hyatt Place Long Island/East End offers:
    • 100 spacious guestrooms, all of which feature a 42-inch HDTV, the plush Hyatt Grand Bed® and an eight-foot sectional sofa sleeper
    • Complimentary Wi-Fi access throughout the hotel
    • Complimentary continental breakfast featuring a variety of fresh fruits, hot and cold cereal, yogurt, breads, premium coffee and an assortment of juices
    • 24/7 Guest Kitchen serving made-to-order snacks and entrees
    • Intimate Bakery Café featuring specialty coffees, premium beers, wines and cocktails
    • The Sea Star Ballroom, which is slated to open in fall 2011 and is located between the hotel, the Long Island Aquarium and the Long Island Exhibition Center; it will feature 5,300 square feet of flexible meeting and banquet space adjacent to the changing exhibition gallery two stories high
    • Direct access to the Long Island Aquarium, which offers shark dives, snorkeling, boat tours, salt marsh explorations, a giant octopus, daily sea lion shows, and the Western Hemisphere’s largest all-living coral reef display
    “We are very excited to bring Hyatt Place to such a vibrant community that serves as a major hub for summer travelers and home to many unique attractions and recreational activities,” said Steve Shauger, general manager of Hyatt Place Long Island/East End. “We are confident that Hyatt Place will bring a new standard to the area and will offer guests a seamless travel experience while away from home.”

    Hyatt Place Long Island/East End is under the leadership of General Manager Steve Shauger and Director of Sales Tony Cotignola. In his role, Steve Shauger is directly responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the hotel, including overseeing the hotel’s 30 associates and ensuring guests encounter the purposeful service for which Hyatt Place is known. Mr. Shauger is joined by Tony Cotignola, director of sales, who is responsible for providing sales service and support to travelers and meeting planners frequenting the Riverhead area.

    Hyatt Place Long Island/ East End

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