CHICAGO – Hyatt Hotels Corporation and Dellisart Wellspring Investment have announced the opening of Hyatt Place Bowling Green, which is located at the Western Kentucky University (WKU) Gateway to historic downtown Bowling Green within the Bowling Green Tax Increment Financing (TIF) district. The TIF district is a public financing project that covers 350 acres in the city’s downtown, and with $187 million in capital investments certified as of December of 2012. From visiting parents and sports teams to guest lecturers and prospective students, business and leisure travelers will appreciate the casual hospitality and practical amenities offered at Hyatt Place Bowling Green.
“With thousands of WKU alumni, parents, sports teams, guest lecturers, and prospective students arriving to our great city from across the country, there couldn’t be a more exciting time to be a part of this new opening in Bowling Green,” said General Manager Adam Artusio. “We can’t wait to welcome guests to our new hotel and show them the authentic hospitality and purposeful service for which the Hyatt Place brand is known.”
The four-story, upscale select service hotel is connected to the Augenstein Alumni Center at WKU. The hotel is located minutes from downtown venues, including many one-of-a-kind restaurants, a wide array of unique shops, historical tours and memorial sites, Fountain Square Park, Skypac, Bowling Green Hotrods Pro Baseball Stadium, and Circus Square Park, which features an outdoor amphitheater complete with a refreshing water feature the kids are certain to enjoy.
Hyatt Place Bowling Green offers:
- 108 spacious guestrooms, all of which feature a swiveling 42-inch HDTV, the plush Hyatt Grand Bed and Cozy Corner sectional sofa
- Free Wi-Fi everywhere
- Complimentary a.m. Kitchen Skillet breakfast for guests, featuring freshly prepared breakfast sandwiches, a variety of fresh fruits, hot and cold cereal, yogurt, breads, premium coffee and an assortment of juices
- 1,760 square feet of flexible, high-tech meeting/function space
- 24/7 Gallery Menu serving made-to-order entrees and appetizers around the clock
- A Coffee to Cocktails Bar featuring specialty coffees and premium beers, as well as wines and cocktails
Douglas Artusio, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Dellisart, LLC, said, “The entire Bowling community has played a role in making this dream a reality, including leaders from Western Kentucky University, Warren County Fiscal Court, The City of Bowling Green and the Warren County Downtown Development Authority.”
“We are so delighted to bring this new hotel to the downtown market and contribute to the economic growth and long-term vitality of the community,” said Ray Chen, owner of Wellspring Investment, LLC.
“The TIF development was intended not only to revitalize downtown Bowling Green but also to connect the WKU campus to downtown,” said Gary A. Ransdell, president of Western Kentucky University. “The addition of Hyatt Place Bowling Green next to the Augenstein Alumni Center is the cornerstone that will complete that gateway to downtown. This is an exciting opportunity for our community and our campus, and we are pleased to welcome Hyatt Place to Bowling Green.”