Hyatt Place Harrisonburg opens today; Olympia Hotel Management to Operate New Hotel in Shenandoah Valley, Virginia

CHICAGOHyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) is proud to announce the opening of Hyatt Place Harrisonburg. As the newest and one of the most contemporary hotels in Harrisonburg, Virginia, the property, managed by Management of the Olympia hotel, is ideally located near Harrisonburg crossing and the James Madison University (JMU), a public research university.

The town is known as a gateway for visitors to nearby Shenandoah national park and the landscape of the park Horizon road. Noted for its local restaurants, entertainment, spectacular hikes and historic battlefields, as well as nearby museums and wineries, Harrisonburg was ranked both as one of “America’s Best College Cities” and “America’s Favorite City” by Travel + Leisure.

The region’s first new select-service hotel in several years, Hyatt Place Harrisonburg has 119 guest rooms and suites, with rooms on higher floors offering spectacular views of the Blue Ridge Mountains.

Ridge House rooftop tavern is the hotel’s first restaurant, serving dishes and drinks of regional origin, with 80 seats in the indoor / outdoor space that offer panoramic views of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Led by the chef Dan Evans, it is a remarkable space that promises to become a dynamic gathering space for the city.

A complimentary breakfast is offered to Breakfast Bar guests while The Placery, in the lobby, serves a comfort food menu for lunch and dinner and offers full bar service. There is 1,977 square feet of meeting space, free Wi-Fi, 24/7 fitness center, heated indoor pool, ample parking, and electric vehicle charging stations. .

Developped by Harman Realty, Inc. of Harrisonburg, Virginia, the general contractor of the hotel was Harman Construction, Inc.

“We are delighted to open our doors and welcome guests to Hyatt Place Harrisonburg,” said Shannon sikes, General Manager of Hyatt Place Harrisonburg. “Hyatt Place hotels are designed for travelers and business people who want to balance their priorities and get the most out of their stay, so they can get the most out of their lives, and that’s exactly what this hotel will offer. to our customers in Harrisonburg. ‘

” The team of Management of the Olympia hotel were the ideal partners for this development ”, declared Randy L. Harman, CEO of Innovation Hospitality and Harman Realty, Inc. “Their knowledge of the selected service hotels and their experience in creating unique hotel restaurants have been key to the success of this project. I am convinced that their management style perfectly matches our new Hyatt Place property.’

“We are delighted that Harman real estate has chosen us as management partner ”, declared Jean Schultzel, director of growth for Olympia. “We have a clearly defined niche in the university markets and we value our relationship with Hyatt very much. Our experience in developing signature F&B concepts was certainly part of their rationale for selection. Running an exceptional hotel in a college community is our preferred type of mission. ‘

Olympia currently manages four other Hyatt brand properties, including Hyatt Place Chicago-South University Medical Center; Hyatt House Mount Pleasant-Midtown in Caroline from the south; Hyatt House Tallahassee Capitol – University of Florida; and Hyatt Place Cleveland / Westlake / Crocker Park in Ohio. Management of the Olympia hotel won the Hyatt Operational Excellence Award in 2016.

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About Hyatt Place

Hyatt Place hotels combine style, innovation and 24/7 convenience to create an easy browsing experience for today’s multitasking traveler. Guests can enjoy carefully designed rooms with distinct areas for sleeping, working, and playing, and fluid social spaces that provide seamless transitions from work to relaxation. With more than 395 locations worldwide, Hyatt Place hotels offer 24-hour fresh food, efficient service and differentiated experiences for World of Hyatt members. For more information, please visit Join the conversation on Facebook and Instagram, and tag photos with #HyattPlace and #WhySettle.

On Harman Reality, Inc.

Harman Realty, Inc. offers a single source of real estate services covering Harrisonburg, Dayton, Port republic, Bridgewater, and Broadway, Virginia region. They offer expertise in residential and commercial development and sales as well as property management and hospitality developments and investments. For more information, visit

On Management of the Olympia hotel (OHM)

Management of the Olympia hotel (OHM) celebrates 50 years of hotel management in the we Currently working with a portfolio of 30 properties nationwide, OHM is known to manage a new generation of custom campus hotels such as Alfond’s inn at Rollins; independent luxury boutique hotels like The Glen House; owned hotels such as SOPHY and Inn by the Sea; and has received several best-in-class awards for working with select service brands such as Wyndham, Hyatt, Hilton Garden Inn Hotel and Hampton inn. For more information, visit

On Hyatt Hotels Corporation

Hyatt Hotels Corporation, headquartered at Chicago, is a leading global hotel company driven by its goal of caring for people so that they can perform at their best. From September 30, 2021, Hyatt’s portfolio included more than 1,000 all-inclusive hotels and properties in 69 countries on six continents, and the acquisition of Apple Leisure Group added 96 properties in 10 countries from November 1, 2021. Hyatt’s offerings include the Park Hyatt, Miraval, Grand Hyatt, Alila, Andaz, The Unbound Collection by Hyatt, Destination by Hyatt, Hyatt Regency, Hyatt, Hyatt Ziva, Hyatt Zilara, Thompson Hotels, Hyatt Centric, Caption by Hyatt, JdV by Hyatt, Hyatt House, Hyatt Place, UrCove, and Hyatt Residence Club, as well as AMR Collection resort and hotel brands including Secrets Resorts & Spas, Dreams Resorts & Spas, Breathtaking seaside resorts and spas, Zoetry wellness centers and spa, Alua Hotels and Resorts, and Sunscape Resorts & Spas. Hyatt subsidiaries operate the World of Hyatt loyalty program, ALG Holidays, Unlimited Vacation Club, Amstar DMC destination management services and the Trisept Solutions travel technology platform. For more information, please visit

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