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The Shay, A Destination by Hyatt Hotel, is Expected to Debut on October 2021

The 148-room boutique hotel and destination for creative collaboration, unique meetings and events, will anchor Culver City’s highly anticipated Ivy Station development

(Culver City, Calif. September 23, 2021)TheShay, a Destination by Hyatt hotel andthebrand's first urban hotel in Southern California, is expected to open inthevibrant Culver City district of Los Angeles this October.Thedestination-defining propertyis primed to become a central hub for creative camaraderie.Features will include loft-like accommodations with luxurious amenities, a sprawling campus with inspiring indoor-outdoor spaces to connect and collaborate during meetings, weddings and events, and an array of community partners that will seamlessly blend both guests' and locals' experiences.


Thoughtful Design intheHeart of Culver City

TheShay's relaxed urban interior will boast thoughtfully crafted details like leather-wrapped handrails, patinated metals and native hardwoods that allude to Culver City's industrious past. Larger spaces such asthelobby, courtyard and roof deck will comprise a series of intimate nooks, dens and parlors that seamlessly transition from work to play. A property-wide art collection will include 35 locally commissioned murals, textiles, installations and portraits, each accompanied by a unique QR code that invites visitors to learn more abouttheartist.

"TheShayisthefirst hotel in Culver City to celebratethearea's growing creative community while fully embracing its rich history," saysRyan Parker, general manager ofTheShay. "As an anchor totheArts District, which encompasses art galleries, coffee bars, trending fitness studios andthere-imagined landmark Helms Bakery building with design boutiques and specialty restaurants,TheShaywill offer guests a distinct sense of place that honors old and new."

Adjacent totheCulver City Metro E Line,TheShaywilloffer convenient access to experience all Los Angeles has to offer, fromtheboardroom to the beach and everything in between.After a productive day exploringtheneighborhood or connecting with colleagues, guests will find respite in 148 contemporary rooms and suites designed for comfort. All accommodations will feature oversized windows, workstations, curated artwork and modern dcor that mirrorthecitys resourceful spirit. Select suites will offer luxuries like wet bars, patios, large soaking tubs, large living spaces and separate work areas.

Those adding local flair tothehotel's experience include boutique design agencyStudio Collective, whose award-winning portfolio includes downtown LA's Hotel Figueroa, which is part ofTheUnbound Collection by Hyatt brand; Culver City-based functional fitness studioEssers; LA-born craft grooming product company Imperial Barber; specialty spa brandmilk + honey; and Culver City Art District'sROSIES Foundation, a non-profit organization that sources employment for those with disabilities.


DistinctiveFood Beverage Offerings

TheShaywill play host to two onsite culinary concepts by Michelin-starred chef Danny Grant'sWhat If Syndicategroup, includingetta, a wood-fired eatery with indoor-outdoor seating ontheground floor, andCelestina, a high-energy Mexican-inspired restaurant and cocktail bar ontheroof deck. What If Syndicate will also producetheculinary experiences for meetings, weddings and events.

TheShaywill boast Culver Citys first curated rooftop pool experience, offering pop-up events including music shows, comedy sets and yoga classes; a versatile outdoor courtyard that leads into a modern ballroom; and an inviting lobby space featuring a cocktail bar and game room outfitted with eclectic seating and contemporary local art.


Expansive Meetingsand Events Spaces

Thearrival of companies likeAmazon Studios,Apple TVandWarnerMediato Ivy Station are energizing Culver City more than a century after Thomas Ince builtthecitys first film studio whereSony Picturesstands today.TheShaywill be a co-catalyst forthehistoric neighborhoods re-emergence as a destination for creative collaborationwith8,000 square feetof versatile indoor-outdoor event space that takes advantage of Southern Californias year-round idyllic weather.Meeting options include a modern boardroom that opens out into a courtyard with a gazebo and fireplace; a contemporary ballroom that connects to multiple pre-function spaces; and sleek breakout rooms.

Each meeting space nods tothedestination with Culver City-inspired names liketheIvy Ballroom, Helms and Hayden Meeting Rooms and Blackwelder Boardroom.We took a charismatic approach to meeting spaces that bringsthespirit of Culver City totheexperience, says Parker. Theres nothing boring about our boardroom!


Special Offers

In celebration of itsopening,TheShayis offering 50% off all suites and 15% off all standard room rates throughtheend oftheyear, and a Bed Breakfast promotion that includes a full American breakfast for two and late 2:00 pm checkout. For more information aboutTheShay, terms ofthese offers, or to book a stay, please visitwww.theshayhotel.comor follow@TheShayCulverCityon Instagram.

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About Destination by Hyatt

TheDestination by Hyatt brand is a diverse collection of independent hotels, resorts and residences that are individual at heart yet connected by a commitment to embodythetrue spirit of each location. Ranging from upper-upscale to luxury, each property is purposefully crafted to be a place of immersive discoveries, authentic design, and warm and welcoming service. As an honored host, each Destination by Hyatt hotel connects guests to both people and placeoffering a sense of belonging that invites all to make our destination yours. For more information, FollowtheDestination by Hyatt brand on Instagram:@destinationhotels, Twitter:@Destination, and Facebook:Destination by Hyatt.