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The Shay, a Destination by Hyatt Hotel, Newest Hotel in Los Angeles

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

(Culver City,Calif.October 6, 2021)The Shay,a Destination by Hyatt hotel and the brandsfirsturbanhotel inSouthern California,opened todayinthevibrantCulver Citydistrictof Los Angeles.The destination-defining property isa central hub for creative camaraderie.Featuresincludeloft-like accommodationswith luxurious amenities,asprawlingcampuswithinspiringindoor-outdoorspacesto connect and collaborateduring meetings, weddings and events, and an array of community partners that seamlessly blendbothguestsand localsexperiences.


Thoughtful Design in the Heart of Culver City

The Shay's relaxed urban interior boaststhoughtfully crafted details like leather-wrapped handrails, patinated metals and native hardwoods that allude to Culver Citys industrious past. Larger spaces such as the lobby, courtyard and roof deck comprise a series of intimate nooks, dens and parlors that seamlessly transition from work to play. A property-wide art collection includes35 locally commissioned murals, textiles,installationsand portraits, each accompanied by a unique QR code that invites visitors to learn more about the artist.

"The Shay is the first hotel in Culver City to celebrate the area's growing creative community while fully embracing its rich history," says Ryan Parker, general manager of The Shay. "As an anchor to the ArtsDistrict, which encompasses art galleries, coffee bars, trending fitness studios and the re-imagined landmark Helms Bakery building with design boutiques and specialty restaurants, The Shay offersguests a distinct sense of place that honors old and new."

Adjacent to the Culver City Metro E Line, The Shayoffersconvenient access to experience all Los Angeles has to offer, from the boardroom to the beach and everything in between.After a productive day exploring the neighborhood or connecting with colleagues, guests find respite in 148 contemporary rooms and suites designed for comfort. All accommodations feature oversized windows, workstations, curatedartworkand modern dcor that mirror the citys resourceful spirit. Select suitesoffer luxuries like wet bars, patios, large soaking tubs,generousliving spaces and separate work areas.

Thoseadding local flair tothe hotelsexperienceincludeboutique design agencyStudio Collective, whose award-winning portfolio includes downtown LA's Hotel Figueroa, which is part ofTheUnbound Collectionby Hyattbrand; Culver City-based functional fitness studioEssers; LA-born craft grooming product companyImperial Barber; specialty spa brandmilk + honey; and Culver City Art District'sROSIES Foundation, a non-profit organization that sources employment for those with disabilities.


DistinctiveFoodand BeverageOfferings

The Shay playshost to twoonsite culinary concepts by Michelin-starred chef Danny Grant'sWhat If Syndicategroup,includingetta, awood-firedeatery with indoor-outdoor seating on the ground floor,andCelestina, ahigh-energyMexican-inspiredrestaurant and cocktail baron the roof deck.What If Syndicate alsoproducesthe culinary experiences formeetings,weddingsand events.

The ShayboastsCulver City's 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.


ExpansiveMeetingsand EventsSpaces

The arrival of companies likeAmazonStudios,Apple TVandWarnerMediato Ivy Station are energizing Culver City more than a century after Thomas Ince built the citys first film studio whereSony Picturesstands today.The Shayisa co-catalyst for the historic neighborhoods re-emergence as a destination for creative collaborationwith8,000 square feetof versatile indoor-outdoor event spacethattakes 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 spacenods to thedestinationwithCulver City-inspirednames like theIvy Ballroom, Helms and Hayden Meeting RoomsandBlackwelderBoardroom. "We took acharismaticapproach to meetingspacesthatbringsthespirit of Culver Cityto the experience," says Parker. "Theres nothing boring about our boardroom!"


Special Offers

In celebration of its opening, The Shay is offering 50% off all suites and 15% off all standard room rates through the end of the year, and a Bed Breakfast promotion that includes a full American breakfast for two and late 2:00 pm checkout.For more information about The Shay, terms of these offers,or to book a stay,please visitwww.theshayhotel.comor follow@TheShayCulverCityon Instagram.

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About Destination by Hyatt

The Destination by Hyatt brand is a diverse collection of independent hotels, resorts and residences that are individual at heart yet connected by a commitment to embody the true 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 Hyattbrandon Instagram:@destinationhotels, Twitter:@Destination, and Facebook:Destination by Hyatt.