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Hyatt Place Jacksonville/St. Johns Town Center Celebrates Official Opening
160-room Hyatt Place hotel opens in Jacksonville, Fla.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (November 6, 2018) Hyatt Place Jacksonville/St. Johns Town Center, the third Hyatt-branded hotel and second Hyatt Place hotel in Jacksonville, is officially open. The new hotel features the Hyatt Place brand’s intuitive design, casual atmosphere and practical amenities, such as free Wi-Fi and 24-hour food offerings. The Hyatt Place is managed by Concord Hospitality Enterprises and the hotel is a joint venture between affiliates of Concord Hospitality and affiliates of Whitman Peterson.

The hotel is located in the sought-after area of St. Johns Town Center, the mecca of all things shopping, dining and entertainment. The property is only nine miles to area beaches and is also in close proximity to downtown, the Prime F. Osborn III Convention Center, TIAA Bank Stadium, Veterans Memorial Arena, and Dailys Place for local concerts and happenings. In addition, the new Hyatt Place hotel is very close to Jacksonville’s highly reputable universities, hospitals and military bases.

“As Jacksonville continues to grow and thrive economically, we are excited to add to the momentum by welcoming the first Hyatt Place hotel to the southside area of Jacksonville,” said General Manager David Nilemo. “With our smartly designed social spaces and guestrooms with separate work and sleep areas, our multitasking guests can easily accomplish what they need to do while on the road.”   

Hyatt Place Jacksonville/St. Johns Town Center offers:

  • 160 spacious guestrooms with separate spaces to sleep, work and play, as well as a Cozy Corner sofa-sleeper
  • Free Wi-Fi throughout hotel and guestrooms
  • Gallery Kitchen Breakfast, available daily in the Gallery Kitchen, features hot breakfast items, fresh fruit, steel cut oatmeal, Greek yogurt and more
  • 24/7 Gallery Menu & Market serving freshly prepared meals anytime, day or night, and perfectly packaged sandwiches and salads
  • Coffee to Cocktails Bar featuring specialty coffees and premium beers, as well as wines and cocktails
  • Odds & Ends program for forgotten items that guests can buy, borrow or enjoy for free
  • Meetings Spaces offer more than 3,272 square feet of flexible, high-tech meeting/function space, in addition to a 3,200 square foot outdoor patio overlooking Lake Meadowbrook
  • 24-hour Gym featuring cardio equipment with LCD touchscreens and free ear buds

“Jacksonville a vibrant city, filled with friendly people, great neighborhoods and an ever expanding list of great places to visit and things to do or see,” said Director of Sales Carrie Tawney. “Our hotel is central to all of them and we are confident that the Hyatt Place Jacksonville/St. Johns Town Center will exceed guest expectations and provide them with everything they need while visiting our area.”


Hyatt Place Jacksonville/St. Johns Town Center is under the leadership of General Manager David Nilemo and Director of Sales Carrie Tawney. In his role, Nilemo is directly responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the hotel, including overseeing the hotel’s 50 associates and ensuring guests encounter the thoughtful service for which the Hyatt Place brand is known. Tawney is responsible for providing sales service and support to travelers and meeting planners frequenting the Jacksonville area. 

For more information, please visit the hotel’s website here.


Hyatt Place, a brand of Hyatt Hotels Corporation, combines style, innovation and 24/7 convenience to create a seamless stay with modern comforts. There are more than 312 Hyatt Place locations in Armenia, Australia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Costa Rica, Germany, Honduras, India, Mexico, Morocco, Nicaragua, Panama, Puerto Rico, Thailand, The Netherlands, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, and the United States. For more information, please visit hyattplace.com. Join the conversation on Facebook and Instagram, and tag photos with #HyattPlace and #WhySettle.

As an award-winning hotel development and management company, Concord Hospitality Enterprises Company has spent the last three decades building relationships with investors, partners, and third-party hotel owners on more than $2.5 billion in premium-branded properties across the United States and Canada. As an operator, Concord Hospitality instills value from the ground up, developing and managing with a sustainable viewpoint, a focus on quality and hands-on involvement to ensure long-term profitability and success. Concord Hospitality believes that its people are its greatest strength. With the brightest talent, the most innovative processes and a commitment to giving back to the communities where associates live and work, Concord Hospitality is committed to being a great place to work for all. Learn more at concordhotels.com.

For further information:

Carrie Tawney
Director of Sales
Hyatt Place Jacksonville/St. Johns Town Center