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Hyatt Place Sioux Falls Celebrates Official Opening
110-room Hyatt Place hotel opens on the shores of Lake Lorraine in Sioux Falls, SD

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (September 17, 2020) – Hyatt Place Sioux Falls announced today its official opening. This is the first Hyatt-branded hotel in the state of South Dakota, expanding the Hyatt Place brand’s footprint globally in markets that matter most to guests and World of Hyatt members. 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 hotel is a joint venture led by Kelly Midwest Ventures, LP, and operated by Kelly Inns, Ltd.

Because Hyatt’s efforts are grounded in listening and fueled by care, Hyatt Place hotels combine style, innovation and 24/7 conveniences to create an easy to navigate experience for today’s multi-tasking traveler. A short drive from the Sioux Falls Regional Airport and the Denny Sanford Premier Center, Hyatt Place Sioux Falls is centrally located near all that Lake Lorraine has to offer. The hotel is within walking distance to premier retail shopping, local eateries, entertainment options and lakefront views. Centrally located, the hotel is a short drive from many businesses headquartered in the area, as well as many attractions including The Butterfly House & Aquarium, Great Plains Zoo, Delbridge Museum of Natural History, Terrace Park Japanese Flower Garden and more.

“We are thrilled to bring the Hyatt Place brand to Sioux Falls, as the first Hyatt hotel in the state of South Dakota,” said General Manager, Jeff Eliason. “With more than 350 locations worldwide, Hyatt Place hotels offer 24/7 conveniences for a seamless stay and Hyatt Place Sioux Falls is no different.”

Hyatt Place Sioux Falls offers:

  • 110 spacious guestrooms with separate spaces to sleep, work and play, as well as a Cozy Corner sofa-sleeper
  • The Market serving freshly prepared meals anytime, day or night
  • Breakfast Bar featuring hot breakfast items, fresh fruit, steel cut oatmeal, Greek yogurt, and more
  • The Bar featuring specialty coffees and premium beers & wines
  • Event Spaces offer 1,120 square feet of flexible, high-tech meeting/function space 
  • Fitness Center featuring cardio equipment with LCD touchscreens
  • Free Wi-Fi throughout hotel and guestrooms
  • Necessities program for forgotten items that guests can buy, borrow or enjoy for free

“Sioux Falls is 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 Ali Ramsley, Director of Sales, Hyatt Place Sioux Falls. “Our hotel is central to all of them and we are confident that the Hyatt Place Sioux Falls will exceed guest expectations and provide them with everything they need while visiting our area.”


Hyatt Place Sioux Falls is under the leadership of General Manager Jeff Eliason and Director of Sales Ali Ramsley. In his role, Eliason is directly responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the hotel, including overseeing the hotel’s 14 associates and ensuring guests encounter the thoughtful service for which the Hyatt Place brand is known. Ramsley is responsible for providing sales service and support to travelers and meeting planners frequenting the Sioux Falls area. 

Guided by its purpose of care, Hyatt’s multi-layered Global Care & Cleanliness Commitment further enhances its operational guidance and resources around colleague and guest safety and peace of mind. More information on Hyatt’s commitment can be found here:

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Hyatt Place hotels combine style, innovation and 24/7 conveniences to create an easy to navigate experience for today’s multi-tasking traveler. Guests can enjoy thoughtfully designed guestrooms featuring distinct zones for sleep, work and play, and free flowing social spaces that offer seamless transitions from work to relaxation. With more than 365 locations globally, Hyatt Place hotels offer freshly prepared food around the clock, 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.


Kelly Inns, Ltd. is a management and consulting company, which currently owns and operates full & limited service hotel properties throughout the United States.



Ali Ramsley

Director of Sales

Hyatt Place Sioux Falls