(JERSEY CITY)—Marking another
great achievement for Jersey City’s waterfront, Governor James E.
McGreevey attended the ribbon cutting ceremony for the Hyatt Regency
Jersey City on the Hudson hotel today.
“The Hyatt Regency represents a
remarkable step in the development of the Jersey City waterfront,”
said McGreevey. “With its accessibility and proximity to New York
City, the new Hyatt Regency hotel will allow daily visitors and
tourists alike to take advantage of the business and entertainment
opportunities here in Jersey City.”
Located on the Harborside
Financial Center’s south pier, the new hotel is directly across the
river from Lower Manhattan and within a short distance from Newark
International Airport. It is accessible from the NJ Turnpike, the
Holland Tunnel, as well as water ferries to midtown and downtown
Manhattan and Liberty State Park.
Developed as part of a joint
venture with Mack-Cali and Hyatt Hotels Corporations, the Hyatt
Regency includes 350 guestrooms, 16 suites, many with balconies and
panoramic views, a 165-seat, three meal restaurant featuring an
exhibition kitchen with breathtaking views of downtown Manhattan,
and a 75-seat bar and lounge.
The hotel also has great
entertainment and banquet facilities including an 8,000 square foot
Hudson Ballroom complete with 1,750 square feet of pre-function
space along with a 5,000 square foot Manhattan Ballroom with
spectacular skyline views of Manhattan, an outdoor terrace, and 1800
square feet of pre-function space.
Furthermore, the hotel’s
facilities cater to the needs of New Jersey’s business community.
The hotel includes over 20,000 sq. feet of flexible meeting and
conference facilities, fully equipped with high-speed Internet
access. In addition, the hotel has 6,000 square feet of additional
conference space along with a 600 square foot Riverview Boardroom
and many meeting rooms with windows overlooking the Hudson River.
The construction of the Hyatt’s
Jersey City on the Hudson Hotel is just one in a number of events
and developments in the revitalization of Jersey City. The Governor
was in Jersey City last month to “top off” the construction project
at Jersey City Medical Center, a project he said would
“revolutionize health care here in Hudson County.”