Hyatt Regency PhoenixEdit profile
The Hyatt Regency Phoenix is a convention hotel in Downtown Phoenix, Arizona, USA. It is 317 feet (97 m) tall and has 24 floors. It was completed in 1976. The top floor has a revolving restaurant. It was designed by Charles Luckman and Associates to compliment the Phoenix Civic Plaza (now called Phoenix Convention Center) and Phoenix Symphony Hall. The hotel's façade is clad in textured split ribbed concrete block. The hotel lobby and restaurants occupy the main level. The second floor features meeting rooms and an additional restaurant while an atrium rises 8 stories. Floors 9 through 21 house guest rooms. Floors 22 and 23 house mechanical equipment and are called "the neck of the Compass". The Compass Restaurant sits atop the hotel on floor 24. The Compass is Arizona's only revolving restaurant. The elevator bank offers two enclosed guest elevators and three "scenic elevators", which glide upward from the lobby, through the atrium and, finally, on the building's exterior, offering amazing views of Phoenix. The hotel has 696 guests rooms, four restaurants, 42,000 square feet (3,900 m 2) of meeting space and various retail outlets. The Hyatt Regency Phoenix was chosen by the NFL as the headquarter hotel for Super Bowl XLII which was played in nearby Glendale, Arizona in February 2008. On July 1, 2008 The Hyatt Regency Phoenix was sold for $96 million to Los Angeles-based DiNapoli Capital Partners.