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Old Feb 14, 22, 4:06 pm
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RIP to one of the best point value hyatts :(

This hotel was a steal during their grand opening year. Looking at the cash rates now... This Great Resignation that's occurred in the US has pretty much brought too much demand to these hotels near the NPs. GL with award availability after the category change.
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Old Feb 14, 22, 4:23 pm
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This hotel was a steal during their grand opening year. Looking at the cash rates now... This Great Resignation that's occurred in the US has pretty much brought too much demand to these hotels near the NPs. GL with award availability after the category change.
This is insane to jump 2 categories


And what do you mean Good Luck finding availability after the change? It’ll be twice as expensive so that means less award bookings so plenty of availability.
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Old Feb 14, 22, 5:28 pm
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Originally Posted by Gertjaars View Post
This hotel was a steal during their grand opening year. Looking at the cash rates now... This Great Resignation that's occurred in the US has pretty much brought too much demand to these hotels near the NPs. GL with award availability after the category change.
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This is insane to jump 2 categories


And what do you mean Good Luck finding availability after the change? It’ll be twice as expensive so that means less award bookings so plenty of availability.
Hopefully, cash and award rates will plummet once things get back to normal. Jumping two categories is insane.
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Hyatt's had some double category increases before. So this isn't the first and only time. And unfortunately, it's unlikely to be the last time, as Hyatt's on a sort of devaluation kick ever since back when Hyatt's former Jeff was full of praise for Delta's former Jeff of SkyMiles management infamy.

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And what do you mean Good Luck finding availability after the change? It’ll be twice as expensive so that means less award bookings so plenty of availability.
Less "standard room" and "premium room" award bookings at the given property does not equate with more availability for "standard room" award bookings at the given property. It doesn't even necessarily equate with more availability for "premium room" award bookings at a given property.

A points-price hike for standard room award nights is not motivated by all the same things as a hotel's increase in its cash rate prices.

A points-price hike for standard room award nights does not work in the same way as a hotel's increase in its cash rate prices.

The points hike at this property is not being done to make for "plenty of availability" to use points at this property. It's being done for financial reasons at the expense of Hyatt program customers wanting to use points.
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Old May 23, 22, 9:52 am
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I was lucky to score 2 rooms for 2 nights on points (6.5k in fact). booked about 6 months ago. cash rates were around 400$ and went up to over 550$, sometimes 600$.
kept checking for rates out of curiosity and noticed that rates have dropped to 275$ for the scenic view room (only room available for my dates). This was the case last year as well, before we had to cancel due to Covid travel restrictions.

just a suggestion to all to really keep an eye on this property with their pricing schemes. rates tend to drop again drastically.
if you have a reservation coming up soon (2-3 weeks from now), you may want to check and re-book.
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Old Jun 4, 22, 2:43 pm
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Spent 2 nights here. Very nice hotel and recommended. Nice large rooms, clean.
breakfast was just ok, unfortunately all served on foam plates and plastic forks/knives etc. but they had eggs, bagels, oatmeal, but packaged fruit like from a tin.

hotel is extremely busy. Fully sold out. Agent got 2 calls during my checkin, both asking for availability for that night.

nice pool, just not enough chaise-longues (only 6). Enough other chairs.

I did not need late checkout, but like others have mentioned, late checkout is granted only upon availability and this is marked on posters by the elevator and front desk. Clearly against the rules.

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Old Jun 23, 22, 7:03 pm
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Sadly here with a pretty negative review. Checked in as a Globalist for a work from home stay with my wife.

- There are posters everywhere explaining that they do not honor late check out because they are a “resort” and not a “hotel.”

- Zero elite recognition at check in. Not a thank-you, no bottle of water, nothing.

- No room upgrade at all (we are facing the parking lot), even though many are available for sale on our dates.

- No water bottle in the room, etc.

- Just checked the internet speed and it is 5 mb/s, which the speed tester categorizes as “slow.”



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Sadly here with a pretty negative review. Checked in as a Globalist for a work from home stay with my wife.

- There are posters everywhere explaining that they do not honor late check out because they are a “resort” and not a “hotel.”

- Zero elite recognition at check in. Not a thank-you, no bottle of water, nothing.

- No room upgrade at all (we are facing the parking lot), even though many are available for sale on our dates.

- No water bottle in the room, etc.

- Just checked the internet speed and it is 5 mb/s, which the speed tester categorizes as “slow.”



It’s a Hyatt Place I’m not sure what you expected as it’s literally the lowest brand within Hyatt and typically known for 0 Globalist benefits. There’s a reason they were a Category 2 for years. The pool and spa are very nice though.
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It’s a Hyatt Place I’m not sure what you expected as it’s literally the lowest brand within Hyatt and typically known for 0 Globalist benefits. There’s a reason they were a Category 2 for years. The pool and spa are very nice though.
To answer your perhaps rhetorical question, I expected:

- 4pm guaranteed checkout
- a bottle of water or two
- at least an effort to upgrade me, or a “thank you for your loyalty”

are those things I should only expect from certain Hyatt brands? I did pay over $200 per night to stay here so it’s not like it’s dirt cheap.
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Originally Posted by dval44 View Post
To answer your perhaps rhetorical question, I expected:

- 4pm guaranteed checkout
- a bottle of water or two
- at least an effort to upgrade me, or a “thank you for your loyalty”

are those things I should only expect from certain Hyatt brands? I did pay over $200 per night to stay here so it’s not like it’s dirt cheap.
Do you need the 4pm checkout? I’m fairly certain you could make the request, if truly needed, and it would be granted.

Water are provided by the front desk from my experience, not left in rooms.

Upgrades are really required, but I’m sure if you asked the front desk they would likely upgrade you. I’ve been upgraded to a Casita in off season as a Globalist. Since it’s peak season I wouldn’t expect a great upgrade but if you asked I’m sure you would’ve gotten something.
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....I’ve been upgraded to a Casita in off season as a Globalist. Since it’s peak season I wouldn’t expect a great upgrade but if you asked I’m sure you would’ve gotten something.
What is considered peak season and off season in Moab?
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What is considered peak season and off season in Moab?
Peak is March to November Off Peak is December to February.
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Originally Posted by dval44 View Post
Sadly here with a pretty negative review. Checked in as a Globalist for a work from home stay with my wife.

- There are posters everywhere explaining that they do not honor late check out because they are a “resort” and not a “hotel.”

- Zero elite recognition at check in. Not a thank-you, no bottle of water, nothing.

- No room upgrade at all (we are facing the parking lot), even though many are available for sale on our dates.

- No water bottle in the room, etc.

- Just checked the internet speed and it is 5 mb/s, which the speed tester categorizes as “slow.”
This hotel is known for not granting the 4pm late check-out. but it is against the rules, and there have been successful reports after pushing via MHC or so. Not ideal obviously and very annoying.
Water bottles are provided at check-in and they are taken from the fridge by the bar. there are no bottles in the room
upgrades: the rooms looking over the parking lot are probably one of the best, as you have more view. there is not much more to be expected, except the Casitas as mentioned by Matt4200
There generally is no recognition for Globalists at HP in the US. Outside US is a different story.

The hotel is as such very nice, new, superior US HP. Breakfast as standard in the US HP's, nothing special. Downside when I was there 3 weeks ago, all plastic, paper and foam plates/cups/etc. that was annoying for us.

This hotel is extremely busy and hence the reason for jumping 2 categories to a Cat4.
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This hotel is known for not granting the 4pm late check-out. but it is against the rules, and there have been successful reports after pushing via MHC or so. Not ideal obviously and very annoying.
Water bottles are provided at check-in and they are taken from the fridge by the bar. there are no bottles in the room
upgrades: the rooms looking over the parking lot are probably one of the best, as you have more view. there is not much more to be expected, except the Casitas as mentioned by Matt4200
There generally is no recognition for Globalists at HP in the US. Outside US is a different story.

The hotel is as such very nice, new, superior US HP. Breakfast as standard in the US HP's, nothing special. Downside when I was there 3 weeks ago, all plastic, paper and foam plates/cups/etc. that was annoying for us.

This hotel is extremely busy and hence the reason for jumping 2 categories to a Cat4.
I would add sternly that the Casita upgrades are rare and only happen in super off peak season with no expected bookings. When we stayed for 3 nights none of them were booked, only the last day did 1 other family check into one.

So definitely don’t expect it even in off season, just be happy if it happens
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Old Jun 24, 22, 6:14 am
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This hotel is known for not granting the 4pm late check-out. but it is against the rules..........
Not against the rules for resorts which this one is.
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