Grand Hyatt Vail

Reply

Old Jul 8, 19, 6:24 pm
  #1  
Original Poster
 
Join Date: Nov 2016
Location: Boise, Idaho
Programs: Delta DM, HHonors Diamond, Marriott Rewards Platinum Elite, Hyatt Globalist
Posts: 356
Grand Hyatt Vail

Hotel Talisa in Vail (currently part of Marriott's Luxury Collection) is doing a conversion and on July 25th will be joining Hyatt as the Grand Hyatt Vail.

https://www.hyatt.com/en-US/hotel/co...att-vail/egegh
TerryK and 59Impala like this.
bcosinteno is online now  
Reply With Quote
Old Jul 8, 19, 9:53 pm
  #2  
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Location: Madison, WI
Programs: Hyatt Globalist
Posts: 630
Interesting. Rates are pretty reasonable - $200 or so through summer. Doesn't list category level (at all) or any rooms after ~August
jameswes is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old Jul 8, 19, 10:37 pm
  #3  
FlyerTalk Evangelist
 
Join Date: Sep 1999
Location: New York, NY, USA
Posts: 11,077
Glad to see a Vail option for Hyatt.
TerryK is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old Jul 8, 19, 11:33 pm
  #4  
 
Join Date: Dec 2005
Location: Los Angeles
Programs: WN CP & A-List, National ES
Posts: 51
Any chance there is a lounge? I feel like most Grand Hyatts have lounges but some (DFW) do not.
kpott is online now  
Reply With Quote
Old Jul 9, 19, 12:40 am
  #5  
Four Seasons Contributor BadgeHyatt Contributor Badge
 
Join Date: Mar 2013
Location: Parts Unknown
Posts: 6,439
My guess would be that they'd allow Globalists to have a small nighttime drinks and canapes hour at Fireside Lounge.
Aventine is online now  
Reply With Quote
Old Jul 9, 19, 6:24 am
  #6  
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Location: Madison, WI
Programs: Hyatt Globalist
Posts: 630
Also FYI for whoever wants to reference it, here's the prior page from the Marriott forum for this hotel:
https://www.flyertalk.com/forum/marr...er-thread.html
jameswes is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old Jul 9, 19, 7:40 am
  #7  
Used to be 'thiti'
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: Denver, CO
Programs: UA-1K 1MM, Hyatt-Globalist, Bonvoy-LT Titanium, Hertz-Pres Cir
Posts: 174
Refreshing news! In my opinion, Hotel Talisa has gone downhill (elite treatment) since the merger with Marriott.
Sawasdee is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old Jul 9, 19, 9:14 am
  #8  
 
Join Date: Apr 2017
Location: PVD, BOS
Programs: AA EXP
Posts: 1,552
Not the best location, but better than nothing I suppose. Not much happening in Cascade Village, though there is a lift at least.
swingaling is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old Jul 10, 19, 2:49 pm
  #9  
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: DEN
Programs: MR PP, UA Silver, SW A-List, HH Diamond
Posts: 326
Interesting option. Seems like this should be at most category 7 (30k point) option. That's way better than 60k through marriott. I know Hyatt points are harder to earn from stays than marriott points, but just considering that from the perspective of transferring CSR Ultimate Rewards, that's double the value (but that mostly sums up how bad some values are with marriott points now).

Looks like rates are $600-800/nt during a lot of the ski season.

Destination Hotels has 5 more Vail properties in their portfolio. Wonder if any will become bookable with hyatt points this fall, or ever.

Last edited by goldenbear; Jul 10, 19 at 11:35 pm
goldenbear is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old Jul 10, 19, 6:40 pm
  #10  
 
Join Date: Feb 2004
Location: SFO/MIA/JFK
Programs: AA EXP/*wood Plat/Hilton Gold/Hyatt Discoverist
Posts: 257
This was a SPG property when it was reopened after it was renovated, not a Marriott property. Only becoming a ‘Marriott’ bc of the acquisition.
blitzkriegs is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old Jul 12, 19, 9:24 pm
  #11  
FlyerTalk Evangelist & Ambassador: China
 
Join Date: Aug 2005
Location: DEN/SFO/PVG
Programs: DL DM/MM, UA 1K, AA Gold, HH Dia, WOH Glob, IHG Plat, Marriott Plat, NA EE, Hertz PC
Posts: 17,114
Saw the property on the Hyatt app and recognized it from my stay when it was a Marriott. Good to see another Hyatt property in the Summit area. Hilton lacks solid properties here (the DT Vail and Breck hotels are basically HI quality to me).

Would be nice if it prices out less than the PH at BC.
mnredfox is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old Jul 14, 19, 1:02 pm
  #12  
 
Join Date: Apr 2002
Posts: 2,106
This property base gone through many transformations over the years. I recall that is was also a Wyndham way back when. While it's nice to see a Hyatt in Vail, the challenge is that it is neither in Vail Village of Lionshead. Cascade village has a chairlift to access the mounain, but there's not much exciting in Cascade Village.
TTT103 is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old Jul 15, 19, 7:12 am
  #13  
 
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: Chicago
Programs: BonVoyage LTT (RIP SPG); Hyatt Somethingorother; UA Silver
Posts: 914
Originally Posted by TTT103 View Post
This property base gone through many transformations over the years. I recall that is was also a Wyndham way back when. While it's nice to see a Hyatt in Vail, the challenge is that it is neither in Vail Village of Lionshead. Cascade village has a chairlift to access the mounain, but there's not much exciting in Cascade Village.
It is a very short drive to VV or LH, and the hotel has a regular shuttle that runs back and forth as well as a house car that is available on a first come, first served basis.
CLEguy is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old Jul 15, 19, 10:01 am
  #14  
 
Join Date: Dec 2003
Location: LAX
Posts: 9,051
I stayed there before spg rebrand when it was call hotel cascade and it was the cheapest virtuoso (or was it fhr?) property in the area. It was rather beaten up - i hope the reno was done extensively to justify current rates...
azepine00 is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old Jul 15, 19, 1:59 pm
  #15  
 
Join Date: Apr 2002
Posts: 2,106
Originally Posted by CLEguy View Post
It is a very short drive to VV or LH, and the hotel has a regular shuttle that runs back and forth as well as a house car that is available on a first come, first served basis.
That is good information, as I thought one might either be stuck in Cascade Village or need to use the rental car to access VV. With that said, if staying on a paid stay, I'm partial to the Lodge at Vail. I like the historic nature of that property. While I'm not a WOH person, it would be a tough call between the PH Beaver Creek or GH Vail. The PH is right in the middle of BC Village.
TTT103 is offline  
Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
Search this Thread