Editor’s note: This post has been updated with new information. It was originally published on Aug. 25, 2020.
As the coronavirus pandemic unfolded over the course of 2020, Hyatt was quick to become a leader in making the best out of a situation that was tough — to say the least — both for companies across the travel industry and travelers themselves. The hotel brand jumped on a new trend that emerged after the initial round of COVID-related restrictions: the work-from-hotel package.
In fact, Hyatt became the first major hotel chain to offer a formal package within its portfolio, known as Work From Hyatt. The initial group of participating hotels was just over two dozen properties, designed for the countless people working remotely looking for ways to flip the script on the pandemic and use their newfound flexibility to change up their routine — at least for a few days.
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Work From Hyatt packages proved to be popular, as the chain expanded the program in September to many more resorts across the U.S., Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean. And while this was initially limited to longer stays, Hyatt added a single-day option (similar to offerings from Hilton and Marriott) in December.
The Work From Hyatt programs have been around for several months now, and even as the pandemic has loosened its grip in the United States, the chain is still offering its “Office for the Day” and its extended-stay programs — through at least mid-September. Let’s take a look at the all the details.
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Office for the Day
Work From Hyatt: Office for the Day packages are available at hundreds of properties across the world through Sept. 12, 2021.
Rates start at $65 per day and give guests access to a standard guest room from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. This includes the following amenities:
- A dedicated workspace
- Complimentary high-speed Wi-Fi
- 50% off self or valet parking
- A 15% discount on food and beverage
- Complimentary in-room bottled water, coffee and tea
- In-room wellness offerings — including Headspace meditations through the World of Hyatt app
- Access to hotel’s gym and pool (where available)
- No-charge cancellation up to 24 hours before arrival
You can also use redeem points for an Office for the Day packages and have the ability to upgrade your room type.
Guests will receive all of the typical elite benefits to which they’re entitled, and Office for the Day rates are eligible to earn World of Hyatt points and will count toward earning Hyatt elite status.
Available at several hundred hotels in major cities across the globe, you can take advantage of these day rates at a wide range of properties, from the Hyatt Place Chicago/River North to the Hyatt Centric Fisherman’s Wharf in San Francisco to The Driskill, part of the Unbound Collection in Austin, Texas.
Hyatt publishes rates starting from $65, but make sure you check the individual property you’d like to book, as the price varies depending on date and hotel. To book, call 1-866-886-5053 or visit hyatt.com and use Special Offer Code OFFICE.
One thing to note: Prices for an Office for the Day rate aren’t always cheaper than what you’d pay for a standard nightly rate, so double check before you confirm your booking.
Read more: Everything you need to know about World of Hyatt
Work From Hyatt extended-stay packages
Hyatt is also offering packages for longer stays, known as Work From Hyatt packages. They’re available through Sept. 12, 2021 for stays of at least five or seven nights.
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These packages, which start from $139 per night, include standard amenities like a dedicated workspace, housekeeping, complimentary high-speed Wi-Fi and discounted or complimentary laundry. And, depending on the property, you’ll receive additional perks like complimentary pool cabanas, free rounds of golf, s’mores kits, private cooking classes, a dedicated concierge and sometimes free kids’ programs.
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Resort fees are waived when you book a Work from Hyatt package, and you’ll still receive the benefits you normally would, including points earning, elite-night earning and elite-status benefits (if applicable). You’ll also be able to use your World of Hyatt points to book a Work from Hyatt package.
With dozens of participating properties, you should have no problem finding a place to go, whether your idea of a perfect remote work or learning destination is a ski lodge or an all-inclusive Caribbean resort.
Some of our favorite hotels currently offering a Work from Hyatt package include the following spots:
- Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay in Maryland
- Hyatt Regency Lost Pines Resort and Spa in Texas
- The newly-renovated Park Hyatt Aviara in California
- Grand Hyatt Vail in Colorado
- The Cape, a Thompson Hotel in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
- Andaz Mayakoba Resort Riviera Maya near Cancun, Mexico
- Park Hyatt Beaver Creek in Colorado
- Park Hyatt St. Kitts Christophe Harbour
- Andaz Costa Rica Resort at Peninsula Papagayo
However, there are so many other great options, and if you want to book one of these packages for yourself, you can call Hyatt directly at 1-866-886-5053 or book online with code WFHYAT.
While travel seems to be returning in at least some parts of the world, plenty of people are still working from home and need a place to experience some peace and quiet or simply a change of scenery.
Hyatt’s set of remote-working and vacation packages offer something for everybody — and are still available for at least a few more months. There’s a chance they’ll continue to offer them past September, but that becomes less likely as more and more people resume “normal” travel habits. So if you’ve been considering booking to give your remote-work routine a switch-up, don’t hesitate to book before these packages go away.
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