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Earlier this year, Hyatt began testing the elimination of free breakfast at Hyatt Place properties. After stumbling a bit in 2017, Hyatt had been making some truly positive steps forward in early 2018 until this very family-unfriendly idea saw the light of day. Up until that point, the Hyatt Place brand standard was included hot breakfast for all guests. Admittedly, the current iteration of free Hyatt Place breakfast isn’t as good as it used to be, but free for all guests is still a very nice price. This is especially true for traveling families with lots of ‘hangry’ mouths to feed in the mornings.
At the very least, we knew that Hyatt Place Dallas North by the Galleria and Hyatt Place Detroit-Utica tested a policy where a full, free, hot breakfast was no longer included unless you had Globalist elite status or were on a certain type of rate that came with breakfast. The tests seem to have included either a $10 option for full breakfast, or a paid buy-up to the hot items with the continental items included for all.
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