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  • Writer's pictureGigi Windley

The Kent Narrows Waterfront adds new Hyatt Place Hotel & Marina


Grasonville, MD (December 27, 2022)

The Hyatt Place Kent Narrows & Marina is now welcoming guests to a new hotel that faces the the Eastern Chesapeake Bay and offers stunning views of the boats passing through the Kent Narrows waterway.

Located immediately off exits 42 and 41 of U.S. Rt. 301/ MD Rt. 50 at the Kent Narrows Bridge the property is conveniently located for those who are traveling to and through the Maryland's Chesapeake Bay Bridge region. The hotel is located in scenic Queen Anne's County just about five miles east of the iconic Chesapeake Bay Bridge.

Co-developed by Schulz Development and Harvey, Hanna & Associates (HHA), the new Hyatt Place is operated by TKo Hospitality Management.

Located in the heart of the historic Fisherman’s Village complex, the Hyatt Place Kent Narrows & Marina offers water views from guest rooms and many rooms with balconies overlooking the Eastern Bay. A public promenade and other public spaces make it the perfect place to enjoy the Chester River, Eastern Bay, and Kent Narrows’ active marina community. The hotel's central location offers easy access by vehicle or by boat to other nearby destinations on Maryland's Eastern Shore.

The property offers a 5,000 square foot conference center, indoor pool, bar, modern fitness center and forty-four slip marina with direct access to the waterfront village deck, piers, docks, and recreational amenities.

The Schulz family and their various business entities have operated in Kent Narrows for four generations. Popular dining landmarks for the Schulz family businesses include Fisherman’s Inn and Fisherman’s Crab Deck.

“We are excited to partner with hotel development professionals like Harvey, Hanna & Associates and TKo Hospitality,” stated Jody Schulz of Schulz Development. “We look forward to collaborating with their wealth of experience and industry knowledge in making Hyatt Place in Kent Narrows the premier destination hotel for Maryland’s Eastern Shore and Chesapeake Bay Region.”

“We are proud to work with Schulz Development and Harvey, Hanna & Associates to continue expanding the Hyatt brand throughout the Delmarva Peninsula,” said President and COO Vince DiFonzo of TKo Hospitality. “We are experienced with managing franchise and independent hotels, including several Hyatt branded properties.

TKo manages and operates the award-winning Hyatt Place Dewey Beach in Delaware, Hyatt House Lewes/Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, Hyatt Place Ocean City/Oceanfront, Maryland and the Hyatt Place/Hyatt House Allentown, PA.”

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