Hyatt Regency Houston
|Hyatt Regency Houston|
|Management||Hyatt Hotels Corporation|
|Design and construction|
|Number of rooms||947 (total)|
|Number of suites||21|
|Number of restaurants||2|
The hotel, part of the Hyatt hotel chain, was designed by architectural firm JV III ( a joint venture between firms Caudill Rowlett Scott, Neuhaus & Taylor, and Koetter, Tharp & Cowell)  and was opened to guests in 1972. At 401 ft (122 m), Hyatt Regency Houston is the city's tallest hotel  The hotel is topped by a revolving restaurant known as "Spindletop". The hotel's 29-story atrium, one of the highest in Texas, was featured as a set in the 1976 film Logan's Run.
Hyatt Regency Houston was a host hotel for the 1992 Republican National Convention, the 16th G7 Economic Summit in 1990, and the 1998 World Energy Congress. The hotel completed a $40 million renovation in 2008 that included all 947 guestrooms, a redesigned lobby bar, 64,000 square feet (5,900 m2) of meeting space, and the addition of the only Shula’s Steakhouse in Texas.
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