Green Key Global is pleased to announce that the Hyatt Ottawa-West, managed by Crescent Hotels & Resorts will be one of the first newly built hotels in the world to open their doors with a 5 Key Eco-Rating.
With the planned opening in May 2021, the new 140 room hotel exemplifies the highest standards of environmental and social responsibility throughout all areas of operations. The hotel employs cutting-edge technologies, policies, and programs that exceed standards for sustainable hotel operations.
Key sustainable features include:
- Earth Energy is used to heat and cool the hotel
- 225 Solar Panels on the roof resulting in an annual offset = to planting 38,255 trees
- Honeybee Pollinators living on the roof
- Commitment to eliminate single-use plastics
- Commitment to buy and source local
- On-site EV Chargers
Owned by Stolat Hotels, an Ottawa-based hotel ownership group with a broad business portfolio, has prided itself on investing as a company with environmental sustainability and community support integral to every corporate initiative. The Hyatt Place Ottawa-West is their first hotel investment with the long-term intention of broadening the portfolio in the Canadian hotel industry, focused primarily on the business and corporate market. Stolat Hotels wants to redefine and raise client expectations on health, safety, sustainability, and earth energy in their hospitality properties and has chosen Green Key Global to help realize these goals.
Alison Hunter, General Manager of Hyatt Place Ottawa-West, ensured that the certification corresponds to months of intense and dedicated work: “We have endeavoured to implement many procedures in various operational areas of the hotel that promote corporate responsibility. The participation and interest of Stolat Hotels, Crescent Hotels & Resorts and the entire opening team has been key to this successful process. Our 5 Key certification from Green Key Global is a crucial part to showing our guests that we walk the talk.”
“We applaud the Hyatt Place Ottawa-West for including sustainable practices throughout the entire envelope of the hotel as a part of their operations from day one,” said Gary Graham, Director of Operations, Green Key Global. “The Hyatt portfolio has shown true leadership in corporate responsibility here in Canada and the Hyatt Place Ottawa-West has once again raised the bar.”