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Hyatt Regency San Fransisco Celebrates Summer In The City With Packages That Cater To Those Interested IN SF Giants, And Other Local Attractions


It’s a hot time in the city this Summer as San Francisco gears up for a season of exciting adventures and attractions, including the 2013 baseball season of the World Champion San Francisco Giants; America’s Cup sailing regattas and headliner summer concert series; special “Alcatraz: Life on the Rock” exhibit; the Bay Bridge Lights project; and the new ExplOratorium science museum.

Conveniently located amidst all this exciting action, sits the Waterfront’s only luxury hotel, Hyatt Regency San Francisco. And, to accommodate guests from near and far, the property is featuring three guest room promotions, namely the Explore San Francisco package, 20 Paces to the Bases baseball package and the bay view lights upgrade.

Explore Package
Located in the city’s most desirable neighborhood, Hyatt Regency San Francisco has teamed up with the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) to offer visitors a one-of-a-kind experience. The two entities feature the city’s only “Explore San Francisco” package that includes accommodations and an exclusive San Francisco activities (keepsake) passport along with two SFMTA passports, which provide unlimited daily use on any one or all of the city’s public transportation vehicles, namely the iconic cable cars, historic streetcars, busses and trolleys. Rates start at only $284 for up to two guests.

20 Paces to the Bases Baseball Package
In celebration of the World Champion San Francisco Giants, the hotel is also offering its popular baseball season package entitled “20 Paces to the Bases,” which includes accommodations for two, a $20 F&B credit for the hotel’s Eclipse Cafe as well as a $25 gift card that is valid for redemption at AT&T Field or at the Dugout team store, located in neighboring Embarcadero Center. Available through October 31, 2013, rates for this package start at $234.

Bay Bridge Lights --- View Rooms at Hyatt Regency San Francisco
The Bay Bridge Lights project is one of the most unique LED lights exhibits in the world. While there is no official “staging” area, most visitors and spectators enjoy the views from bay cruises and/or along the Waterfront’s walkways. However, those in the know, can check into Hyatt Regency San Francisco and book upgraded Bay View rooms for just a $25 surcharge.

SAN FRANCISCO SUMMER ATTRACTIONS
San Francisco Giants 2013 Baseball Season
Because the Hyatt Regency is located within walking distance of the Giant’s AT&T Ballpark, and with the “20 Paces to Bases” baseball package, the hotel presents the ideal “home team advantage.” For baseball ticket information, visit http://sanfrancisco.giants.mlb.com/ticketing.

America’s Cup

The city is buzzing with the impending America’s Cup sailing races, which will take place in San Francisco through September 21. Details and ticket information can be found at: www.americascup.com. In addition to the regattas, America’s Cup is also featuring a Pavilion Concert Series in partnership with Live Nation. The summer concert series, at the America’s Cup Pavilion, located between Piers 27/29, will highlight headliner entertainment at San Francisco’s first outdoor, waterfront concert venue. For tickets, visit http://www.americascup.com/en/concert-series.

“Alcatraz: Life on the Rock” Exhibit

Alcatraz Cruises has just installed a 3,000-sq.ft. display at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco. Especially designed for those that can’t secure tickets to this popular San Francisco attraction or afford the time to visit the infamous prison, “Alcatraz: Life on the Rock” is a museum-quality exhibit that features the many eras and stories of Alcatraz Island. Making its first San Francisco appearance, “Alcatraz: Life on the Rock” will be featured throughout Hyatt Regency San Francisco’s Guinness Book of World Records “largest atrium lobby” through October 25, 2013. The exhibit showcases Alcatraz Island’s fascinating history and infamous inmates. For more information, visit http://www.alcatrazcruises.com/exhibit/index.html;

Bay Bridge Lights Project
The Bay Bridge Lights project is a monumental light sculpture inspired by the 75th anniversary of the Bay Bridge. Artist Leo Villareal has networked 25,000 individually programmable, white LED lights made by Philips Color Kinetics to create complex algorithms and patterns across the western span. Organizers believe the piece to be the world’s largest LED light sculpture. The energy-efficient lights are mounted in single strands on the bridge’s vertical cables. Together, the lights use 150 to 175 kilowatt hours (kWh) of energy while operating for approximately seven hours each night. It costs approximately $11,000 per year in energy to light the piece, which translates to $30 per day at $4.25 per hour. Dedicated solar panels installed in Davis, Calif. by CleanPath will offset all energy used by The Bay Lights.

ExplOratorium

The new ExplOratorium recently opened, in April 2013, at Pier 15 on the Embarcadero with 600 exhibits, 25 percent of which are brand new installations, designed to take advantage of the 330,000-sq. ft. indoor and outdoor space, including 1.5 acres of public outdoor space. The ExplOratorium is the global leader in informal learning, igniting curiosity and inspiring creativity in people of all ages. For more information, visit www.exploratorium.edu.

Reservations and Information
The above package is available through December 30, 2013 but based on availability Rates will vary according to dates of reservations. For reservations and additional information, visit www.sanfranciscoregency.hyatt.com or call (800) 233-1234.
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