Straight up, the best thing about the Hyatt is its location in the middle of town at Amado Road—you can leave your car with the valet (no self-parking, at least not on premises, but a free city parking structure is a block away) and walk to everything quite happily. The building itself is one of those early-'90s concrete-atrium deals, which gives every room a strange window on one of the interior corridor walkways, but those windows are located in a suite-like adjoining area of your room, so privacy is retained. Each room, furnished to a brand standard, also gets its own discreet and sheltered balcony which, if you face the nearby mountain, makes for a gorgeous backdrop. Some pleasant but not overbearing amenities round out the services, including a garden bar, Hoodoo, in the front yard, and a casual California-style bistro that opens onto the back patio. The pool is modestly sized, not sprawling or particularly leafy, but it's well-placed for sun, and there's a bar beside it. As part of the resort fee, you may avail yourself of the free hotel shuttle anywhere within a 3-mile radius (schedule ahead). A huge shopping mall complex is being constructed on the lot just south, but none of the rooms look onto that.