New hotel will be the second in the UAE, joining the Andaz Capital Gate Abu Dhabi
The Hyatt Hotels Corporation and wasl Asset Management Group have signed an agreement for the development of a new hotel in La Mer. The Andaz-branded hotel is expected to open in 2020 and will become the first Andaz hotel in Dubai.
According to a statement, the Andaz Dubai La Mer aims to deliver a ‘thoughtful, unscripted service for curious-minded guests in search of inspiring local experience’. The hotel will offer easy access to landmarks such as the Dubai Mall, Burj Khalifa and the Dubai Frame.
“We are always seeking to add value to Dubai’s hospitality market with stand-out projects in iconic locations. This new venture with Hyatt is yet another seal of quality that aligns with our vision to offer superior real estate and lifestyle options to enhance the guest experience. Andaz Dubai La Mer will enrich our portfolio and introduce more than 150 rooms and suites in the dynamic area of Jumeirah,” said HE Hesham Abdulla Al Qassim, CEO of wasl Asset Management Group.
Andaz Dubai La Mer will feature 156 rooms and suites, with 38sqm residential-style guestrooms.The hotel will also feature two restaurants and a rooftop bar and pool area with panoramic views. Meeting facilities, available to guests and locals, will cover two residential-style studio rooms.
“At Hyatt, we are committed to offering meaningful experiences to our guests and bringing the right brands to the right places. We’re excited to introduce the Andaz brand to Dubai, as we believe the brand will bring to life the culture of this vibrant city. Given its location at La Mer, the hotel will provide the ideal setting for visitors looking to experience the ultra-modern, design-led façade of Dubai, something that will be integrated in the hotel’s character. It is a pleasure to continue our work with wasl Asset Management Group to realise this vision,” said Ludwig Bouldoukian, Hyatt’s Dubai-based regional VP of development, Middle East and North Africa.