Hyatt Hotels Corporation announced the opening of Andaz Capital Gate Abu Dhabi, turning the iconic “Leaning Tower of Abu Dhabi” into the first Andaz branded hotel in the Middle East.Hyatt’s luxury lifestyle brand features “distinctively local culture” and delivers an elevated experience, according to a statement on Monday.
Andaz Capital Gate Abu Dhabi comprises floors 18 to 33 within the iconic Capital Gate building and is the world’s furthest leaning hotel at an impressive 18-degree incline, the US hospitality company noted.
“Design elements are multi-layered and span various textures and techniques in order to represent both the country’s modest beginnings and traditional elements, as well as the current ultra modern façade of the city,” the statement highlighted.
The project’s cost was not revealed.
The official opening of Andaz Capital Gate Abu Dhabi is a key milestone for Hyatt, boosting its standing with visitors and residents of the city, Stuart Deeson, hotel general manager and area vice president for Hyatt Abu Dhabi, Egypt and Jordan, commented.
“The city’s abundant history and culture are reflected throughout the property, most notably in its artistic representation. Exemplified through thoughtful design and the addition of a permanent art collection, the property celebrates the spirit and culture of the UAE,” he said.