Hyatt Hotels Corporation is to open its first Andaz branded hotel in South Korea. The hospitality chain has collaborated with KT Estate Inc. and Hotel I-Park Co., Ltd, for Andaz Gangnam, Seoul which is expected to open in 2019.

Located in Seoul’s Apgujeong neighborhood, this Hyatt hotel is in close proximity to retail areas like Cheongdam-dong and Rodeo Street.

Andaz Gangnam, Seoul will feature 241 guestrooms, a lobby lounge, an all-day dining restaurant, a pool, as well as a fitness centre and three spa treatment rooms. Additionally, it will also offer 599 sqm of space for organising meetings and social events.

David Udell, group president, Asia-Pacific, Hyatt Hotels Corporation said, “We are excited to showcase how the new Andaz hotel will integrate and complement Gangnam’s unique character given Seoul is a very attractive destination as it continues to develop into one of the most competitive cities for global leisure and business travel. We are delighted to work with KT Estate and Hotel I-Park to realize this vision and look forward to continuing to provide guests with the highest level of service, hospitality, and care.”

Pranit Sarda