Hyatt Hotels Corporation announced that a Hyatt affiliate has entered into a management agreement with M+S for an Andaz hotel in Singapore’s Ophir-Rochor district. Expected to open in 2017 in the DUO development, Andaz Singapore will be the brand’s first hotel in the country.
Owned by Malaysia’s Khazanah and Singapore’s Temasek, the DUO development will have a gross floor area of 1.73 million square feet. DUO will have distinct building design, conceived by Ole Scheeren. The design consideration reflects the culture of Singapore’s Central Business District (CBD), as well as the style set by the Andaz brand, all expected to complement the heritage of the Ophir-Rochor district.
Andaz Singapore at DUO marks a milestone for M+S in the company’s effort to transform Singapore’s cityscape through our two projects: DUO and Marina One. When completed, DUO will offer a 24/7 live-work-play environment.
Andaz Singapore will offer a boutique lifestyle hotel concept. It will have accommodation spaces with distinct design features. This hotel will join other Andaz hotels in the pipeline in locations like Delhi, Munich and Bali.
Andaz Singapore will comprise of more than 340 guestrooms. The hotel will also offer a lounge area, restaurants and bars, a rooftop outdoor venue, meeting and event spaces, spa services, a fitness center, an outdoor swimming pool and a gift shop.
The DUO development will be the largest integrated development in the micro-market and contribute to the Urban Redevelopment Authority’s master plan to shape the Ophir-Rochor district into a residential, business, retail, hotel, and entertainment cluster to complement the existing Marina Bay and Raffles place CBD. In addition to the hotel, DUO consists of 660 residences, 570,000 square feet of Grade A office space, and a retail gallery of 56,000 square feet, all set within a park-like environment. The development is directly connected to the Bugis MRT Station, served by the East, West and Downtown lines, and is 15 minutes away from Singapore’s Changi Airport.
Twelve Andaz hotels are currently open: Andaz 5th Avenue and Andaz Wall Street in New York, Andaz San Diego, Andaz West Hollywood, Andaz Napa, Andaz Savannah, Andaz Maui at Wailea, Andaz Peninsula Papagayo in Costa Rica, Andaz Liverpool Street in London, Andaz Amsterdam Prinsengracht, Andaz Xintiandi, Shanghai and Andaz Tokyo Toranomon Hills.
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