American hospitality chain Hyatt has opened its first hotel in the European country of Czech Republic and the fifth Andaz hotel in Europe.
Andaz Prague is located on Senovázné Square, within the magnificent and historical ‘Sugar Palace’ that dates back to 1916, orginally built for the influential Sugar Industry Insurance Association. The building has since been carefully restored and preserved. True to the brand’s promise of creating a luxury lifestyle experience that is woven into the fabric of the local culture, Andaz Prague has deep roots to the city of Prague and is currently an extension of Prague’s thriving arts, cultural and fashion scene. Josefov, Prague’s Jewish quarter known for its rich history, and the commercial hub of New Town is nearby, along with inspiring museums, incredible architecture and a variety of local shops to enjoy. Situated close to Wenceslas Square, the Old Town Square, and the historic Municipal house (Obecní Dum), some of the most renowned historic sites in
Europe are within walking distance.
Concept and Design
Andaz Prague is a luxury lifestyle masterpiece, housed in the striking and historical Sugar Palace. A juxtaposition of heritage and modernity, Andaz Prague encapsulates the local culture that surrounds it.
The hotel features 176 guest rooms and suites that capture and combine the city’s rich heritage with modern creativity to deliver a luxurious respite with breathtaking city views. The rooms offer comfortable beds, many that are guarded by
Bruncvik’s lion atop the blue velvet bedposts, which is a reference to one of many Czech legends that inspired the entire concept of the property.
Guests can experience Prague’s bohemian luxury with a plethora of beautiful suites, including the spacious, corner Residence Suites that feature windows that open to views of Prague’s Dancing Fountain. The palatial 1,400 square foot (130
square meter) Penthouse Suite offers stylish, handcrafted furnishings, ornate moldings, a marble fireplace and an exquisite sunroom.
Doris Hecht, General Manager at Andaz Prague, said:
As the Andaz brand is known for stimulating the creativity and curiosity of each guest, we are honored to introduce the brand to the Czech Republic. We are excited to welcome guests to Andaz Prague where we offer a unique experience through distinctive expressions of the local culture. The beautiful city of Prague continues to inspire many travelers to explore its rich offerings and Andaz Prague’s location offers guests the opportunity to take in some of the most stunning historic sites in Europe.
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Guests and locals will delight in a modern Czech bistronomy within ZEM, which serves a combination of bistro dishes created with haute cuisine methods. Local ingredients coming
from Moravia and Bohemia are crafted into modern versions of Czech comfort food through, using high-quality ingredients and natural flavors. The menu also honors the influences of
authentic Nikkei, which include Japanese meat dishes from the charcoal grill and handmade dumplings.
The standalone MEZ bar delivers an exhilarating atmosphere for both locals and visitors. The signature cocktails, infused with local ingredients, are inspired by the historical figures of Prague.
Guests can enjoy a rejuvenating workout in the fitness center with state-of-the-art cardio equipment and free weights. The property also offers spa services by Klara Rott, the award-
winning, world leader in natural organic skincare.
The Andaz Studios include three flexible event spaces that can accommodate anything from boardroom meetings to intimate private dinners, or can be combined into one large 1,615 square foot (150 square meters) space. The unique meeting spaces are inspired by Prague bygone
sugar barons that used the building in the early 20th century. Meeting spaces Collegium 1 and 2 feature magnificent, high, ornate ceilings and oak parquet flooring, with sunlight flooding these rooms through their grand windows.
Andaz Prague is the 26th Andaz hotel globally and the fifth Andaz hotel in Europe. It joins Andaz Munich Schwabinger Tor, Andaz Vienna Am Belvedere, Andaz London Liverpool Street and Andaz Amsterdam Prinsengracht.
Meanwhile, Hyatt recently announced the opening of Hyatt Centric Janakpuri New Delhi, the first Hyatt Centric hotel in the Indian capital.
Featured image by Hyatt
Both the other images by Hyatt
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