Canadian developer, Mizrahi Developments and global hospitality company, Hyatt have revealed plans for the first Andaz hotel in Toronto located at One Bloor Street West. Once completed, the development is set to be Canada’s tallest building and second tallest structure.
The new Andaz hotel will feature 160-rooms offering more than 15 luxury suites, occupy floors four through 16 of the mixed-use tower, plus includes more than 12,000 square feet of event and conference space, contemporary food and beverage experiences and a spa.
“It is an honour to announce this prestigious and significant project with Hyatt,” said Sam Mizrahi, president of Mizrahi Developments in the press release.
“It validates almost a decade of vision and hard work by the collective team, and it is a true testament to Toronto’s growing importance on the global scene. The One sets a new benchmark for Toronto – and for Canada as a whole – and we are excited to have the iconic Andaz brand on board as we forge ahead on this extraordinary project.”
The hotel’s location in the Yorkville neighbourhood of Toronto offers access to the city’s main subway lines, high-end shopping, dining and entertaining experiences.
“Yonge and Bloor streets are the crossroads to one of the most multi-cultural places in the world,” added Scott Richer, vice-president of real estate and development, Canada for Hyatt. “Given the confluence of architecture, design and sheer quality that this project represents, we could not have found a more suitable location to bring the immersive and vibrant Andaz brand to Toronto.”
Designed by architectural firm Foster + Partners in collaboration with Toronto-based Core Architects The One Bloor West tower will deliver over “1,000 feet of thoughtful design.” According to the press release, the team has envisioned public spaces at the base of the tower as well as retail, restaurant and boutique hotel floors to enhance the guest experience.
The luxury hotel is set to make its Toronto debut in 2022.