Andaz 5th Avenue accepting reservations for August 1

Hot off the hotel presses — the much-anticipated new Andaz hotel on 5th Avenue is set to open Aug. 1. The celebrate the second Andaz in New York, the hotel is offering a special preview rate of $295.

The Andaz 5th Avenue has been in the works since the beginning of the year and devotees of Hyatt’s boutique brand have been eagerly awaiting the hotel’s grand opening. Located at 485 5th Avenue between 40th and 41st streets, the Andaz 5th Avenue calls the New York Public Library and Bryant Park its neighbors, giving guests prime location to some of New York’s top attractions.

The Andaz 5th Avenue is set in the historic 1916 Rogers Peet Building – once a men’s retail store – and offers loft-style guest rooms, a restaurant, bar and room service. Of course, it will have a lobby “living room” area, Internet access, meeting room space and great views of the city, much like its sister property Andaz Wall Street. The special preview rate is available for booking now on the Andaz website.