The first Grand Hyatt hotel to open in the United Arab Emirates’ capital city, Abu Dhabi, has opened.

The ultra-luxurious Grand Hyatt Abu Dhabi Hotel & Residence Emirates Pearl combines awe-inspiring design and architecture with a central location in the capital, offering easy access to world-class shopping, dining and cultural events.

As the second Grand Hyatt hotel in the United Arab Emirates, joining Grand Hyatt Dubai, the Abu Dhabi property is a noteworthy addition to Hyatt’s growing hotel portfolio in the Middle East.

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The hotel is currently operating with a limited room inventory and a limited number of dining options. All other facilities, including the Grand Club, are expected to be available for guests in late 2018.

A 35-minute drive from Abu Dhabi International Airport and the Louvre Abu Dhabi, the hotel is located along the charming Corniche, where generous beachfront promenades and stunning landmark city views are on offer.

Meticulously designed with bold and vibrant features, the property houses 332 guestrooms, 36 lavish suites, including the Presidential and Palatial Royal Suites, and 60 full-service one and two-bedroom residences.

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For those residing in Suite or Club floor, additional exclusivity can be discovered on the 26th floor, as the Grand Club Lounge will provide a luxurious living space with sweeping views of the city’s skyline and the glittering Arabian Gulf.

The hotel is also home to a variety of signature bars and restaurants, including Verso, an authentic Italian Trattoria, and the elegant Pearl Lounge, where guests can enjoy a fine treat or an opulent afternoon tea.

There is plenty of flexible event space, totalling more than 50,500 square feet, as well as a stunning 164 foot outdoor infinity pool with spacious outdoor terraces, and the plush Lum’a Spa.

Find the best rates for your stay in Abu Dhabi here.