Hilton B'lore Residences to open tomorrow
Hilton Worldwide and Hilton Hotels and Resorts on Thursday announced that Hilton Bangalore Residences will open on Friday.
The trendy upscale, full-service hotel is strategically located within the Embassy Golf Links Business Park, the hub of several Fortune 500 companies.
Overlooking the expanse of the Karnataka Golf Course, the hotel is sited at the intersection of Koramangala and Indiranagar, and within a 25-minute drive of M.G. Road and Sarjapur Outer Ring Road, the commercial nerve centres of the city, offering easy access to the best in shopping, entertainment and dining, the company said in a statement.
Hilton Worldwide forayed into Bangalore, earlier this year, with the launch of DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Bangalore.
"As our fourth Hilton brand hotel to open in the country, Hilton Bangalore Residences will deepens our presence in an important market in India, among our key strategic regions," said Rob Palleschi, global head, Hilton Hotels & Resorts.
"With an exceptional location, distinctive, modern guest accommodations and a complete range of facilities and services for business and recreation, we are confident Hilton Bangalore Residences will become the first choice of travellers visiting this capital city," he said.
Owned by Umbel Properties Pvt. Ltd. and managed by Hilton Worldwide, the hotel features 247 studios and one and two bedroom suites that range from a spacious 495 square feet to 1,335 square feet and are among the largest in the city.
Each guestroom is purpose-built to meet every guest's needs, from transient business travellers to long-stay guests, offering dedicated living, dining and work areas and a fully-equipped kitchenette. The kitchenettes are furnished with appliances like microwaves, induction plates and refrigerators, providing guests the option of self-catering. The suites additionally feature separate living rooms, washers/dryers and dishwashers. Other highlights include the signature and luxurious Hilton Serenity Bed and an uncluttered work desk with an ergonomic chair, the company stated.
"We are very excited to extend our portfolio in Bangalore with the opening of our second hotel in the city," said Daniel Welk, vice president, operations - India, Hilton Worldwide.
"India is a key strategic growth market for Hilton Worldwide. Presently, we operate hotels and resorts in Delhi, Gurgaon, Mumbai, Chennai, Bangalore, Trivandrum, Vadodara, Pune, Goa and Shillim. Recently we also signed agreements for hotels in Agra, Jaipur and Lucknow," Walk added.
Hilton Bangalore Residences offers four stylish dining venues. Ministry of Food is the all-day global cuisine restaurant. The Salt Grill poolside al-fresco bar and grill is an ideal venue to relax with a drink as the sun goes down. KLINX is the chic lobby bar and re:cess the coffee lounge.
Business travellers will be able to access round-the-clock business services as well as web-enabled computer workstations. The conference and events space at the hotel comprises two boardrooms, ideally suited for mid-sized and exclusive business meetings and social gatherings, and four meeting rooms that can accommodate up to 90 people in a range of settings. Recreational options include an outdoor temperature-controlled swimming pool, a 24-hour fully-equipped Fitness Centre by Precor, a spa and an indoor Kids Play Area.
Hilton Bangalore Residences will participate in Hilton HHonors, the only guest rewards programme that allows members to earn Points & Miles for the same stay and redeem points for free nights with No Blackout Dates at over 4,000 hotels worldwide.
(Posted on 27-03-2014)