Shangri-La Hotel, Bengaluru opened last evening (24 September 2015) in the presence of Sri.Sri.Ravishankar Guruji of Art-Of-Living. Built and owned by realtor Adarsh Develeopers, the hotel is managed by Shangri-La group.
The 19-storey modern glass building boasts of massive chandeliers in the mostly marble lobby. It has been designed around achieving “360 degree” views of the city. The hotel sits between the central business district and the blue-ribbon residential suburbs of Bengaluru with 397 rooms (the largest in the state of Karnataka) poised to take in views of the city’s low-lying cityscape and Bangalore Palace. Abstract floral patterns alluding to Bengaluru’s beautiful gardens and moniker, the “Garden City”, can be found throughout the property and complement design touches to reflect Shangri-La’s Asian heritage.
“Shangri-La Hotel, Bengaluru is a wonderful addition to our group’s portfolio in India and will certainly add to the State of Karnataka’s exciting and eclectic tourism scene,” said Jens Corder, general manager of Shangri-La Hotel, Bengaluru.
Presenting the city’s largest collection of food and beverage destinations, guests’ experiences will include all-day and interactive dining at b Cafe, Mediterranean flavours and fresh seafood at Caprese, the best of regional cuisines from the north and south of India at Ssaffron, while Shang Palace will serve up classic Chinese dishes. Those in the mood for Japanese tastes will find Yataii, the Japanese restaurant, perfect for a culinary tour of Japan. Guests can end evenings at Hype – an energetic bar set against the backdrop of Bengaluru’s skyline – with handcrafted cocktails and resident DJs to set the mood.
The largest & tallest hotel in the city ( 397 Rooms / 19 stories ) offering spectacular views (Bangalore Palace / Vidhana Soudha / Golf Course) located right at the heart of the city with easy connectivity to the Airport / Shopping / entertainment districts and largest F&B operations ( 08 F&B Outlets ) will surely be a great option for the tourists visiting Bengaluru.
The Lobby Lounge provides a place for socialising and business with fine tea and coffee, pastries and after-dinner drinks. Destined to be difficult to resist, b Café Pastry will showcase sweets and savouries and seasonal hampers.
For leisure-oriented guests, a dedicated floor to wellness includes an outdoor swimming pool encompassing a steam bath, sauna and a Jacuzzi, as well as a health club with state-of-the-art equipment to help enhance any fitness programme. CHI, The Spa provides an escape in which to experience a soothing massage or one of the specialised Ayurvedic treatments under the nurturing care of expert therapists.
High above the city’s skyline, the guest-rooms present a soothing retreat in beige. Starting from 41 square metres, each room is accented by a tufted leather headboard and plush patterned carpeting. Complimentary and wireless Internet access allows guests to use their personal electronics at the executive desk or on the window-side sofa. Outfitted in locally sourced New Gold Vein marble, the bathrooms are spacious and built-in with a wardrobe, bathtub, separate walk-in rain shower and antique bronze mirrors.
Capable of holding up to 900 guests is the 739-square-metre Grand Ballroom on level one of the hotel that can be customised for celebrations, exhibitions and weddings. Its spacious foyer, with natural light, can accommodate pre-event gatherings and receptions. Together with seven further function rooms on level two – connected by a grand staircase and glass elevator – the meeting facilities at Shangri-La Hotel, Bengaluru are the city’s largest.
This Rs.780/- crore hotel project was developed and owned by the realtor Adarsh Group, led by its dynamic Chairman and Managing Director Sri.B.M.Jayshankar. The hotel is offering a special introductory rate from INR 8,500 per room, per night that includes an INR 3,000 credit, which can be applied to any service in the hotel.