India's leading hotel chain, ITC hotels, recently announced the opening of its premium luxury hotel ITC Royal Gardenia
, Bengaluru, A Luxury Collection Hotel. The launch also marks the opening of Starwood's 150th hotel in Asia Pacific and the 8th Luxury Collection hotel in India. Owned by ITC LTD, the 11-storeyed hotel features 292 guest rooms and suites, an outdoor pool, tropical gardens, five restaurants and lounges, a business centre and ITC's spa, Kaya Kalp. Located in the heart of the garden city and overlooking the century-old Bangalore Club of Bengaluru on No.1 Residency Road, the property opened door on October 14, 2009.
We are honoured to continue our partnership with ITC by opening our eight Luxury Collection hotel in India. India has our largest footprint of Luxury Collection hotels and resorts in Asia Pacific. This new addition is a demonstration of our commitment to grow the brand in a destination which is rich in History, Culture, Colours and Flavours." Said Miguel Ko, Chairman and President, Starwood Hotels & Resorts, Asia Pac.According to Nakul Anand, Divisional Chief Executive, ITC Hotels Division, "Eco-Responsible ethos are an inherent part of our system. The challenge in creating ITC Royal Gardenia
was to see how luxury and responsibility could be in harmony. Bengaluru has always been India's ultimate garden city and in our own small way, we hope to give back to the city what time took away.
The property features more than 1756 sq.mt (approx 19000 sq ft) of meeting and event space, equipped with the latest state of the art technology. Dining options include ITC Royal Gardenia
's signature restaurant Kebabs and Kurries, featuring locally grown ingredients and indigenous Bengaluru flavour. At West View, the customers can enjoy Mediterranean-style grills. The hotel 24 hour all day dining restaurant, cubon pavilion, offers international cuisine and local delights. Commited to sustainable luxury ITC Royal Gardenia
implements research and practices used at the platinum rated ITC Green Centre in Gurgaon, including energy and water efficient plumbing, solar energy, rain-water harvesting system and zero solid waste, ensuring the hotel remains carbon positive and energy neutral.