Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide, Inc. today announced the opening of Le Méridien Nagpur in Central India.
Owned by Classic Citi Investments Private Limited, Le Méridien Nagpur marks the brand’s tenth hotel in the country. Amidst the city’s rich tapestry of offerings, the new Le Méridien hotel is poised to unlock the destination known internationally as the ‘Tiger Capital,’ home to more tiger parks and reserves than any other part of the world.
“The opening of Le Méridien Nagpur marks a milestone moment for the brand, with ten hotels in India and a robust pipeline in the country,” said Brian Povinelli, Global Brand Leader, Le Méridien Hotels & Resorts. “Le Méridien is a brand that speaks to today’s creative and curious-minded travellers, and we look forward to welcoming our global guests and local residents to Le Méridien Nagpur.”
“We are pleased to strengthen our partnership with Starwood Hotels & Resorts with our third property together,” said Mr. Rajesh Advani, Managing Director, Classic Citi Investments Private Limited. “We believe Le Méridien Nagpur will elevate the hospitality landscape of the city and enable guests to experience the rich culture of this destination through our distinct lens and compelling programming.”
Following an extensive renovation, each of the hotel’s 133 modern guestrooms and suites has been artfully designed with classic Indian motifs. The hotel’s sprawling grounds include an outdoor swimming pool, a fitness centre and idyllic spa as well as seven event spaces and meeting rooms that cater to many occasions, from intimate board meetings to larger social functions.
At the centre of the hotel is the signature Le Méridien Hub, the innovative lobby concept, which reflects the brand’s creative spirit through styling elements inspired by coffeehouses, travel and culture. Set to a soundtrack curated by French Bossa Nova band Nouvelle Vague, the Hub’s social seating and a curated library encourages interaction over illy coffee®, by day; by night, guests discover Sparkling, a modern twist on Europe’s celebrated aperitif hour.
For enriching culinary experiences, guests can indulge in the hotel’s distinctive restaurants and bars. Latest Recipe, the all-day dining venue, offers an evocative mix of international, Asian and local cuisine. Kabab Hut, the Indian specialty restaurant, features a live kitchen where guests can watch skilful chefs prepare Mughal and Awadhi delights. For unwinding, Longitude Bar transforms from a casual coffee house by day to a vibrant bar in the evening, highlighting the brand’s sparkling cocktails.
The geographical centre of India, Nagpur is also affectionately referred to as ‘Orange City’ for its famed oranges. Le Méridien Nagpur is located a short drive from Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar International Airport (NAG), situated among bustling businesses and residential communities.
For further details and more information, please visit www.lemeridien.com/nagpur.