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The First Radisson Blu Hotel Opens in Coimbatore, the “Manchester of South India”

December 5, 2016 Hotel Openings No Comments Email Email

Radisson Blu Coimbatore, India, is proud to announce its opening today. Coimbatore, the second largest city in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu, is known as the “Manchester of South India” due to its industrial activity, extensive textile mills and surrounding cotton fields.


Centrally located on Avinashi Road and a mere seven kilometers away from Coimbatore International Airport and Coimbatore Junction, the city’s primary railway station, the hotel is also close to textile and engineering industries, educational institutions and multi-specialty hospitals. Stylish, sophisticated and comfortable, guests will enjoy the brand’s internationally renowned Yes I Can!SM service philosophy together with the property’s contemporary design and facilities.

Raj Rana, chief executive officer, South Asia, Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group said, “Radisson Blu Coimbatore is set to raise the bar on the city’s upper-upscale hospitality landscape and bring new standards to the city. We are honored to be partnering with GBJ Hotels Pvt. Ltd and appreciate their trust in our brand and expertise. With 140 hotels in operation and under-development, this hotel will be a valued addition as we expand and grow our footprint in South India.”

  1. Balasubramaniam, managing director, GBJ Hotels Pvt. Ltd., added, “This is our first hospitality venture and we are happy in the strong leadership of Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group and its South Asia team.  We are confident that their proven experience and marketing expertise will benefit the hotel and I look forward to a mutually rewarding long-term association with the Group.”

Designed to welcome modern and savvy travelers, Radisson Blu Coimbatore offers 135 rooms and suites with amenities, a relaxing well-appointed retreat for corporate and leisure guests. The hotel has an array of meeting spaces including a 9,400-sq. ft. banquet hall with additional pre-function area and a lawn for pre-event entertainment. Delectable dining options include Seasons, an all-day-dining restaurant serving international cuisine, The Great Kebab Factory, Coimbatore’s first signature Indian concept restaurant and The Lounge Bar where guests can unwind and enjoy a tipple of two. To meet the needs of discerning guests, the hotel provides 24-hour In-Room Dining and other facilities that include a Business Class Lounge, business center, swimming pool, spa and fitness center.

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