The Leela Palaces, Hotels and Resorts is preparing to launch The Leela Palace Chennai, the region’s first sea-facing modern Palace hotel.
In close proximity to the capital’s business district, the 326-room property offers the largest suites in the city, each equipped with 42-inch Sony LCD TVs, Bose sound systems, iPod docks and high speed Wi-Fi internet access.
Corporate guests who opt for the exclusive Royal Club can enjoy highly-personalised business and leisure services including complimentary BMW limousine transfers, 24-hour butler service, and five gourmet presentations daily at the stunning Royal Club Lounge.
The roof-top Italian restaurant will offer panoramic 180 degree views of the sea. The lobby-level Spectra, an all-day dining restaurant, will have five live kitchens serving cuisines from around the world. Jamavar, the group’s signature Indian restaurant will serve the finest from around the country. China Tang will offer authentic Asian and traditional Chinese, both indoors and at an al fresco terrace. Additionally, The Cake Shop will offer a delicious assortment of freshly baked breads, croissants, muffins, Danish and macaroons from the continental bakery selection.
The property boasts of 36,000 square feet of multi-purpose meeting and conference space with floor-to-ceiling windows and the latest technologies. Two palatial ballrooms
15,000 square feet Grand Ballroom and 9,120 square feet Royal Ballroom, two meeting rooms and seven boardrooms make for a world class setting for high level meetings, functions, private celebrations and exquisite venues for weddings and special events.
ESPA London, a market leader known for products developed only with the finest plant extracts and oils from around the world, presents the ultimate spa experience spread over 14,000 square feet. Guests can find balance and harmony in one of the twelve private treatment rooms, three with spectacular sea views, or continue their wellness journey with an expansive 2,500 square-foot, state-of-the-art fitness centre complete with the latest TechnoGym equipment and a 25-metre lap swimming pool provide, an ideal indoors or open-to-sky workout venue.
Rajiv Kaul, president of The Leela Palaces, Hotels, and Resorts said, “The Leela Palace Chennai symbolizes the spirit of Chennai which has rapidly evolved into a global business and technology hub, while deeply rooted in traditional culture, music and heritage of South India. This Palace property will raise the bar of luxury hospitality in the region and provide a world-class destination for discerning travellers as well as city residents.”