The Leela Expands With Third Luxury Hotel In National Capital Region
Newest addition to portfolio - The Leela Ambience Convention Hotel, Delhi brings one of the largest conventions and events space in India
MUMBAI – 22 December 2015 – The Leela Palaces, Hotels and Resorts today announced a new addition to the group’s luxury portfolio with the reflagging of Ambience Group’s five-star deluxe hotel in East Delhi. Renamed ‘The Leela Ambience Convention Hotel, Delhi,” the 480-room property offers one of the largest conference and event space in India.
With the newest addition, The Leela group now operates three unique properties in the Delhi-NCR totalling over 1150 rooms, further enhancing its brand appeal and market penetration.
Commenting on the development, Rajiv Kaul, president, The Leela Palaces, Hotels and Resorts said: “The addition of The Leela Ambience Convention Hotel Delhi to our portfolio further consolidates our presence in the Delhi-NCR region and underscores our asset light growth strategy. The hotel is designed to offer a seamless experience for large conferences, weddings, exhibitions, product launches to guests from here and overseas. As India emerges as a significant destination for world-class banqueting, conventions and events, this property shall further assist in making Delhi a preferred upscale MICE destination.”
The Leela Ambience Convention Hotel, Delhi is strategically located near the historic Old Delhi as well as the central business districts of Delhi, Ghaziabad and Noida. It offers 70,000 square feet of multi-purpose meeting and banqueting space, including a pillar-less ballroom with pre-function area in excess of 30,000 square feet, with the capacity to host more than 6000 guests reception style and 2500 seated theatre-style.
The property is helmed by Jaideep Anand, an experienced hotelier with over three decades with leading hotel groups. Anand brings an immaculate reputation for excellence in hotel operations, food and beverage, and wellness.
The Leela Ambience Convention Hotel, Delhi is easily accessible from the Airport, National Highway and Delhi Metro. Its 480 contemporary rooms and suites are encased within two towers connected by sky bridges. The Leela’s signature experience of culinary excellence will be reflected in all four restaurants and its scenic, glass-enclosed bar. For guests and local residents alike, the hotel offers a 6587 square feet spa with hammam and an ice fountain, two fitness studios, a trendy beauty salon, and two outdoor heated swimming pools.
The 70,000 square feet ballroom space is flexible and can also be divided into five smaller rooms with flexible seating and is flanked by four VIP guest rooms which can be used as break-away areas. The hotel also offers a second ballroom with an area of 3500 square feet, an 1100 square feet outdoor patio, two exclusive boardrooms and three meeting rooms.
Two well-appointed business centres at the hotel, comprising of seven additional boardrooms compliment the convention facilities, on the ground level. Each of these business centres are equipped with state of the art LED screens, world class office equipment and personalised executive service.
The Leela now offers guests three hotels with distinct identities in the Delhi-NCR region to choose from - The Leela Palace New Delhi located in the prestigious diplomatic enclave in the heart of the capital city; The Leela Ambience Gurgaon Hotels and Residences located in the dynamic hub of Gurgaon while being 15 minutes from the domestic and international Airports; and The Leela Ambience Convention Hotel, Delhi located in close proximity to Lutyens Delhi, Old Delhi, with easy getaway access to Agra and the hills of North India.
About The Leela Palaces Hotels and Resorts:
The Leela Palaces, Hotels and Resorts, headquartered in Mumbai, India, is owned by Hotel Leelaventure Ltd. The luxury hotel group owns and manages nine award-winning properties in prime urban locations and magical holiday destinations across India including Mumbai, New Delhi, East Delhi, Gurgaon, Bangalore, Chennai, Goa, Udaipur and Kovalam. New properties under development include Bangalore, Jaipur, Agra, Lucknow and Kathmandu. The Leela Palaces, Hotels and Resorts is committed to providing warm, gracious and anticipatory service in settings that capture the essence of India. The group has a marketing alliance with Preferred Hotels & Resorts and is a member of the Global Hotel Alliance. For further information, please contact your travel counsellor or visit our website at www.theleela.com
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