Holiday Inn Gurugram Sector 90: Perfect Stay In The ‘Golden Triangle’
The suburban hotel connected to a shopping centre in gurugram is the perfect accomodation for business as well as leisure travellers.
Nestled in the heart of the New Gurugram, Holiday Inn Gurugram Sector 90 is the perfect stay choice for quintessential business and leisure travellers. Within 45 minutes’ drive from Indira Gandhi International Airport, 30 minutes from Railway Station and 30 minutes from Huda Metro Station, the hotel’s location offers easy accessibility to Manesar, southern periphery road, Dwarka express highway and City Centre. It also favours the proximity to the industrial hub extend towards Binola, Bhiwadi, Bawal and Pataudi.
Thoughtfully built in the ‘Golden Triangle’ of Delhi, Agra and Jaipur; the property is an ideal weekend getaway for Delhi NCR population. Guests can also enjoy nearby attractions namely, Kingdom of Dreams, Cyber Hub, Ambiance Mall and Damdama Lake.
A STAY LIKE ‘HOME’
The property features 263 keys of elegant rooms and suites that are equipped with all the essentials that guests require to feel right at home. With multiple charging points, ergonomical work desk, tea and coffee facilities, microwave complimentary Wi-Fi at standard speed designed to provide a home away from home. Guests can look forward to getting a restful night’s sleep, with each contemporary guestroom offering a refreshing overnight recharge. The thing that strikes about each room is the extended outdoor space that guests can look forward for a fresh and reviving wave of relaxation.
At the property, BW HOTELIER interacted with the General Manager, Nitinn Sharma who leads a bright team. Stating the USP of the hotel, he said, “We offer multiple categories of rooms to cater to the long stay, short stay and group needs. The kids up to 12 years of age are given free stay and food.”
FOOD AND BEVERAGE
The main restaurant space located on the 16th floor that offers a 360 degrees panoramic city view is called Viva and is led by Executive Chef, Rakesh Rana who likes to put forward unique fusion dishes for guests. Serving Asian, Indian and Western cuisine during all three meal periods with both buffet and à la carte offerings, the restaurant is contemporary and modern style with an open kitchen to provide the guest with an interactive dining experience with a unique urban and rejuvenating view.
The bar and lounge area is a perfect ambience to relax and treat yourself to specially prepared delicacies, while enjoying calming music. Whether you want to sit back and relax after a long day of work with the selection of beverages with a fabulous view or with health juices, mocktails, specialty tea and coffee.
While interacting with Rana, he told us about the immunity boosting menu in the current time. “We have introduced a healthy menu of immunity boosters; detox drinks and welcome shots. We have these options available for dine-in as well as home delivery,” he explained.
The hotel has been very active with its food delivery option and also take care of its employees by providing them immunity boosting drinks. One of the other unique beverage that the Chef introduced is ‘Chai’, that is prepared in about 20 minutes following the step by step guide that has been listed by Rana.
Be it social gatherings or business meetings, rest assured, the hotel can accommodate all your needs. Over 3500 square feet of exclusive banquet space with 2000 square feet of pre function area, a committed team of professionals, best-in-class facilities, innovative food and beverage offerings come together to assure of smooth, hassle free and memorable events.
‘WAY OF CLEAN’
Sanitisation and hygiene is of utmost importance currently. We talk to the Executive Housekeeper, Rupali Kaul who explains the property’s sanitisation and cleaning process. She says, “We have a long-standing commitment to rigorous cleaning procedures and launched our IHG Way of Clean program in 2015 – developed in partnership with Ecolab and Diversey – both world leaders in hygiene and cleaning technologies and services. This programme is now being expanded with additional COVID-19 protocols and best practices.”
IHG Way of Clean includes deep cleaning with hospital-grade disinfectants, and guests can expect to see evolved procedures throughout the hotel, which may include:
* Reception, public spaces and facilities, additional deep cleaning of high touch surfaces, social distancing.
* Food & Beverage: New standards and service approach to buffets, banquets, room-service and catering.
* Guest Room: Reduction of in-room furnishings/ high-touch items, new laundry protocols. Kaul further explains, “Enabling the personal wellbeing of guests and colleagues is key, hotel teams on returning to work and incorporating appropriate measures to enhance guest confidence and trust in our cleanliness, hygiene and safety practices in this new environment.”
ADAPTING THE TRENDS
Staycations and work-cations are the current buzzwords that picked the interest of guests around six months ago. We talk to Sharma about his observation on the same lines, and he interestingly told us that just to cater to that segment, the property introduced day-time bookings where guests can work in their respective rooms or come to lounge to work. He further informed, “Weekend staycation is picking up well as the property is very much in the city but still away from the hustle bustle of the city life.”
Talking about the trends, he brought up the wedding segment and enlightened us that in the recent wedding season the property was packed with back to back residential wedding bookings. He said, “We are seeing a rise in residential weddings; the hotel is the perfect destination for mid-size weddings.” Holiday Inn Gurugram Sector 90 is an assured perfect place for conducting a wedding just as you wish to.
This article was published in BW hotelier issue dated '' with cover story titled '6TH ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL ISSUE VOL 7, ISSUE 1'
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