The Leela Palaces, Hotels and Resorts announces the opening of The Leela Gandhinagar
Built on the airspace of a conventional railway station, 22 m above ground
The Leela Palaces, Hotels and Resorts, owned by Brookfield Asset Management-sponsored private real estate fund, has announced the opening of The Leela Gandhinagar in Gujarat’s vibrant capital city. The hotel is built on the airspace of a conventional railway station, 22 m above ground and is the tallest building and the largest hotel in the city. The Gandhinagar capital railway station has been redeveloped along with the 318 room 5-star hotel atop the tracks, the country’s first such project, that was dedicated to the nation by the Honourable Prime Minister on July 16, 2021. This project will boost the economic activity in the region.
“We are privileged to partner with the Government of Gujarat, The Ministry of Railways and IRSDC to bring The Leela brand to the vibrant city of Gandhinagar and this milestone development underscores our commitment to their vision. The Leela Gandhinagar together with Mahatma Mandir Convention and Exhibition Centre Managed by The Leela is set to offer a distinctive and convenient solution, seamlessly blending cutting-edge facilities with the graciousness of Indian hospitality. This experience of authentic Indian luxury is uniquely inspired by vibrant Gujarat. We are confident it will charm even the most sophisticated global traveller,” said Anuraag Bhatnagar, Chief Operating Officer, The Leela Palaces, Hotels and Resorts.
“The Leela Gandhinagar is a fascinating project and an engineering marvel which will serve the highest quality of Indian hospitality under The Leela Palaces, Hotels and Resorts. We are honoured to participate in this strategic project with the Government and play our part in the realisation of the Honourable Prime Minister’s vision of transforming the urban Indian landscape with state-of-the-art infrastructure. The Leela Palaces, Hotels and Resorts continues to witness rapid growth under Brookfield while fortifying its position as the World’s Best Luxury hospitality brand,” shared Ankur Gupta, Managing Partner, Head of India - Real Estate, Brookfield Asset Management.
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