IHCL sets foot in Kumbalgarh, Rajasthan
The first IHCL-SeleQtions hotel in the town will be a conversion
IHCL has announced the signing of its first hotel in Kumbalgarh, Rajasthan. This is a conversion and will be rebranded an IHCL – SeleQtions hotel after extensive renovations.
Commenting on the signing, Suma Venkatesh, Executive Vice President - Real Estate & Development, IHCL said, “The signing of this SeleQtions hotel at Kumbalgarh is yet another addition to IHCL’s extensive portfolio in Rajasthan. It will open a new circuit of Udaipur – Kumbhalgarh – Jodhpur, as also augment our pilgrim offerings being proximate to the Ranakpur Jain temple and the Srinathji Nathdwara temple. We are delighted to partner with Kumbalgarh Yatri Niwas Pvt. Ltd. for this hotel.”
The 176-key hotel, spread over 11 acres is situated adjacent to the seasonal Lake Lakhela with panoramic views of the Aravali Hills. It is located within walking distance of the Kumbalgarh Fort, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.It will house an all-day diner and a bar. The hotel is ideally suited for destination weddings with over 14,000 sq feet of banquet space and a choice of lushly landscaped open-air venues. Other recreation facilities will include a spa, swimming pool, and fitness centre. The hotel is slated to open in early 2024.
Jitendra Mehta, Managing Director, Kumbalgarh Yatri Niwas Pvt. Ltd. said, “We are thrilled to partner with IHCL to bring the SeleQtions brand to Kumbalgarh. We believe this partnership will have a positive impact on the tourism potential of the region, and we are confident that it will help attract more visitors to this beautiful part of Rajasthan.”
Kumbhalgarh is famous for Kumbhalgarh Fort, a UNESCO World Heritage site, also known as the “The Great Wall of India” second longest in the world.
With the addition of this, IHCL has 23 hotels across Taj, SeleQtions, Vivanta and Ginger in Rajasthan, including 9 under development.
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