New Delhi, May 03, 2016: AccorHotels and Brigade Group, Bangalore today announced the opening of Grand Mercure Mysuru in South India’s popular growing tourist destination, Mysuru. Set in the historical city’s heartland, north of the majestic Mysore Palace, the hotel boasts 146 spacious and well-appointed contemporary rooms and suites and is located within close proximity of all major tourist attractions as well as the central business district. The Grand Mercure Mysuru is situated on the legendary new Sayaji Rao Road that witnessesthe world-famous Dasara procession. The sixth floor of the hotel features an exquisite viewing gallery overlooking the Dasara processional pathway, allowing guests to enjoy an exclusive view of the magnificent festivities the city is globally renowned for.
Guests can enjoy and experience the strong local connection of Mysuru and Karnataka’s culture and heritage. The vibrant interior décor gives one a taste of the celebrated Royalty of Mysuru in a whole new contemporary way. The chandeliers on display exude a holistic and soulful concept of ‘bringing stories to life’ for the hotel. The philosophy of embracing the local culture and traditions is further reflected in the names of the hotel’s exclusive restaurants, delicatessen, meeting rooms and banqueting facilities.
Commenting on the launch M.R.Jaishankar, Chairman & Managing Director, Brigade Group, said, “Mysuru has been an established tourist destination where art and culture contributed significantly to the cultural growth of the city. We are excited to reveal a new luxury landmark in the heart of this city. With our diverse portfolio of accommodation, dining destinations and meeting spaces, we are set to define new standards in the hospitality industry to cater to the city’s growing tourism and business activities”.
Inspired by Mysuru’s rich culinary legacy, guests can feast on an extensive selection of cuisines at the hotel. La Uppu serves an eclectic mix of global cuisine and local delicacies, is an all-day-dining multi-cuisine restaurant with an option of indoor and al-fresco seating; By the blue, the roof top specialty restaurant which overlooks the pool, serves Northern Indian cuisine; Silk Bar, by its name narrates the story of the famous silk in Mysuru and serves a mix of single malts, cocktails, mocktails, spirits and wines; andDeli Shop, a delicatessen at the lobby, serves the finest bakery and confectionary creations by talented chefs paired with an array of Indian coffees.
Jean-Michel Cassé, Senior Vice President, Operations, AccorHotels India said, “The opening of Grand Mercure Mysuru adds to AccorHotels’ ambitious growth strategy in the region. The Grand Mercure brand prides itself as being a cultural touchstone in each destination that brings local stories to life. The Grand Mercure Mysuru will be the epitome of our vision, combining rich local traditions with renowned French touches to deliver a fresh perspective on world-class service.”
The hotel also features amenities like a gym equipped with the latest equipment, a terrace pool, kids play area and a spa to rejuvenate the mind and body.
“Mysuru is the cultural capital of Karnataka with expansive tourist sites of historical importance. At Grand Mercure Mysuru, we take pride in providing contemporary facilities while our guests enjoy the traditional Mysuru hospitality. Our aim is to offer our guests a unique blend of modern and traditional aesthetics that create memorable experiences for business and leisure travelers,” saidVineet Verma, Executive Director, Brigade Hospitality.
To celebrate the opening, the hotel is offering a Deluxe rooms stay with breakfast for two inclusive of any one main meal from INR 7250 per night. This offer is valid from now until 30th June, 2016. The rate for a Standard Room is from INR 6000.