PUNE, INDIA—Conrad Hotels & Resorts has made its debut here with the opening of Conrad Pune. Located in the heart of the central business district, the hotel is managed by Hilton Worldwide and owned by Palm Grove Beach Hotels Pvt. Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of the K. Raheja Constructions Group.
The new property is located near Koregaon Park, the city’s commercial, residential and entertainment districts. It is accessible to the city’s IT and business hubs as well as the airport.
“The introduction of the Conrad brand in India marks a significant milestone for the brand’s expansion in South Asia, and Pune enjoys a robust demand for high-end hospitality from affluent travelers from around the globe,” said Amit Midha, general manager, Conrad Pune. “We are uniquely positioned to cater to the needs of the new generation of smart luxury travelers, offering access to a world of connections and inspired experiences.”
The hotel includes 310 guestrooms, starting at 450 sq. ft., including 20 suites, featuring up-to-date in-room technology and five-fixture marble bathrooms with walk-in rain showers and soak tubs.
The dining options at the hotel include three restaurants, a bar, a poolside cafe, delicatessen and a lobby lounge. According to the company, the hotel features a dedicated rejuvenation floor with the city’s first outdoor temperature-controlled pool, a kids’ pool, Whirlpool, a 24-hour fitness center, a full-service Conrad Spa and a salon. The 20,000 sq. ft. of meeting and event space at the hotel features a grand ballroom, meeting rooms, seven boardrooms, indoor automotive lift and state-of-the-art audio visual technology.
Conrad Pune also offers the Conrad Concierge mobile app, which enables guests to customize their hotel stay before, during and after via a smartphone or tablet.