The Indian Hotels Company (IHCL), South Asia’s largest hospitality company, announced the opening of the Connaught, New Delhi. The Connaught presents a unique and striking design, combining the art deco charm of Connaught Place and contemporary luxe interiors. Strategically situated in New Delhi’s prime area, Lutyens, The Connaught will be a part of the SeleQtions brand – a named collection of hotels and resorts.
Puneet Chhatwal, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, IHCL said, “The Connaught is the newest jewel in the crown of the SeleQtions portfolio. With its thoughtfully designed interiors, The Connaught reflects the best of the cultural and social milieu of the city. With the launch of The Connaught, IHCL further strengthens its presence in India’s capital.”
Exuding character at every corner, the hotel features 104 spaciously designed rooms conceptualized by the globally renowned Swedish designer, Christian Lundwall, of LWA. Located in the heart of the city, The Connaught is a perfect abode for business and leisure travellers.
The hotel’s distinctive offerings include an all-day diner, The Hub, which takes guests on a gastronomical journey across global and local cuisines, whilst featuring some of Delhi’s legendary favourites. The restaurant opens into an al-fresco dining venue, and also extends into a stylish cocktail bar that promises to be the city’s most sought after watering hole. The Connaught has state-of-the-art spaces for business conferences or social gatherings, including a 2000 sq. ft. open-air terrace.
“The Connaught is a vibrant expression of New Delhi, which includes elements of fun and flamboyance. This is perfectly complemented by our warm and attentive team, who will deliver personalised and immersive experiences. I am looking forward to welcoming guests to our one-of-a kind hotel,” said Sonali Chauhan, General Manager, The Connaught, New Delhi.
With the addition of this hotel, IHCL will have 15 hotels in Delhi-NCR, including two under development.