Chennai welcomes its seventh AccorHotels property
AccorHotels launches Novotel Chennai Chamiers Road. This hotel is ideally and conveniently situated in the heart of the city within walking distance of many clubs like Madras Club and elite neighbourhoods like Boat Club. It is a mere 10-minute drive from popular locations like the T Nagar shopping district, Marina beach and the business districts of Nungambakkam, Egmore, Adyar, Mylapore and Alwarpet. The hotel is well located for the local and international traveller as it is less than a 30-minute drive from both the Chennai International Airport and the Chennai Central Railway Station.
Novotel Chennai Chamiers Road is owned and promoted by Dr S.K. Gupta, Chairman, Gupta Group of Companies and Ashish Gupta, Managing Director, AG Hospitalities Pvt Ltd. The promoters bring a combined total of 40 years of experience in the garment export and real estate business and have recently diversified into hospitality.
“A 20-year dream of having an unconventional yet charming place for business travellers seems most relevant in today’s scenario where everything is changing so rapidly, couldn’t have been a better time to realise a long-standing vision. It feels very special and satisfying,” said Dr S.K. Gupta.
“Our work in the European fashion industry exposed us to several boutiques and unique hotels all over continental Europe. We felt that Chennai deserved a hotel inspired by cutting-edge international design combined with nouveau F&B concepts catering to the discerning, widely travelled guest. AccorHotels is a wonderful partner with their owner friendly and customer first ethos. We are extremely happy with the outcome and hope to give our guests an incredible experience,” averred Ashish Gupta.
Novotel Chennai Chamiers Road is the first Novotel with a contemporary design and interiors. The hotel has been conceptualised by SODA, an international design firm known for creating fresh, innovative yet sustainable spaces.
The hotel features around 100 well-appointed rooms including four suites, as well as rooms designed for the specially-abled. The hotel boasts of four meeting rooms which can accommodate more than 100 guests for conferences, meetings, events and other social gatherings.
“We are excited to partner with AG Hospitality to launch Novotel Chennai Chamiers Road and look forward to a fruitful partnership. The opening of this hotel marks our seventh hotel in Chennai and eighth property in the state of Tamil Nadu. Chennai is fast becoming a key market fuelled by both strong business and leisure traveller growth in an improving economic climate. It forms an integral piece of our densification strategy to become leaders in the market segments we operate in. We look forward to making all our guests ‘Feel Welcome’,” said Jean-Michel Cassé, Chief Operating Officer, India & South Asia, AccorHotels.