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October 20, 2015

InterContinental opens Chennai Mahabalipuram Resort in India

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has opened InterContinental Chennai Mahabalipuram Resort in Chennai, the second hotel under the company's luxury portfolio in India.

Chennai Resort

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has opened InterContinental Chennai Mahabalipuram Resort in Chennai, the second hotel under the company’s luxury portfolio in India.

The first resort, InterContinental Mumbai Marine Drive, is located in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.

IHG South West Asia head Shantha de Silva said: "Chennai is a city that boasts the perfect mix of diversity and culture with a glossy layer of cosmopolitan glamour.

"Whether for a leisure break, an intimate wedding or a romantic getaway, our newest property in Chennai will offer unrivalled facilities and access to many cultural opportunities of one of the country’s biggest cities."

"Chennai is a city that boasts the perfect mix of diversity and culture with a glossy layer of cosmopolitan glamour."

In May, IHG entered a management agreement with Adyar Gate Hotels for the new resort in Chennai.

InterContinental Chennai Mahabalipuram is located 30km from the Chennai International Airport and features 105 rooms along with three gourmet dining outlets, a speciality restaurant, a bar, and an all-day dining restaurant.

In addition, the resort features an outdoor swimming pool, a fully equipped health club and a spa that offers relaxing therapies including indigenous sea-inspired beauty treatments and yoga, the company stated.

The property also offers indoor and outdoor venues for conferences, meetings, and special occasions such as wedding celebrations.

IHG recently opened the first Holiday Inn hotel in Bengaluru, the Silicon Valley of India.

Previously known as Alila Bengaluru, the 122-room Holiday Inn & Suites Bengaluru is located in Whitefield and features 19 suites and two apartments.


Image: InterContinental Chennai Mahabalipuram Resort offers an outdoor swimming pool, a fully equipped health club and a spa. Photo: courtesy of InterContinental Hotels Group.

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