A new-build, luxury Anantara hotel will open in Jaipur in the fourth quarter of 2023, marking the brand’s debut in India, reports Minor Hotels.
Anantara Jaipur Hotel will offer 150 guestrooms and suites, including four Terrace Suites and a 1,722-square-foot Royal Suite with a large terrace and private pool.
Dining options at the hotel will include a specialty Indian fine dining restaurant and terrace, a rooftop bar and restaurant with views of the surrounding area, all-day dining with a show kitchen, and a hotel bar lounge and terrace. Leisure and wellness facilities will range from a full-service Anantara Spa with five treatment rooms and a beauty salon to a gym with a semi-outdoor pool, a a garden area and a kids’ club.
The property’s lobby will feature a double-height ceiling and a grand staircase with access to all floors. In addition, a Kasara executive lounge with terrace area will provide a private place for suite guests to meet, relax and enjoy refreshments. For corporate meetings and events, the property will have three meeting rooms with an adjacent lounge and reception area.
Able to cater to weddings – and other events – of up to 2,500 guests, Anantara Jaipur’s collection of indoor and outdoor venues includes:
- a 9,250-square-foot ballroom that will accommodate 410 guests for a dinner, with the adjoining 1,185-square-foot mandap pavilion seating 50;
- a large pre-function space serving the main ballroom and a smaller heritage banquet dining room able to seat 150;
- and a 40,900-square-foot banquet lawn with its own stage area and commercial kitchen facilities that can accommodate up to 1,900 guests.
The property will have a separate dedicated porte-cochere area for the ballroom and event space, as well as a secondary arrival entry and porte-cochere serving the pre-function area and outdoor event space.
“We are really excited to expand our footprint in India with this important new project that will marry Anantara’s trademark on authentic, indigenous luxury with outstanding wedding and event facilities,” said Dillip Rajakarier, Group CEO of Minor International and CEO of Minor Hotels.
The capital and largest city of the Indian state of Rajasthan, Jaipur is a popular tourist destination that forms a part of the Golden Triangle tourist circuit along with Delhi and Agra. Home to a number of UNESCO World Heritage sites, Jaipur also serves as a gateway to other tourist destination’s in the region such as Udaipur, Kota and Mount Abu. Jaipur’s star attraction is the Amber Fort, which is one of the country’s most well-known and most-visited forts. Other architectural landmarks include the City Palace, which houses the former royal family, and the Hawa Mahal palace.