AccorHotels in Association with Brigade Group Launches Grand Mercure, Mysuru

Industry Watch | May 2, 2016 | News


Taking a step forward in strengthening their footprint in South India, AccorHotels in association with the Brigade Group - Bangalore recently announced the opening of Grand Mercure Mysuru. Set in the heart of the historical city, north of the Mysore Palace, the hotel boasts 146 spacious and well-appointed contemporary rooms and suites. Located within close proximity of all major tourist attractions as well as the central business district, the hotel is ideal for both leisure and business travellers.

Brigade Group is one of India’s leading developers with 29 years of experience in transforming the skyline of South India’s major cities, with its developments across Residential, Offices, Retail, Hospitality, and Education sectors, and has completed over 150 buildings. 

The Grand Mercure Mysuru is situated on the new Sayaji Rao Road that witnesses the world famous Dasara procession. The sixth floor of the hotel features an exquisite viewing gallery overlooking the Dasara procession pathway, allowing guests to enjoy an exclusive view of the
magnificent festivities that the city is globally renowned for. The vibrant interior décor gives one a taste of the celebrated Royalty of Mysuru with a contemporary twist. The chandeliers on display exude a holistic and soulful concept of ‘bringing stories to life’ for the hotel. The philosophy of embracing the local culture and traditions is further reflected in the names of the hotel’s exclusive restaurants, delicatessen, meeting rooms, and banqueting facilities.

Inspired by Mysuru’s rich culinary legacy, guests are offered an extensive selection of cuisines at the hotel. La Uppu serves an eclectic mix of global cuisine and local delicacies, is an all-day-dining multi-cuisine restaurant with an option of indoor and al-fresco seating; By the blue, the rooftop specialty restaurant which overlooks the pool, serves Northern Indian cuisine; Silk Bar, true to its name narrates the story of the famous silk in Mysuru and serves a mix of single malts, cocktails, mocktails, spirits and wines; and Deli Shop, a delicatessen at the lobby, serves the finest bakery and confectionary creations by talented chefs paired with an array of Indian coffees. The hotel also features amenities like a gym equipped with the latest equipment, a terrace pool, kids play area and a spa to rejuvenate the mind and body.

Commenting on the launch M.R.Jaishankar, Chairman & Managing Director, Brigade Group, said, “Mysuru has been an established tourist destination where art and culture contributed significantly to the cultural growth of the city. We are excited to reveal a new luxury landmark in the heart of this city. With our diverse portfolio of accommodation, dining destinations and meeting spaces, we are set to define new standards in the hospitality industry to cater to the city’s growing tourism and business activities”.

Jean-Michel Cassé, Senior Vice President, Operations, AccorHotels India adds, “The opening of Grand Mercure Mysuru adds to AccorHotels’ ambitious growth strategy in the region. The Grand Mercure brand prides itself as being a cultural touchstone in each destination that brings local stories to life. The Grand Mercure Mysuru will be the epitome of our vision, combining rich local traditions with renowned French touches to deliver a fresh perspective on world-class service.”

“Mysuru is the cultural capital of Karnataka with expansive tourist sites of historical importance. At Grand Mercure Mysuru, we take pride in providing contemporary facilities while our guests enjoy the traditional Mysuru hospitality. Our aim is to offer our guests a unique blend of modern and traditional aesthetics that create memorable experiences for business and leisure travelers,” said Vineet Verma, Executive Director, Brigade Hospitality.

To celebrate the opening, the hotel is offering Deluxe rooms stay with breakfast for two inclusive of any one main meal from INR 7250 per night. This offer is valid from now until 30 th June, 2016. The rate for a Standard Room is INR 6000 onwards.

Grand Mercure is an upscale network of hotels and apartments combining rich local traditions with renowned French touches. Operating in Asia Pacific for almost 20 years, the Grand Mercure brand is uniquely adapted to each market. With 46 hotels worldwide with 39 hotels in Asia Pacific, Grand Mercure is a brand of AccorHotels, the world’s leading hotel operator with nearly 3,900 hotels and over 190,000 employees in 92 countries.

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The Hotel boasts 146 spacious and well-appointed contemporary rooms and suites and is located within close proximity of all major tourist attractions as well as the central business district.

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