Pune’s second ibis Hotel, at Hinjewadi, opens its doors to guests. Aspires to serve business travelers visiting the IT hub.
ibis Hotel Hinjewadi, second in Pune under the ibis brand of hotels, formally opened its doors for guests on Thursday. The 136-room property will aspire to address the need of business travelers visiting the Rajeev Gandhi Infotech Park for work, Mr. Anant Leekha, General Manager, said at the launch.
Strategically located within 5 km of the Mumbai-Bangalore highway, the hotel is in close proximity to the International Biotech Park and with various multinational corporations such as Infosys, Tech Mahindra, Wipro, Accenture and IBM located nearby. The hotel is situated approximately 20km from Pune Airport and the railway station. The Shree Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex which hosts several national and international sporting events is located within the hotel surrounds.
InterGlobe Hotels is part of the InterGlobe Group which has interests in travel and tourism areas (including IndiGo Airlines). It has a joint venture with global hospitality major Accor Group of hotels to set up hotels in India under the ibis brand.
More about the Hotel
Mr. Leekha said 46 of the 136 rooms are two-bedded and there are three inter-connectable units (6 rooms) on each floor. All rooms will have basic amenities including air-conditioning, a comfortable bed, cable TV and free WiFi connectivity.
To celebrate its opening, ibis Pune Hinjewadi is offering a special price of INR 3,699 per night, with breakfast for two from now until 31 March 2018, Mr. Leekha said.
The property will be of particular convenience to guests who have business appointments in IT companies located in Phase 3 and Phase 4 of the Rajeev Gandhi Infotech Park, Mr. Rahul Marwah said, referring to the traffic snarls witnessed during the mornings and evenings as huge number of vehicles enter and exit Phase 1 and Phase 2 of the IT hub.
Some of the Facilities
The hotel offers complimentary high-speed WI-FI access to ensure that guests can enjoy a relaxing stay. For food aficionados, ibis Pune Hinjewadi features the signature ‘Spice It’ restaurant – a culinary concept tailor-made for India serving Indian, Oriental and European cuisine prepared from the freshest locally sourced ingredients. It also offers well-priced, quality home style and healthy food and beverages with both buffet and a-la-carte options – including an eight-hour all-day breakfast concept starting from four in the morning until noon.
For your Entertainment
Keeping in mind the needs of today’s connected traveller, ibis Pune Hinjewadi features My Zone at The Hub, the hotel’s lobby bar where, guests can unwind and spend quality time enjoying a refreshing drink while listening to their favourite music, playing entertaining games or surfing the Internet on tablets that come equipped with headphones. Guests who are always on the move can access over 1,000 international and local newspapers and magazines on their personal devices including smartphones, laptops, and tablets, with the help of the PressReader app, exclusively available at the hotel.
ibis Pune Hinjewadi is the fifth in the ibis brand hotels in Maharashtra, the other being Pune Viman Nagar, Navi Mumbai, Mumbai, and Nashik.
J.B. Singh, President & CEO, InterGlobe Hotels said, “InterGlobe Hotels is committed to continuing its rapid expansion over the next few years in key locations across the country. Specific to Maharashtra, Ibis Pune Hinjewadi is our 5th hotel to commence operations in the state. We also have 3 additional properties within Maharashtra in various stages of development which will be operational by 2021.
As a destination, Pune sees a large influx of travelers for business, education and leisure purposes. Within Pune, Hinjewadi is an emerging hub for the IT and educational sector and is turning into a flourishing corporate destination. Along with our existing hotel in Viman Nagar, ibis Hinjewadi will further strengthen our position in the city.”
The Growing Network
Jean-Michel Cassé, Chief Operating Officer, India and South Asia, AccorHotels, said, “India is a core expansion market and we are delighted to see the demand for international hospitality brands grow in the country. The key to our development over the last ten years has been the iconic acceptance of the ibis brand by Indian consumers. The launch of ibis Pune Hinjewadi gives us an opportunity to showcase the 18th ibis hotel in the country and highlight AccorHotels’ growing network in the western region.”