First InterContinental in India opens in Chennai

InterContinental Chennai Mahabalipuram Resort to be the most luxurious destination in the “Golden Triangle of Tamil Nadu”

InterContinental Hotels Group has opened the highly-anticipated InterContinental Chennai Mahabalipuram Resort in India. The Resort will join Inter- Continental Mumbai Marine Drive to be the second hotel under the company’s luxury portfolio in India.

Located 30 kilometres from the Chennai International Airport, InterContinental Chennai Mahabalipuram offers world-class accommodation to discerning guests who can unwind, and be pampered in the lap of luxury. The resort is located in a picturesque location overlooking the Bay of Bengal on East Coast Road, making it one of the most exclusive properties in the city and joins the award winning InterContinental Hotels & Resorts around the world.

Shantha de Silva, Head of South West Asia, IHG commented, “The opening of InterContinental Chennai Mahabalipuram Resort marks an important milestone in IHG’s journey in India. Chennai is a city that boasts the perfect mix of diversity and culture with a glossy layer of cosmopolitan glamour. Whether a business trip, corporate retreat or a leisure break, our newest property in Chennai will offer unrivalled facilities and access to many cultural and business opportunities of one of the country’s biggest cities.”

The 105 room resort offers a full range of facilities and amenities to guests, including 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 resorts expansive and versatile indoor and outdoor venues are ideal for conferences, meetings, and special occasions such as wedding celebrations. InterContinental Chennai Mahabalipuram offers three gourmet dining options which includes The Melting Pot with three live kitchens that serves the best in European, South Asian and Peninsular Indian cuisine, a Chinese Specialty Restaurant, Tao Of Peng & Lounge Bar.

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