Swissôtel to Open Goa Resort in First Quarter of 2013
ZURICH—Swissôtel Hotels & Resorts will begin welcoming guests to a new resort hotel in the popular Indian coastal state of Goa in the first quarter 2013. READER COMMENTS
The Swissôtel Goa is located in the town of Calangute. The 135 guestrooms and suites are designed and proportioned among eight three level buildings, which are set within a tropical garden featuring a courtyard pool area. Rooms vary in size between 31 square meters and 72 square meters, depending on category. An all-day dining restaurant, pool bar, cafe, fitness center, adult and children’s pools, children’s club, as well as conference and banquet facilities are also available. The hotel will have an exclusive beach club for its guests on Calangute beach. Designed by Malaysian Architects Chong Chee Ching and Greg Dall, the elements in the lobby and throughout the resort are accented by works by the Indian artist Krishna Mehta.
“With the Swissôtel Goa, we are complementing our growing Indian hotel portfolio with an attractive holiday resort. With the already-opened Swissôtel Kolkata and the three Swissôtels under development in Mumbai, Noida and Bangalore, our portfolio on the Indian Subcontinent is growing continuously,” says Meinhard Huck, president of Swissôtel Hotels & Resorts. “We are pleased to cooperate in this project with Convention Hotels India Pvt. Ltd. and look forward to welcoming our first guests at Swissôtel Goa.”
”We are delighted to get this hotel underway as it marks the beginning of a long and close relationship that we wish to share with Swissôtel Hotels & Resorts,” said Priyakant Amin, Director of CHI - Convention Hotels India Pvt. Ltd. “We selected Swissôtel Hotels & Resorts to manage this prestigious property due to its reputation for delivering a contemporary luxury hospitality experience. We continue to develop our hospitality portfolio to create best-in-class properties with right partners by our side.”