The Leela Palaces, Hotels & Resorts has announced a new addition to the group’s luxury portfolio with the reflagging of Ambience Group’s five-star deluxe hotel in East Delhi.
Renamed The Leela Ambience Convention Hotel, Delhi, the 480-room property offers one of the largest conference and event space in India.
With the newest addition, The Leela group now operates three unique properties in the Delhi-NCR totalling over 1,150 rooms, further enhancing its brand appeal and market penetration.
Commenting on the development, Rajiv Kaul, president, The Leela Palaces, Hotels & Resorts said: “The addition of The Leela Ambience Convention Hotel Delhi to our portfolio further consolidates our presence in the Delhi-NCR region and underscores our asset light growth strategy.
“The hotel is designed to offer a seamless experience for large conferences, weddings, exhibitions, product launches to guests from here and overseas.
“As India emerges as a significant destination for world-class banqueting, conventions and events, this property shall further assist in making Delhi a preferred upscale MICE destination.”
The Leela Ambience Convention Hotel, Delhi is strategically located near the historic Old Delhi as well as the central business districts of Delhi, Ghaziabad and Noida.
It offers 70,000 square feet of multi-purpose meeting and banqueting space, including a pillar-less ballroom with pre-function area in excess of 30,000 square feet, with the capacity to host more than 6000 guests reception style and 2,500 seated theatre-style.
The property is helmed by Jaideep Anand, an experienced hotelier with over three decades with leading hotel groups.
Anand brings an immaculate reputation for excellence in hotel operations, food and beverage, and wellness.
The 70,000 square feet ballroom space is flexible and can also be divided into five smaller rooms with flexible seating and is flanked by four VIP guest rooms which can be used as break-away areas.
The hotel also offers a second ballroom with an area of 3,500 square feet, an 1100 square feet outdoor patio, two exclusive boardrooms and three meeting rooms.