BEN­GALURU PICKS

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THE RITZ CARL­TON, BAN­GA­LORE

Prop­erty: The Ritz-Carl­ton, Ban­ga­lore o ers meet­ing and event spa­ces in­clud­ing the pil­lar-free ball­room that can ac­com­mo­date up to 700 guests. For re­lax­ation, there is the 1,580 sqm spa with 12 treat­ment rooms, in ad­di­tion to the Ros­sano Fer­retti Hair Spa, 24-hour gym and the out­door swim­ming pool. Menus at the three restau­rants o er dishes from China, North­west In­dia, and parts of Asia and the west­ern world. Ad­di­tion­ally, there are three bars, a lobby lounge and a patis­serie.

Rooms: Con­tem­po­rary in­te­ri­ors are punc­tu­ated with bright lo­cal ac­cents and com­pleted with hard­wood floor­ing. All rooms have floor-to-ceil­ing win­dows that over­look Ben­galuru, a 42-inch flatscreen tele­vi­sion, in-room iPads, Ne­spresso co ee ma­chine and Asprey of Lon­don toi­letries. ritzcarl­ton.com/In­dia/Ban­ga­lore

FAIR­FIELD BY MAR­RIOTT BEN­GALURU OUTER RING ROAD

Prop­erty: The seven event rooms are spread over 630 sqm, with the largest ca­pac­ity for 500 del­e­gates. The gym is open 24 hours, seven days a week, and the out­door swim­ming pool can be ac­cessed be­tween 6am and 7pm. Scent Spa o ers a range of treat­ments as well as groom­ing ser­vices. The multi-cui­sine co ee house is ac­ces­si­ble round the clock. Sip­ping cock­tails by the pool­side bar and grill is a per­fect way to end the day.

Rooms: Rooms at this busi­ness prop­erty are de­signed to cater to the needs of its cor­po­rate guests. They in­clude a large size work desk with an elec­tric panel with var­i­ous sock­ets, alarm clock, 40-inch LED tele­vi­sion, mini­bar, tea/co ee maker, shower and wifi. mar­riott.com/Fair­field/Ben­galuru

THE LEELA PALACE BEN­GALURU

Prop­erty: There are sev­eral op­tions for host­ing events and meet­ings at this prop­erty. For well­ness, a host of Ayurvedic treat­ments are avail­able at the spa. Ses­sions are held at the Yoga Cen­tre, which can be tai­lored to your needs. There is also a gym, whirlpool, out­door swim­ming pool, sauna and steam rooms, shop­ping ar­cade, florist and salon. Din­ing op­tions in­clude Ja­mavar, the Leela’s sig­na­ture In­dian restau­rant, Le Cirque Sig­na­ture for French and Ital­ian cuisines, Zen for Pan-Asian cui­sine, all-day Cit­rus, and the Li­brary bar.

Rooms: Fur­nish­ings in the rooms and suites have a re­gal over­tone, and face ei­ther the pool, gar­den or city. Each room has a mini­bar, tea/co ee mak­ing fa­cil­ity, work desk, LCD tele­vi­sion, sep­a­rate seat­ing, shower and wifi. Cat­e­gories up­wards of The Royal Club rooms come with a but­ler ser­vice. theleela.com/Ben­galuru

SHANGRI LA HO­TEL BEN­GALURU

Prop­erty: A ho­tel de­signed for its leisure and cor­po­rate guests, its event space is vast with a Grand Ball­room that can hold up to 1,200 guests. There are more com­pact meet­ing rooms for smaller groups, a board­room for 12 peo­ple and a busi­ness cen­tre with busi­ness and sec­re­tar­ial sup­port. F&B op­tions span across nine restau­rants and a bar, of which the rooftop bar is one of the more pop­u­lar choices in Ben­galuru. Re­lax­ation op­tions also in­clude CHI, the spa, a 24-hour gym, an out­door swim­ming pool, a salon, and steam and sauna rooms.

Rooms: Fit­ted with con­tem­po­rary fur­nish­ings, the rooms and suites have a clear view of the cityscape. A work desk, tea/ co ee maker, mini­bar, LED tele­vi­sion, shower and free wifi are the ba­sics o ered across all ac­com­mo­da­tion cat­e­gories. shangri-la.com/ben­galuru/shangrila

ABOVE: The rooftop bar Hype at Shangri-La Ho­tel, Ben­galuru RIGHT: The lobby of The Park Chen­nai is punc­tu­ated with frames of old movie posters

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