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Shangri-La expands India presence with Bengaluru outpost
Hong Kong, September 25, 2015

SHANGRI-LA Hotels and Resorts launched its latest property yesterday in the Indian state of Karnataka with the opening of Shangri-La Hotel, Bengaluru.


The 397-key, 19-storey hotel is a 30-minute drive from Bengaluru International Airport and is sited near the Bangalore Palace and Cubbon Park.


The interior is reminiscent of India's regal past, complete with overhanging cylindrical chandeliers and imposing marble columns.


Credit: Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts


Guestrooms come equipped with complimentary Internet access and start at 41m2 in size, while the hotel's 30 suites range from 98m2 to 274m2. Suite guests enjoy free access to the Horizon Club Lounge.


Eight F&B options will be available, with Shang Palace, Shangri-La's signature Chinese restaurant featuring Cantonese dim sum and barbecue specialities, taking the main spotlight.


For all-day dining there's b Cafe at the hotel's lobby level while the adjoining b Cafe Pastry features sweet and savoury pastries for both dine-in or take-away guests.


Credit: Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts


Soon-to-open restaurants include Caprese, offering Mediterranean food on the hotel's 18th level. On the same floor is India at Saffron, which features South and North Indian cuisine. Yataii offers sushi, sashimi and teppanyaki dinners.


Located at the rooftop will be Hype, an indoor and outdoor lounge serving up a range of cocktails, hard liquor and tapas bites while a guest DJ spins upbeat tunes.


Other facilities include a 24-hour gym outfitted with a sauna, steam room and Jacuzzi, as well as CHI, The Spa which specialises in Ayurveda treatments.


For meetings, the hotel's grand ballroom has 739m2 of space and is able to hold up to 900 guests. This is supported by five flexible function rooms.


An introductory rate is available from now to December 31, 2015 at 9,500 (US$143) rupees per night, which includes 3,000 rupees worth of credits for use at Shangri-La Hotel, Bengaluru’s F&B outlets and spa.


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