Kolkata, India, February 19, 2018 – Park Plaza Kolkata Ballygunge today announced its rebranding to Radisson Kolkata Ballygunge – a brand synonymous with outstanding service and comfort.
Strategically located in the heart of upscale South Kolkata neighborhood Ballygunge, the hotel is within proximity of the international airport and railway station. Tourist landmarks such as Kalighat temple, the Indian Museum and Victoria Memorial are within five-kilometer radius of the hotel. Radisson Kolkata Ballygunge has been revitalized with a new look in several areas of the hotels and features upgraded amenities to better serve its discerning guests with its signature Yes I Can!SM service philosophy.
“I am glad to welcome our first Radisson hotel in the heart of Kolkata. West Bengal is a key market for us and Kolkata remains a promising destination due to its thriving leisure and business footprint. We appreciate the investment that Mukti Group has made in upgrading this hotel and the trust they have demonstrated in the Radisson brand”, said Raj Rana, chief executive officer, South Asia, Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group.
“We are excited about re-launching the hotel as Radisson and are confident that the new facilities and services would be greatly appreciated by our guests. We are delighted to be partnering Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group for the repositioning and are looking forward to continued association with them”, said Rajkumar Gupta, chairman, Mukti Group.
Radisson Kolkata Ballygunge features 92 well-appointed, spacious and modern rooms across Superior, Business Class, Junior and Executive Suites categories. Equipped with modern amenities, new upholstery, superior bath amenities and colorful art work, the hotel assures a comfortable and enjoyable stay for guests. Upgraded Business Class rooms on higher floors offer business class amenities and wooden floorings. Business travelers can also enjoy services like complimentary evening cocktails, laundry, free board room usage, express check-in and check-out. All suites include a value-added complimentary airport pick-up and drop in addition to the facilities of a business class room. Branded flooring, carpet and furniture with vibrant upholstery add warmth and brightness to the hotel’s newly renovated lobby. An intriguing 25 feet-tall sculpture of Buddha in the lobby area is a spectacular sight to behold.
“We are committed to offer a distinguished experience at Radisson Kolkata Ballygunge which has been upgraded significantly to meet the requirements of large weddings and is now an ideal venue for social gatherings. The hotel enjoys superb location, easily accessible from important city landmarks and thus ideal for both business and leisure traveler,” said Mukti Gupta, managing director, Mukti Group.
The hotel offers exciting food and beverage options such as K-19, an all-day-dining restaurant serving delicious Indian and Mediterranean cuisine; Smoke Shack, a rooftop dining restaurant and lounge featuring barbecue, grills and kebabs; Brewin, a delicatessen housing freshly baked cakes, pastries, sandwiches, savories, specialty tea and coffee; Nirvana, the in-house lounge bar ideal for sipping hand crafted cocktails and soon-to-be-introduced Dal Bati, a pure vegetarian restaurant
The hotel is equipped with a state-of-the-art fitness center and offers a menu of bespoke spa and beauty services to rejuvenate, replenish and relax.
Radisson Kolkata Ballygunge boasts over 9000 square feet of flexible meetings and events space, that can be split into five expansive conference and banquet areas. Ideal for weddings, socials as well as meetings and corporate cocktails, the banquets can accommodate over 1000 guests.