Chennai-based Grand Luxe Hotels that runs the luxurious ‘Heritage Madurai’ in Madurai city, Tamil Nadu has major expansion plans. The hospitality company is all geared up to add 24 new standard rooms to its existing inventory by the beginning of 2011 and also open a spa by partnering with a Thailand-based spa operator. The Grand Luxe hotels is currently in the process of refurbishing Queen’s palace spread over 3.5 acres in Pudukottai district, Tamil Nadu and convert it into a luxury resort.
“After renovation, Heritage Madurai will provide two distinct experiences of a heritage urban resort and the temple City of Madurai. The property is spread over 17 acres with 48 rooms, a swimming pool and a cultural centre depicting the life style of a South Indian village,” said Shankar Menon, Director, Grand Luxe Hotels.
Plans are also afoot to open hotels in Coimbatore and Tamilnadu, respectively. The Coimbatore hotel, once operational will have 120 rooms, a bar, a multi-cuisine restaurant and banqueting facilities. The property will be in close proximity to Coimbatore’s business centre and airport.
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