The Leela Palace, New Delhi Opening 17th April 2011

Opening this weekend, The Leela Palaces, Hotels and Resorts will launch their stunning property in New Delhi on 17th April 2011. The hotel, which is situated in the exclusive Diplomatic Enclave, close to the Prime Minister’s residence as well as a number of historical monuments including the India Gate, Raj Ghat & the Qutab Minar, sits on the corner of Africa Avenue and Vinay Marg in Chanakyapuri. With architecture inspired by Edwin Lutyens and designed by acclaimed architect John Gerondelis, The Leela Palace New Delhi, which occupies a three acre site, offers a combination of classical architecture with elements from historical North Indian palaces. The hotel offers an exclusive rooftop pool with magnificent views over Delhi, four restaurants including the first Asian outpost of legendary restaurant brand Le Cirque which is situated on the hotel’s 10th floor, Indian restaurant Jamavar, Japanese eatery Megu, with International Cuisine available in The Qube. With an incredible ESPA spa spread over two levels offering ayurvedic inspired treatments in its seven treatment rooms and private spa suite, the 260 room eagerly awaited 5 star hotel promises to be a jewel in the heart of New Delhi. About The Leela Palaces, Hotels and Resorts: The Leela Palaces, Hotels and Resorts is owned and operated by Hotel Leelaventure Ltd. headquartered in Mumbai. The luxury hotel group manages seven award-winning hotels in India which includes prime urban locations in Bangalore, Gurgaon, Mumbai, New Delhi and magical holiday escapes in Goa, Kovalam and Udaipur. Properties under development will open soon in Chennai followed by Agra, Jaipur and Ashtamudi, Kerala. The Leela Palaces, Hotels and Resorts is dedicated to extending warm, gracious, anticipatory service in settings that ideally capture the essence of India. The group has marketing alliances with Germany-based Kempinski, US-based Preferred Hotels & Resorts and is a member of Global Hotel Alliance based in Switzerland. For further information please visit Rooms start from £346 per night For further press information please contact Katerina or Emily at Ann Scott Associates: 0207 823 9988 – /