DesignWilkes Crafts ITC Kohenur in Indian Tech HubWill Speros • June 6, 2018
has debuted in Hyderabad, India as the 12th property in the ITC Hotels Luxury Collection portfolio. Overlooking the Durgam Cheruvu Lake, the hotel maximizes its positioning at the crossroads of Indian technology and culture with a multifaceted design from Kuala Lumpur-based firm that draws inspiration from its namesake—Persian for “Mountain of Light.”
Nine opulent suites are highlighted among the hotel’s 271 accommodations, including the palatial, 4,000-square-foot presidential suite, women’s only suites, and 27 serviced residences. The brand has also debuted a lineup of 13 wellness guestrooms, each outfitted with Vitamin C showers and in-room greenery. Onsite dining options include the 24-hour Golconda Pavilion; the signature Italian eatery Ottimo; Chinese restaurant Yi Jing; and Dum Pukht Begum. The rooftop Skypoint Bar and the Peacock Bar, which overlooks the hotel gardens and pool, are also featured.
Totaling nearly 10,000 square feet, the Kaya Kalp Spa spans three floors, and features the 650-square-foot couples treatment suite and a 2,200-square-foot fitness center. Nine flexible meeting rooms, banquet, and conference spaces are housed onsite including the outdoor venues the Pearl Deck and the Golconda Greens. The spacious and column-free Deccan State Room can easily be divided into two halls.