AccorHotels has announced the opening of Novotel Vijayawada Varun, thereby launching the first international property in Andhra Pradesh’s business capital — Vijayawada. This also marks the hospitality brand’s 20th Novotel property in India.

The 227-room hotel is centrally located and is a 45-minute drive from Vijayawada Airport. Known for its promising commercial prospects, Vijayawada is rapidly growing as a business destination across the globe. Further boosting the region’s international accessibility, is the recently launched international flight services between Vijayawada and Singapore.

Thematically inspired by the four seasons of the year, Novotel Vijayawada Varun features suites, studios and serviced apartments. The hotel has a rooftop swimming pool, a classic Novotel Spa and the signature In-Balance fitness centre. Additionally, guests can also access a 202-metre uniflow jogging track.

The hotel’s signature all-day dining restaurant, Food Exchange offers the perfect blend of international cuisines and local treats while Wugan, the in-house authentic Chinese kitchen is designed to serve as a social hub. Guests can unwind with their favourite drinks at The Gourmet Bar located at the lobby level of the hotel. Furthermore, the hotel has a 929 sqm. banquet hall and seven meeting rooms making it an ideal MICE venue for corporate travellers.

Jean-Michel Cassé, Chief Operating Officer, India and South Asia, AccorHotels said, “Along with our strategic partner, The Varun Group, we are delighted to open our 20th Novotel in India. This hotel is AccorHotels’ 49th hotel in India and a great example of our fast-growing network in the country. Our vision is for the Novotel Vijayawada Varun to be a catalyst in the growth of Vijayawada, the business capital of the state with exemplary service.”

Shruti Nair