The 55-key Lemon Tree Hotel is set to open in Darjeeling, a city in India’s West Bengal state. 

As per the hospitality brand, the property will be operated through its subsidiary and management arm, Carnation Hotels. Presently, the hotel project, owned by SGB Developers is in the greenfield stage, and is expected to open by September 2022. 

The upcoming hotel will be located at Hill Cart Road in Darjeeling and will feature well-appointed rooms and suites. It will also offer a multi-cuisine restaurant, a bar, meeting and conference spaces, and recreational facilities.

Rattan Keswani, deputy managing director, Lemon Tree Hotels and director,  Carnation Hotels says, “We are delighted to enter the charming region of Darjeeling with this hotel. It will be our first hotel in this town, which we feel holds immense business and tourism potential, with its scenic locales and stunning tea plantations.

“The addition of this hotel will help expand our reach in West Bengal, where we will be able to offer guests our already operating hotels in Siliguri and Kolkata. It will also add to our repertoire of hotels in the region, which include our existing hotel in Gangtok, and upcoming international launches in Thimphu, Bhutan and Kathmandu, Nepal.”

Currently, Lemon Tree Hotels operates 8,000 rooms in 79 hotels (including Keys hotels) across 47 cities under its various brands including Aurika Hotels and Resorts, Lemon Tree Premier, Lemon Tree Hotels, Red Fox by Lemon Tree Hotels, Keys Prima, Keys Select, and Keys Lite.;;