Indian Hotels Company (IHCL) has announced the opening of Vivanta Bhubaneswar in Odisha.

The hotel is located in a developing commercial district and a short driving distance from Bhubaneswar International Airport. Vivanta Bhubaneswar features 136 guestrooms and suites, a range of F&B outlets, and other leisure facilities such as the brand’s signature Jiva Spa and Salon and the roof-top swimming pool.

F&B options include Mynt, the all-day diner offering a global menu , Wink, the plush lounge serving signature drinks and small bites, the roof-top Poolbar and Swirl, the deli for confectionery.

In addition, the hotel offers the city’s largest conferencing facilities including a dedicated bridal room and poolside lawn.

Puneet Chhatwal, managing director and chief executive officer, IHCL, said:

“This opening is in line with IHCL’s vision to be present in all state capitals of India. We believe that the state of Odisha has tremendous business and tourism potential with its rich heritage and abundant natural beauty.

We are delighted to launch Vivanta Bhubaneswar, making it a part of the city’s rapid evolution as a key business hub and a significant tourism destination.”

Jagadish Prasad Naik, managing director, Lifeline Multiventures said:

“We are delighted to partner with Indian Hotels Company Limited (IHCL) for this hotel. The entry of Vivanta will revolutionise the hospitality landscape in the state and open up the entry of leading hotel brands into Odisha, which will give a big boost to the tourism and hotel sector.”

With the addition of this hotel, IHCL will have four hotels in Odisha, including one under development.