NEW DELHI, Dec. 24, 2019 ITC Hotels recently announced the opening of Welcomhotel Amritsar
Spread across eight acres of manicured greens, the magnificent Welcomhotel Amritsar is centred around a colonnaded mansion, the erstwhile Sandhanwalia Haveli, which traces its origins to the early 1900s and has been lovingly restored with all modern comforts while preserving the cultural, architectural and culinary nuances of a splendid era.
The splendour of this century-old heritage property which ITC has aesthetically restored is set to redefine the tourism landscape of Punjab and will make a meaningful contribution to the tourism potential of the state.
Located close to the airport and a short drive from the revered Golden Temple ‘Darbar Sahib’, the 101 room hotel blends Amritsar’s famed exuberance alongside the tranquil calm of the rustic Raja Sansi. Historically also known as Ramdaspur and colloquially as Ambarsar, Amritsar is home to the The Harmandir Sahib popularly known as the Golden temple, one of the world’s most spiritually significant shrine.
The exquisite hotel promises to offer an experience of timeless traditions, rejuvenating therapies, curated dining experiences and more at the property that celebrates the warm and joyous spirit of this city. Amritsar has been chosen as one of the heritage cities for HRIDAY – Heritage City Development and Augmentation Yojana scheme of the Government of India.
Welcomhotel Amritsar witnesses a revival of the long-lost recipes from city’s treasure trove brought alive with flavours of a glorious era. WelcomCafe Phulkari, an all-day dining restaurant presents the best of the Punjabi cuisine, along with an equally delectable Indian and international menu.
WelcomCafe Phulkari will be the first to introduce Welcomhotel brand’s signature thali offering – WelcomSthalika, a smorgasbord of regional dishes that offers a glimpse of the region’s most cherished delicacies.
Other F&B offerings will feature ITC Hotels signature cuisine brand Kebabs & Kurries, showcasing heritage cuisine of the north, fine-tuned through years of research by ITC’s celebrated Master Chefs. Dough & Co., a relaxed lounge offers India’s finest collection of tea, coffee and eclectic concoctions in a comfortable space, and Swizzle, the in-house concept bar is just the place to be for unwinding or a cheery celebration.
Honouring the spirit of the land is the 1440 sq.ft Raja Sansi Presidential suite. Each facet of this suite introduces guests to the timeless heritage of the region.
With a crisp inventory of 101 rooms, a select F&B repertoire, guests will also have access to a well- equipped gymnasium, K by Kaya Kalp, a spa based on time-honoured Indian wellness principles customized for the Welcomhotel brand. Overlooking verdant gardens and the original restored Raja Sansi Kothi is the pool area, another exquisite setting where guests can enjoy an air of peace and serenity.