St. Regis makes its South Asia debut in Mumbai
PHOTO: Lobby of St. Regis Mumbai courtesy of St. Regis Mumbai
Luxury hotel group St. Regis, made famous by their New York City property, today announced the opening of their first South Asia property in Mumbai.
St. Regis Mumbai will be situated in India’s tallest hotel tower, offering panoramic views of this bustling city. 395 well-appointed guest rooms, including expansive 27 suites, the hotel’s design captures an urban refined style, complemented by warm tones and specially commissioned art work which lends an elegant and stylish touch to the guest rooms and public spaces.
PHOTO: View from a bedroom at St. Regis Mumbai courtesy of St. Regis Mumbai
“The introduction of St. Regis to India marks a significant milestone for the brand’s expansion in South Asia, and Mumbai displays a robust demand for high-end hospitality from affluent travelers from all around the globe,” says Jim Petrus, Global Brand Leader, St. Regis Hotels & Resorts.
Working in conjunction with St. Regis Mumbai is an Indian, publically traded company Pallazzio Hotels & Leisure. “We look forward to a long-term collaboration with Starwood Hotels & Resorts,” says Atul Ruia, Managing Director Phoenix Mills Ltd & Director Pallazzio Hotels & Leisure Ltd. “Through its unparalleled service delivery, The St. Regis Mumbai provides an uncompromising experience to its guests – the global business travelers, connoisseurs of the good life, and aficionados of art and culture.”
PHOTO: Bedroom at St. Regis Mumbai courtesy of St. Regis Mumbai
For Indian cuisine fans, the St. Regis Mumbai will also house nine elegant restaurants, bars and nightlife destinations. The brand’s afternoon tea ritual will come to life in The Drawing Room at The Great Hall where, with the addition of local flavors and Indian estate teas, guests enjoy a distinct interpretation the classic afternoon pastime. Inspired by the iconic King Cole Bar at The St. Regis New York (which was the birthplace of the original Bloody Mary), this St Regis Bar will serve the Mumbai Mary, the hotel’s local rendition of the iconic cocktail which embodies the bold spirit of the city by embracing spices like cinnamon and coriander to create a soulful Indian version of the classic.
PHOTO: St. Regis Mumbai courtesy of St. Regis Mumbai
Seven Kitchens with its natural light, vast interiors, international cuisine and popular Sunday Brunch, is perfect for gatherings with friends and family, whereas The Sahib Room & Kipling Bar, inspired by the colonial era, are renowned for their robust Indian delicacies and flavors. By the Mekong takes guests on a gastronomic journey through China, Thailand and Vietnam, and Yuuka turns the finest Japanese ingredients into modern, culinary masterpieces.
Li Bai offers exciting nightlife entertainment with live jazz performances and EXO, the city’s highest nightlife venue, offers signature cocktails in a refined setting. Lastly, guests can enjoy unparalleled vistas of the city at Asilo, the hotel’s signature rooftop bar.
PHOTO: Dining Room at St. Regis Mumbai courtesy of St. Regis Mumbai
Finally, for spa lovers like myself, the St. Regis Mumbai also marks the debut of the brand’s luxurious Iridium Spa concept in the country, featuring nine tranquil treatment rooms and a menu boasting use of Omorovicza products.