Sarovar launches Mumbai’s first branded economy hotel


MUMBAI (August 12, 2008) – Sarovar Hotels & Resorts today launched Grand Hometel, its economy segment hotel in Malad, Mumbai. This is Mumbai’s first branded budget hotel and Sarovar’s third Hometel in the country. With this, Sarovar now has three wonderfully-located properties in Mumbai.

Hometel offers distinct yet exquisite hospitality experience to the budget-conscious traveler with its well-appointed, comfortable rooms priced economically. Sarovar’s first Hometel brand hotel, Radha Hometel was launched in Bengaluru in 2006 and ‘Aditya Hometel’ in Hyderabad in February this year. On the anvil are other Hometels in Chandigarh, Chinchwad (Pune), Chennai OMR, Sri Perambadur (Chennai), and Baddi (HP).

Mr. Anil Madhok, managing director, Sarovar Hotels & Resorts said, “Grand Hometel provides fine hospitality at a very competitive price and, at the same time, will meet the escalating demand for quality accommodation lacking in the financial capital of the country. The Hometel brand is a unique proposition from Sarovar Hotels which offers everything a guest aspires for at a price that comes as a pleasant surprise.”

Grand Hometel is located in Malad, the centre of the IT and Business district and is in close proximity to the InOrbit Mall. The hotel is just 8km from the domestic airport and 12kms from the International airport.

Blending contemporary design with warm, bright hues and elegant interiors, the 92 rooms ‘Grand Hometel’ is cheerful and lively ,offering the traveler a refreshing stay. The rooms offer a variety of amenities that include tea and coffee maker, mini bar, electronic safe, writing desk, LCD television and WiFi connectivity.

Mr. Jagmohan Arora, MD, Anmol Fluid Control Products Pvt. Ltd. (Holding Company) said, “We believe Sarovar Hotels is distinctly positioned to optimally manage and operate hotels of different scale, location and segment through its different brands. Grand Hometel will exceed expectations of the ever-discerning traveler looking for comfort and value for money.”

Hometel houses ‘Flavors’, the multi-cuisine restaurant and ‘Stardust’, the pub with the bollywood theme, ideal for a guest to unwind over a drink. It also has a swimming pool and a fully-equipped gym for the fitness-conscious traveler.

The hotel also offers a business center along with conference and meeting facilities, which the in-house guest can avail of. An in-house laundry service is another key facility offered to its guests.