The Park Hotels

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
The Park Hotels
Private Limited Company
Industry Hospitality, Tourism
Founded Kolkata, India
(November 01, 1967)
Founder Late Surrendra Paul
Headquarters Kolkata, India
Number of locations
Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Mumbai], New Delhi, Visakhapatnam and Goa
Area served
Key people
Priya Paul 
Vijay Dewan 
(Managing Director)
Products Luxury Boutique Hotels, Resorts, Spa, Restaurants
Parent Apeejay Surrendra Group
The Park Hotel in Delhi with Jantar Mantar in front.

The Park Hotels is a collection of contemporary luxury five-star boutique hotels in India belonging to the Apeejay Surrendra Group, headquartered in Kolkata, West Bengal, India. These hotels are located in Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Navi Mumbai, New Delhi, Visakhapatnam and Goa. New properties are under construction in Kochi, Kolkata (E.M. Bypass), Pune, Coimbatore and Jaipur.[1][2][3]

Among these, The Park Kolkata was awarded the "National Tourism Award" (2003–04) for outstanding performance as the Best Boutique Hotel in the country by the Department of Tourism, Government of India.[4] The Park Bangalore has been designed by Terence Conran.[3][5]

List of The Park Hotels in India[edit]

City/location Hotel Name Rooms Opening Date
Bangalore The Park Bangalore 109 2001
Chennai The Park, Chennai 214 15 May 2002
Hyderabad The Park Hyderabad 268 2010
Kolkata The Park Kolkata 149 1 November 1967
New Delhi The Park New Delhi 220 1987
Mumbai The Park Navi Mumbai 80 2007
Visakhapatnam The Park Visakhapatnam 66 1968
Goa The Park Calangute Goa 30 2011


The hotel business was started by Surrendra Paul in 1967, with the opening of the Group's first hotel, The Park, a 150-room hotel on the fashionable Park Street in Kolkata, on 1 November; the hotel at Visakhapatnam was added in 1968, while The Park New Delhi commenced operations in 1987. After the death of Surrendra Paul, his daughter Priya Paul succeeded him in 1990. Subsequently, The Park Bangalore was added in 2000, while The Park Chennai was commissioned in 2002.[3][6][7]

The Park New Delhi, took up the restoration of the 1724 built astronomical observatory, Jantar Mantar, in 2000, after an MoU with the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI).[8]

In 2006, Forbes, listed "Atrium" in The Park Kolkata, with its menu designed by Italian chef Antonio Carluccio, amongst India's top 10 Most Expensive Restaurants.[9] In 2010, The Independent, listed The Park Hyderabad amongst its list of "100 holiday ideas for 2010".[10]


External links[edit]