Priya Paul and THE Park Hotels

Priya_Paul_highresThursday night I was invited to an intimate cocktail reception at Priya Paul’s home to learn more about her and THE Park Hotels in India. Priya Paul, is the creative powerhouse behind India’s leading compilation of contemporary luxury boutique hotels – THE Park. Priya has also contributed to four Zone by THE Park Hotels in India with more to come. These hotels are were designed by London-based, award-winning RIBA designers Project Orange. Zone by THE Park properties are priced at the £50- £70 mark per night and provides luxury comfort and style to those on a more mid level travel budget. With eight five star hotels across India, Priya has achieved something special and it has ONIN.London adding India to our bucket lists. It’s not hard to see why in 2015, Priya Paul was named one of the Global Forebears of Contemporary Travel (LE Miami 2015.The hotels are designed for business or pleasure, so you’re bound to find something to your liking.

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THE Park: Bangalore:

THE Park Hotel in Bangalore is the first ever-contemporary boutique hotel, The Park Bangalore made its way to Tatler Magazine’s list of best 101 hotels in the world. Pretty impressive given the large number of hotels there are worldwide. The Park Bangalore’s prime location in the heart of the city guarantees connectivity to business and leisure areas. chen1park

THE Park: Chennai

Located on Anna Salai, in the city centre of Chennai, this extravagant and large hotel stands on the historic premises of the erstwhile Gemini Film Studios. A precinct that created larger than life heroes and heroines has now been transformed into a theatre of dreams. This hotel is absolutely stunning.


THE Park: Hyderabad:

Designed by Skidmore Owings & Merrill, this 5 star luxury boutique hotel is a modern day work of art. With a stunning facade and inspirations from the rich and traditional culture of Hyderabad, this property is absolutely gorgeous. Plus as the hotel is socially responsible and paying back to the environment, The Park Hyderabad has achieved a LEED GOLD certification. We’re impressed that not only is the Hyderabad a 5 star hotel, it’s also a Green hotel.


THE Park: Kolkata

The hotel that started it all, the Kolkata is the flagship property of The Park Hotels, the Kolkata property has achieved an Iconic status. This hotel has been around for 40 years and remains one of the hottest places to be around town.


THE Park: New Delhi

Hip and contemporary; THE Park New Delhi exudes the vibrant energy in the city centre of New Delhi. You have access to the gorgeous and relaxing Aura Spa and glamorous alfresco experiences at the award winning poolside restaurant Aqua.


THE Park: Goa

Situated on the juncture of two of Goa’s most popular and lively beaches, THE Park on Calangute Beach is the new hotspot in town. The resort offers not only luxurious and lavish living, but also the ultimate party playground for jetsetters, VIPS and Celebrities.You never know who you’re going to see there.

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THE Park: Navi Mumbai

The Park Navi Mumbai’s style and service are provided within a unique & modernist setting that  has been created for both business and pleasure. Hidden behind stunning hills and green foliage, The Park Navi Mumbai poses myriad opportunities to recharge andrelax in the heart of Mumbai’s business district.


THE Park: Visakhapatnam –

Overlooking the Bay of Bengal, this magnificent property has its own breathtaking private beachfront. How perfect would it be to sit on the sandy beach watching the breathtaking sunrises over the ocean and exploring the lovely tropical gardens. Perfect for those looking to relax and have privacy.


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Zone By THE Park: Coimbatore

Another modern and funky designed hotel, which invites guests to mingle and not feel boxed in. We’re loving the look of the bright colours and guest areas of this hotel.

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Zone by THE Park: Chennai

This fun and quirky new concept hotel stuffed full of mind blowing experiences and inspirational ideas. One of the top budget hotels in Chennai, this hotel’s open and inviting design philosophy with its free-flowing spaces invites you to mix, interact and simply have fun with other guests. Perfect for those solo travelers who want to make new friends.

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Zone by The Park: Jaipur

Zone by THE Park Hotels have a successful formula with their open and free flowing designs and informal guest areas. They’re designed to break all barriers and invite not only solo travelers but all guests to meet and mingle with like-minded people.


Zone by THE Park: Raipur

Raipur’s Zone by THE Park is an exciting new hot spot that’s buzzing with experiences and ideas. Designed to be informal and energising, this modern and funky hotel’s free flowing spaces break all barriers.

So to plan your next luxury escape visit – it’s sure to be #anythingbutordinary

Reporter: Tegan LeBon

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