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India’s 1st 5-Star hotel on railway tracks is now open for public

Built on the airspace of a conventional railway station and 22 meters above ground, The Leela Gandhinagar is now open for public. Owned by Brookfield Asset Management’s the Leela Palaces, Hotels and Resorts, the hotel is the tallest building and the largest hotel in Gandhinagar.

The Gandhinagar capital railway station has been redeveloped along with the 318 room 5-star hotel atop the tracks, the country’s first such project, that was dedicated to the nation by the Prime Minister on 16th July 2021.

The hotel’s lavish interiors draw influence from the rich archaeological and architectural antiquity of Gujarat. The flooring is inspired by the Adalaj Stepwell and features elements like the famous Tree of Life at Sidi Saiyyed Mosque, traditional glass beadwork, textile craftsmanship of Bandhej, Ajrakh and Batik, among various other art inspirations embellishing the complex.

The hotel houses 318 tastefully appointed, spacious rooms and suites, with contemporary interiors seamlessly blending grandeur, comfort, and modern sophistication. The bevy of suites also consists of Royal and 4 Presidential Suites each offering a distinct magnitude of unparalleled opulence, ultra-modern facilities, and luxurious amenities.

Built over an area of 34 acres, the Mahatma Mandir Convention and Exhibition Centre offers both choice and flexibility with leading edge facilities to host conventions for up to 15,000 delegates. The MMCEC has four seminar rooms, three Exhibition Centres, seven conference halls and a meeting room, are all equipped with every modern amenity.

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