Weather or not, but Namma Bengaluru just got cooler with a brand new Season. After Mumbai, Four Seasons decided to launch its second hotel in the South of India. After years of meticulous planning, the hotel opened its doors to travellers and city revellers with the aim to offer an experience that reflects the city’s cosmopolitan spirit.
“It’s truly a milestone as we open our second hotel in India,” said Rainer Stampfer, Four Seasons President Hotel Operations - Asia Pacific. “Together with our property in Mumbai, Four Seasons reflects the vibrancy and poise of modern India through design, experiences and personalised service to meet the needs of both travellers and local residents,” he added.
Recently launched, Four Seasons Hotel Bengaluru at Embassy ONE is nothing short of relaxed luxury with bespoke 105 private residences, 230 lavish rooms and suites and gourmet dining. A walk through the hotel, and you will be in the awe of its contemporary yet sophisticated urban architecture. What’s sure to catch your attention is the carefully curated collection of paintings, prints and sculptures by more than 25 contemporary Indian artists. And each of these art pieces beautifully complement the interiors done by Yabu Pushelberg.
Developed by the Embassy Group, Bengaluru at Embassy ONE brims with modern sophistication. “What started off as a vision of excellence in service and hospitality is now a reality. The many synergies in our culture, service offerings, and vision between Four Seasons and the Embassy Group have brought us together to create this iconic asset,” said Jitu Virwani, Chairman & Managing Director, Embassy Group.
A visit to Four Seasons and you will have to agree that it’s a lush landscaped haven. Spend some time by the Garden Oasis, an oasis set amid 5.6 acres of gardens and water, featuring an outdoor pool or just snuggle around in your room/ suite and enjoy views of the greenery. No matter what you do, you will end up feeling euphoric.
Whether it’s a business trip or a family vacay, or a romantic getaway, Four Seasons is sure to make your stay a memorable one. And when you are here, do check out their Garden Suites which has a living and dining area opening onto a private terrace separated from the luxurious bedroom, generous bathroom and double closets.
If you are the culinary crazy types, then Executive Chef Stephane Calvet and his team are always geared up to take you on a diverse trip. If you love to watch what’s being served to you, being cooked in front of you, then Cur8 is where you will find the chefs on show at the numerous open kitchens. At the lobby level, the Lobby Lounge and Terrace promises the city’s best afternoon tea, as well as Four Seasons special blend of teas, coffees and light fare around the clock. The moist travel cakes are the must-haves here along with scones made from vanilla pods sourced from Kerala. And if you are the one, who loves living up to those high spirits with some amazing concoctions paired with interesting conversations, just head straight to The Collection. Pssst..All you whiskey connoisseurs – you will undoubtedly find the world’s finest whiskies on the shelves here. But, a more casual evening will be well-spent at Pool Bar amid the hotel’s high gardens.
What tops the dining experience at Four Seasons is Far & East, the hotels’ Asian brasserie perched on the 21st floor. This restaurant brings together a melange of Chinese, Japanese and Thai cuisines, as well as classic dishes such as the expertly prepared Peking duck. On the same floor at the terrace, you will also find Copitas offering late night cocktails, as well as sundowners and shared platters – maybe you would want to head here post a crazy day at work.
Now, what’s a getaway without those indulgent spa sessions. Enjoy a relaxing massage, or feel rejuvenated post some signature treatments that include sensual body scrubs, polishes and wraps at Infuse Spa, a Hideaway by the Pool, tucked behind a cascading waterfall.
A Social Affair
Guess, it’s only fair if someone’s already tempted to choose Four Seasons as the destination for their wedding, or if all those corporates are contemplating to host their next conference here.
The hotel has 16,574 square feet of event spaces which can accommodate as many as 1,000 guests – ideal for executive board meetings, high impact product launches and multi-day conferences.
As for the weddings, and other social events, one can opt for the Grand Ballroom, open terrace with built-in chef’s kitchen and variety of smaller spaces all on the same floor with direct access from the hotel’s main entrance.
Must check out: Butterfly Garden, on the Ribbon Lawn and the Grand Staircase make for amazing backdrops for formal and Instagrammable photos.
Well, seasons may come, seasons may go - but it looks like Four Seasons Bengaluru will continue putting up a great show!! Been there yet?
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