With expansive views of the sea dominating this smorgasbord of colour and textures, the element of the Sun is brought about in a subtle way, with natural, diffused lights & sun lit corridors. Prominent elements of Sand can be found in the rooms and restaurants in the form of cement lamp stands and traditional, stone installations. The flair of the popular South Indian lifestyle can be seen through the rich artwork, copper artifacts and the intricate upholstery of beautiful, net weaved chairs.The show stopper is a stunning copper installation of water buffaloes in the lobby, which are symbolic to the city of Chennai. The lobby itself is designed to replicate the famous South Indian Catamaran, which is very symbolic to the city and the lives of the natives.
Says Neeraj Govil, Area Vice President, South Asia, Marriott International.,"The opening of the Sheraton Grand Chennai Resort and Spa underlines our focus on enhancing and building the Marriott Resort portfolio within India. We will continue to cater to our ever-expanding customer base with sophisticated hotels that offer spectacular architecture, culturally significant art, great public spaces, unique dining concepts and thoughtful amenities."
"Chennai as a high potential market is witnessing a positive influx of business and leisure travellers alike, thus making this launch perfectly timed to meet the growing hospitality demands of the city," he added.The hotel features 125 guest rooms, appointed with all of the Sheraton brand's signature amenities and services, including a premium sleep experience. The Food and Beverage consists of two distinctive restaurants and a lounge bar, along with the signature Shine Spa for Sheraton, the Kids Club, a Recreational Club and the Sheraton Fitness Studio.
Reef the hotel's all-day dining restaurant, features a selection of freshly prepared local and international cuisines. Pelican Deck, is an open-air grill and barbecue restaurant, specializing in 'nose-to-tail' eating, prepared with a European & Mediterranean twist. Pintail Lounge' is the in-house lounge bar, that holds an old-world charm with its rustic setting and deep, plush seating, serving an exclusive range of premium spirits, single malts and fine wines.The Sheraton Grand Chennai Resort and Spa, with its prized beach front location, spread across a massive ten acres of land offers a range of layouts flexible enough to accommodate events of all sizes, from small social gatherings to extravagant weddings and corporate meetings.
"The Sheraton Grand Chennai Resort & Spa is a stylish, modern hotel experience for guests, designed to provide the best in-house service and facilities for the business and leisure travelers. We are excited to offer our guests bright and fresh concepts in service and food and beverage with personalised touches that aim to set new hospitality standards," said Shibil Malik, General Manager, Sheraton Grand Chennai Resort and Spa.