The aesthetically restored century-old haveli to redefine region’s tourism landscape.
ITC Hotels announced the opening of ‘Welcomhotel Amritsar’. Hon’ble Chief Minister of Punjab, Capt. Amarinder Singh inaugurated the latest addition to Punjab’s hospitality destinations that promises to further enrich the vibrant tourism landscape of Punjab. Spread across eight acres of manicured greens, the magnificent Welcomhotel Amritsar is centred around a collonaded mansion, the erstwhile Sandhanwalia Haveli, which traces its origins to the early 1900s and has been lovingly restored with all modern comforts while preserving the cultural, architectural and culinary nuances of a splendid era.
Located close to the airport and a short drive from the revered Golden Temple ‘Darbar Sahib’, the 101 room hotel blends Amritsar’s famed exuberance alongside the tranquil calm of the rustic Raja Sansi. Historically also known as Ramdaspur and colloquially as Ambarsar, Amritsar is home to the The Harmandir Sahib popularly known as the Golden temple, one of the world’s most spiritually significant shrine.
The exquisite hotel promises to offer an experience of timeless traditions, rejuvenating therapies, curated dining experiences and more at the property that celebrates the warm and joyous spirit of this city. Amritsar has been chosen as one of the heritage cities for HRIDAY – Heritage City Development and Augmentation Yojana scheme of the Government of India.
Speaking on the occasion of the launch, Mr Sanjiv Puri, Chairman and Managing Director of ITC Ltd, said, “ITC is committed to building iconic hotel properties that enhance the tourism potential of India. We are indeed proud to add another feather in the cap of ITC’s diverse hotel portfolio by launching our landmark hotel in Amritsar under the Welcomhotel brand. The magnificent property is our tribute to the rich legacy of Punjab and is a part of ITC’s growing footprint in the State across all sectors encompassing agriculture, manufacturing and services.”
Welcomhotel Amritsar represents an amalgamation of the ITC’s exuberance along with the classic charm of a magnificent century-old haveli, which has beenpainstakingly restored to preserve the ethos, culture and architectural nuances of a splendid era. Set amidst eight spacious acresof lush landscape, away from the hustle bustle of the city, yet close enough to the main cultural and culinary centres, this hotel exemplifies all the essentials for a relaxed getaway.