AccorHotels and Brigade Group, Bangalore announced the opening of Grand Mercure Mysuru in South India’s popular growing tourist destination, Mysuru. Set in the historical city’s heartland, north of the majestic Mysore Palace, the hotel boasts 146 contemporary rooms and suites. The Grand Mercure Mysuru is located on the legendary New Sayaji Rao Road that witnesses the world-famous Dasara procession. The hotel features a viewing gallery on the sixth floor that overlooks the Dasara processional pathway, giving guests the opportunity to enjoy an exclusive view of the magnificent festivities, the city is globally renowned for.

Commenting on the launch, Jean-Michel Cassé, Senior Vice President, Operations, AccorHotels India said, “The opening of Grand Mercure Mysuru adds to AccorHotels’ strategic growth in the region. We have a strong presence in Karnataka, with six properties under the Grand Mercure, Novotel, ibis and Formule1 brands in Bengaluru. With the launch of Grand Mercure Mysuru, we have further strengthened our foothold in the state and expanded our presence in Southern India. The Grand Mercure Mysuru will be the epitome of our vision, combining rich local traditions with renowned French touches to deliver a fresh perspective on world-class service.”

M.R.Jaishankar, Chairman & Managing Director, Brigade Group, said, “Mysuru has been an established tourist destination where art and culture contributed significantly to the growth of the city. We are excited to reveal a new luxury landmark in the heart of this city. With our diverse portfolio of accommodation, dining destinations and meeting spaces, we are set to define new standards in the hospitality industry to cater to the city’s growing tourism and business activities.”

Inspired by Mysuru’s rich culinary legacy, guests can feast on an extensive selection of cuisines at the hotel’s four restaurants and bar. Deli Shop, a delicatessen at the lobby, serves the finest bakery and confectionary creations by talented chefs paired with an array of Indian coffees. La Uppu, a 24-hour multi-cuisine restaurant with an option of indoor and al-fresco seating, serves an eclectic mix of global cuisine and local delicacies. Silk Bar, by its name narrates a story of the famous silk in Mysuru and serves a mix of single malts, cocktails, mocktails, spirits and wines. By the blue, the rooftop restaurant which overlooks the pool, serves North Indian gourmet dishes.

The hotel also features a state-of-the-art fitness centre, a terrace pool, kids play area and a spa to rejuvenate the mind and body.