Accor to launch Grand Mercure in Agra

168-key property scheduled for September opening


August 18, 2023

/ By / New Delhi

Accor to launch Grand Mercure in Agra

Accor Group debuts its premier Grand Mercure hotel in Agra, known for cultural heritage and the Taj Mahal

Strengthening its presence in India's Golden Triangle, upscale French hospitality firm Accor Group has announced the launch of its Grand Mercure hotel in Agra.

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Upscale French hospitality firm Accor Group has introduced its first Grand Mercure hotel in Agra, a city renowned for its rich cultural heritage and the iconic Taj Mahal.

According to a press statement, the new property is strategically located in Fatehabad, a short drive away from the famous tourist site. The 168-key property is scheduled to open in September.

The statement adds that the culinary offerings of the hotel are set to make a lasting impression, encompassing a multi-cuisine, all-day dining restaurant, an elegant bar for savouring fine spirits and an alfresco terrace restaurant, which will provide a blend of exquisite cuisine and stunning city vistas.

It adds that the hotel will further offer a meeting space of 300 sqm, equipped with the latest technology, alongside amenities including a state-of-the-art fitness centre, a rejuvenating spa and a swimming pool.

“Agra is set to host the first Grand Mercure property in the city, as Accor, renowned for its exceptional hospitality, expands its presence in this iconic tourist destination. We eagerly anticipate the opening as it will underscore our commitment to delivering exceptional experiences to guests while upholding the legacy of our existing properties,” says Aniruddh Kumar, Vice President of Development, India & South Asia at Accor.

“It is truly a privilege to partner with Accor for their first Grand Mercure property in Agra. The vibrant city of Taj Mahal is frequented by thousands of tourists each day and this venture exemplifies our shared vision to foster the growth and advancement of the hospitality sector in Agra, catering to the diverse needs of both business and leisure travellers,” says Lakshman Das Goel, Chairman, Shree Sarnam Real Estate.

The statement adds that Grand Mercure is tailored for contemporary travellers who seek premium comforts and cultural reconnections – an unexpected approach to the familiar, respectful reinterpretations of age-old practices. Grand Mercure invites guests to experience the uniqueness of each culture and each hotel exemplifies that locale’s way of life, the iconic dishes, the beverage ceremonies, the rituals to treasure and share.



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