Hilton to debut Waldorf Astoria brand in India – Business Traveller

Hilton has announced plans for the first Waldorf Astoria property in India.

Waldorf Astoria Jaipur will offer 51 pool villas and 174 rooms across a 22 acre development overlooking the Aravalli Hills.

Facilities will include a spa, outdoor swimming pool, fitness centre, 2,400 sqm of meeting space and a further 3,000 sqm of lawns, courtyards and gardens.

The hotel will also feature five dining options, including the brand’s signature Peacock Alley lounge and bar concept.

Waldorf Astoria Jaipur is expected to open in 2027, and will join Hilton’s portfolio of 24 hotels currently operating in India, as well as a further 13 properties in the pipeline.

There are currently around 30 Waldorf Astoria properties worldwide, with recent additions including the Waldorf Astoria Lusail, Doha, and the Waldorf Astoria Washington DC, a conversion of the former Trump International Hotel Washington DC.

A further 20 properties are in the pipeline in destinations including the SeychellesOsaka and Sydney, and Waldorf Astoria London Admiralty Arch is slated to open in 2025.

Waldorf Astoria London Admiralty Arch to open in 2025

Commenting on the news Alan Watts, president, Asia Pacific, Hilton, said:

“Having recently announced the entry of Waldorf Astoria to Japan, Australia, Malaysia, and Vietnam, we are delighted to partner with Dangayach Group for the landmark debut of Waldorf Astoria in India.

“This partnership demonstrates our commitment to working with esteemed local partners to expand our luxury portfolio in prime destinations in the region. India holds a strategic significance for Hilton, and we are eager to establish a new standard for luxury in the country.

“Jaipur, with its cultural richness and remarkable architectural marvels, provides a captivating backdrop for our first Waldorf Astoria in India, and we are excited to create unforgettable experiences within this extraordinary setting.”


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