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IHCL SeleQtions Welcomes Guests to Fountain, Mahabaleshwar

Chandigarh, JUNE 4, 2024: Indian Hotels Company (IHCL), India’s largest hospitality company, today announces the opening of Fountain, Mahabaleshwar – IHCL SeleQtions hotel in Maharashtra. The hotel is a serene sanctuary nestled amidst forests with panoramic views of the Koyna valley.


Mr. Puneet Chhatwal, Managing Director & CEO, IHCL said, “We are pleased to bring SeleQtions with its unique and distinctive offerings to Mahabaleshwar, Maharashtra’s most popular hill station. This opening will cater to the growing demand for experiential travel especially given its proximity to cities such as Mumbai and Pune.”

Spread over 11 acres of pristine land, the hotel comprises 77 rooms providing private balconies with sweeping valley views. Built with beams from Lancashire in United Kingdom, it was christened ‘Fountain’ due to the abundance of water in the area. Inspired by the contemporary colonial design of the British era and Indian influences, the hotel has a minimalistic aesthetic with walls made of locally available stones.

The all-day-diner Saddleback invites guests to savour the ambience with its multi-cuisines offering and large alfresco area. Dusk, the bar, is a haven for guests to unwind and indulge while enjoying a mesmerising sunset. The spacious banquet hall, accompanied by a large pre-function area, is ideal for hosting corporate conferences, weddings and milestone celebrations. The pièce de résistance is the expansive deck, spanning 11,000 sq. ft and offering unparalleled views of the valley. A wide variety of recreational amenities include an indoor game zone for kids, a tranquil spa, a state-of-the-art gym, and an inviting outdoor pool.

Mr. Esakkikumar Konar, General Manager, Fountain Mahabaleshwar, “Fountain Mahabaleshwar is the perfect place to stay and rejuvenate amidst nature with a plethora of activities. We look forward to welcoming our guests and offering them the warm care that we are renowned for.”

Mahabaleshwar, a picturesque hill station with historical significance is known for its pleasant climate and breath-taking natural beauty. With strawberry farms dotting the hillsides, Mahabaleshwar produces 85% of India’s strawberries.


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