Mumbai: AccorHotels announced the opening of its 227 room Novotel Vijayawada Varun. Novotel Vijayawada Varun is the first international hotel to open in Andhra Pradesh’s commercial centre and is the 20th Novotel to open in India.

Strategically located in the heart of the city, Novotel Vijayawada Varun is only a 45-minute ride from the Vijayawada International Airport and a 20-minute ride from the Vijayawada railway station. “This hotel is AccorHotels’ 49th hotel in the India and a great example of our fast-growing network in the country. Our vision is for the Novotel Vijayawada Varun to be a catalyst in the growth of Vijayawada, the business capital of the state with exemplar service,” said Jean-Michel Cassé, Chief Operating Officer, India & South Asia, AccorHotels. Designed with the theme of four seasons of the year, Novotel Vijayawada Varun’s well equipped rooms are ideally designed for business, leisure travellers and families.

Speaking on the occasion, V Prabhu Kishore, Chairman, Varun Group said, “The Vijayawada project is a strategic move to gain the first mover advantage in this key city that has immense potential of commercial and leisure demand.”