31 AUGUST 2018
US Hospitality chain G6 Hospitality LLC and India’s Auromatrix Holdings have announced opening of G6’s first property ‘Hotel 6’ in India at Zirakpur. ‘Hotel 6’ Chandigarh, Zirakpur, is a 175 room modern & vibrant hotel spread over 6 floors, that offers a completely distinctive & unique guest experience. It is noteworthy that ‘Hotel 6’ was ranked as one of the ten top hotel companies in the USA in 2015.
The details of the formal launch of ‘Hotel 6’ were shared with media by the top management from both the companies. Mr. Kumar Sitaraman, Chairman, Auromatrix Holdings, Mr. Rob Palleschi, CEO, G6 Hospitality LLC, USA , Mr. Mike McGeehan, CDO, G6 Hospitality LLC, USA interacted with the media at the Hotel, which has been established at a prominent location along the NH-22(Chandigarh -Ambala) in Zirakpur.
“In January 2017, Auromatrix entered into a development partnership with G6 for India. As an outcome of the partnership, Auromatrix has unveiled the first Hotel property in India, the ‘Hotel 6’ Chandigarh, Zirakpur. Plans are on to open forward-looking ‘Hotel 6’ properties at Tier I, II and emerging cities across India. The India partnership aims to add 30-40 G6 hotels in a period of 5 years.” Said Mr. Kumar Sitaraman, Chairman, Auromatrix Holdings.
“Hotel 6 is a brand of the US based G6 Hospitality LLC. G6 Hospitality LLC owns 3 iconic American brands – Motel 6, Studio 6 and Hotel 6. The first Motel 6 was opened to public in 1962 in Santa Barbara, California. Since then, the company has grown in the regions of USA & Canada and today, their portfolio comprises of around 1,600 hotels across USA, Canada and Mexico. The Hotel 6 brand was launched by G6 for International markets and is undergoing development in Latin America, and now in India.” Said Mr. Rob Palleschi, CEO, G6 Hospitality LLC, USA.
“Hotel 6 is an upmarket brand providing all modern facilities & amenities to address living guest needs. The brand is well supported by a global marketing network and regional sales teams at various locations in India. Hotel 6 would be an upscale/upper midscale brand in India. Motel 6 and Studio 6 would classify as a midscale/lower midscale brands.” Said Mr. Mike McGeehan, CDO, G6 Hospitality LLC, USA.
The Hotel’s USP is use of technology to achieve customer delight. The property is using a special & state-of-the art & exclusive to Hotel 6, cloud based software ‘Hotel Key’. Guests will be able to use I-Pads for check in & check out, ordering food in the restaurant etc. Dot.Yum is the All Day Dining Restaurant & Altitude is the Bar set up at Hotel 6. The Multi-cuisine recipes have been intelligently tweaked to suit local flavours. As an example Chinese cuisine is available with a Punjabi touch, as original Chinese is a little bland. One can choose between authentic Indian, Continental, Lebanese & Mexican food available.
Hotel 6 has City View and Pool View rooms with king and twin queen size bed options. 5 luxury suites are available, including accessible rooms for the differently abled. The rooms are designed in a modern and spacious style.
The colourful and contemporary interiors give a refreshing feel to the hotel. The ground floor features facilities like a Banquet Hall – Hub, Meeting Spaces- Platinum I & II, a Swimming Pool & a fully equipped Gym.
The hotel is situated close to the existing commercial hubs of Rajiv Gandhi IT Park, Industrial Area-I and II in Chandigarh and Sector-67 in Mohali. The strategic location of the hotel is aimed at tapping into the growing demand of business travellers to Chandigarh as well as leisure travellers/transit travellers who are looking for shorter stays. Zirakpur also happens to be a major transit point for tourists visiting Manali and Shimla.