Accor announces plans for Mercure hotel in Bhubaneswar

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Accor is continuing its expansion across India with the development of this new Mercure hotel in the city of Bhubaneswar known as a business hub and for its rich cultural heritage.

Through this development, Accor and Specbru Hotels Private Limited are helping to grow and advance the hospitality sector in Bhubaneswar city.

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Developed by Specbru Hotels Private Limited, part of the Spectrum Group, Mercure Bhubaneswar will bring a new midscale hospitality site, catering to both leisure and business travellers, to the city.

Aniruddh Kumar, Accor’s – vice president of development, India and South Asia, said: “We are very excited to expand our presence in India with the addition of our first Mercure in Bhubaneswar city. This expansion emphasises our dedication to delivering exceptional hospitality and introducing unique experiences to our guests, while upholding the esteemed legacy of our existing properties.”

Director of Specbru Hotels Private Limited, PK Rajeev, commented: “We are delighted to announce our partnership with Accor to bring the Mercure brand to Bhubaneswar. Bhubaneswar, a vibrant city renowned for its rich cultural heritage and thriving business hub, provides the perfect backdrop for our collaboration. This venture exemplifies our shared vision to foster the growth and advancement of the hospitality sector in Bhubaneswar, catering to the diverse needs of both business and leisure travellers.”

Business and leisure

On opening in 2025, Mercure Bhubaneswar will host guests in 98 guestrooms and suites. The hotel will also house facilities including two food and beverage options, a swimming pool, fitness centre and 300-sq-m banquet space.

On these plans, additional director of Specbru Hotels Private Limited, RK Panigrahi, commented: ‘’By partnering with Accor, a globally recognised hospitality company, we aim to elevate the hospitality experience in Bhubaneswar by offering top-notch services, modern amenities, and a unique blend of local culture and international standards.

“The Mercure brand, known for its contemporary design, warm hospitality, and personalised guest experiences, is an ideal fit for the dynamic city of Bhubaneswar.”