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IHCL opens Pilibhit House, an IHCL SeleQtions hotel in Haridwar

Indian Hotels Company Limited (IHCL) has today announced the opening of Pilibhit House, an IHCL SeleQtions hotel in Haridwar, Uttarakhand.


Located in the heart of Haridwar, gateway to the Gods and Chaar Dhams of Uttarakhand, Pilibhit House is an aristocratic mansion set on the banks of the sacred river Ganges, at the foothills of the Shivalik mountains.


Pilibhit House consists of 35 artfully restored rooms and graceful suites that are wrapped around a serene courtyard, with balconies offering panoramic views of the Ganges and the Shivalik mountains.

Standard guest room. Photo: IHCL

Taljinder Singh, Senior Vice President – South Mumbai and SeleQtions, IHCL, said:

With its spellbinding landscapes ringed by the lofty Himalayas, Uttarakhand is not only a nature lover’s delight but also known for its many pilgrimage sites. With Pilibhit House, IHCL steps into the holy city of Haridwar located on the banks of the river Ganga. The addition of this destination in IHCL’s portfolio will help create new circuits in the state with Rishikesh, Corbett and Haridwar, for both domestic and international travellers.

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Dining Room, the restaurant, offers delicious vegetarian food with a range of international cuisines and local delicacies, including some recipes from the home kitchen of the ancestral family. The open-air Lobby Lounge is the perfect place to unwind with finger foods.


Jiva Spa, with its age old Indian healing techniques and finest natural ingredients, offers wellness and meditation with expert instructors. Guests can trace decades of their ancestry with a private session of genealogy. Guests can enjoy a Ganga Aarti at its own private bathing ghat at Pilibhit House or Yoga at the Ganges Deck. The other curated experiences that evoke the four spiritual stages of life include an offbeat holy tour, trip to ashrams, a forest riverbed picnic and a wetland tour of the Chiriyapur Forest Range.

Amit Kumar, General Manager, Pilibhit House – IHCL SeleQtions hotel, said:

Pilibhit House, located close to the famous Har Ki Pauri, offers an authentic flavour of the legendary city of Haridwar. We look forward to welcoming guests as they explore Haridwar’s rich history, which goes back thousands of years, through the lens of the curated and immersive experiences that we have to offer.

With the addition of Pilibhit House, IHCL will now have five hotels in Uttarakhand with one under development.

Meanwhile, IHCL recently announced the signing of Vivanta Hotel, Ahmedabad and Vivanta Bengaluru Airport. A few months ago, the group also announced the opening of Vivanta Thiruvananthapuram.

Featured image by IHCL

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