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Kashmir's hospitality transformed: Radisson Collection Hotel unveils 212-room luxury haven

Aim to position Kashmir as a premier MICE tourism destination and align with PM Modi's vision of establishing Kashmir as a prominent wedding tourism hub: Chaya
11:03 AM Apr 04, 2024 IST | MUKEET AKMALI
kashmir s hospitality transformed  radisson collection hotel unveils 212 room luxury haven
The hotel features two spacious conference halls, Jhelum and Sindh, each spanning 2,000 square feet, accompanied by pre-function areas on two levels

Srinagar, Apr 4: Kashmir's hospitality landscape has reached unprecedented heights with the inauguration of the Radisson Collection Hotel and Spa River Front, a prestigious luxury venture spearheaded by prominent local hotelier Mushtaq Chaya.


Nestled in the upscale Rajbagh area alongside the serene Jhelum River in Srinagar, the newly unveiled hotel stands as a captivating fusion of contemporary architectural marvels interwoven with traditional Kashmiri design motifs. Boasting 212 rooms, it proudly holds the title of being the largest hotel in Jammu and Kashmir.


"We are thrilled to introduce this world-class luxury retreat that epitomizes the essence of Kashmir's hospitality and natural allure," expressed Chaya. "From the indigenous architectural elements to the unmatched amenities, every detail has been meticulously curated to deliver an unforgettable experience for our guests. My aim has always been to reciprocate to tourism what it has bestowed upon me, and this property is a testament to Kashmir's magnificent architecture, artistry, and craftsmanship. Apart from business, my focus remains on generating employment opportunities for locals while ensuring top-notch tourist facilities to enhance their stay."

Chaya, a distinguished figure in the hospitality sector, with ownership of over a dozen hotels across India, stands out not only for his entrepreneurial acumen but also for his grounded approach to business.


"With this infrastructure in place, we aim to position Kashmir as a premier MICE (Meetings, Incentives, Conferences, and Exhibitions) tourism destination and align with Prime Minister Modi's vision of establishing Kashmir as a prominent wedding tourism hub," Chaya affirmed, underscoring his commitment to uplifting Kashmir's tourism sector.


The Radisson Collection represents the pinnacle of luxury within the Radisson Group's esteemed portfolio, and the newly inaugurated Radisson Collection Hotel and Spa River Front in Kashmir marks the first establishment of its kind in the entire Jammu and Kashmir region.


Radisson Collection has Loccatine Spa, 1 presidential suite having two bedrooms, an additional bedroom, a personalised gym, a spa.


The Radisson Collection Hotel boasts elegant guest rooms and suites, a rejuvenating spa, multiple dining outlets featuring local and international cuisine, expansive banquet and meeting facilities, and much more. Its riverfront location provides breathtaking views of the famed Jhelum.

Chaya, who has played a pivotal role in developing Kashmir's tourism infrastructure, expressed his commitment to putting the region on the global luxury travel map through this latest grand offering.

Located just 10 kilometres from Srinagar International Airport, at an elevation of 1575 meters, Radisson Collection Hotel & Spa, Riverfront, Srinagar stands on the picturesque banks of the Jhelum River in the upscale neighbourhood of Rajbagh in Srinagar district. The hotel is positioned conveniently within a 2 to 10-kilometre radius of major tourist attractions such as Dal Lake, Mughal Gardens, Tulip Garden, Lal Chowk, and the historic downtown area. The hotel provides travel facilities and guides at its travel desk for guests interested in day trips and nature walks in the surrounding areas.

Radisson Collection Hotel & Spa, Riverfront, Srinagar, known as Jammu and Kashmir's largest hotel with 212 rooms, offers an unparalleled retreat for travellers seeking comfort and luxury. Nestled by the banks of the Jhelum River, the hotel boasts breathtaking views of the valley, infused with the rich culture of Kashmir. Catering to both leisure and business travellers, the hotel currently offers 168 spacious and elegantly appointed rooms featuring modern interiors and scenic vistas. Whether guests are planning a dreamy vacation, a romantic escape, or a successful business event, the hotel offers services and experiences tailored to every preference.

Featuring one of the largest banquet halls and meticulously crafted restaurants offering a blend of continental and traditional cuisines, every dining experience at the hotel is a celebration of culinary excellence complemented by the warm hospitality of Kashmir. With over 200 rooms, four meeting spaces, and three food outlets, the hotel is ideally suited for large MICE (Meetings, Incentives, Conferences, and Exhibitions) events and weddings, providing all-inclusive services under one roof.

Among its dining options, Sapphire stands out as a 100-cover multi-cuisine all-day dining restaurant, complete with an additional alfresco dining area. FIRDAUS Speciality, located at the lobby level, offers a Kashmir Fine Dining experience with seating for 44 guests. The hotel's premier banquet hall, MUMTAZ HALL, spanning 5000 square feet without pillars, fills a significant gap in the MICE and wedding markets in the valley. Additionally, ZEWAR hall on the ground level provides an intimate setting for social gatherings and smaller events, boasting a pillarless design, 1800 square feet of space, and a seating capacity of up to 100 guests in a theatre-style arrangement.

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