Lemon Tree Hotels announced its latest signing of a franchised hotel – Lemon Tree Resort, Kumbhalgarh, Rajasthan. The property, which shall be franchised by Lemon Tree Hotels Limited, is expected to open in December 2023.
This property will feature 59 well-appointed rooms, a restaurant, a bar, meeting rooms and a swimming pool. Maharana Pratap Airport, Udaipur is about 90 kms from the property, while the Falna Railway Station is 80 kms away.
Speaking on the occasion, Vilas Pawar, CEO – Franchise Business, Lemon Tree Hotels commented, “We are pleased to kick off the year on a high note by announcing the expansion of our portfolio with our valued partner Mountain Tree Resorts Pvt. Ltd. We are expanding our footprint across the state of Rajasthan and this property will be an addition to our six existing hotels and resorts in the state. Lemon Tree Hotels signed 19 hotels in CY 2022, and we are looking to top that number this year with numerous signings and openings planned across different segments in the coming months.”
Kumbhalgarh, also known as the Great Wall of India, is a Mewar fortress on the westerly range of Aravalli Hills, in the Rajsamand district of Rajasthan. Situated on a hilltop 1,100 mtrs. (3,600 ft) above sea level, the fort of Kumbhalgarh has perimeter walls that extend 36 kms. (22 miles), making it among the longest walls in the world. Built during the 15th century by Rana Kumbha, it is among the largest fort complexes in the world and has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Besides the fort, there are several attractions, including the Ganesha temple, Charbhuja temple, Neelkanth Mahadev temple, Kheda Devi temple, and Mamadeo temple, close to which the cenotaph of Kunwar Prithviraj, elder brother of Rana Sanga, is located. Jain Temples include Parsva Natha temple, Juna Bhilwara Temple and Pital Shah Jain temple, amongst others.