The Gateway at Pune
Gateway Group of hotels is an introduction of relatively "New Brand" for Taj group of Hotels. Envisaged as a 4 star category Business model, the brief demanded economical approach towards selecting finishes for both exteriors and interiors as suggested by IHCL (operators). Thus making the proposed Hotel fall in economical range.
Located at the heart of IT Hub and few minutes away from the industrial development, the design is inspired of the everyday living to make it localize, easily adaptable and reliable for the frequent travellers. The design learns from the context of Pune, to propose unique blend of traditional hospitality combined with cosmopolitan efficiency. The design proceeds by retaining the iconic "G"- wrap of the building as prototype model of Gateway properties, while the interior spaces were evolved and had more to adapt from the changing design trends. The interior design scheme was totally uplifted yet kept basic, thus promoting the brand image much more than that of "Business Hotel".
The design scheme was further complimented by neutral colour palate with rich textures, to adhere timeless design and accessorization was done on current market trends, thus synchronizing both "classics" and "currents". Considering the ongoing trends and demands two new F&B outlets and SPA facility were added to the initial brief.