MUMBAI– The Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces on Thursday announced the opening of its fourth luxury property, the Taj Santacruz, in Mumbai near the airport here.

Located just off the Western Express Highway, it offers close access to the city’s financial and entertainment hubs and is minutes away from both the domestic and international terminals of Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport.

Taj Santacruz Mumbai_Facade_Early morning
Taj Santacruz Mumbai_Facade_Early morning

“With its distinctive design, spacious rooms and warm service, Taj Santacruz is a luxurious new addition symbolic of the cultural melting pot that is quintessentially Mumbai and the hotel captures the spirit of the city,” said general manager Pankaj Sampat in a statement.

Taj Santacruz’s architecture, colours and styles mirrors the smorgasbord of cuisines, languages, art, cinema and festivals within its walls which are decorated with paintings and traditional sculptures by Indian artists.

“A benchmark for luxury in north Mumbai, Taj Santacruz will be an oasis for business and leisure travelers alike – it is the new jewel in the Taj crown,” said senior vice president, West India and Africa Operations, Farhat Jamal.

The hotel has 279 rooms and suites – among the largest in the city with a base of around 575 square feet, modular designs, luxuriously appointed amenities, ideal for fly-in fly-out business meetings.

Besides Taj Santacruz, the group already has its iconic first hotel Taj Mahal Palace & Tower, Hotel President and the Wellington Mews, all in south Mumbai, and the Taj Land’s End in Bandra west.