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Fern Kesarval Hotel opens on Verna plateau




The Fern Hotels and Resorts, on Friday announced tie up with the Kesarval Garden, Verna, to rebrand the hotel as Fern Kesarval Hotel & Spa.

With the latest addition, the Fern brand now has three hotels in the state, the other two being Fern Kadamba and Fern Residency Miramar.

Speaking on the opening of the rebranded hotel, Lenin Falerio, managing director, Kesarval Motels Holiday Home, said, that local hotels need brands onboard to upscale their services and expand. “I am delighted to give my hotel to the Fern group to manage. We have renovated and upgraded the property which will now operate as an eco-sensitive hotel.”

Falerio said that, the hotel is already established as a venue of choice in the area and with the Fern coming in guests will now have one more place to experience eco-friendly hospitality.

Noshir A Marfatia, senior vice president, sales and marketing, Fern Hotels, said, “Our re-branded property has a completely new wing with 39 rooms already ready and the work on the remaining rooms being done in phases.” He added that, none of the Fern hotels in the state are beach front properties and the brand is into the pure leisure segment.”

Started in 1985, Kesarval Gardens is regarded as pioneer in open air weddings in the state. “The open-air venue will be independently run, said Falerio. He said that, anybody can book Kesarval Garden as a wedding venue and bring their own caterers.

Fern Kesarval is a 60-room, four-star graded property offering four different categories of rooms. The Fern brand is owned and managed by Concept Hospitality, a Mumbai based entity.

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