Company Profile

The Leela, Palaces, Hotels & Resorts

Sahar Airport
Andheri East
HR Department
In a short span of thirty plus years, inspired by the vision of Founder Chairman Late Capt. C. P. Krishnan Nair, The Leela Palaces, Hotels and Resorts has built and managed hotels that have gained world-wide accolades and Brand LEELA has been able to be positioned as one of the Top Luxury Hotel Brands in the World.

The Company, Hotel Leelaventure Limited was established in Mumbai, India in 1983 and was founded by Late Capt. C. P. Krishnan Nair, Chairman Emeritus and Founder Chairman, who envisioned the hotel group to be amongst the finest luxury hospitality brands in the world. Today, The Leela Palaces, Hotels and Resorts takes pride for its work on putting India on the luxury map of the world, The LEELA has grown from one hotel, once considered to be located on the edge of Mumbai to nine award-winning properties across the country, celebrating India’s diverse geography and architectural history and acclaimed as one of the most respected hospitality brands worldwide.

The Leela Palaces, Hotels and Resorts, from the very start, has been on a continuous journey to delight every guest offering memorable and magical stays that reflect the essence of India. The signature promise that binds the group’s underlying philosophy is ‘Atithi Devo Bhava’, or ‘Guest is God’, as laid down in the ancient Indian scriptures. And the commitment to stay true to this guiding principle has resulted in outstanding experiences for our guests. Over the years, The Leela has been recognized with numerous prestigious awards and accolades.

The Leela has expanded its hotel portfolio to nine world-class luxury hotels spread across key destinations in India, has been voted #7 among Top 20 Hotel Brands in the World in a global readers survey conducted by Travel + Leisure USA. Three years in a row, The Leela has received top rankings on quality, location, service, restaurants, and value offered by its properties. These achievements further reaffirm our commitment to providing our guests with personalized service from the heart and making every guest stay a memorable Leela experience.”

Since its inception, The Leela has from a single hotel at the edge of Mumbai to a collection of unique properties which have redefined luxury hospitality across India, with plans to increase its footprint within the country and overseas through management contracts. Upcoming projects include a resort in Jaipur, a palace hotel in Agra where every room will face the Taj Mahal, and business hotels in Bengaluru, Hyderabad, and Gandhinagar, Gujarat. It has a marketing alliance with US-based Preferred Hotels & Resorts and is a member of the Global Hotel Alliance, Geneva, Switzerland. The Leela Palaces, Hotels and Resorts, headquartered in Mumbai, India, is owned by Hotel Leela venture Ltd, a publicly listed company. For more information, please visit our website at

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