Ambani wedding: All 5 star hotels of Bandra Kurla Complex sold, room rent skyrocketed

The pre-wedding rituals of billionaire Mukesh Ambani’s son Anant Ambani and his fiancée Radhika Merchant have had a major impact on the booking of hotels in Mumbai. The hotel prices have also been affected. According to travel and hotel websites, two main hotel properties in Mumbai’s major real estate center Bandra-Kurla Complex (BKC) have been sold. BKC is a major real estate center of Mumbai, where the wedding ceremony is to take place.

A hotel is offering rooms on July 14 at Rs 91,350 per night, as against the normal rate of Rs 13,000 per night. The Ambani entrant’s wedding will take place on July 12 at the Jio World Convention Centre in Mumbai’s BKC. While there is no official confirmation on where the guests will stay, hotel rates in BKC and surrounding areas have gone up significantly. While international pop sensation Justin Bieber enthralled the bigwigs from the entertainment industry and sports world on July 5, many more events are planned in the coming days. A number of celebrities have been invited to the grand wedding celebrations scheduled from July 12 to July 14.

Although the wedding ceremony will take place on July 12, the celebrations will continue with Shubh Ashirwad on Saturday, July 13, where the attendees will receive divine blessings. According to media reports, the final event, Mangal Utsav or the wedding ceremony, will be held on Sunday, July 14.

impact on traffic

The Mumbai Traffic Police has issued a traffic advisory for those travelling to BKC on these dates in view of the high-profile wedding ceremony of Anant Ambani and Radhika Merchant. Entry on several roads leading to the Jio World Convention Centre will be restricted from 1 pm to midnight from July 12 to 15. “A social event is being organised at Jio World Convention Centre, BKC in Bandra area of ​​Mumbai from July 12 to 15. The route of vehicles on the road leading to Jio Convention Centre needs to be diverted to avoid inconvenience to people,” said a notification issued by the Mumbai Traffic Police on July 5.

Travel booking websites showed room rates at Trident BKC at ₹10,250 per night plus taxes on July 9, ₹16,750 plus taxes on July 15 and ₹13,750 plus taxes on July 16. No rooms were available from July 10 to July 14. The hotel’s website showed rooms as ‘sold out’ for these dates. Travel websites showed room rates at Sofitel, BKC at ₹13000 plus taxes on July 9, ₹30150 on July 12 and ₹40590 on July 13, ₹91350 on July 14, ₹16560 per night on July 15 and ₹13680 on July 16. No bookings were available on July 10 and July 11. The hotel’s website displayed the message ‘Sorry, this accommodation is no longer available for the dates requested on our website’ for bookings from July 10 to July 11. However, rooms are available at other five-star hotels such as Grand Hyatt, Taj Santacruz, Taj Bandra, St Regis on the above dates.

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