Marcelo Ebrard, Mexico City Major, Carlos Mackinlay, Mexico City Secretary of Tourism Ángel Losada, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Grupo Presidente and key directors of the InterContinental Hotels Group, inaugurated the property featuring luxury and comfort with the most spectacular view of Santa Fe
Presidente InterContinental Santa Fe will generate over 350 direct jobs for its daily operations, while an additional 200 jobs were created during the construction phase with its $35,000,000 investment.
Mexico City, May 15, 2012. – Hotel, restaurant and vacation club operator Grupo Presidente opened today the Presidente InterContinental Santa Fe Hotel with its featured Au Pied de Cochon restaurant.
This new property was opened for business with a ribbon-cutting ceremony by Mexico City Mayor Marcelo Ebrard and his wife, Rosalinda Bueso de Ebrard; Carlos Mackinlay, the Mexico City Secretary of Tourism; Kirk Kinsell, President of IHG for the Americas, and Ángel Losada, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Grupo Presidente.
The hotel sits on a privileged location in the upper Santa Fe area and its inauguration reinforces the commitment Grupo Presidente has made to serve national and international business and leisure travelers seeking the highest quality of accommodations.
Presidente InterContinental Santa Fe will become the ideal venue for business and social gatherings as it features six meeting and convention rooms that can accommodate up to 300 people and a restaurant center featuring two of the Group’s most emblematic gastronomic offerings: Au Pied de Cochon and The Palm.
This luxury hotel offers 111 spacious rooms, of which 26 are suites divided into 12 suites specially furnished for long stays, 12 junior suites, one Master Suite, and one Governor’s Suite, all equipped with the latest technology and decorated in a contemporary style based on the most luxurious materials Mexico produces, such as marble, granite, archaeological stone and walnut.
Presidente InterContinental Santa Fe will also feature common entertainment areas, a gym, a swimming lane, a boutique, and a spa and beauty salon operated under the L’Occitane brand, plus a terrace bar, a Club Lounge and ample parking with valet service.
The building housing the Hotel, which is known as the Paragon Estate, is one of the tallest skyscrapers in the area that offers stunning views of the Santa Fe area and the Valley of Mexico, and also received the international PCI Design Award for the best hotel category.
The structure also features five other restaurants, an art gallery, and seven stories of office facilities. Its privileged location is convenient for businessmen and women because of its proximity to the Querétaro and Morelia freeways, and the Toluca Airport, while leisure travelers will benefit from its proximity and easy connections to the State of Mexico, Valle de Bravo, the Monarch Butterfly Sanctuary, and magical towns, such as Malinalco.
As for the Au Pied de Cochon restaurant, this is the only restaurant in Santa Fe that will be open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year for diners to enjoy the dishes that have given this restaurant its international fame in a casual and friendly atmosphere. Chef Frederic Lobjois will be in charge of the kitchen.