Minor Hotel Group will development Oaks Bodhgaya in India in partnership with GP Group and Top Travel & Tours. The overall project investment is US$6.7 million.Located in the state of Bihar in the country’s north east, Bodhgaya is a key religious site and place of pilgrimage and is thought of as the epicentre of Buddhism.The Mahabodhi Temple can be found here which is home to the famous Bodhi Tree where Buddha is said to have obtained enlightenment. The temple is the most important of the four main pilgrimage sites related to the life of Buddha and became a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2002.
Oaks Bodhgaya is in the final stages of development and is slated to open in quarter four this year. The first phase of the property will have a total of 78 keys, in addition to a restaurant, a conference hall, a terrace with meditation area and landscaped gardens.A second phase is also under development which will add a further 60 keys and will bring the total to 138 keys. The hotel is located along the main road in Bodhgaya between the Mahabodhi Temple and the airport. Providing effortless stays and essential comforts, Oaks Hotels & Resorts offers a range of contemporary accommodation, from hotel and resort rooms and suites, to furnished serviced apartments, in central city locations and resorts.