OYO Rooms, the country’s largest branded network of hotels, is planning to expand its network in Kolkata to 1,500 rooms with over 150 partner properties by the end of 2015.
The company, which began operations in the city earlier this year, already offers over 200 rooms across 17 hotels.
Some of the areas in the city where it has partnered include ones like Salt Lake, Jadavpur, Park Street, Ballygunge, Alipore and Garia.
According to release by the company, its offerings are priced between ₹999 and ₹2,999.
The company has recently raised ₹150 crore ($25 million) in venture capital funding and plans to use these funds to undertake a massive expansion in Kolkata and other cities of India.
OYO Rooms use technology to deliver a superior and standardized customer experience across all its properties.
The ‘OYO Rooms’ mobile app helps in providing bookings (of hotel rooms) for its users. The app is also a personal room service app i.e. it allows guests to order room service directly from their smartphones.
OYO Rooms operates in 40 Indian cities that include major ones like Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai, Chennai, Bangalore; regional hubs like Ahmedabad, Hyderabad, and Kochi; top leisure destinations such as Goa, Agra, and Jaipur; and pilgrimage towns like Haridwar, Tirupati, Varanasi, and Shirdi.