The Fern Residency Opens in Katra (Vaishno Devi)


Concept Hospitality Pvt. Ltd., India’s leading environmentally sensitive hotel chain, has marked its presence in Jammu and Kashmir with the opening of The Fern Residency, Katra. With this new opening, the company now has a presence in 8 of India’s main temple towns – Ajmer, Dwarka, Haridwar, Hubballi (Hubli), Junagadh, Katra (Vaishno Devi), Sarnath (Varanasi) and Somnath.

“We are delighted to have a presence in this historic and holy location that serves as a base for pilgrimages to Vaishno Devi. We have been steadily growing our Fern brand all across India and are now present in over 75 key metros, tier I & II cities and in resort destinations covering beaches, hills & mountains, temple towns, historical monuments, jungle safaris, forest resorts, wildlife sanctuaries, lakes, palaces and deserts.”

Mr Suhail Kannampilly, CEO, Concept Hospitality-The Fern Hotels & Resorts

“We are very pleased to partner with Concept Hospitality to launch their first eco-friendly Fern branded hotel in Jammu and Kashmir. We have a loyal base of guests that stay with us when they visit Vaishno Devi, who will now get to enjoy the environmentally sensitive facilities, services and operations that the Fern hotels are so well known for. Our hotel will additionally benefit from the strong sales presence the Fern brand enjoys with leading online portals and the top travel agents and consolidators all over India.”

Mr Ambrish Magotra and Mr Rajinder Singh Manhas, Managing Directors, Magotra and Manhas Hotels Pvt. Ltd.

The Fern Residency, Katra is conveniently located in the main city, with easy access for pilgrimages to Maa Vaishno Devi. The hotel offers 68 well-furnished rooms in 4 different category options, each room well-appointed with all modern facilities and amenities, including high-speed Wi-Fi internet access, LED televisions, complimentary bottled drinking water, tea/coffee makers and eco-friendly room lighting & bathroom amenities. The hotel also has a pure vegetarian multi-cuisine restaurant, banqueting space and Spa therapy for its guests.

LOCATION: The hotel is 2 km from Katra Railway Station, 60 km from Jammu Airport and 14 km from Vaishno Devi temple.

ADDRESS: Ward No 1, Panchvati Jammu Road, Near Asia Chowk, Katra 182 301, Dist. Reasi, Jammu and Kashmir

T: +91 (0)1991 232 523