Upscale Hotels in India

We have penned down a hot-list of famous Hotels in India. Find your next destination on our list.

The Taj Mahal Palace and Tower, Mumbai: Since it opened its doors in 1903, The Taj Mahal Palace & Tower has been playing host to Maharajas and Queens, Presidents, royal dignitaries, diplomats, CEOs and entertainers from all across the globe. Located amidst the backdrop of Arabian Sea and the Gateway of India, the Taj Mahal Palace and Tower is aptly called “Jewel of Mumbai”. It has 565 rooms including 46 suites decorated with archaic artifacts and period furniture that will take you back to the bygone era. All the rooms have:

• Tea and coffee makers
• Direct dial telephones
• Mini bar
• Safe
• Data port facility
• Color television
• Hair dryer
• Wi-Fi wireless internet access is available throughout the hotel.

The hotel’s fitness centre with steam and sauna is a retreat for all the weary limbs. The shopping arcade, featuring brands like Montblanc, Ravissant, Regent, is the paradise for all the shopaholics. For business travelers the Hotel offers an array of business services that include:

• Broadband Internet access
• Wireless Internet access
• Secretarial services
• In-house video-conferencing
• Color copier
• Laptops on hire
• Mobile phones on hire
• Workstations with Multimedia computers
• Portable printers on hire
• Translation / interpretation services

The Oberoi Rajvilas, Jaipur: Located in the fabled “pink city” of Jaipur, The Oberoi Rajvilas exudes an aura of royal charm and elegance. Sprawled over 32 acres of green landscaped gardens, The Oberoi Rajvilas has won many awards and accolades. It was declared the 3rd best value hotel in Asia by a poll conducted by the Travel + Leisure in 2005 and also received an Editors’ Choice Award from Harpers. The hotel has rooms, luxury tents and villas with private pools. The rooms and villas surround a traditional Rajasthani courtyard.

All the rooms include following facilities:

• Satellite television
• DVD player
• Personal mini-bar
• Separate walk-in closet with electronic safe
• Wired & wireless broadband internet access
• Direct dial telephone
• 24 Hour Butler service

The hotel has spacious conference and board rooms. The Oberoi Rajvilas provide following facilities to business travelers who wish to conduct meetings:

• LCD projector
• Digital Camera
• Overhead projector
• Slide projector
• Video Walls
• Computer on hire
• Laptop on hire
• Video projector visualizer
• Cordless hand mike
• Cordless collar mike
• Photocopy machine

You can relax and rejuvenate with holistic treatments, aromatherapy steam bath and rejuvenating beauty treatments at The Oberoi Spa or with a session of yoga.

The Leela Kempinski, Goa: The “Pearl of the Orient” as Goa is aptly called attracts hundreds of thousands of travelers from all over the world. Goa is home to many famous hotels and beach resorts one such resort is The Leela Kempinski. Set over 75 endless acres of lush gardens and sparkling lagoons in idyllic South Goa, The Leela is located at 40 kms from International & Domestic Airports and 7 kms from National Railway Station. It has 186 rooms and suites. All rooms come with following features:

• Central air conditioning
• Color TV with satellite channels
• DVD players
• CD players
• Wi-Fi internet connectivity
• Private balconies

Except the Royal Villas and the Presidential Suite all the rooms have a lagoon view. The Royal Villas and the Presidential Suite face the ocean and overlook the lush golf course.

The hotel has a business center which provides a 24 hour service and is equipped with computers, fax machines, photocopier and cellular phone.

The following equipments are available free of charge upon request:

• White board
• AV screen
• Name cards
• Flip chart