Diversified in terms of ethnicity & art, the capital city, Delhi has its own appeal and excellence in terms of prehistoric tombstone, mesmerizing museums, mosques, forts and landmarks that represent India's history. Today, the cosmopolitan city is not only famous for its well-designed malls and shopping center, but also for the high regards luxury hotels.
Luxury hotels of Delhi has its own unique appeal, for instance the delightful colonial charm of the Imperial, however; Luxury hotels in Delhi are unfortunately relatively expensive as the city has a scarcity of decent hotels and they're usually in high demand. On average, one can expect to pay about $300 for a standard double room, per night. Guests are also charged a 12.5% luxury tax on top of room rates, which adds to the cost.
Inherent 1931, the most luxurious grand hotel in New Delhi, the Imperial recently received the Trip Advisor 2012 Excellence Certificate, stood 1st ranked by Travel + Leisure USA, the Best Hotels in the World Award in January 2012 and World Luxury Hotel Award 2011. Located at Queensway also known as Janpath near the Connaught Place in New Delhi, the Imperial recognized as one of the top hotels in Asia.
The Imperial apart is the wonderful old world atmosphere and pioneer appeal. The hotel is housed in a restored Victorian-style building; serves a museum containing an impressive collection of art and other historical items from British India. The hotel won the largest collection on display of land war gallantry awards in India, it has 7 restaurants and 2 bars, an extravagance shopping zone, swimming pool, fitness center, beauty and business center, illustrious dance floor, courtyards and so on where it also has an award winning luxury spa. 190 rooms and 45 suites are accessible where room's rate begins from $350 for per night for a twofold.
Taj Mahal Hotel
One of the magnificent and impressive appearances of Mughal architecture, Taj Mahal Hotel is located on Mansingh Road, which is a ruler residential area of New Delhi near the India Gate and Khan Market. An energetic vibe, hot spot for celebrities and politicians, Taj Mahal Hotel service is just exceptional.
Reflects the heritage of Mughal design with domes, panels, intricate motifs, marble, and golden inlay work, The 12 floor hotel has been built out of pink sandstone. Accommodations of 294 rooms, including 28 suites, 54 Deluxe Business Rooms with fax and other facilities, 54 Luxury Rooms, and 158 Taj Club with panoramic views of the city. The hotel also has a separate ladies section. The hotel enclosed five restaurants, two bars, six banquet halls, and a luxury shopping precinct, beauty center, business center, fitness center and swimming pool. Rooms cost from around $400 for a double.
The Oberoi Hotel
The Luxury business hotel, known for its excellent facilities and service, The Oberoi Hotel boasts spectacular views from its upper floors. Located 20 minutes away from the city center on Dr Zakir Hussein Marg, Oberoi Hotel has an attractive green view overlooking the Delhi Golf Club on one side, and Humayun's tomb on the other. The Hotel also serves the best world cuisine and wines.
The hotel has 300 rooms and suites of 10 different types. The cheaper Deluxe rooms are located on the lowest floors and face the pool, while the Luxury rooms are located on floors three to five, and Premier rooms on floors six to eight. The suites are located on floors seven and eight, including the opulent 3,600 square foot Kohinoor Suite. It has Butler service in rooms, three restaurants, bar, banquet rooms, new 24 hour business center, fitness center, swimming pool, Banyan Tree spa, beauty center, and luxury shopping sector. Rooms cost from around $400 for a double.
An inventive Hong Kong based luxury hotel that's situated right of the city center, in the heart of Connaught Place. The Shangri-La Located in 19 Ashok Rd, Connaught Place. The hotel is close to New Delhi Railway Station.
Decorated with an elegant and contemporary Asian inspired theme, Shangri-La Hotel Horizon Club is one of the main attractions. The Hotel has four exclusive floors of premium rooms with their own Club lounge, business facilities, and personalized service. The Horizon Club is located on the hotel's top levels 16-19, and has excellent views. It has 323 rooms and suites, including 78 Horizon Club Rooms, four restaurants, bar, huge ballroom, meeting rooms, business center, fitness center, swimming pool, health club and spa. Room cost starts from around $200 for a double.
The Aman (Lodhi)
Contemporary, complemented with Indian touches design, The Aman (Lodhi) is an elegant, private environment with no expense secure hotel. Opened in 2009, the Aman is located in Lodi Colony in south Delhi, which is not far from the Delhi Golf Course.
The hotel has 39 rooms and suites with private plunge pools and 28 deluxe suites with one to three-bedroom configurations, half of which have private pools. Leisure facilities including two restaurants, a bar, lounge, wine cellar, 50 meter swimming pool, pool bar, four tennis courts, three squash courts, Pilate studio, gym, spa with eight treatment rooms, hair and beauty salon, two hammans and relaxation areas where room cost around $600 for a double, plus tax.