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Indiahotelsandresorts presents the list of most enduring symbols of Indian hospitality, the top ten hotels of India. These are the finest hotels in India known for their impeccable quality of service, most exclusive facilities, and an out of this world environment. Staying in any of these hotels is like living a life kingsize. We have selected these hotels on the basis of the trend seen among the users since launching Indiahotelsandresorts while selecting hotels. These hotels are hugely popular, commands a premium, and some of them have become a landmark.

Taj Mahal - Mumbai

Welcome to a new world of luxury. Mumbaiís most distinguished landmark, The Taj Mahal Hotel now offers the business traveler an unparalleled experience in gracious hospitality and a new level of service.

Step through the splendidly carved bronze and glass doors and enter a world of grandeur and dazzling style. Soaring onyx columns stretch to a luminous alabaster ceiling; while underfoot, rich hand-woven carpets set off a magnificent floor painstakingly inlaid with semi-precious stones. The eclectic mix of western contemporary style and traditional Indian motifs creates a veritable feast for the senses.


Raj Vilas - Jaipur

Oberoi Hotelsí elegant new oasis of comfort and luxury is the Rajvilas Hotel. It is spread in thirty acres of landscaped gardens and pools in the Pink City of Jaipur. The hotel revives the gracious life-styles of the princes of Rajasthan, discreetly blending in modern amenities and facilities. Discerning travelers can now experience Indiaís most romantic and fascinating destination in world-class comfort.

A perfect base from which to explore the regionís magnificent forts and palaces, shop in exotic bazaars for exquisite arts and crafts, watch the pageantry of ancient fairs and festivals and discover the ruggedly beautiful Rajasthan countryside on private excursions, picnics, walks and treks on horseback.


Amar Vilas - Agra

Experience the splendours of the past while exploring the region in style and comfort at Amarvilas, Agra. Only 600 meters from the Taj Mahal stands the Oberoi Group's new luxury resort. Discerning travelers can now appreciate the fabulous Taj Mahal while enjoying world-class luxury. The elaborate Mughal gardens, terraced lawns, fountains, reflection pools and pavilions complement the classical architecture of the hotel.At Amarvilas, meticulous attention to detail creates a soothing blend of warm, effortless service and harmonious spaces.


Leela Palace - Goa

The Leela Palace, Goa is one of the ten most luxurious beach resorts in the world, nestled quietly in lush tropical gardens at the tip of Mobor Beach.

The Leela Palace has 4 Royal Villas, 5 Lagoon Deluxe Suites, 74 Lagoon Suites, 18 Ocean Villa Deluxe Rooms, 54 Pavilion Rooms and 1 Presidential Suite. The Royal Villas feature a private plunge pool each. The Presidential Suite has a private plunge pool, a garden shower in a private Courtyard and a hot spa. Each room is luxuriously appointed with plush furnishings, and an exquisite balcony overlooking an expanse of sleepy blue lagoons.


JW Mariott - Mumbai

Enhance your Indian experience by escaping to the JW Marriott Hotel Mumbaiís elegant and luxurious ambience. Renowned landscape designer Bill Bensley created tropical seaside gardens accented by swimming pools, lotus pond, torch-lit pathways, and Indian sandstone sculptures meticulously crafted on site by artisans from Rajasthan.At the JW Marriott Hotel, discover comfort and convenience just 20 minutes from the airport overlooking the Arabian Sea.Enjoy many elaborate dining options: Italian, Thai & Teppan-yaki, Indian, 24-hour cafe & in-room dining, European bakery & gourmet deli.Explore unique recreation options: Club Marriott spa & health club, live entertainment lounge, 3 outdoor pools with beach access, and 12-store Shopping Gallery.


Ram Bagh - Jaipur

In a land steeped with heritage, picturesque with exquisite architecture, in a state vibrant with heroic memories and romance, lies the dream city of Jaipur.

It is in this land of pomp and pageantry, that you will find one of the Taj Groupís finest hotels - Rambagh Palace. Rambagh achieved the status of a palace when Maharaja Sawai Man Singh II returned to his childhood home in 1925. Rambagh Palace, resplendent in all its 47 acres, was finally converted into a hotel in 1957. The management was then entrusted to The Taj Group in 1972. The palace has since blossomed into one of the finest experiences any hotel can offer.


Taj Exotica - Goa

With the Taj Exotica set like a jewel amidst lush foliage, the Arabian Sea gently lapping against its pure white beach, what more charming way to begin the journey of paradise than here. Where the Stretches of Pristine Sand heighten the beauty of the most secluded beaches in Goa. As you sweep into the portico from the sleepy little village of Benaulim, you are surprised by the easy life, the peace, and the friendly smiles. The sheer architectural grandeur of the hotel is breathtaking.


Lake Palace - Udaipur

Royal Capital of a divine dynasty, languid lake city or 'city of sunrise', Udaipur, was founded in 1567 by Maharana Udai Singh, a descendant of the legendary Sisodias of Mewar. Dotted with marble palaces, hibiscus - laden gardens and fountain pavilions, Udaipur appeals to the imagination of poets and painters, travelers and writers like no other city in the country. The city's inherent romance and beauty and its remarkable past redolent with episodes of heroism and splendor, continue to enthrall the visitor even today. Udaipur, the City of Dawn, looms up like a vision in white.


The Oberoi - New Delhi

The Oberoi, New Delhi is undoubtedly the most exclusive hotel in the capital of India. It is centrally located and overlooks the prestigious Delhi Golf Club. The hotel is in close proximity to the commercial and shopping districts and has a reputation for service, luxurious accommodation and cuisine.

Its spacious rooms and suites, completely refurbished, feature state of the art facilities for discerning business travelers and include dataports, fax machines, colour television sets with satellite transmission and mini bars. An exclusive feature is the 24-hour personalized butler service.


The Imperial - New Delhi

First among the legendary "Four Maidens of the East", The Imperial was the only luxury hotel provided by Sir Edwin Lutyen in his grand design for New Delhi. Built in 1933, the hotel has a somewhat unconventional style and design; a mixture of Victorian and old colonial with a playful dosage of art deco. Twenty-four stately king palms herald you into the porch where sturdy and gracious darbans welcome you to the hotel. The lobby with it's high Rotunda embellished with gold leaf work, creates an aura of colonial splendor. The design of the Rotunda symbolizes Lutyen's design of The Universe in the center of the lobby.

The hotel is divided into four wings and has 263 beautifully appointed rooms and suites. Its restaurants are masterpieces with museum - like interiors. The permanent 'Art Galleries' house a priceless art collection as well as antiques that the hotel has acquired over the years. The hotel is set in 8 acres of beautiful landscaped gardens, in the heart of the premium business, government and shopping district of New Delhi.