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The people in incredible land of India has always believed in "Vasudev Katumbukum', meaning the world is one big home and each accommodation option available in India reflects the same. brings to you the list of the top 50 hotels in India. Each of these hotels promises to be a 'home away from home'. Whether you are a business traveler, tourist or on a pilgrim, India is dotted with excellent hotels to pamper you. The warm hospitality, the accommodation facilities, the exquisite dining experience and recreational activities offered at the top 50 hotels of India are the best. Most of these top 50 hotels of India are strategically located near the tourist attractions, business centers of the airport/railway station of the city. Pamper yourself in the most luxurious hotels of India. Top picks for hotels and resorts throughout India are based on the trend seen among the users since launching Indiahotelsandresorts while selecting hotels.

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

Only 600 meters from the Taj Mahal stands the Oberoi Groupís 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.


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.


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. From the majestic fountain in the sun drenched atrium, to the wide corridors that take you back in time, the Taj Exotica lifts you out of the mundane and gently places you in a wide-open Eternity of Space.


Lake Palace - Udaipur

The shimmering Lake Pichola surrounds the Lake Palace with a unique mystique, all its own. The Lily pond seems to carry that very mystique inside, in the centre of the palace. Here, dining is a pleasure during the day. And magic at night. The effect is that of time coming to a standstill. Nothing intrudes your privacy, peace and tranquility. Leaving you to wonder if paradise can be this serene.


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

The Imperial in New Delhi is not only a distinguished hotel but one which is primus interpares within the community of Asiaís fine hotels. The 24 king palms that lead on to the porch, are an integral part of and witness to the very creation of New Delhi.

Designed by Bromfield, one of Sir Edwin Lutyenís associates, it was placed on the prestigious Queensway, now Janpath, and bequeathed with a somewhat unconventional style and design. A mixture of Victorian, old colonial and a playful dosage of informal art-decío. The pillared verandahs, dining rooms, tea lounges, grand ballroom and cool and spacious gardens became the venue of many a celebrated encounters between the British and Indian aristocracy gentry. If only walls could speak, here indeed was a repository of salivary and anecdotal material for authors of romantic and detective fiction


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