No metropolitan city is complete without boasting its state of the art hotels and Delhi-NCR has plenty to offer to its business travellers and holiday-makers.
A hotel plays many roles, from serving as executive business meeting centres to being the ultimate holiday getaway destinations. In order to cater to this vast variety of visitors, the hotel needs to be on its toes when it comes to versatility and flamboyance. Here are some such hotels, located in prime locations of Delhi-NCR which will guarantee the desired levels of satisfaction to its worthy customers.
1. Le Meridien
Located in the heart of the city, the iconic glass building of Le Meridien New Delhi has been recognised as one of the 100 Icons of Delhi. The hotel towers over the historic landscape of Lutyen’s Delhi surrounded by notable landmarks such as the President Palace – Rashtrapati Bhawan, Parliament House and India Gate. Convention centres like Pragati Maidan and Vigyan Bhawan are also in close vicinity of the hotel. An absolute favourite with the shoppers, Connaught Place and Janpath market both, are within walking distance from the hotel. It is a perfect getaway for a business traveller who is looking to explore the city’s charms and star attractions.
With over 20,200 square feet of event space devoted to six meeting rooms, two ballrooms and a boardroom, these venues can be transformed into truly unique settings for every occasion ranging from corporate meetings to hosting big fat Indian weddings. Use of the most advanced technologies in the venues coupled with a team of dedicated and passionate personnel creates an ambience matching the zeal and enthusiasm of the event.
2. Shangri-La’s – Eros
Nestled in the heart of New Delhi’s Connaught Place, Shangri-La’s – Eros Hotel, New Delhi, is among the city’s most finest and eminent five-star hotels. From the royal fleet of luxury cars to the hotel’s sprawling lawns and timeless architecture, which was inspired by the work of Edward Lutyen, this hotel promises to be a step inside paradise.
Ideally located in the city’s centre, the hotel is within close proximity to government offices, shopping centres and commercial, financial and business districts. It is a 30-minute drive from the domestic and international airports and a few minutes away from the international grounds of Pragati Maidan and most embassies.
The hotel is well equipped with a 24-hour Business Centre which offers private meeting rooms with a focus on comfort and convenience, state-of-the-art technology and impeccable service, serving as an ideal venue for important meetings and banquet celebrations.
3. ITC Maurya
Nestled in greenery in the heart of Delhi, ITC Maurya – a premier luxury hotel in the capital city of India, is acknowledged as the preferred ‘Residence for World Leaders and Global Icons’ for over 35 years. In the verdurous enclave of Chanakyapuri, the stateliness of ITC Maurya aptly reflects the quiet dignity of its location. Situated in the diplomatic enclave of New Delhi, in close proximity to the corridors of power in the capital city, ITC Maurya has long been the favoured accommodation of Heads of State, Royalty and Business Leaders from across the world.
With a reputation built on excellence, ITC Maurya offers a wealth of experience in setting up meetings and events for both local and international executives coupled with a dedicated team of professionals who work with the guests at every step of the way. With valuable high-tech facilities and state-of-the-art amenities – ITC Maurya makes sure that the purpose of every business traveller is met with utmost care.
4. The Leela Palace
The Leela Palace New Delhi stands majestically at Chanakyapuri, in close proximity to the Diplomatic Enclave, Rashtrapati Bhavan, Prime Minister’s residence, the Secretariat, leading Business Districts and historical monuments, making it a perfect choice for discerning business and leisure travellers. The Leela Palace New Delhi represents the magnificent architecture, grace and elegance of Lutyen’s Delhi.
It provides the luxury of oversized guestrooms and suites of 550 sq. ft and above, equipped with the latest technology. It has several chic restaurants and an exclusive Spa by ESPA. The hotel has redefined international benchmarks of luxury hospitality and has been conferred with innumerable awards and accolades, including being in the Top 4 Best of the Best Hotels in the World, by Robb Report in 2012.
5. The Taj Palace
The luxurious Taj Palace, New Delhi, is spread out over six acres of lush gardens in the heart of India’s capital city. It is an oasis of calm while still being right in the middle of the city’s action. At Taj Palace there’s business and more. Located in close proximity to the protected greens of Delhi offering a breath-taking view, Taj Palace holds a prominent place in the city’s prestigious Diplomatic Enclave. Close to the seat of the Government, Delhi’s business district, the commercial hub of Gurgaon and the Domestic & International airport, the hotel offers modern business facilities seamlessly infused with epitomizing elements of exquisite Indian art.
Taj Palace is also New Delhi’s premier event and meeting location. The décor is inspired by Mughal architecture and is equipped with state-of-the-art and modern conferencing facilities. The facility offers two elegant ballrooms that can accommodate 500-1000 people. For close-knit gathering and events, halls like Mumtaz, Jehangir, Roshanara, Sheesh Mahal & Jahanara will dazzle you with their intimate interiors.
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