India has a long and illustrious tradition of luxurious living. We certainly know something about the comfort of the flesh and how to satisfy them. From ancient times to the very recent past, India was famous for its grandeur, elegance and presence among creature comforts.
This list of India’s most luxurious hotels is testament to its famous legacy of regal opulence – the best money can offer. These boutique hotels combine impeccable, personalized guest services with the most sophisticated and sophisticated facilities and elegant comforts.
Join us on an unforgettable tour to the pinnacle of Indian hospitality.
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1) The Umaid Bhawan Palace, Jodhpur (TripAdvisor Rating: 5/5)
The hotel, which is also one of the world’s largest private residences, is made of golden yellow sandstone. The beautiful exterior is combined with its plush interiors. Opulence and hospitality blend seamlessly with elegance and exquisite artwork and murals.
Within its confines, there is an amazing and romantic spa, where you can lavish and enjoy the atmosphere. Some of the fantastic amenities include squash courts with marble floors and a lavishly appointed billiards room.
Umaid Bhawan’s royal experience even extends beyond its 26 acres of landscaped gardens. You can take a ride through historic Jodhpur, like royalty, in one of the Maharaja’s vintage cars, accompanied by a butler.
Everything about The Umaid Bhawan Palace is inspired and inspiring. Or in the words of one guest, “a living dream.”
2) The Leela Palace, Udaipur (TripAdvisor Rating: 5/5)
Situated on the shores of the peaceful, reflective and magical Lake Pichola, The Leela Palace, Udaipur has the ancient Aravali Hills as a rugged, picturesque backdrop. The walls of the palace are decorated with bright paintings and portraits. The extensive furnishing; intricately carved panels; rare and beautiful artifacts; satiny pillows and cushions; carpets and rugs with gold threads; arched openings and doorways will amaze your eyes. All designed and processed with the beautiful, richly colorful and distinctive Rajasthani motif!
Lounge on your balcony overlooking the crystal clear pool and lake beyond and it’s a picture from your favorite childhood fantasy land.
You would almost expect to see kings, queens, horses and royal processions at every turn. However, you will definitely be treated and treated like royalty.
3) The Oberoi Rajvilas (TripAdvisor Rating: 5/5)
The Oberoi offers international and Indian dishes served in fabulous indoor and outdoor dining areas, accompanied by the unique sounds of Rajasthani folk music. The Oberoi Spa is an experience of both traditional Ayurvedic and Oberoi specialist treatments in the grounds of a beautifully restored haveli.
The Oberoi Rajvilas is a combination of traditional Jaipuri lime plaster walls and Mughal architectural styles. The mix is best epitomized by the arches and numerous domes that recreate the splendor of princely Rajasthan.
The Oberoi Rajvilas is a fusion of fabulous palatial surroundings, elegant decor, fabulous food and fantastic service that caters to your every need. These features and characteristics have made The Oberoi Rajvilas one of the top hotels/resorts in the world.
4) The Taj Lake Palace, Udaipur (TripAdvisor Rating: 5/5)
This 18th century marble marvel is a Heritage Hotel. Guests are transferred to the hotel by a beautifully decorated speedboat. There are every indulgence imaginable and probably some that are unthinkable. From the rose petal salute at the Lily Pond; the butlers who seem to anticipate every need; the personalized dining experience; the fantastic rooms – each with its own story; incredible frescoes; antique furniture; rooftop dining; great cuisines in three specialty restaurants to a sunset ride in a 150-year-old ship on the lake. The joys never seem to end.
This heavenly place resting gently on the land, sky and water is where you will be treated like maharajas and maharanis of ancient times.
5) Evolve Back, Coorg (TripAdvisor Rating: 5/5)
How does one even begin to describe the beauty, charm and tranquility of this beautiful resort? It is located in one of the greenest parts of the country – one of the coffee estates of Coorg (Kodagu), Karnataka state. With approximately 300 acres of coffee, spice and paddy fields surrounding the tranquil Orange County Resort, it’s a retreat and getaway all in one. Add to this the Kaveri River that meanders nearby and it is a true picture of paradise.
The accommodation and facilities are other treats. Everything shows a remarkable attention to detail and attractiveness. The luxurious villas and bungalows reveal the most beautiful architecture of Kodava. The layout ensures maximum privacy and blends harmoniously into the greenery of the surrounding plantation.
The accommodations are private villas with a living room, a bedroom and a courtyard. There is a seating area equipped with plant chairs at a personal pool. Among the facilities are soothing Ayurvedic treatments and delicious food served in dining areas – indoors and outdoors – offering stunning views of the surrounding land. You can also choose to dine privately in your own villa
True luxury doesn’t get any better, prettier or relaxed.
6) Aahana Resort, Jim Corbett
Located in the lush forest wilderness of the border of Jim Corbett National Park, the Aahana Resort is a dream location for wildlife and nature lovers. Aahana is very close to the confluence of the Palain and Sonanadi rivers. The resort spans 11 acres and borders Corbett Park, which is only 15 minutes away.
Aahana Resort is a tribute to the memory, influence and history of the area closely associated with the great Jim Corbett. The architecture, design, decor and furnishings of the guest rooms and other accommodation units reflect the Victorian era of the great hunter and conservationist. The rooms and suites are welcoming, luxurious and exceptionally comfortable, offering privacy as you relax and enjoy your holiday.
The resort features a year-round swimming pool and a fitness center.
The Aahana Resort is in perfect harmony with its beautiful surroundings. It is environmentally friendly and recycles water and solid waste. Water is mainly heated by solar energy. Care is taken not to burden, pollute or endanger the environment.