“Delhi’s landmark hotel makes the perfect entry point to India - grand, luxurious and very elegant”
There are 234 rooms and suites in total, each with a distinct interior - some are Art Deco in style with elegant muted tones and clean lines, others have a colonial feel, with richly coloured rugs and ornate antique furniture. Most rooms overlook the lush, verdant gardens; all offer total privacy and all the facilities you would expect from a 5-star hotel. The marble bathrooms have separate showers and bathtubs, as well as hairdryers and telephones. Two bottles of mineral water are provided per person per day.
Each floor is dedicated to an artist and original works adorn the walls in the corridors and rooms. The 45 suites are breathtaking - some with an area of 650 sq. ft., making them easily the largest in India and some of the largest in Asia. The most luxurious is the vast Royal Imperial Suite, which has guilt furniture, chandeliers, lofty ceilings, enormous mirrors, inlaid marble floors and Italian sculptures. It encompasses a bedroom with a four-poster bed, a huge seating area, a library of books, a private terrace and its own Jacuzzi, steam room and sauna.
There are rooms on the ground floor with ramps and easy access for wheelchairs, and many rooms are non-smoking (rooms 22-30 on the ground floor, rooms 202-271 on the second floor and rooms 302-331 on the third floor). Some of the Imperial and Heritage Rooms have been designed with female guests in mind and are located in a dedicated area, with security cameras for added peace-of-mind.
With a choice of 4 different world-class restaurants, 3 bars and 24-hour room service, you need never venture out to satiate your palate.
The Spice Route has been voted as one of the top 10 restaurants in the world by Condé Nast Traveler (US). In its dark, cavernous and museum-like interior (designed by Rajeev Sethi, India’s cultural czar), you can feast on superb South-East Asian cuisine. The adjoining courtyard is a lovely, light and airy place to dine.
The 1911 Restaurant pays tribute to the historic milestone of the year 1911, which led to the emergence of New Delhi as the Imperial Capital of India. This is the hotel’s signature restaurant with cuisine from the world over. Its veranda, popularly known as ‘The Garden Party’, overlooks 3 acres of beautiful gardens and is wonderful inside or out, depending on the weather and temperature. The patio and the garden are open in fine weather for al fresco dining.
The 1911 Bar is one of the most popular bars in Delhi and has a very colonial atmosphere. Deep, comfy leather chairs and bar stools are the perfect place to spend time drinking and chatting. There are also 2 adjoining private rooms, which may be hired for private parties and dinners - the ‘Hardinge Room’ and the ‘Lutyens & Baker Room’. The bar is well stocked, with more than 500 varieties of fine wines, liquors and spirits. There's usually an excellent live band playing jazz in the background.
Daniell’s Tavern traces a culinary journey in the footsteps of Thomas and William Daniell, the famous landscape painters who arrived in India in 1786 to capture its unrivalled scenery. A live band plays on weekends, there are great drinks at the bar, a fine selection of cigars is on offer and there's an extensive à-la-carte menu of worldwide cuisine.
San Gimignano is a restaurant inspired by the medieval town of the same name in the heart of Tuscany. Delicious Italian cuisine is served in surroundings decorated to reflect Tuscan landscape and architecture. There's also a private garden, more popularly known as ‘Paradiso DiVino’, which is open when the weather's fine.
Patiala Peg is a stylish bar with an impressive range of spirits and a cosy atmosphere - it's a relaxing place to spend time at the end of the day. The Atrium has a high-domed ceiling, tropical plants and humming fountains, creating just the right atmosphere for a traditional English afternoon tea, enjoyed in deep wicker armchairs.
If you fancy a sweet treat, there's also a French-style patisserie, La Baguette, selling a range of calorific gateaux and pastries.
The hotel accepts children of all ages and kids can stay in their parents’ bedroom for an additional charge. Cots, extra beds and babysitting are all available on request.
Cots Available, Extra Beds Available
Babysitting is available by arrangement.
Baby cots are available on request.
Remember baby and child equipment may be limited or need pre-booking