Just like Mumbai, Delhi too is a happening place. So every year, especially during the winters; it sees thousands of tourists from all over the globe coming here. Some spend a night or two and some even 15 – 20 days. To welcome all those guests, Delhi has got hosts of hotels of all categories located in various sections of the city.
Facilities hotels offer depend upon the type one prefers to stay in. There are categories like 5 STAR, 4 STAR, 3 STAR and even Budget hotels. Facilities offered and the price tags attached entirely depend upon where you prefer to chose or your tour operator offers for you to stay in!
Some of the finest hotels of Delhi offer facilities like dinners, business meetings, spa treatments, ticket and tours, wi- fi, in- house coffee and tea, Lounge tea,in – hotel restaurant, cab services, saloons and even Ayurvedic treatments. The list of facilities offered include In – house conferencing, broadband and wireless internet connectivity, fax, Xerox machines, secretarial services, laptops, portable printers, courier service and also translation of various languages. This all serves best for a businessman. When it comes to Leisure, one can definitely look for Health Club and Spa facilities. Some of the hotels even have ROOF – TOP Swimming pool to enjoy the beauty of skies.
What more can be expected in hotel leisure is beauty salon, fitness centre, shopping arcade with top brands from around the world under one roof, limousine for hire, currency exchange, express laundry and dry cleaning, postal services, Doctor – on – call and even airport transfers.
Fitness centres include Steam Sauna, Cardio equipments, Jacuzzi, treadmill, weights and a trainer.
And yes, the rooms of the hotels offer complimentary tea/coffee services, newspapers, non – alcoholic mini – bars, luxury toiletries, in – room fax machines, 1 or 2 bottles of complimentary small mineral water bottles, daily housekeeping service and even butler service. Running hot and cold water is of course is always there.
RSTAURANT is an added advantage. In fact, the best hotels make sure you have a unique experience when it comes to dining –out in their restaurants. The Bon Appetite includes a sumptuous menu, refreshing beverages and smartly laid out service. Some hotels even offer PRIVATE DINING and IN – ROOM DINING. In in – room dining, one can enjoy hot food in the comfort of their own room; un-interrupted by anyone! It’s another fulfilling experience which makes staying in these hotels a memorable experience. There are even Special Event rooms where celebrations like elaborate anniversaries, marriage receptions and even birthday bashes!
The above facilities are listed for the best - in – class hotels of Delhi. If you are looking for Budget hotels, the there can be little variation in the services offered. In Budget Hotels one can exclude services like Fitness Centres and In – room dining services. Other services like newspapers, mini – bars, in – room fax machines, couriers can be easily excluded.
Other class of hotels include HERITAGE HOTELS. Heritage Hotels are those which offer a peek into the culture and heritage of India. Everything from the entrance, room and galleries reflect the Indian culture. Staying in these hotels and enjoying barbeque is another unique experience.
In general some of the best hotel names include The Leela Palace, Taj Group of Hotels, Hyatt Regency, Radisson Blue, Bloomrooms, The Imperial, Hotel City Star, The Oberoi, Shangri – La’s Eros, cottage Ganga Inn, juS Ta Panchsheel Park, Sherton, Taj Palace, The Claridges, The Manor, Hotel Marriot Aerocity, Le Meridian, The Lalit, Grand Godwin, Hotel Shelton and so on. The list is almost endless.
Generally winter season is a peak season; so ensure that your rooms are booked. If you are travelling on your own, call the hotel you have booked room in and make sure that rooms are booked in your name. Ask personally for facilities like restaurant (there are hotels which do not have restaurants in them, especially budget ones), doctor – on – call, room service and distance from the tourist attraction you are going to visit.