If you want to experience a rich culture, heritage, and magnificent places, India is the best place to travel. India is a multi-faceted country that offers experiences like the Taj Mahal to the Himalayan mountains in the north and tropical beaches in the south.
Capturing all this beauty in a single trip might seem impossible, but not if you stay at the best luxury hotels the cities in the North of India have to offer. Let’s look at some of the best hotels in India that enhance your experience and beautifully capture the city’s essence through their hospitality and culture.
Delhi – The Lodhi
The Lodhi is a distinctly iconic luxury hotel situated in New Delhi. Experience India’s contemporary style and comfort through exotic cuisines, wellness, architecture, lifestyle, and personalized service. The hotel is designed with tranquility and an elegant ambiance in mind. Enter the space through the Silver Lounge and relax with your friends and family. The hotel also features Apparao art, which beautifully captures Indian art.
The hotel also has innovatively designed spaces like conference rooms, reception halls, etc., perfect for weddings and formal gatherings. The Lodhi also offers a unique vantage point of Lutyens’ Delhi, where you can explore the city’s authentic experience.
The hotel’s rooms and suites are spacious and infused with natural light, the perfect place to unwind after a long day of seeing all that India has to offer. A spa and fitness center is also available to rejuvenate your body and soul.
Agra – The Oberoi Amarvilas
Agra is home to three legacies from the Mughal times, the Taj Mahal, Agra Fort, and the ancient city of Fatehpur Sikri. You can find the Oberoi Amarvilas just 600 meters away from the marvel known as the Taj Mahal. It offers a breathtaking view of the majestic palace. The five-star hotel offers the finest hospitality and is inspired by Mughal palace designs. Reflection pools, terraces, fountains, and pavilions are situated throughout the hotel.
The premier rooms are a combination of royal Mughal design and modern facilities. The marble ensuite bathroom and furnishings enhance the look and feel of the royal rooms. The all-day dining restaurant, Bellevue, offers pan-Asian and Indian delicacies. You can also relax at their spa or dip in their temperature-controlled pool.
Ranthambore – Sujan Sher Bagh
If you want to experience the safari lifestyle, then Sujan Sher Bagh is the best hotel in India. Sujan Sher Bagh is the ideal base to observe the tigers in the wild, palace ruins, cenotaphs, and follies dotted around the jungle. The 12 tented suites are furnished with custom-made campaign furniture and accouterments and are also suitable for families.
The hotel offers a highly-trained field team and guides that enhance the guests’ experiences and ensure they enjoy the safari in Ranthambore to its fullest.
Lie under the peepal tree and enjoy the Sujan spa, offering a variety of therapies, from full-body massage to long-practiced reflexology treatments. You can also take a dip in the outdoor pool or enjoy a calming day reading under the trees.
Jaipur – Rambagh Palace
The Rambagh Palace was originally built in 1835 and underwent many royal transitions. The hotel offers 78 stunningly restored grand luxury rooms and suites in Jaipur, once occupied by the former maharaja. The palace displays the best of Rajasthan’s royal heritage and is decorated with hand-carved marble “jalis,” chattris, sandstone balustrades, and elaborate Mughal gardens.
Experience the finest all-day dining restaurants India offers at the Rambagh palace. From Indian cuisine at Suvarna Mahal to Mediterranean delicacies at the bar lounge, Steam.
The outdoor venues and impeccable service make this hotel ideal for your formal gatherings and once-in-a-lifetime wedding celebrations.
Chattrasagar – Raas Hotels
The Raas Hotels beautifully capture the romance and beauty of the luxury tents, which played an important part in the Rajput lifestyle. Explore safari campaigns at exotic locations and mini luxury tents to call home. The muted-colored tents are made from Jodhpur stone and are larger, more sturdy, and sound-proof. The room is decorated with teak furniture and skylights and is chic yet classic.
The hotel focuses on birdlife, farming communities, walking, and rewilding. You can explore the farm with in-house naturalists, visit the local temples, and meet the villagers. You can also stroll through the beautiful grasslands and witness over 200 bird species.
The food here is unlike any other. Enjoy a wide variety of Indian and international cuisines in the all-day dining restaurant facing mighty Lake Chhatra Sagar in the front and the swimming pool on the other side.
Jodhpur – Umaid Bhawan Palace
Experience a piece of Rajasthan’s heritage and the new symbol of Jodhpur, the Umaid Bhawan palace. This hotel was home to the Jodhpur royal family and is the 6th largest private residence in the world. The golden-hued building made with palm court marble is located at Chittar Hill, the highest point of Jodhpur.
The hotel is located 20-mins away from the airport and offers exotic views of the dunes, the Blue City, and the Mehrangarh Fort. The 5-star hotel is surrounded by 26 acres of lush gardens and zodiac pools.
The 70 refurbished rooms and suites are art-deco-styled and combine classic beauty and modern facilities. The hotel also features fantastic restaurants, the Jiva spa, and landscaped Baradari lawns.
Udaipur – Raffles
Raffles hotels in Udaipur will fulfill your quest for calm and peace in this hustling and bustling city. The luxury rooms and suites offer a royal escape. Explore the private islands of Udaipur and explore the enchanting views of Udai Sagar lake.
The hotel perfectly captures the world traveler’s balance between tradition and serene heaven. The city palace rests on the bank of lake Pichola, and the adjoining gardens are filled with flora, majestic fountains, and lush greenery.
The hotel also features a raffles spa, the epitome of relaxation and rejuvenation. Lift your spirits by indulging in traditional healing techniques blended with modern-day comforts. This is the place to be this year.
Varanasi – Brijrama Palace
One of the best luxury hotels in Varanasi, the Brijrama Palace is situated on the banks of Darbhanga Ghat and offers beautiful architecture and design that perfectly captures the culture and heritage of India. The hotel is close to tourist spots like Dashashwamedh Ghat and Vishwanath Temple and offers a sanctuary for spiritual healing.
The hotel offers 5 rooms decorated with heritage elements, modern furnishing and facilities, and open to big corridors and lounge areas. You can also choose from an assortment of restaurants and enjoy Indian cuisine at its finest.
India is a beautiful place to travel to, and the stay at the above-mentioned luxury hotels makes it all the more amazing. For more information about India tour packages and the best hotels, reach out to Castle & King India Inc .