Hotel Recomendations - Himalaya Calling
HOTEL OBEROI RAJVILAS, JAIPUR
The Oberoi Rajvilãs combines traditional style and modern comfort. Adorned with Mughal arches, high domed ceilings and crystal chandeliers, it displays all the hallmarks of Rajasthani opulence. Exquisite rooms and luxury tents are set within 12 hectares of landscaped gardens filled with exotic birdlife. The Oberoi Spa offers a range of treatments and yoga classes in an 18th-century Shiva temple.
71 rooms, 2 restaurants, bar, outdoor swimming pool, gym, tennis court, spa.
HOTEL OBEROI, NEW DELHI
In the heart of New Delhi, the recently renovated Oberoi New Delhi is a luxury 5-star hotel with architecture inspired by Sir Edwin Lutyens’ New Delhi. The hotel’s 220 rooms and suites are elegantly furnished with handpicked artwork, rich polished teakwood floors and marble bathrooms. The three restaurants offer some of the finest dining options in the city, mentored by Michelinstarred chefs.
220 rooms, 3 restaurants, rooftop bar, 2 swimming pools, spa
OBEROI CECIL, SHIMLA
Combining all the traditional charm of the colonial era with the modern luxuries of today, the Oberoi Cecil provides a magnificent base from which to explore Shimla, the former summer capital of the British Raj. The 130-yearold heritage hotel has retained its grandeur with elegant interiors and antique furniture. Views of towering cedar forests and the Shimla valley are offered from many of the hotel’s exquisite rooms.
79 rooms, restaurant, bar, indoor swimming pool, games room, spa.
OBEROI WILDFLOWER HALL, SHIMLA
Wildflower Hall is the former residence of Lord Kitchener, erstwhile commander-in-chief of the British army. His residence has been restored to its original splendour and, at approximately 2,500 metres above sea level, overlooks soaring mountains, beautiful valleys and dense cedar forests. It is the perfect base from which to explore the Greater Himalaya and colonial Shimla. The world-class spa offers a range of rejuvenating holistic treatments.
85 rooms, restaurant, outdoor dining terrace, lounge, library, spa, swimming pool.
OBEROI SUKHVILAS, CHANDIGARH
The Oberoi Sukhvilas is surrounded by protected natural forest and offers beautiful views from all sides. The resort harmonises traditional Indian architecture, landscaped gardens and water features. The spa offers private consultations with an Ayurvedic doctor, hydrotherapies, specially curated Oberoi spa treatments, yoga and dietary advice. Dining options include speciality and multi-cuisine restaurants, with indoor and alfresco seating.
60 rooms, 2 restaurants, 24-hour in-room dining bar, Ayurveda spa.
TAJ SWARNA, AMRITSAR
The Taj Swarna is a stylish and contemporary hotel located in the very heart of Amritsar. The 157 spacious rooms blend an elegant ambience with state-of-the-art amenities and a stylish decor. A selection of dining options are available, from the all-day dining restaurant serving a variety of Indian and international cuisines to the Chinese Room, which draws its influence from the Sichuan and Cantonese provinces.
157 rooms, 2 restaurants, bar, swimming pool, spa, gym.
TAJ RISHIKESH RESORT & SPA, RISHIKESH
Located an hour's drive from the city of Rishikesh, the Taj Rishikesh Resort & Spa is surrounded by the Himalayas and the ecofriendly design evokes a sense of oneness with nature. The property is surrounded by the mighty Ganges on three sides. Inspired by local architecture, the rooms and villas celebrate the spirit of the Himalayas. The restaurant offers fine international cuisine and alfresco dining can be arranged.
79 rooms and villas, restaurant, alfresco dining, bar, Jiva spa
THE JUDGE'S COURT, PRAGPUR
Set among 4.8 hectares of exotic trees and fruit orchards, The Judge’s Court comprises a colonial style country manor that was built at the turn of the 20th century and an ancestral cottage, which is nearly 300 years old. Each of the 10 rooms and suites spread between the manor house and the cottage is spacious, elegantly furnished with period furniture and retains much of the old-world charm and character of the property.
10 rooms, dining room, bar, swimming pool, garden
RanjitVilas is an authentic Punjabi farmhouse on the outskirts of Amritsar. Its hospitality and design are deeply rooted in Punjabi heritage with beautiful handcrafted furnishings and architecture. The unique ‘mobile kitchen’, a fourwheeled rickshaw, moves around the dining area serving authentic and delicious Amritsari specialities. Kite flying, marble playing and turban tying activities are available at the hotel.
22 rooms, restaurant, bar / lounge, rooftop terrace.