6 Indian Hotels Make It To World’s Best Hotels List 2017

by Natasha Monteiro
6 Indian Hotels Make It To World’s Best Hotels List 2017

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In a survey conducted by Travel+Leisure Magazine, six Indian hotels were ranked in the top 100 of the world’s best hotels.

What Is It?

Travel + Leisure Magazine recently announced their results for the top 100 hotels in the world and six gorgeous Indian properties have made it to the list. Three of the six hotels are from the gorgeous city of Udaipur. It could be the palace settings or the old world charm of the city.

The Winners

1. Oberoi Udaivilas, Udaipur

Ranked no 84 on the list, the Oberoi Udaivilas is seated on the banks of Lake Pichola. Spread over 50 acres, the hotel has been built over a 2 century old hunting land. The hotel in itself is a maze of interconnecting domes and reflects the layout of the royal city.

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oberoi_udaivilas_udaipurApprox room cost: Rooms start at 25,000 per night and goes up to 9,00,000 per night (Kohinoor Suite with private Pool and Garden Terrace)
Address: Haridasji Ki Magri, Mulla Talai, Pichola, Udaipur, Rajasthan 313001
Phone: 0294 243 3300

2. Oberoi Amarvilas, Agra

At No 69 is the grand Oberoi Amarvilas in Agra. This luxury resort is located 600 metres away from the Taj Mahal. Need we say more? Imagine having breakfast with the view of the magnificent Taj. The Oberoi Amarvilas remains unrivaled in Agra in terms of its uninterrupted views of this ancient monument to love.

oberoi_amarvilasApprox room cost: Rooms start at 26,000 per night and goes up to 9,00,000 per night (Kohinoor Suite, Views of Taj Mahal)
Address: Taj East Gate Road, Near Taj Mahal, Paktola, Tajganj, Agra, Uttar Pradesh 282001
Phone: 0562 223 1515

3. Oberoi Rajvilas, Jaipur

The Oberoi Hotels are on a roll. At No 68 is the Oberoi Rajvilas. Discover royalty at Rajvilas. This gorgeous resort is set in a breathtaking thirty two acre oasis of beautiful landscaped gardens, filled with beautiful trees and exotic birdlife. They even home an 18th century Shiva temple.

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oberoi_rajvilasApprox room cost: Rooms start at 22,000 per night and goes up to 9,00,000 per night (Kohinoor Villa with private Pool and Garden)
Address: Goner Rd, Jagdish Colony, Paldi Meena, Jaipur, Rajasthan 302031
Phone: 0141 268 0101

4. Rambagh Palace, Jaipur

Discover the true royalty of Rajasthan at Rambagh Palace. At No. 43, this luxury resort was once the residence of the Maharaja of Jaipur. Indulge yourself in the majesty of a bygone era.

Rambagh PalaceApprox room cost: Rooms start at 22,500 per night and goes up to ₹3,75,000 per night (Grand Presidential)
Address: Bhawani Singh Road,  Jaipur,  Rajasthan – 302005
Phone: +91 141 2385700

5. Leela Palace, Udaipur

Sitting at No 34, the Leela Palace is an ode to grandeur, majesty and beauty. A favourite for destination weddings, this luxury resort offers a view of Lake Pichola and is decorated with splendour.

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Leela_palace_udaipurApprox room cost: Rooms start at 17,010 per night and goes up to ₹20,948 per night (Grand Presidential)
Address: PO Box No. 125, Udaipur 313 001, Rajasthan
Phone: 91 (294) 670 1234

6. Oberoi Vanyavilas, Ranthambhore

At no. 16, the Vanyavilas wins a well-deserved spot. Situated just ten minutes away from the Ranthambore National Park, this luxury resort occupies 20 acres. The hotel itself is designed to resemble an authentic Rajasthani Haveli.

vanyavilas ranthamboreApprox room cost: Rooms start at ₹45,000 per night and goes up to 75,000 per night
Address: Sawai Madhopur, Ranthambhore, Rajasthan 322001
Phone: 074622 23999

Indonesia’s Nihi Sumba Island bagged the No 1 spot. It’s an eco-friendly resort and a surfer’s paradise. The beauty of the resort is that it offers a jungle and a beach setting!


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